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
It is not because you were more numerous than all the other peoples that the Lord favored and chose you -- for in fact you were the least numerous of all peoples.
And now, if you will diligently listen to me and keep my covenant, then you will be my special possession out of all the nations, for all the earth is mine,
He picked out for us a special land to be a source of pride for Jacob, whom he loves. (Selah)
He proclaims his word to Jacob, his statutes and regulations to Israel.
In a far-off land the Lord will manifest himself to them. He will say to them, 'I have loved you with an everlasting love. That is why I have continued to be faithful to you.
When Israel was a young man, I loved him like a son, and I summoned my son out of Egypt.
"I have shown love to you," says the Lord, but you say, "How have you shown love to us?" "Esau was Jacob's brother," the Lord explains, "yet I chose Jacob
even before they were born or had done anything good or bad (so that God's purpose in election would stand, not by works but by his calling) --
But God, being rich in mercy, because of his great love with which he loved us,
1 John 4:19
We love because he loved us first.
All his saints
For you are a people holy to the Lord your God. He has chosen you to be his people, prized above all others on the face of the earth.
1 Samuel 2:9
He watches over his holy ones, but the wicked are made speechless in the darkness, for it is not by one's own strength that one prevails.
You determine my destiny! Rescue me from the power of my enemies and those who chase me.
He says: "Assemble my covenant people before me, those who ratified a covenant with me by sacrifice!"
I will make a lasting covenant with them that I will never stop doing good to them. I will fill their hearts and minds with respect for me so that they will never again turn away from me.
I give them eternal life, and they will never perish; no one will snatch them from my hand.
I am no longer in the world, but they are in the world, and I am coming to you. Holy Father, keep them safe in your name that you have given me, so that they may be one just as we are one.
Who will separate us from the love of Christ? Will trouble, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or danger, or sword?
for you have died and your life is hidden with Christ in God.
1 Peter 1:5
who by God's power are protected through faith for a salvation ready to be revealed in the last time.
After three days they found him in the temple courts, sitting among the teachers, listening to them and asking them questions.
So the people went out to see what had happened, and they came to Jesus. They found the man from whom the demons had gone out, sitting at Jesus' feet, clothed and in his right mind, and they were afraid.
She had a sister named Mary, who sat at the Lord's feet and listened to what he said.
"I am a Jew, born in Tarsus in Cilicia, but brought up in this city, educated with strictness under Gamaliel according to the law of our ancestors, and was zealous for God just as all of you are today.