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 despisest thou the riches of his goodness, and forbearance, and long-suffering, not knowing that the goodness of God leadeth thee to repentance?
Now the law made some entrance, that the offence might appear to abound; but where sin abounded, grace hath superabounded; that as sin had reigned in death,
to the praise of his glorious grace, whereby He hath made us acceptable in the Beloved:
But God being rich in mercy, through his great love wherewith He loved us,
On me, who am less than the least of all saints, was this grace bestowed, that I should preach among the Gentiles the unsearchable riches of Christ,
to whom God would make known the rich glory of this mystery, among the gentiles; which is this, that Christ is in you the hope of glory:
2 Thessalonians 1:10
in that day, when He shall come to be glorified in his saints, and to be admired in all them that believe; because our testimony among you was believed.
He had afore
And he shall go before Him in the spirit and power of Elias, to turn the hearts of the fathers unto the children, and the disobedient to the wisdom of the just, to prepare for the Lord a people well-disposed.
among whom also we were all conversant heretofore in our carnal desires, indulging the appetites of the flesh and of our imaginations; and were by nature children of wrath, even as others.
giving thanks unto the Father, who hath made us meet for a portion of the inheritance of the saints in light:
1 Thessalonians 5:9
For God hath not appointed us to wrath, but to the obtaining of salvation by our Lord Jesus Christ,
2 Thessalonians 2:13
But we ought always to give thanks to God for you, brethren beloved of the Lord; because God hath from the beginning chosen you to salvation, through sanctification of the Spirit, and belief of the truth:
2 Timothy 2:21
If therefore any one purify himself from these corruptions, he shall be a vessel unto honor, sanctified and fitted for the Master's use, being prepared for every good work.
For we also were formerly foolish, disobedient, going astray, enslaved to various disorderly appetites and pleasures, living in malice and envy, hateful, and hating one another.
1 Peter 1:2
Asia, and Bithynia, chosen according to the fore-knowledge of God, through sanctification of the Spirit, unto obedience, and to the sprinkling of the blood of Jesus Christ,---may grace and peace be multiplied unto you.