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 despise the riches of his goodness, forbearance, and patience, not knowing that the goodness of God leads you to repentance?
The law came in besides, that the trespass might abound; but where sin abounded, grace abounded more exceedingly;
to the praise of the glory of his grace, by which he freely bestowed favor on us in the Beloved,
But God, being rich in mercy, for his great love with which he loved us,
To me, the very least of all saints, was this grace given, to preach to the Gentiles the unsearchable riches of Christ,
to whom God was pleased to make known what are 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, and to be admired among all those who have believed (because our testimony to you was believed) in that day.
He had afore
1 Chronicles 29:18
Yahweh, the God of Abraham, of Isaac, and of Israel, our fathers, keep this forever in the imagination of the thoughts of the heart of your people, and prepare their heart for you;
He will go before him in the spirit and power of Elijah, 'to turn the hearts of the fathers to the children,' and the disobedient to the wisdom of the just; to prepare a people prepared for the Lord."
among whom we also all once lived in the lust of our flesh, doing 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 made us fit to be partakers of the inheritance of the saints in light;
1 Thessalonians 5:9
For God didn't appoint us to wrath, but to the obtaining of salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ,
2 Thessalonians 2:13
But we are bound to always give thanks to God for you, brothers loved by the Lord, because God chose you from the beginning for salvation through sanctification of the Spirit and belief in the truth;
2 Timothy 2:21
If anyone therefore purges himself from these, he will be a vessel for honor, sanctified, and suitable for the master's use, prepared for every good work.
For we were also once foolish, disobedient, deceived, serving various lusts and pleasures, living in malice and envy, hateful, and hating one another.
1 Peter 1:2
according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, in sanctification of the Spirit, that you may obey Jesus Christ and be sprinkled with his blood: Grace to you and peace be multiplied.