Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
As He saith also in Hosea, I will call them my people, who were not my people, and her beloved, who was not beloved.
And if by grace, it is no more of works: for then grace is no longer grace. But if of works, it is no more grace: for then work is no longer work.
1 Corinthians 7:25
But concerning single persons I have no commandment of the Lord: yet I give my judgement as one that hath obtained mercy of the Lord to be faithful.
1 Timothy 1:13
who before was a blasphemer, and a persecutor, and an oppressor. But I obtained mercy, because I did it ignorantly in unbelief: and the grace of our Lord superabounded,
Let us therefore come with freedom to the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy and find grace for our seasonable help.
So then it is not of him that willeth, nor of him that runneth, but of God that sheweth mercy.