Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But when it pleased God, who separated me from my mother's womb, and called me by his grace,
Yes, I thank you, Father, for choosing to have it so.
At that moment he was inspired with joy, and said, "I thank you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, for hiding all this from the learned and intelligent, and revealing it to children! Yes, I thank you, Father, for choosing to have it so!
1 Corinthians 1:1
Paul, by the will of God called as an apostle of Jesus Christ, and our brother Sosthenes,
He foreordained us to become his sons through Jesus Christ, in fulfilment of his generous purpose,
fulfilling the eternal purpose which God carried out in Christ Jesus our Lord.
For he will be great in the sight of the Lord. He will drink no wine or strong drink, but he will be filled with the holy Spirit from his very birth,
The Lord said to him, "Go! This man is the means I have chosen for carrying my name among the heathen and their kings, and among the descendants of Israel.
As they were engaged in worshiping the Lord and in fasting, the holy Spirit said, "Set Barnabas and Saul apart for me, for the work to which I have called them."
and he said, 'The God of our forefathers has appointed you to learn his will and to see his Righteous One and hear him speak,
Paul, a slave of Jesus Christ, called as an apostle, set apart to declare God's good news,
through whom we have received God's favor and been commissioned in his name to urge obedience and faith upon all the heathen,
and those whom he has predestined he calls, and those whom he calls he makes upright, and those whom he makes upright he glorifies.
including us whom he has called not only from among the Jews but from among the heathen?
1 Corinthians 1:9
God can be depended on, and it was he who called you to this fellowship with his Son, Jesus Christ our Lord.
1 Corinthians 15:10
But by God's favor I have become what I am, and the favor he showed me has not gone for nothing, but I have worked harder than any of them, although it was not really I but the favor God showed me.
2 Thessalonians 2:13
We always have to thank God for you, brothers whom the Lord so loves, because God chose you from the beginning to be saved through consecration by the Spirit and through faith in the truth,
1 Timothy 1:12
I thank Christ Jesus our Lord who has given me the strength for it, for thinking me trustworthy and putting me into his service,
2 Timothy 1:9
He saved us and called us to a consecrated life, not for anything we had done, but of his own accord and out of the mercy which he bestowed upon us ages ago through Christ Jesus,
1 Peter 5:10
And God, the giver of all mercy, who through your union with Christ has called you to his eternal glory, after you have suffered a little while will himself make you perfect, steadfast, and strong.