Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

In whom also we have obtained an inheritance, being predestinated according to the purpose of him who worketh all things after the counsel of his own will:

The purpose

Bible References

We

Ephesians 1:14
He is the down payment of our inheritance, for the redemption of the possession, to the praise of His glory.
Psalm 37:18
The Lord watches over the blameless all their days,
and their inheritance will last forever.
Acts 20:32
“And now I commit you to God and to the message of His grace, which is able to build you up and to give you an inheritance among all who are sanctified.
Acts 26:18
to open their eyes so they may turn from darkness to light and from the power of Satan to God, that by faith in Me they may receive forgiveness of sins and a share among those who are sanctified.’
Romans 8:17
and if children, also heirs—heirs of God and coheirs with Christ—seeing that we suffer with Him so that we may also be glorified with Him.
Galatians 3:18
For if the inheritance is from the law, it is no longer from the promise; but God granted it to Abraham through the promise.
Colossians 1:12
giving thanks to the Father, who has enabled you to share in the saints’ inheritance in the light.
Colossians 3:24
knowing that you will receive the reward of an inheritance from the Lord. You serve the Lord Christ.
Titus 3:7
so that having been justified by His grace,
we may become heirs with the hope of eternal life.
James 2:5
Listen, my dear brothers: Didn’t God choose the poor in this world to be rich in faith and heirs of the kingdom that He has promised to those who love Him?
1 Peter 1:4
and into an inheritance that is imperishable, uncorrupted, and unfading, kept in heaven for you.
1 Peter 3:9
not paying back evil for evil or insult for insult but, on the contrary, giving a blessing, since you were called for this, so that you can inherit a blessing.

Being

Ephesians 1:5
He predestined us to be adopted through Jesus Christ for Himself, according to His favor and will,

The purpose

Ephesians 1:9
He made known to us the mystery of His will, according to His good pleasure that He planned in Him

General references

Proverbs 8:23
I was formed before ancient times,
from the beginning, before the earth began.
Acts 15:18
known from long ago.
Ephesians 3:11
This is according to His eternal purpose accomplished in the Messiah, Jesus our Lord.

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