Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Behold my servant, whom I have chosen; my beloved, in whom my soul is well pleased: I will put my spirit upon him, and he shall shew judgment to the Gentiles.
while the people stood looking on. Even the leading councilors jeered at him, and said, "He has saved others, let him save himself, if he is really God's Christ, his Chosen One!"
1 Peter 2:4
Come to him, as to a living stone rejected by men, but chosen and prized in the sight of 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!"
and out of the heavens came a voice: "You are my Son, my Beloved! You are my Chosen!"
And a cloud came and overshadowed them, and from the cloud came a voice, "This is my Son, my Beloved. Listen to him,"
And from the cloud came a voice that said, "This is my Son, my Chosen! Listen to him!"
so that we might praise the splendid blessing which he has given us through his beloved Son.
Paul, by God's will an apostle of Christ Jesus, and our brother Timothy,
And when Jesus was baptized, he went right up out of the water, and the heavens opened, and he saw the Spirit of God come down like a dove and light upon him,
and the holy Spirit came down upon him in the material shape of a dove, and there came a voice from heaven, "You are my Son, my Beloved! You are my Chosen!"
"The spirit of the Lord is upon me, For he has consecrated me to preach the good news to the poor, He has sent me to announce to the prisoners their release and to the blind the recovery of their sight, To set the down-trodden at liberty,
For he whom God has sent speaks God's words, for God gives him his Spirit without measure.
about Jesus of Nazareth, and how God endowed him with the power of the holy Spirit, and he went about doing good and curing all who were in the power of the devil, because God was with him.
Which you have set before all the nations,
When they heard this, they made no further objection, but they gave honor to God, and said, "Then God has given even the heathen repentance and the hope of life!"
Then Paul and Barnabas spoke out plainly, and said, "God's message had to be told to you first, but since you thrust it off and judge yourselves unworthy of eternal life, we now turn to the heathen.
When they arrived there, they called the church together, and reported how God had worked with them, and how he had opened the way to faith for the heathen.
I will save you from your people and from the heathen, to whom I will send you
and causing the heathen to praise God for his mercy; as the Scripture says, "I will give thanks to you for this among the heathen, And sing in honor of your name."
So remember that you were once physically heathen, and called uncircumcised by those who called themselves circumcised, though only physically, by human hands.
(which in past ages was not disclosed to mankind as fully as it has now been revealed through the Spirit to his holy apostles and prophets)