Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For God hath not appointed us to wrath, but to obtain salvation by our Lord Jesus Christ,
1 Thessalonians 1:10
and to wait for his Son from heaven, whom he raised from the dead, Jesus our deliverer from the coming wrath.
1 Thessalonians 3:3
so that no one would be shaken by these afflictions. For you yourselves know that we are destined for this.
But for this purpose I have caused you to stand: to show you my strength, and so that my name may be declared in all the earth.
The Lord works everything for its own ends -- even the wicked for the day of disaster.
"'This is what the sovereign Lord says: On that day thoughts will come into your mind, and you will devise an evil plan.
The Son of Man will go as it is written about him, but woe to that man by whom the Son of Man is betrayed! It would be better for him if he had never been born."
"For it is written in the book of Psalms, 'Let his house become deserted, and let there be no one to live in it,' and 'Let another take his position of responsibility.'
When the Gentiles heard this, they began to rejoice and praise the word of the Lord, and all who had been appointed for eternal life believed.
even before they were born or had done anything good or bad (so that God's purpose in election would stand, not by works but by his calling) --
2 Timothy 2:19
However, God's solid foundation remains standing, bearing this seal: "The Lord knows those who are his," and "Everyone who confesses the name of the Lord must turn away from evil."
1 Peter 2:8
and a stumbling-stone and a rock to trip over. They stumble because they disobey the word, as they were destined to do.
2 Peter 2:3
And in their greed they will exploit you with deceptive words. Their condemnation pronounced long ago is not sitting idly by; their destruction is not asleep.
For certain men have secretly slipped in among you -- men who long ago were marked out for the condemnation I am about to describe -- ungodly men who have turned the grace of our God into a license for evil and who deny our only Master and Lord, Jesus Christ.
What then? Israel failed to obtain what it was diligently seeking, but the elect obtained it. The rest were hardened,
2 Thessalonians 2:13
But we ought to thank God always for you, brothers and sisters loved by the Lord, because God chose you from the beginning for salvation through sanctification by the Spirit and faith in the truth.
1 Timothy 1:13
even though I was formerly a blasphemer and a persecutor, and an arrogant man. But I was treated with mercy because I acted ignorantly in unbelief,
2 Timothy 2:10
So I endure all things for the sake of those chosen by God, that they too may obtain salvation in Christ Jesus and its eternal glory.
1 Peter 2:10
You once were not a people, but now you are God's people. You were shown no mercy, but now you have received mercy.
2 Peter 1:1
From Simeon Peter, a slave and apostle of Jesus Christ, to those who through the righteousness of our God and Savior, Jesus Christ, have been granted a faith just as precious as ours.