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17 Bible Verses about Being Chosen
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But you are a chosen race, a priesthood of kingly lineage, a holy nation, a people belonging specially to God, that you may make known the perfections of Him who called you out of darkness into His marvellous light.
even as, in His love, He chose us as His own in Christ before the creation of the world, that we might be holy and without blemish in His presence. For He pre-destined us to be adopted by Himself as sons through Jesus Christ--such being His gracious will and pleasure--
even as, in His love, He chose us as His own in Christ before the creation of the world, that we might be holy and without blemish in His presence.
"no one can come to me unless the Father who sent me draws him; then I will raise him to life on the last day.
Now we know that for those who love God all things are working together for good--for those, I mean, whom with deliberate purpose He has called.
For we are God's own handiwork, created in Christ Jesus for good works which He has pre-destined us to practise.
In Him we Jews have been made heirs, having been chosen beforehand in accordance with the intention of Him whose might carries out in everything the design of His own will,
For those whom He has known beforehand He has also pre-destined to bear the likeness of His Son, that He might be the Eldest in a vast family of brothers;
and those whom He has pre-destined He also has called; and those whom He has called He has also declared free from guilt; and those whom He has declared free from guilt He has also crowned with glory.
It is not you who chose me, but it is I who chose you and appointed you that you might go and be fruitful and that your fruit might remain; so that whatever petition you present to the Father in my name He may give you.
Every one whom the Father gives me will come to me, and him who comes to me I will never on any account drive away.
for this is my blood which is to be poured out for many for the remission of sins--the blood which ratifies the Covenant.
Again Jesus spoke to them in figurative language. "The Kingdom of the Heavens," He said, "may be compared to a king who celebrated the marriage of his son, and sent his servants to call the invited guests to the wedding, but they were unwilling to come.read more.
"Again he sent other servants with a message to those who were invited. "'My breakfast is now ready," he said, 'my bullocks and fat cattle are killed, and every preparation is made: come to the wedding.' "They however gave no heed, but went, one to his home in the country, another to his business; and the rest seized the king's servants, maltreated them, and murdered them. So the king's anger was stirred, and he sent his troops and destroyed those murderers and burnt their city. Then he said to his servants, "'The wedding banquet is ready, but those who were invited were unworthy of it. Go out therefore to the crossroads, and everybody you meet invite to the wedding.' "So they went out into the roads and gathered together all they could find, both bad and good, and the banqueting hall was filled with guests. "Now the king came in to see the guests; and among them he discovered one who was not wearing a wedding-robe. "'My friend,' he said, 'how is it that you came in here without a wedding robe?' "The man stood speechless. Then the king said to the servants, "'Bind him hand and foot and fling him into the darkness outside: there will be the weeping aloud and the gnashing of teeth.' "For there are many called, but few chosen."
You are therefore no longer mere foreigners or persons excluded from civil rights. On the contrary you share citizenship with God's people and are members of His family.
And from us thanks are always due to God on your behalf--brethren whom the Lord loves--because God from the beginning has chosen you for salvation through the Spirit's sanctifying influence and your belief in the truth.
- Chosen (272 instances)
- A Holy Nation
- Ability, Of God To Save
- Character Of Saints
- Chosen Disciples
- Chosen Ones
- Election, Results In
- God, Purpose Of
- Holiness, As Set Apart For God
- Holiness, Believers' Growth In
- Life Purpose
- Names And Titles For The Christian
- Old Testament People As Types
- People Of God, In Ot
- Predestination, Spiritual Events
- Royal Priesthood
- Sanctification, Means And Results
- Sanctification, Nature And Basis
- Unconditional Love
- Working Together
- Election, to salvation
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