Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For the LORD will not forsake his people for his great name's sake: because it hath pleased the LORD to make you his people.
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Why let the Egyptians say, He took them out to an evil fate, to put them to death on the mountains, cutting them off from the earth? Let your wrath be turned away from them, and send not this evil on your people.
And Moses said to the Lord, Then it will come to the ears of the Egyptians; for by your power you took this people out from among them;
I said I would send them wandering far away, I would make all memory of them go from the minds of men:
For when the news comes to the Canaanites and all the people of the land, they will come up, shutting us in and cutting off our name from the earth: and what will you do for the honour of your great name?
But he was their saviour because of his name, so that men might see his great power.
For I will keep this town safe, for my honour, and for the honour of my servant David.
I, even I, am he who takes away your sins; and I will no longer keep your evil doings in mind.
For myself, even because of my name, I will do it; for I will not let my name be shamed; and my glory I will not give to another.
Though our sins give witness against us, do something, O Lord, for the honour of your name: for again and again we have been turned away from you, we have done evil against you.
And I was acting for the honour of my name, so that it might not be made unclean before the eyes of the nations among whom they were, and before whose eyes I gave them knowledge of myself, by taking them out of the land of Egypt.
To the praise of the glory of his grace, which he freely gave to us in the Loved One:
If now you will truly give ear to my voice and keep my agreement, you will be my special property out of all the peoples: for all the earth is mine:
The Lord did not give you his love or take you for himself because you were more in number than any other people; for you were the smallest of the nations:
Not for your righteousness or because your hearts are upright are you going in to take their land; but because of the evil-doing of these nations the Lord your God is driving them out from before you, and to give effect to his oath to your fathers, Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.
For you are a holy people to the Lord your God, and the Lord has taken you to be his special people out of all the nations on the face of the earth.
You have been loved by me, says the Lord. But you say, Where was your love for us? Was not Esau Jacob's brother? says the Lord: but Jacob was loved by me,
Yes, Father, for so it was pleasing in your eyes.
You did not take me for yourselves, but I took you for myself; and I gave you the work of going about and producing fruit which will be for ever; so that whatever request you make to the Father in my name he may give it to you.
Even as it is said, I had love for Jacob, but for Esau I had hate.
Because God's selection and his mercies may not be changed.
1 Corinthians 4:7
For who made you better than your brother? or what have you that has not been given to you? but if it has been given to you, what cause have you for pride, as if it had not been given to you?
For I am certain of this very thing, that he by whom the good work was started in you will make it complete till the day of Jesus Christ:
For the Lord does not give a man up for ever.