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The Meaning of ALL

  Titus 2:11
For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation to all men

See - http://scriptco.net/sovereign.htm

Jn 6:37, 44; 12:32 - draw ( drag ) all men

All can mean "all without distinction of class, race, sort, situations, etc." or "all w/o exception" based on context and correct hermeneutics.
"No one can come to Me, unless the Father who sent Me draws him; and I will raise him up on the last day. John 6:44

Draw = coerce as dragging in with a net - helko ( Gk.)

John 12:32
"And I, if I be lifted up from the earth, will draw all men to Myself." ( All cannot mean all w/o exception obviously. )

Titus 2:11
For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation to all men,

John 10:29 : My Father who has given them to me is greater than all, ( This is all without exception. )

Everyone whom the Father gives me will come to me, and the one who comes to me I will never send away. Jn. 6:37

For it is for this we labor and strive, because we have fixed our hope on the living God, who is the Savior of all men, especially ( in particular - "malista" - Gk. ) of believers. ( Paul is explaining that Christ is the Savior for only believers. That is why he says "malista" ) 1 Tim 4:10