Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Of his own will begat he us with the word of truth, that we should be a kind of firstfruits of his creatures.
They were not born of bloods, nor of the will of the flesh, nor of the will of man, but of God.
Jesus answered and said to him, Amen, amen, I say to thee, Except any one be born from above, he cannot see the kingdom of God.
(As it has been written, That have set thee father of many nations,) over against him who believed God, making alive the dead, and calling things not being as being.
For whom he before knew, he also before determined of the form of the image of his Son, for him to be first born in many brethren.
I will commiserate whomsoever I commiserate, and I will have compassion upon whomsoever I have compassion.
But God, being rich in mercy, by his much love which he loved us,
And by him to reconcile all things anew to himself; having made peace by the blood of his cross, by him, whether things upon earth, whether things in the heavens.
2 Thessalonians 2:13
And we ought to return thanks to God always for you, brethren dearly beloved by the Lord, that God chose you from the beginning to salvation in consecration of the Spirit and belief of the truth:
1 Peter 1:3
Praised the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to his great mercy having begotten us again to a living hope, by the rising up of Jesus Christ from the dead,
Wherefore having put away all sordid avarice, and excess of wickedness, in meekness receive the implanted word, able to save your souls.
1 Corinthians 4:15
For if ye have ten thousand preceptors in Christ, but not many fathers: for in Christ Jesus by the good news I begat you.
For us to be to the praise of his glory, who before hoped in Christ.
1 Peter 1:23
Begotten again, not of corrupted seed, but uncorrupted, by the word of God, living and remaining forever.
1 John 3:9
Every one born of God does not sin; for his seed remains in him: and he cannot sin, for he has been born of God.
Speak to the sons of Israel, and say to them, When ye shall come into the land which I give to you, and ye reaped its harvest, and brought a handful of the first-fruits of your harvest to the priest:
Israel is holy to Jehovah, the beginning of the produce: all consuming him shall transgress; evil shall come upon them, says Jehovah.
Wo! to those living at ease in Zion, and trusting in the mountain of Shomeron, being distinguished the chief of the nations, and to them the house of Israel came.
There are they who were not contaminated by women; for they are virgins. These are they following the Lamb wherever he should lead. These were purchased from men, first fruits to God and the Lamb.
Surely then, not of him Willing, nor of him running, but of God commiserating.