Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
to all the beloved of God, the saints by this vocation, who are in Rome, grace to you, and peace from God our father, and from the Lord Jesus Christ.
for whom he before approv'd, he predispos'd to follow the example of his son, who was to conduct them all as their elder brother;
1 Corinthians 1:2
to the church of God which is at Corinth, to those who being sanctified by Christ Jesus, are saints by that vocation, to all that any where invoke the name of Jesus Christ, who is both their Lord and ours.
according as he had chosen us in himself before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy, free from vice, and devoted to virtue.
for he hath made us a-new, and form'd us by Christ Jesus to do good works, for which God had before prepared us, that we might live in them.
I therefore the prisoner for the Lord, beseech you to live suitably to the offers that have been made to you:
2 Thessalonians 2:13
As for you, my brethren, the favourites of the Lord, we are oblig'd to render perpetual thanks to God, for having chosen you from the beginning, in purifying you by his spirit, upon your believing the gospel.
2 Timothy 1:9
who has saved us, and by the gospel hath called us to holiness, not in consideration of our works, but in pursuance of his own resolution, and the favour, which having been promised us by Jesus Christ several ages ago,
seek peace with all men, and sanctity of life, without which no man shall see the Lord:
1 Peter 1:14
as obedient children be no longer influenc'd by those passions, which were the effects of your former ignorance.
1 Peter 2:9
and this they were destin'd to. but you are the chosen race, you are kings and priests, the holy nation, the peculiar people, that you might display his glory, who called you out
in the sincere practice of holiness and justice, all our days.