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,
Do you think so lightly of his wealth of kindness, forbearance, and patience, and fail to see that God's kindness ought to induce you to repent?
Then law slipped in, and multiplied the offense. But greatly as sin multiplied, God's mercy has far surpassed it,
so that we might praise the splendid blessing which he has given us through his beloved Son.
But God is so rich in mercy that because of the great love he had for us,
To me, the very least of all his people, this favor has been given, of preaching to the heathen the inexhaustible wealth of the Christ,
to whom God has chosen to make known among the heathen how glorious this mystery of Christ in you, the promise of glorification, really is.
2 Thessalonians 1:10
when on that Day he comes to be honored in his people, and wondered at in all who believe in him??ecause our testimony has been confirmed in you.
He had afore
He will go before him with the spirit and the power of Elijah, to reconcile fathers to their children, and to bring the disobedient back to the wisdom of upright men, to make a people perfectly ready for the Lord."
We all lived among them once, indulging our physical cravings and obeying the impulses of our lower nature and its thoughts, and by nature we were doomed to God's wrath like other men.
and you will thank the Father who has entitled you to share the lot of God's people in the realm of light.
1 Thessalonians 5:9
For God has not destined us for his wrath, but to gain salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ,
2 Thessalonians 2:13
We always have to thank God for you, brothers whom the Lord so loves, because God chose you from the beginning to be saved through consecration by the Spirit and through faith in the truth,
2 Timothy 2:21
So if a man will cleanse himself from these things, he will be put to great uses, consecrated and used by the master of the house himself, and ready for any good use.
For we ourselves were once without understanding, disobedient, deluded, enslaved to all kinds of passions and pleasures. Our minds were full of malice and envy. Men hated us and we hated one another.
1 Peter 1:2
whom God the Father has chosen and predestined by the consecration of the Spirit to be obedient to Jesus Christ, and to be sprinkled with his blood; God bless you and give you perfect peace.