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2 John  
All biblical quotes are from The Revised English Version unless otherwise noted.

2 John (REV) 1 The elder to the chosen lady and her children, whom I love in truth, and not I only, but also all those who have come to know the truth
, “elect” or “chosen.” From the Greek adjective, eklektos (#1588 ἐκλεκτός). We chose God (through) Roman’s 10:9 then He chooses us and saves us. This verse is not saying that God chooses apart from our will as some teach. Quite the contrary. If God could choose us apart from our will, why would Paul have to endure anything at all? He could live a good life and God would choose who He willed. No we must strive to reach out with the Good News so that people can hear and then choose God—and our striving may mean hardship.
This also agrees with 1Timothy 2:4
Who(in context it is speaking of God)will have all men to be saved, and to come unto the knowledge of the truth.
God wants all men to be saved. But he put the most minimal condition to get saved. It is th…