Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Yea, he loved the people; all his saints are in thy hand: and they sat down at thy feet; every one shall receive of thy words.
All his saints
Not because ye were more than the other peoples has the LORD desired you and chosen you; for ye were the fewest of all the peoples;
Now therefore, if ye will give ear to hearken unto my voice and keep my covenant, then ye shall be a special treasure unto me above all peoples; for all the earth is mine.
He shall choose our inheritance for us, the excellency of Jacob whom he loved. Selah.
He declares his words unto Jacob, his statutes and his judgments unto Israel.
The LORD has appeared of old unto me, saying, I have loved thee with an eternal love: therefore, I have put up with thee with mercy.
When Israel was a boy, I loved him and called my son out of Egypt.
I have loved you, said the LORD. Yet ye say, In what hast thou loved us? Was not Esau Jacob's brother? said the LORD; yet I loved Jacob,
(for the children being not yet born, neither having done any good or evil, that the purpose of God according to election might stand: not of works, but of him that calls),
But God, who is rich in mercy, for his great charity with which he loved us,
1 John 4:19
We love him, because he first loved us.
All his saints
For thou art a holy people unto the LORD thy God; the LORD thy God has chosen thee to be a special people unto himself, different from all the peoples that are upon the face of the earth.
1 Samuel 2:9
He keeps the feet of his saints, and the wicked perish in darkness, for no man shall prevail by their own strength.
My times are in thy hand: deliver me from the hand of my enemies and from those that persecute me.
Gather my merciful ones together unto me, those that have made a covenant with me by sacrifice.
and I will make an eternal covenant with them, that I will not turn away from doing them good, and I will put my fear in their hearts that they shall not depart from me.
and I give unto them eternal life; and they shall never perish, neither shall anyone pluck them out of my hand.
And now I am no longer in the world, but these are in the world, and I come to thee. Holy Father, those whom thou hast given me, keep them in thy name, that they may be one, as we are.
Who shall separate us from the charity of Christ? shall tribulation or distress or persecution or famine or nakedness or peril or sword?
For ye are dead and your life is hid with the Christ in God.
1 Peter 1:5
who are kept in the virtue of God by faith, to attain unto the saving health which is made ready to be manifested in the last time.
And it came to pass that after three days they found him in the temple, sitting in the midst of the doctors, both hearing them and asking them questions.
Then they went out to see what was done and came to Jesus and found the man, out of whom the demons were departed, sitting at the feet of Jesus, clothed, and in his right mind; and they were afraid.
And she had a sister called Mary, who also sat at Jesus' feet and heard his word.
I am indeed a Jew, born in Tarsus, a city in Cilicia, yet brought up in this city at the feet of Gamaliel and taught according to the truth of the law of the fathers, zealous toward God, as ye all are this day.