Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For the promise is unto you, and to your children, and to all that are afar off, even as many as the Lord our God shall call.
ye are the children of the prophets, and of the covenant which God made with our fathers, when he said to Abraham, "all the families of the earth shall be blessed in your posterity."
Now if the first-fruits be holy, so is the whole product: and if the root be holy, so are the branches.
1 Corinthians 7:14
for the unbelieving husband is christianiz'd by the believing wife, and the unbelieving wife is christianiz'd by the believing husband: else were your children heathens: whereas they are christians.
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all the Jewish converts, who came with Paul, were astonished to see that the gift of the holy spirit was diffused likewise among the Gentiles.
and while I was speaking to them, the holy spirit descended upon them, as it did on us, at the beginning.
when they were arrived, and had assembled the Church, they related what great things God had wrought by them, and how he had opened the door of faith to the Gentiles:
so they set out, accompanied part of the way by the church, and pass'd thro' Phenicia and Samaria, relating the conversion of the Gentiles, which gave great joy to all the brethren.
but now you who were formerly at a distance, are brought near by the death of Christ Jesus.
which preceeding was not discover'd to men, as now it is to his holy apostles and prophets by the spirit; to wit,
but whom he predispos'd, he calls: and whom he has call'd, he justifies: and whom he has justified, he glorifies.
to such as we, whom he has called, both from among the Jews, and from among the Gentiles.
for the divine gifts and vocation are irrevocable.
an enlightned understanding, that ye may see what great expectations he has called you to, and what abundant glory it is to the saints to be the lot of his inheritance.
Being one body, acted by one spirit, since you all have but one expectation in view;
2 Thessalonians 1:11
Wherefore we continually pray, that our God would by his power effect all the gracious designs of his goodness, and accomplish the work of faith in you;
2 Thessalonians 2:13
As for you, my brethren, the favourites of the Lord, we are oblig'd to render perpetual thanks to God, for having chosen you from the beginning, in purifying you by his spirit, upon your believing the gospel.
2 Timothy 1:9
who has saved us, and by the gospel hath called us to holiness, not in consideration of our works, but in pursuance of his own resolution, and the favour, which having been promised us by Jesus Christ several ages ago,
Wherefore, christian brethren, you who are called to an heavenly inheritance, consider the apostle and high priest of the faith we profess, even Christ Jesus;
and for this cause he is the mediator of the new testament, that, the transgressions that were unexpiated by the first testament, being expiated by his death, they who are called might receive the eternal inheritance, which was promised.
1 Peter 5:10
but may the all-gracious God, who has called us to eternal glory, perfect, confirm, fortify, and settle you, during the short interval of your sufferings.
2 Peter 1:3
It is thus his divine power has given us every thing conducive to life and piety, by making us acquainted with him, who has called us by his illustrious power;
they will make war with the lamb, but the lamb, who is lord of lords, and king of kings, together with those that are called, chosen, and faithful, shall overcome them.
and he said unto me, "write, happy are they who are invited to the marriage-supper of the lamb." and he said to me, "thus I have delivered the real oracles of God."