Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
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:
2 Thessalonians 1:3
We ought to thank God always for you, brothers and sisters, and rightly so, because your faith flourishes more and more and the love of each one of you all for one another is ever greater.
First of all, I thank my God through Jesus Christ for all of you, because your faith is proclaimed throughout the whole world.
But thanks be to God that though you were slaves to sin, you obeyed from the heart that pattern of teaching you were entrusted to,
2 Thessalonians 2:16
Now may our Lord Jesus Christ himself and God our Father, who loved us and by grace gave us eternal comfort and good hope,
Of Benjamin he said: The beloved of the Lord will live safely by him; he protects him all the time, and the Lord places him on his chest.
2 Samuel 12:25
and sent word through Nathan the prophet that he should be named Jedidiah for the Lord's sake.
"'Then I passed by you and watched you, noticing that you had reached the age for love. I spread my cloak over you and covered your nakedness. I swore a solemn oath to you and entered into a marriage covenant with you, declares the sovereign Lord, and you became mine.
At the beginning of your requests a message went out, and I have come to convey it to you, for you are of great value in God's sight. Therefore consider the message and understand the vision:
He said to me, "Daniel, you are of great value. Understand the words that I am about to speak to you. So stand up, for I have now been sent to you." When he said this to me, I stood up shaking.
To all those loved by God in Rome, called to be saints: Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ!
Therefore, as the elect of God, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with a heart of mercy, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience,
1 John 4:10
In this is love: not that we have loved God, but that he loved us and sent his Son to be the atoning sacrifice for our sins.
In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.
From eternity I was appointed, from the beginning, from before the world existed.
who announces the end from the beginning and reveals beforehand what has not yet occurred, who says, 'My plan will be realized, I will accomplish what I desire,'
In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was fully God.
You people are from your father the devil, and you want to do what your father desires. He was a murderer from the beginning, and does not uphold the truth, because there is no truth in him. Whenever he lies, he speaks according to his own nature, because he is a liar and the father of lies.
And, "You founded the earth in the beginning, Lord, and the heavens are the works of your hands.
2 Thessalonians 2:10
and with every kind of evil deception directed against those who are perishing, because they found no place in their hearts for the truth so as to be saved.
in holiness and righteousness before him for as long as we live.
1 Peter 1:2
according to the foreknowledge of God the Father by being set apart by the Spirit for obedience and for sprinkling with Jesus Christ's blood. May grace and peace be yours in full measure!
But because I am telling you the truth, you do not believe me.
Jesus replied, "I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.
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.
and he made no distinction between them and us, cleansing their hearts by faith.
You foolish Galatians! Who has cast a spell on you? Before your eyes Jesus Christ was vividly portrayed as crucified!
For by grace you are saved through faith, and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God;
Your faith and love have arisen from the hope laid up for you in heaven, which you have heard about in the message of truth, the gospel
2 Timothy 2:15
Make every effort to present yourself before God as a proven worker who does not need to be ashamed, teaching the message of truth accurately.
2 Timothy 3:15
and how from infancy you have known the holy writings, which are able to give you wisdom for salvation through faith in Christ Jesus.
By his sovereign plan he gave us birth through the message of truth, that we would be a kind of firstfruits of all he created.