Privileges of saints

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2 Corinthians 8:4

praying us with much intreaty that we would receive the grace and take upon us the fellowship of the ministry to the saints.

Psalm 149:9

to execute upon them the judgment written: this shall be glory for all his merciful ones. Halelu-JAH.

Ephesians 1:1

Paul, apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, to the saints who are at Ephesus and to the faithful in Christ Jesus:

Colossians 1:2

to the saints and faithful brethren in Christ who are at Colosse: Grace be unto you, and peace, from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.

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Privileges of saints » Having God for their » Father

Isaiah 63:16

Doubtless thou art our father, though Abraham be ignorant of us, and Israel not acknowledge us; thou, O LORD, art our father; our everlasting Redeemer is thy name.

Deuteronomy 32:6

Do ye thus repay the LORD, O foolish and unwise people? Is he not thy father that has possessed thee? He made thee and established thee.

Privileges of saints » Having » Christ for their intercessor

Privileges of saints » Committing themselves to God

Psalm 31:5

Into thy hand shall I commit my spirit; thou shalt ransom me, O LORD God of truth.

Privileges of saints » Having » Christ for their shepherd

John 10:16

And I have other sheep which are not of this fold; it is expedient that I bring them also, and they shall hear my voice, and there shall be one fold and one shepherd.

Privileges of saints » Having God for their » Salvation

Privileges of saints » Having God for their » Light

Isaiah 60:19

The sun shall no longer be thy light by day; nor shall the moon give light unto thee for brightness; but the LORD shall be unto thee an everlasting light and thy God thy glory.

Micah 7:8

Do not rejoice against me, O my enemy; for if I have fallen, I shall arise; if I sit in darkness, the LORD is my light.

Privileges of saints » Having God for their » Strength

Privileges of saints » Having God for their » King

Isaiah 44:6

Thus saith the LORD the King of Israel and his redeemer, the LORD of the hosts; I am the first, and I am the last; and beside me there is no God.

Psalm 5:2

Hearken unto the voice of my cry, my King, and my God, for unto thee will I pray.

Psalm 44:4

Thou art my King, O God; command saving health unto Jacob.

Privileges of saints » All things working together for their good

2 Corinthians 4:15-17

For we suffer all these things for your sakes that the grace abounding through many may in the thanksgiving redound to the glory of God. Therefore we fault not; but though our outward man is wearing out, yet the inward man is renewed day by day. For our tribulation, which is momentary and light, prepares an exceeding and eternal weight of glory unto us;

Privileges of saints » Their names written in the book of life

Privileges of saints » Having God for their » Portion

Lamentations 3:24

Chet The LORD is my portion, saith my soul; therefore I will wait for him.

Privileges of saints » Having » The promises of God

Privileges of saints » Profiting by chastisement

Hebrews 12:10-11

For they verily for a few days chastened us as it seemed good unto them, but he for our profit, that we might be partakers of his holiness. It is true that no chastening at present seems to be cause for joy, but rather for grief; nevertheless, afterward it yields the peaceable fruit of righteousness unto those who are exercised by it.

Privileges of saints » Having God for their » Friend

2 Chronicles 20:7

Art not thou our God, who didst drive out the inhabitants of this land before thy people Israel and didst give it to the seed of Abraham, thy friend, for ever?

Privileges of saints » Interceding for others

Genesis 18:23-33

And Abraham drew near and said, Wilt thou also destroy the righteous with the wicked? Peradventure there are fifty righteous within the city; wilt thou also destroy and not spare the place for the fifty righteous that are in it? That be far from thee to do after this manner, to slay the righteous with the wicked and that the righteous should be treated as the wicked that are far from thee. Shall not the Judge of all the earth do right? read more.
And the LORD said, If I find in Sodom fifty righteous within the city, then I will spare all the place for their sakes. And Abraham answered and said, Behold now, I have taken upon me to speak unto the Lord, who am but dust and ashes; peradventure there shall lack five of the fifty righteous: wilt thou destroy all the city for lack of five? And he said, If I find there forty-five, I will not destroy it. And he spoke unto him yet again, and said, Peradventure there shall be forty found there. And he said, I will not do it for forty's sake. And he said unto him, Oh let not the Lord now be angry if I shall speak; peradventure there shall thirty be found there. And he said, I will not do it if I find thirty there. And he said, Behold now, I have taken upon me to speak unto the Lord; peradventure there shall be twenty found there. And he said, I will not destroy it for twenty's sake. And he said, Oh let not the Lord be angry, and I will speak yet but this once; peradventure ten shall be found there. And he said, I will not destroy it for ten's sake. And the LORD went away as soon as he had left communing with Abraham; and Abraham returned unto his place.

Privileges of saints » Suffering for Christ

Privileges of saints » Having God for their » Helper

Privileges of saints » Having God for their » Tower

2 Samuel 22:3

God is my Strong One; in him will I trust: he is my shield and the horn of my saving health; my defence and my refuge; my saviour, who shall save me from violence.

Privileges of saints » Having God for their » Guide

Privileges of saints » Having God for their » deliverer

2 Samuel 22:2

And he said, The LORD is my rock, my fortress, and my deliverer.

Privileges of saints » Having God for their » Redeemer

Isaiah 43:14

Thus saith the LORD, your redeemer, the Holy One of Israel; For your sake I have sent to Babylon and caused fugitives to descend unto all of them and the clamour of Chaldeans in the ships.

Privileges of saints » Having God for their » Shield

Privileges of saints » Having God for their » Refuge

Psalm 46:11

The LORD of the hosts is with us; the God of Jacob is our refuge. Selah.

Privileges of saints » Having God for their » Glory

Isaiah 60:19

The sun shall no longer be thy light by day; nor shall the moon give light unto thee for brightness; but the LORD shall be unto thee an everlasting light and thy God thy glory.

Privileges of saints » Having God for their » Habitation

Psalm 90:1

Lord, thou hast been our refuge from generation to generation.

Psalm 91:9

Because thou hast made the LORD, who is my hope, even the most High, thy habitation,

Privileges of saints » The possession of all things

1 Corinthians 3:21-22

Therefore let no one glory in men. For all things are yours; whether Paul or Apollos or Cephas or the world or life or death or things present or things to come, all are yours;

Privileges of saints » Secure during public calamities

Job 5:23

for thou shalt be in league with the stones of the field; and the beasts of the field shall be at peace with thee.

Job 5:20

In famine he shall ransom thee from death, and in war from the power of the sword.

Privileges of saints » Having God for their » Lawgiver

Nehemiah 9:13-14

Thou didst come down upon Mount Sinai and didst speak with them from heaven and didst give them right judgments and true laws, good statutes and commandments, and didst make known unto them the sabbath of thy holiness and didst prescribe for them commandments, statutes, and law by the hand of Moses, thy slave.

Privileges of saints » Being of the household of God

Privileges of saints » Access to God by Christ

Privileges of saints » Having God for their » Keeper

Psalm 121:4-5

Behold, he that keeps Israel shall neither slumber nor sleep. The LORD is thy keeper: the LORD is thy shade upon thy right hand.

Privileges of saints » Membership with the church of the first-born

Privileges of saints » Calling upon God in trouble

Privileges of saints » Partaking of the divine nature

Privileges of saints » Abiding in Christ

John 15:4-5

Abide in me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself, except it abides in the vine, no more can ye, except ye abide in me. I AM the vine, ye are the branches: he that abides in me, and I in him, the same brings forth much fruit; for without me ye can do nothing.

Privileges of saints » Union in God and Christ