How can we reconcile the doctrine of limited atonement with 1 John 2:2?

In 1 John 2:2, the Apostle tells his readers that Jesus “is the propitiation for our sins, and not for ours only but also for the sins of the whole world.” Does this verse reject the doctrine of limited atonement? From one of our Ask Ligonier events, Derek Thomas reflects on how John often uses the word “world” in his writings.

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