Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Your fathers went down into Egypt with three score and ten persons; and now the LORD your God has made you as the stars of heaven for multitude.
Look unto Abraham your father, and unto Sarah that bore you: for I called him alone, and blessed him, and increased him.
Because narrow is the gate, and narrow is the way, which leads unto life, and few there be that find it.
Fear not, little flock; for it is your Father's good pleasure to give you the kingdom.
Isaiah also cries concerning Israel, Though the number of the children of Israel be as the sand of the sea, a remnant shall be saved:
Only the LORD had a delight in your fathers to love them, and he chose their descendants after them, even you above all people, as it is this day.
Therefore say unto the house of Israel, Thus says the Lord GOD; I do this not for your sakes, O house of Israel, but for my holy name's sake, which you have profaned among the nations, where you went.