Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And when the Gentiles heard this, they were glad, and glorified the word of the Lord: and as many as were ordained to eternal life believed.
As Paul and Barnabas were going out, the people begged that these things might be spoken to them the next Sabbath.
So those who received his word were baptized, and there were added that day about three thousand souls.
So there was much joy in that city.
And when they read it, they rejoiced at its encouragement.
Then the angel said to them, "Do not be afraid, for behold, I bring you good news of great joy which will be to all the people.
and in order that the Gentiles might glorify God for his mercy. As it is written: "Therefore I will praise you among the Gentiles, and sing to your name";
2 Thessalonians 3:1
Finally, brethren, pray for us that the word of the Lord may spread rapidly and be honored, just as it did also with you,
praising God and having favor with all the people. And the Lord added to their number day by day those who were being saved.
And I have other sheep that are not of this fold; I must bring them also, and they will heed my voice. So there shall be one flock and one shepherd.
and not for that nation only, but also that he would gather together into one the children of God who were scattered abroad.
And those whom he predestined, he also called; those whom he called, he also justified; and those whom he justified, he also glorified.
What then? Israel did not obtain what it sought. The elect obtained it, but the rest were hardened,
and what is the immeasurable greatness of his power in us who believe. These are in accordance with the working of the strength of his might
even when we were dead in our transgressions, made us alive together with Christ (by grace you have been saved),
2 Thessalonians 2:13
But we are bound to give thanks to God always for you, brethren beloved by the Lord, because God chose you from the beginning to be saved, through sanctification by the Spirit and belief in the truth.