Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

But we are bound to give thanks alway to God for you, brethren beloved of the Lord, because God hath from the beginning chosen you to salvation through sanctification of the Spirit and belief of the truth:

General references

Bible References

We

2 Thessalonians 1:3
We ought to give thanks to God always for you, brethren, as is fitting, because your faith is growing abundantly, and the love of every one of you for one another is increasing.
Romans 1:8
First, I thank my God through Jesus Christ for all of you, because your faith is proclaimed in all the world.
Romans 6:17
But thanks be to God, that you who were once slaves of sin have become obedient from the heart to the standard of teaching to which you were committed,

Beloved

2 Thessalonians 2:16
Now may our Lord Jesus Christ himself and God our Father, who loved us and gave us eternal comfort and good hope by grace,
Romans 1:7
To all in Rome who are beloved of God, called to be saints: Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.
Colossians 3:12
So, as God's chosen ones, holy and beloved, put on a heart of compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience;
1 John 4:10
In this is love, not that we loved God but that he loved us and sent his Son to be the atoning sacrifice for our sins.

From

John 1:1
In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.
John 8:44
You are of your father the devil, and you want to do your father's desires. He was a murderer from the beginning, and does not stand in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he lies, he speaks according to his own nature, for he is a liar and the father of lies.
Hebrews 1:10
And, "You, Lord, in the beginning laid the foundation of the earth, and the heavens are the work of your hands;

Through

2 Thessalonians 2:10
and with all the deception of wickedness for those who are to perish, because they refused to love the truth and so be saved.
Luke 1:75
in holiness and righteousness before him all the days of our life.
1 Peter 1:2
who have been chosen according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, by the sanctifying work of the Spirit, for obedience to Jesus Christ and sprinkling with his blood: may grace and peace be yours in abundance.

Belief

John 8:45
But because I tell the truth, you do not believe me.
John 14:6
Jesus said to him, "I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.
Acts 13:48
When the Gentiles heard this, they were glad and glorified the word of the Lord; and as many as were appointed to eternal life believed.
Acts 15:9
and he made no distinction between us and them, but cleansed their hearts by faith.
Galatians 3:1
You foolish Galatians! Who has bewitched you, before whose eyes Jesus Christ was publicly portrayed as crucified?
Ephesians 2:8
For by grace you have been saved through faith; and this is not of yourselves, it is the gift of God
Colossians 1:5
because of the hope laid up for you in heaven. Of this you have heard before in the word of the truth, the gospel
2 Timothy 2:15
Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a workman who does not need to be ashamed, rightly handling the word of truth.
2 Timothy 3:15
and how from childhood you have known the sacred writings which are able to make you wise for salvation through faith in Christ Jesus.
James 1:18
Of his own will he brought us forth by the word of truth, that we should be a kind of first fruits of his creatures.

General references

Luke 1:75
in holiness and righteousness before him all the days of our life.
Acts 15:18
says the Lord, who makes these things known from long ago.
Romans 9:16
So it depends not upon man's will or exertion, but upon God's mercy.