Can these verses in the bible be taken literally?

This string of verses come from Brad Jersak's blog. They come in the midst of a great story he tells about a dream he had.

And then all flesh shall see the salvation of God. (Lk. 3:6) 
This man came for a witness, to bear witness of the Light, that through him all might believe. (John 1:7) 
Behold, the Lamb of God that takes away the sin of the world (John 1:29) 
For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life. For God did not send His Son into the world to condemn the world, but that the world through Him might be saved. (John 3:17) 
The Father loves the Son, and has given all things into His hand. (John 3:35) 
We no longer believe because of what you said, for we have heard for ourselves and know that this really is the Savior of the world. (John 4:42) 
For the bread of God is the bread that comes down from heaven and gives life to the world. (John 6:33) 
I am the light of the world. (John 8:12)
 And I, if I am lifted up from the earth, will draw all men to Myself. (John 12:32) 
Jesus knew that the Father had given all things into His hands. (John 13:3) 
All that the Father gives Me will come to Me, and the one who comes to Me I will by no means cast out. This is the will of the Father who sent Me, that of all He has given Me I should lose nothing, but should raise it up at the last day. (John 6:37, 39) 
For you granted him authority over all people that he might give eternal life to all those you have given him. (John 17:2) 
Heaven must receive him until the time comes for God to restore all things. (Acts 3:21). 
He made known to us the mystery of His will, according to His good pleasure which He purposed in Himself, that in the dispensation of the fullness of the times He might gather together in one all things in Christ, both which are in heaven and which are on earth—in Him.(Eph. 1:9-10) 
And He put all things under His feet, and gave Him to be head over all things to the church, which is His body, the fullness of Him who fills all in all. (Eph. 1:22-23) 
He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn over all creation. For everything was created by Him, in heaven and on earth, the visible and the invisible, whether thrones or dominions or rulers or authorities—all things have been created through Him and for Him. He is before all thingsand by Him all things hold together ...and through Him to reconcile all things to Himself by making peace through the blood of His cross—things on earth or things in heaven. (Col. 1:15-17, 20) 
As through one man’s offense judgment came to all men, resulting in condemnation, even so through one Man’s righteous act the free gift came to all men, resulting in justification of life. (Rom. 5:18) 
For from him and to him are all things. (Rom. 11:26) 
He has shut up all to unbelief so that he might have mercy on all. (Rom. 11:32) 
For as in Adam all die, so also in Christ all will be made alive. (1 Cor. 15:22)
Then comes the end, when He hands over the kingdom to God the Father, when He abolishesall rule and all authority and power. For He must reign until He puts all His enemies under His feet. The last enemy to be abolished is death. For God has put everything under His feet. But when it says “everything” is put under Him, it is obvious that He who puts everything under Him is the exception. And when everything is subject to Christ, then the Son Himself will also be subject to the One who subjected everything to Him, so that God may be all in all. (1 Cor. 15:24-28) 
At the name of Jesus every knee will bow—of those who are in heaven and on earth and under the earth—and every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father. (Phil. 2:10) 
He will transform the body of our humble condition into the likeness of His glorious body, by the power that enables Him to subject all things to Himself. (Phil. 3:21) 
He desires all people to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth. (1 Tim. 2:4) 
We labor and strive for this, because we have put our hope in the living God, who is the Savior of everyone, especially of those who believe. (1 Tim. 4:10) 
For the grace of God that brings salvation has appeared to all men. (Tit. 2:11) He appointed the Son heir of all things, and through whom also he made the universe. In these last days he has spoken to us by his Son, whom he appointed heir of all things. (Heb. 1:2) 
He is not willing that any should perish but that all should come to repentance. (2 Pet. 3:9-10)   
He Himself is the atoning sacrifice for our sins, and not only for ours, but also for those of thewhole world. (1 John 2:2) 
I heard every creature in heaven, on earth, under the earth, on the sea, and everything in them say: Blessing and honor and glory and dominion to the One seated on the throne and to the Lamb, forever and ever! (Rev. 5:13) 
Then He who sat on the throne said, “Behold, I make all things new.” (Rev. 21:5)

These are verses universalists refer to. What do we do with these verses? Can we appeal to their plain, literal meaning? I think we all prioritize verses as we read the bible. Am I wrong if I prioritize these over some others as I used to prioritize others over these? What are the priorities of the God who is love, who loves his enemies?


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