Fatalism Bites The Dust 1. I urge you, first of all, to pray for all people. As you make your requests, plead for God's mercy upon them, and give thanks. 2. Pray this way for kings and all others who are in authority, so that we can live in peace and quietness, in godliness and dignity. Why Pray? 3. This is good and pleases God our Savior, 4. for he wants everyone to be saved and to understand the truth. 5. For there is only one God and one Mediator who can reconcile God and people. He is the man Christ Jesus. 6. He gave his life to purchase freedom for everyone. This is the message that God gave to the world at the proper time. 7. And I have been chosen-this is the absolute truth-as a preacher and apostle to teach the Gentiles about faith and truth. A. We are first instructed to pray "specifically for those in authority" but the inference is for all mankind. B. Praying this way is good and pleases God our Savior C. Why Pray for anyone? Because God wants everyone to be saved and to understand the truth. D. But why the second time? Vs. 6 He gave his life to purchase freedom for everyone. E. Paul states that he was chosen to be a preacher and apostle to teach the lost gentiles about "faith" and "truth". Fatalism Bites The Dust. A Fatalist who knows he is wrong :BangHead: all they do is bang their heads - poor folks. One has to have a very hard head to be a Fatalist wouldn't you agree?:thumbs: Here is a simple question: What is God's will in verse 4?