Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Jude, the servant of Jesus Christ, and brother of James, to them that are sanctified by God the Father, and preserved in Jesus Christ, and called:
Philip and Bartholomew, Thomas and Matthew the tax-collector, James the son of Alpheus and Thaddeus,
Judas (not Judas Iscariot) said to him, "Master, how does it happen that you are going to show yourself to us and not to the world?"
When they entered the city they went to the upstairs room where they were staying. There were Peter, John, James and Andrew, Philip and Thomas, Bartholomew and Matthew, James, the son of Alpheus, Simon the Zealot, and Judas, the son of James.
If anyone serves me, he must follow me, and wherever I am found, my servant must be also. If anyone serves me, my Father will show him honor.
For last night an angel of the God I belong to and serve stood before me,
Paul, a slave of Jesus Christ, called as an apostle, set apart to declare God's good news,
But now that you have been freed from sin and have become slaves of God, the benefit you get is consecration, and the final result is eternal life.
Such men are not serving our Lord Christ, but their own base passions, and with their plausible and flattering talk they deceive simple-minded people.
James, a slave of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, sends greeting to the twelve tribes that are scattered over the world.
2 Peter 1:1
Simon Peter, a slave and apostle of Jesus Christ, to those who through the uprightness of our God and Savior Jesus Christ have been given a faith as privileged as ours;
And the purpose of him who has sent me is this, that I should lose nothing of all that he has given me, but should raise them to life on the Last Day.
and I give them eternal life, and they shall never be lost, and no one shall tear them out of my hands.
Now I am to be no longer in this world, but they are to remain in the world, while I return to you. Holy Father, keep them by your power which you gave me, so that they may be one just as we are.
2 Timothy 4:18
The Lord will rescue me from any harm and bring me safely to his heavenly kingdom. To him be glory forever and ever. Amen.
1 Peter 1:5
and you by God's power are being protected through faith to receive a salvation that is now ready to be disclosed at the last time.
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 Thessalonians 2:12
to make your lives worthy of God who invites you into his kingdom and his glory.
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,
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,
Therefore, my fellow-Christians, who have likewise heard the heavenly invitation, observe how faithful Jesus, the commissioner and high priest of our religion,
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 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.