Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But when it pleased God, who separated me from my mother's womb, and called me by his grace,
Not because ye were more in number than all the peoples, hath Jehovah been attached to you and chosen you, for ye are the fewest of all the peoples;
1 Samuel 12:22
For Jehovah will not cast away his people for his great name's sake; because it has pleased Jehovah to make you his people.
1 Chronicles 28:4
And Jehovah the God of Israel chose me out of all the house of my father to be king over Israel for ever; for he has chosen Judah to be the prince; and of the house of Judah, the house of my father; and among the sons of my father he took pleasure in me to make me king over all Israel;
Yea, Father, for thus has it been well-pleasing in thy sight.
In the same hour Jesus rejoiced in spirit and said, I praise thee, Father, Lord of the heaven and of the earth, that thou hast hid these things from wise and prudent, and hast revealed them to babes: yea, Father, for thus has it been well-pleasing in thy sight.
1 Corinthians 1:1
Paul, a called apostle of Jesus Christ, by God's will, and Sosthenes the brother,
having marked us out beforehand for adoption through Jesus Christ to himself, according to the good pleasure of his will,
according to the purpose of the ages, which he purposed in Christ Jesus our Lord,
Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye peoples from afar. Jehovah hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name.
Before I formed thee in the belly I knew thee; and before thou camest forth out of the womb I hallowed thee, I appointed thee a prophet unto the nations.
For he shall be great before the Lord, and he shall drink no wine nor strong drink; and he shall be filled with the Holy Spirit, even from his mother's womb.
And the Lord said to him, Go, for this man is an elect vessel to me, to bear my name before both nations and kings and the sons of Israel:
And as they were ministering to the Lord and fasting, the Holy Spirit said, Separate me now Barnabas and Saul for the work to which I have called them.
And he said, The God of our fathers has chosen thee beforehand to know his will, and to see the just one, and to hear a voice out of his mouth;
Paul, bondman of Jesus Christ, a called apostle, separated to God's glad tidings,
by whom we have received grace and apostleship in behalf of his name, for obedience of faith among all the nations,
But whom he has predestinated, these also he has called; and whom he has called, these also he has justified; but whom he has justified, these also he has glorified.
us, whom he has also called, not only from amongst the Jews, but also from amongst the nations?
1 Corinthians 1:9
God is faithful, by whom ye have been called into the fellowship of his Son Jesus Christ our Lord.
1 Corinthians 15:10
But by God's grace I am what I am; and his grace, which was towards me, has not been vain; but I have laboured more abundantly than they all, but not I, but the grace of God which was with me.
2 Thessalonians 2:13
But we ought to give thanks to God always for you, brethren beloved of the Lord, that God has chosen you from the beginning to salvation in sanctification of the Spirit and belief of the truth:
1 Timothy 1:12
And I thank Christ Jesus our Lord, who has given me power, that he has counted me faithful, appointing to ministry him
2 Timothy 1:9
who has saved us, and has called us with a holy calling, not according to our works, but according to his own purpose and grace, which was given to us in Christ Jesus before the ages of time,
1 Peter 5:10
But the God of all grace who has called you to his eternal glory in Christ Jesus, when ye have suffered for a little while, himself shall make perfect, stablish, strengthen, ground: