Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
To the praise of the glory of his grace, wherein he hath made us accepted in the beloved.
It is through union with him and through his blood that we have been delivered and our offenses forgiven,
to show the incomparable wealth of his mercy throughout the ages to come by his goodness to us through Christ Jesus.
so that the many-sided wisdom of God may now through the church be made known to the rulers and authorities in heaven,
"Glory to God in heaven and on earth! Peace to the men he favors!"
so as to show all the wealth of his glory in dealing with the objects of his mercy, whom he has prepared from the beginning to share his glory,
2 Corinthians 4:15
For it is all for your benefit, in order that as God's favor reaches greater and greater numbers, it may result in more and more thanksgiving in praise of God.
with your lives filled with the fruits which uprightness produces through Jesus Christ, to the honor and praise of God.
My God will gloriously supply all your needs with his wealth, through your union with Christ Jesus.
2 Thessalonians 1:8
in a blaze of fire, and takes vengeance on the godless who will not listen to the good news of our Lord Jesus.
1 Timothy 1:14
and the blessing of our Lord has been given me in the greatest abundance, together with faith and love that union with Christ Jesus brings.
1 Peter 2:9
But you are the chosen race, the royal priesthood, the consecrated nation, his own people, so that you may declare the virtues of him who has called you out of darkness into his wonderful light;
1 Peter 4:11
If one preaches, let him do it like one who utters the words of God; if one does some service, let him do it as with strength which God supplies, so that in everything God may be glorified through Jesus Christ. To him belong glory and dominion forever and ever. Amen.
It is God's way of uprightness and comes through having faith in Jesus Christ, and it is for all who have faith, without distinction.
But there is no comparison between God's gift and that offense. For if one man's offense made the mass of mankind die, God's mercy and his gift given through the favor of the one man Jesus Christ have far more powerfully affected mankind.
So there is no condemnation any more for those who are in union with Christ Jesus.
2 Corinthians 5:21
He made him who knew nothing of sin to be sin, for our sake, so that through union with him we might become God's uprightness.
and be known to be united to him, with any uprightness I may have not based on law but coming through faith in Christ??he uprightness that comes from God through faith.
1 Peter 2:5
and build yourselves up as living stones into a spiritual house for a consecrated priesthood, so as to offer spiritual sacrifices that through Jesus Christ will be acceptable to God.
and a voice from heaven said, "This is my Son, my Beloved! This is my Chosen."
As he spoke a bright cloud overshadowed them and a voice from the cloud said, "This is my Son, my Beloved. He is my Chosen. Listen to him!"
The Father loves his Son, and has put everything in his hands.
This is why the Father loves me, because I am giving my life, but giving it to take it back again.
He has rescued us from the dominion of darkness, and has transferred us into the realm of his dear Son,