Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

(For the children being not yet born, neither having done any good or evil, that the purpose of God according to election might stand, not of works, but of him that calleth;)

Bible References

The children

Romans 4:17
(As it is written, I have made you a father of many nations,) before him whom he believed, even God, who gives life to the dead, and calls those things which are not as though they were.
Psalm 51:5
Behold, I was brought forth in iniquity, and in sin did my mother conceive me.
Ephesians 2:3
Among whom also we all had our behavior in times past in the lusts of our flesh, fulfilling the desires of the flesh and of the mind; and were by nature the children of wrath, even as others.

That the

Romans 8:28
And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose.
Isaiah 14:24
The LORD of hosts has sworn, saying, Surely as I have thought, so shall it come to pass; and as I have purposed, so shall it stand:
Isaiah 23:9
The LORD of hosts has purposed it, to defile the pride of all glory, and to bring into contempt all the honorable of the earth.
Isaiah 46:10
Declaring the end from the beginning, and from ancient times the things that are not yet done, saying, My counsel shall stand, and I will do all my pleasure:
Jeremiah 51:29
And the land shall tremble and sorrow: for every purpose of the LORD shall be performed against Babylon, to make the land of Babylon a desolation without an inhabitant.
Ephesians 1:9
Having made known unto us the mystery of his will, according to his good pleasure which he has purposed in himself:
Ephesians 3:11
According to the eternal purpose which he purposed in Christ Jesus our Lord:
2 Timothy 1:9
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 given us in Christ Jesus before the world began,

According

Romans 11:5
Even so then at this present time also there is a remnant according to the election of grace.
Ephesians 1:4
According as he has chosen us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and without blame before him in love:
1 Thessalonians 1:4
Knowing, brethren beloved, your election of God.
2 Peter 1:10
Therefore rather, brethren, give diligence to make your calling and election sure: for if you do these things, you shall never fall:

Not of works

Romans 11:6
And if by grace, then is it no more of works: otherwise grace is no more grace. But if it be of works, then is it no more grace: otherwise work is no more work.
Ephesians 2:9
Not of works, lest any man should boast.
Titus 3:5
Not by works of righteousness which we have done, but according to his mercy he saved us, by the washing of regeneration, and renewing of the Holy Spirit;

But of

Romans 8:28
And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose.
1 Thessalonians 2:12
That you would walk worthy of God, who has called you unto his kingdom and glory.
2 Thessalonians 2:13
But we are bound to give thanks always to God for you, brethren beloved of the Lord, because God has from the beginning chosen you to salvation through sanctification of the Spirit and belief of the truth:
1 Peter 5:10
But the God of all grace, who has called us unto his eternal glory by Christ Jesus, after that you have suffered a while, restore, establish, strengthen, settle you.
Revelation 17:14
These shall make war with the Lamb, and the Lamb shall overcome them: for he is Lord of lords, and King of kings: and they that are with him are called, and chosen, and faithful.

General references

Romans 9:16
So then it is not of him that wills, nor of him that runs, but of God that shows mercy.
Ephesians 2:9
Not of works, lest any man should boast.
Ephesians 3:11
According to the eternal purpose which he purposed in Christ Jesus our Lord: