“Do you not know that if you surrender yourselves as bondservants to obey any one, you become the bondservants of him whom you obey, whether the bondservants of sin (with death as the result) or of duty (resulting in righteousness)?” Romans 6:16 (Weymouth translation) God has an opportunity now for the Church class to be these righteous bondservants, but he has not left the remainder under the condemnation of Adam’s sin. God will never force our free wills to do the right thing; serving God is a decision we make of our free will. There will be an opportunity in Christ’s kingdom for the rest of the world of mankind to consecrate their hearts and lives to God.
What are the proofs for this?
In Acts 15:14 (NASB) “God first concerned Himself about taking from among the Gentiles a people for His name.”
These have the opportunity for salvation first. Continuing Acts 15:17 speaks of another class “…the rest of mankind