For those whom He foreknew, He also predestined to become conformed to the image of His Son, so that He would be the firstborn among many brethren;
God has not rejected His people whom He foreknew. Or do you not know what the Scripture says in the passage about Elijah, how he pleads with God against Israel?
Just as we have borne the image of the earthy, we will also bear the image of the heavenly.
also we have obtained an inheritance, having been predestined according to His purpose who works all things after the counsel of His will,
who will transform the body of our humble state into conformity with the body of His glory, by the exertion of the power that He has even to subject all things to Himself.
according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, by the sanctifying work of the Spirit, to obey Jesus Christ and be sprinkled with His blood: May grace and peace be yours in the fullest measure.
But we all, with unveiled face, beholding as in a mirror the glory of the Lord, are being transformed into the same image from glory to glory, just as from the Lord, the Spirit.
Beloved, now we are children of God, and it has not appeared as yet what we will be. We know that when He appears, we will be like Him, because we will see Him just as He is.
“Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, And before you were born I consecrated you; I have appointed you a prophet to the nations.”
The King will answer and say to them, ‘Truly I say to you, to the extent that you did it to one of these brothers of Mine, even the least of them, you did it to Me.’
They are not of the world, even as I am not of the world.
just as He chose us in Him before the foundation of the world, that we would be holy and blameless before Him. In love
For He was foreknown before the foundation of the world, but has appeared in these last times for the sake of you
Then Moses said to the Lord, “See, You say to me, ‘ Bring up this people!’ But You Yourself have not let me know whom You will send with me. Moreover, You have said, ‘I have known you by name, and you have also found favor in My sight.’
The Lord said to Moses, “I will also do this thing of which you have spoken; for you have found favor in My sight and I have known you by name.”
For the Lord knows the way of the righteous, But the way of the wicked will perish.
“I also shall make him My firstborn, The highest of the kings of the earth.
And then I will declare to them, ‘I never knew you; depart from Me, you who practice lawlessness.’
For whoever does the will of My Father who is in heaven, he is My brother and sister and mother.”
For their sakes I sanctify Myself, that they themselves also may be sanctified in truth.
The glory which You have given Me I have given to them, that they may be one, just as We are one;
and I have made Your name known to them, and will make it known, so that the love with which You loved Me may be in them, and I in them.”
Jesus *said to her, “Stop clinging to Me, for I have not yet ascended to the Father; but go to My brethren and say to them, ‘I ascend to My Father and your Father, and My God and your God.’”
And He did so to make known the riches of His glory upon vessels of mercy, which He prepared beforehand for glory,
But put on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make no provision for the flesh in regard to its lusts.
but we speak God’s wisdom in a mystery, the hidden wisdom which God predestined before the ages to our glory;
and put on the new self, which in the likeness of God has been created in righteousness and holiness of the truth.
He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of all creation.
who has saved us and called us with a holy calling, not according to our works, but according to His own purpose and grace which was granted us in Christ Jesus from all eternity,
Nevertheless, the firm foundation of God stands, having this seal, “ The Lord knows those who are His,” and, “ Everyone who names the name of the Lord is to abstain from wickedness.”
For to which of the angels did He ever say, “ You are My Son, Today I have begotten You”? And again, “ I will be a Father to Him And He shall be a Son to Me”?
For both He who sanctifies and those who are sanctified are all from one Father; for which reason He is not ashamed to call them brethren,
and from Jesus Christ, the faithful witness, the firstborn of the dead, and the ruler of the kings of the earth. To Him who loves us and released us from our sins by His blood—
All who dwell on the earth will worship him, everyone whose name has not been written from the foundation of the world in the book of life of the Lamb who has been slain.