When discussing some common objections to the doctrine of election, it is common to hear John 3:16 – that God loved the whole world – as a rebuttal for why God did not elect a people to salvation before the world began. We consider together the proper rightly dividing of John 3:16 in context and see from the scriptures that did unconditionally elect a people to salvation by nothing more than his own free and sovereign grace.

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