Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
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:
that Spirit being a pledge and foretaste of our inheritance, in anticipation of its full redemption--the inheritance which He has purchased to be specially His for the extolling of His glory.
"And now I commend you to God and to the word of His grace. He is able to build you up and to give you your inheritance among His people.
that they may turn from darkness to light and from the obedience to Satan to God, in order to receive forgiveness of sins and an inheritance among those who are sanctified through faith in Me.'
and if children, then heirs too--heirs of God and co-heirs with Christ; if indeed we are sharers in Christ's sufferings, in order that we may also be sharers in His glory.
For if the inheritance comes through obedience to Law, it no longer comes because of a promise. But, as a matter of fact, God has granted it to Abraham in fulfilment of a promise.
and give thanks to the Father who has made us fit to receive our share of the inheritance of God's people in Light.
For you know that it is from the Lord you will receive the inheritance as your reward. Christ is the Master whose bondservants you are.
in order that having been declared righteous through His grace we might become heirs to the Life of the Ages in fulfilment of our hopes.
Listen, my dearly-loved brethren. Has not God chosen those whom the world regards as poor to be rich in faith and heirs of the Kingdom which He has promised to those that love Him?
1 Peter 1:4
to an inheritance imperishable, undefiled and unfading, which has been reserved in Heaven for you,
1 Peter 3:9
not requiting evil with evil nor abuse with abuse, but, on the contrary, giving a blessing in return, because a blessing is what you have been called by God to inherit.
For He pre-destined us to be adopted by Himself as sons through Jesus Christ--such being His gracious will and pleasure--
when He made known to us the secret of His will. And this is in harmony with God's merciful purpose