Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And that he might make known the riches of his glory on the vessels of mercy, which he had afore prepared unto glory,
Or do you think lightly of
the riches of His kindness and tolerance and patience, not knowing that the kindness of God leads you to repentance?
The Law came in so that the transgression would increase; but where sin increased, grace abounded all the more,
to the praise of the glory of His grace, which He freely bestowed on us in the Beloved.
But God, being
rich in mercy, because of His great love with which He loved us,
the very least of all saints, this grace was given, to preach to the Gentiles the unfathomable riches of Christ,
God willed to make known what is the riches of the glory of this mystery among the Gentiles, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory.
2 Thessalonians 1:10
when He comes to be
glorified in His saints on that day, and to be marveled at among all who have believed—for our testimony to you was believed.
He had afore
1 Chronicles 29:18
O Lord, the God of Abraham, Isaac and Israel, our fathers, preserve this forever in the
intentions of the heart of Your people, and direct their heart to You;
It is he who will
go as a forerunner before Him in the spirit and power of Elijah, to turn the hearts of the fathers back to the children, and the disobedient to the attitude of the righteous, so as to make ready a people prepared for the Lord.”
Among them we too all
formerly lived in the lusts of our flesh, indulging the desires of the flesh and of the mind, and were by nature children of wrath, even as the rest.
giving thanks to
the Father, who has qualified us to share in the inheritance of the saints in Light.
1 Thessalonians 5:9
For God has not destined us for
wrath, but for obtaining salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ,
2 Thessalonians 2:13
But we should always give thanks to God for you, brethren beloved by the Lord, because God has chosen you from the beginning for salvation through sanctification by the Spirit and faith in the truth.
2 Timothy 2:21
Therefore, if anyone cleanses himself from
these things, he will be a vessel for honor, sanctified, useful to the Master, prepared for every good work.
For we also once were foolish ourselves, disobedient, deceived, enslaved to various lusts and pleasures, spending our life in malice and envy, hateful, hating one another.
1 Peter 1:2
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.