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 should the Egyptians say, 'For evil he led them out to kill them in the mountains and to destroy them from the face of the earth'? Turn from your burning anger, and relent of this evil against your people.
Moses said to the Lord, "When the Egyptians hear it -- for you brought up this people by your power from among them --
"I said, 'I want to cut them in pieces. I want to make people forget they ever existed.
When the Canaanites and all who live in the land hear about this, they will turn against us and destroy the very memory of us from the earth. What will you do to protect your great reputation?"
Yet he delivered them for the sake of his reputation, that he might reveal his power.
I will shield this city and rescue it for the sake of my reputation and because of my promise to David my servant."'"
I, I am the one who blots out your rebellious deeds for my sake; your sins I do not remember.
For my sake alone I will act, for how can I allow my name to be defiled? I will not share my glory with anyone else!
Then I said, "O Lord, intervene for the honor of your name even though our sins speak out against us. Indeed, we have turned away from you many times. We have sinned against you.
I acted for the sake of my reputation, so that I would not be profaned before the nations among whom they lived, before whom I revealed myself by bringing them out of the land of Egypt.
to the praise of the glory of his grace that he has freely bestowed on us in his dearly loved Son.
And now, if you will diligently listen to me and keep my covenant, then you will be my special possession out of all the nations, for all the earth is mine,
It is not because you were more numerous than all the other peoples that the Lord favored and chose you -- for in fact you were the least numerous of all peoples.
It is not because of your righteousness, or even your inner uprightness, that you have come here to possess their land. Instead, because of the wickedness of these nations the Lord your God is driving them out ahead of you in order to confirm the promise he made on oath to your ancestors, to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.
For you are a people holy to the Lord your God. He has chosen you to be his people, prized above all others on the face of the earth.
"I have shown love to you," says the Lord, but you say, "How have you shown love to us?" "Esau was Jacob's brother," the Lord explains, "yet I chose Jacob
Yes, Father, for this was your gracious will.
You did not choose me, but I chose you and appointed you to go and bear fruit, fruit that remains, so that whatever you ask the Father in my name he will give you.
just as it is written: "Jacob I loved, but Esau I hated."
For the gifts and the call of God are irrevocable.
1 Corinthians 4:7
For who concedes you any superiority? What do you have that you did not receive? And if you received it, why do you boast as though you did not?
For I am sure of this very thing, that the one who began a good work in you will perfect it until the day of Christ Jesus.
(Kaf) For the Lord will not reject us forever.