Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
At this present
But, if by grace, it is no longer of works; otherwise the grace becomes no longer grace. [But, if of works, it is no longer grace; otherwise, the work is no longer work.]
And Isaiah cries concerning Israel, "If the number of the sons of Israel be as the sand of the sea, it is the remnant that shall be saved;"
Election of grace
As touching the Gospel, they are enemies for your sake; but as touching the election, they are beloved for the Father's sake;
(for, the children being not yet born, nor having done anything good or evil, that the purpose of God according to election might stand, not of works, but of Him Who calleth),
having predestinated us to the adoption of sons through Jesus Christ to Himself, according to the good pleasure of His will,
And some were believing the things spoken, and some were disbelieving.