Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Who hath saved us, and called us with an holy calling, not according to our works, but according to his own purpose and grace, which was given us in Christ Jesus before the world began,

Bible References

Hath

Matthew 1:21
She is going to have a son and you should name Him Jesus, for He is the One who will save His people from their sins."
Acts 2:47
praising God and enjoying favor with all the people [of the area]. And every day the Lord added to their number [i.e., to the church] those who were being saved [i.e., upon their obedience to the Gospel].
1 Corinthians 1:18
For the message of [Christ dying on] the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing [i.e., in a lost state], but it is God's power to us who are being saved.
Ephesians 2:5
restored [spiritual] life to us with Christ, even though we were [spiritually] dead because of our sins --- it is by God's unearned favor that you have been saved.
1 Timothy 1:1
[This letter is from] Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus, by the command of God our Savior and Christ Jesus our hope [of never ending life. See Titus 3:7].
Titus 3:4
But when the kindness and love of God our Savior toward mankind appeared,

According to his

Matthew 11:25
About that time Jesus said [in prayer], "I thank you, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that you have hidden these things [i.e., the significance of Jesus' words and works] from those who [thought they] were wise and intelligent and have [instead] revealed them to people who are child-like.
Luke 10:21
At that very time Jesus rejoiced in [the power of] the Holy Spirit, and said [in prayer], "I praise you, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that you concealed these things [i.e., His divine revelations] from those [claiming to be] wise and intelligent and have revealed them to babies [i.e., to simple, sincere, common people]. Yes, Father, this was pleasing to you.
Romans 8:28
And we know that God works out everything for the good of those who love Him and are called [to serve Him] in harmony with His purpose [for them].
Ephesians 1:9
in doing what He intended through Christ, to make known to us His secret plan, according to what pleased Him.

Which

John 6:37
Every person [Note: The Greek says, "every thing"] whom the Father gives me will [eventually] come to me [i.e., for salvation]; and I will never turn away that person who comes to me.
John 10:28
I give them never ending life and they will never be destroyed, and no one will [be able to] steal them out of my hand.
John 17:9
I am praying for them [i.e., the apostles]; I am not praying for the world, but for those whom you gave me, who belong to you.
1 Corinthians 3:21
So, no one should boast about [the knowledge or position of] people. For all things belong to you,
Ephesians 1:3
May the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ be praised, for He has blessed us with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly realms in [fellowship with] Christ. [Note: The term "heavenly realms" is used somewhat differently throughout this book. Here it refers to Christians as part of the church on earth].

Before

John 17:24
"Father, I want those you gave me [i.e., the apostles, see verse 6] to be with me where I am [going], so they will see my splendor [i.e., in heaven], which you have given me, for you loved me before the creation of the world.
Acts 15:18
This is what the Lord said when He predicted these things long ago.'
Romans 16:25
Now may there be glory for ever, through Jesus Christ, to the only wise God, who is able to make you stand firm [in the faith], according to the good news and proclamation of Jesus Christ. This message is the secret which was [eventually] revealed, after having been kept quiet about for long ages.
Ephesians 1:4
Even before the creation of the world God chose us, who are in [fellowship with] Christ, to be dedicated [to Him] and to be without just blame in His sight. Out of love
Ephesians 3:11
according to God's eternal purpose which He carried out through Christ Jesus our Lord.
Titus 1:2
[and provides] hope for never ending life. God, who cannot lie, promised this [life] before the beginning of time,
1 Peter 1:20
For Christ was previously known [by God, even] before the world was created, yet was not fully revealed for your benefit until [these] final times.
Revelation 13:8
And everyone who lives on earth will worship the beast, [even those] people whose names had not been recorded in the book of life belonging to the Lamb, who was killed [in prospect] from the creation of the world. [Note: This sentence could also read "...not been recorded from the creation of the world in the book of life belonging to the Lamb who was killed"].
Revelation 17:8
The beast you saw once existed, but now does not, and [yet] is about to come up out of the pit and go to [his] destruction. And those people living on the earth, whose names have not been recorded in the book of life from the creation of the world, will be amazed when they see the beast, because he had once existed, but now does not, and yet will come [again].

General references

Luke 1:75
by living holy and righteous lives before Him all of our days.
Ephesians 2:9
It was not the result of your own [good] deeds [See Titus 3:5], so that no one could boast [about it].
Ephesians 3:11
according to God's eternal purpose which He carried out through Christ Jesus our Lord.