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Deuteronomy 7:6
For you are a holy people belonging to the LORD your God. The LORD your God has chosen you to be His own possession out of all the peoples on the face of the earth.
Deuteronomy 7:7
"The LORD was devoted to you and chose you, not because you were more numerous than all peoples, for you were the fewest of all peoples.
Psalm 135:4
For the LORD has chosen Jacob for Himself, Israel as His treasured possession.
Isaiah 41:8
But you, Israel, My servant, Jacob, whom I have chosen, descendant of Abraham, My friend--
Isaiah 41:9
I brought you from the ends of the earth and called you from its farthest corners. I said to you: You are My servant; I have chosen you and not rejected you.
Isaiah 42:1
"This is My Servant; I strengthen Him, [this is] My Chosen One; I delight in Him. I have put My Spirit on Him; He will bring justice to the nations.
Isaiah 65:8-10
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The LORD says this: As the new wine is found in a bunch of grapes, and one says: Don't destroy it, for there's some good in it, so I will act because of My servants and not destroy them all.
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I will produce descendants from Jacob, and heirs to My mountains from Judah; My chosen ones will possess it, and My servants will dwell there.
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Sharon will be a pasture for flocks, and the Valley of Achor a place for cattle to lie down, for My people who have sought Me.
Matthew 11:25
At that time Jesus said, "I praise You, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because You have hidden these things from the wise and learned and revealed them to infants.
Matthew 11:26
Yes, Father, because this was Your good pleasure.
Matthew 24:22
Unless those days were limited, no one would survive. But those days will be limited because of the elect.
Matthew 24:24
False messiahs and false prophets will arise and perform great signs and wonders to lead astray, if possible, even the elect.
Matthew 24:31
He will send out His angels with a loud trumpet, and they will gather His elect from the four winds, from one end of the sky to the other.
John 10:16
But I have other sheep that are not of this fold; I must bring them also, and they will listen to My voice. Then there will be one flock, one shepherd.
Acts 13:48
When the Gentiles heard this, they rejoiced and glorified the message of the Lord, and all who had been appointed to eternal life believed.
Acts 18:10
For I am with you, and no one will lay a hand on you to hurt you, because I have many people in this city."
Romans 8:28
We know that all things work together for the good of those who love God: those who are called according to His purpose.
Romans 8:30
And those He predestined, He also called; and those He called, He also justified; and those He justified, He also glorified.
Romans 8:33
Who can bring an accusation against God's elect? God is the One who justifies.
Romans 9:23
And [what if] He did this to make known the riches of His glory on objects of mercy that He prepared beforehand for glory--
Romans 9:24
on us whom He also called, not only from the Jews but also from the Gentiles?
Romans 11:5
In the same way, then, there is also at the present time a remnant chosen by grace.
Romans 11:6
Now if by grace, then it is not by works; otherwise grace ceases to be grace.
2 Thessalonians 2:13
But we must always thank God for you, brothers loved by the Lord, because from the beginning God has chosen you for salvation through sanctification by the Spirit and through belief in the truth.
2 Thessalonians 2:14
He called you to this through our gospel, so that you might obtain the glory of our Lord Jesus Christ.
2 Timothy 2:10
This is why I endure all things for the elect: so that they also may obtain salvation, which is in Christ Jesus, with eternal glory.
Titus 1:1
Paul, a slave of God, and an apostle of Jesus Christ for the faith of God's elect and the knowledge of the truth that leads to godliness,
Titus 1:2
in the hope of eternal life that God, who cannot lie, promised before time began,
James 2:5
Listen, my dear brothers: Didn't God choose the poor in this world to be rich in faith and heirs of the kingdom that He has promised to those who love Him?
1 Peter 1:2
according to the foreknowledge of God the Father and set apart by the Spirit for obedience and [for the] sprinkling with the blood of Jesus Christ. May grace and peace be multiplied to you.
1 Peter 2:9
But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for His possession, so that you may proclaim the praises of the One who called you out of darkness into His marvelous light.
before
Matthew 25:34
Then the King will say to those on His right, 'Come, you who are blessed by My Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world.
John 17:24
Father, I desire those You have given Me to be with Me where I am. Then they will see My glory, which You have given Me because You loved Me before the world's foundation.
Acts 15:18
which have been known from long ago.
1 Peter 1:20
He was destined before the foundation of the world, but was revealed at the end of the times for you
Revelation 13:8
All those who live on the earth will worship him, everyone whose name was not written from the foundation of the world in the book of life of the Lamb who was slaughtered.
Revelation 17:8
The beast that you saw was, and is not, and is about to come up from the abyss and go to destruction. Those who live on the earth whose names were not written in the book of life from the foundation of the world will be astounded when they see the beast that was, and is not, and will be present [again].
that
Ephesians 2:10
For we are His creation-- created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared ahead of time so that we should walk in them.
Luke 1:74
since we have been rescued from our enemies' clutches, to serve Him without fear
Luke 1:75
in holiness and righteousness in His presence all our days.
John 15:16
You did not choose Me, but I chose you. I appointed you that you should go out and produce fruit and that your fruit should remain, so that whatever you ask the Father in My name, He will give you.
Romans 8:28
We know that all things work together for the good of those who love God: those who are called according to His purpose.
Romans 8:29
For those He foreknew He also predestined to be conformed to the image of His Son, so that He would be the firstborn among many brothers.
Colossians 3:12
Therefore, God's chosen ones, holy and loved, put on heartfelt compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience,
1 Thessalonians 4:7
For God has not called us to impurity, but to sanctification.
2 Timothy 1:9
who has saved us and called us with a holy calling, not according to our works, but according to His own purpose and grace, which was given to us in Christ Jesus before time began.
2 Timothy 2:19
Nevertheless, God's solid foundation stands firm, having this inscription: The Lord knows those who are His, and Everyone who names the name of the Lord must turn away from unrighteousness.
Titus 2:11
For the grace of God has appeared, with salvation for all people,
Titus 2:12
instructing us to deny godlessness and worldly lusts and to live in a sensible, righteous, and godly way in the present age,
2 Peter 1:5-10
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For this very reason, make every effort to supplement your faith with goodness, goodness with knowledge,
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knowledge with self-control, self-control with endurance, endurance with godliness,
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godliness with brotherly affection, and brotherly affection with love.
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For if these qualities are yours and are increasing, they will keep you from being useless or unfruitful in the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ.
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The person who lacks these things is blind and shortsighted, and has forgotten the cleansing from his past sins.
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Therefore, brothers, make every effort to confirm your calling and election, because if you do these things you will never stumble.
without
Ephesians 5:27
He did this to present the church to Himself in splendor, without spot or wrinkle or any such thing, but holy and blameless.
1 Corinthians 1:8
He will also confirm you to the end, blameless in the day of our Lord Jesus Christ.
Philippians 2:15
so that you may be blameless and pure, children of God who are faultless in a crooked and perverted generation, among whom you shine like stars in the world.
Colossians 1:22
But now He has reconciled you by His physical body through His death, to present you holy, faultless, and blameless before Him--
2 Peter 3:14
Therefore, dear friends, while you wait for these things, make every effort to be found in peace without spot or blemish before Him.
love
Ephesians 3:17
and that the Messiah may dwell in your hearts through faith. [I pray that] you, being rooted and firmly established in love,
Ephesians 4:2
with all humility and gentleness, with patience, accepting one another in love,
Ephesians 4:15
But speaking the truth in love, let us grow in every way into Him who is the head-- Christ.
Ephesians 4:16
From Him the whole body, fitted and knit together by every supporting ligament, promotes the growth of the body for building up itself in love by the proper working of each individual part.
Ephesians 5:2
And walk in love, as the Messiah also loved us and gave Himself for us, a sacrificial and fragrant offering to God.
Galatians 5:6
For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision nor uncircumcision accomplishes anything; what matters is faith working through love.
Galatians 5:13
For you are called to freedom, brothers; only don't use this freedom as an opportunity for the flesh, but serve one another through love.
Galatians 5:22
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faith,
Colossians 2:2
[I want] their hearts to be encouraged and joined together in love, so that they may have all the riches of assured understanding, and have the knowledge of God's mystery-- Christ.
1 Thessalonians 3:12
And may the Lord cause you to increase and overflow with love for one another and for everyone, just as we also do for you.
1 John 4:16
And we have come to know and to believe the love that God has for us. God is love, and the one who remains in love remains in God, and God remains in him.