Privileges of saints

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2 Corinthians 8:4

Begging us with much entreaty that we would receive the gift, and take upon us the fellowship of the ministering to the saints.

Psalm 149:9

To execute upon them the judgment written: this honor have all his saints. Praise you the LORD.

Ephesians 1:1

Paul, an 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 you are our father, though Abraham is ignorant of us, and Israel acknowledges us not: you, O LORD, are our father, our redeemer; your name is from everlasting.

Deuteronomy 32:6

Do you thus repay the LORD, O foolish people and unwise? is not he your father that has bought you? has he not made you, and established you?

Privileges of saints » Having » Christ for their intercessor

Privileges of saints » Committing themselves to God

Psalm 31:5

Into your hand I commit my spirit: you have redeemed me, O LORD God of truth.

Privileges of saints » Having » Christ for their shepherd

Privileges of saints » Having God for their » Salvation

Privileges of saints » Having God for their » Light

Isaiah 60:19

The sun shall be no more your light by day; neither for brightness shall the moon give light unto you: but the LORD shall be unto you an everlasting light, and your God your glory.

Micah 7:8

Rejoice not against me, O my enemy: when I fall, I shall arise; when I sit in darkness, the LORD shall be a light unto me.

Privileges of saints » Having God for their » Strength

Privileges of saints » Having God for their » King

Isaiah 44:6

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

Psalm 5:2

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

Psalm 44:4

You are my King, O God: command deliverances for Jacob.

Privileges of saints » All things working together for their good

2 Corinthians 4:15-17

For all things are for your sakes, that the abundant grace might through the thanksgiving of many increase to the glory of God. For which cause we faint not; but though our outward man perish, yet the inward man is renewed day by day. For our light affliction, which is but for a moment, works for us a far more exceeding and eternal weight of glory;

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

Privileges of saints » Having God for their » Portion

Lamentations 3:24

The LORD is my portion, says my soul; therefore will I hope in 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 after their own pleasure; but he for our profit, that we might be partakers of his holiness. Now no chastening for the present seems to be joyous, but grievous: nevertheless afterward it yields the peaceable fruit of righteousness unto them who are trained by it.

Privileges of saints » Having God for their » Friend

2 Chronicles 20:7

Are not you our God, who did drive out the inhabitants of this land before your people Israel, and gave it to the descendants of Abraham your friend forever?

Privileges of saints » Interceding for others

Genesis 18:23-33

And Abraham drew near, and said, will you also destroy the righteous with the wicked? Suppose there be fifty righteous within the city: will you also destroy and not spare the place for the fifty righteous that are there? That be far from you to do after this manner, to slay the righteous with the wicked: and that the righteous should be as the wicked, that be far from you: 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: Suppose there shall lack five of the fifty righteous: will you destroy all the city for lack of five? And he said, If I find there forty and five, I will not destroy it. And he spoke unto him yet again, and said, Suppose 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 be angry, and I will speak: Suppose 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: Suppose 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: Suppose ten shall be found there. And he said, I will not destroy it for ten's sake. And the LORD went his way, as soon as he had left speaking 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

The God of my rock; in him will I trust: he is my shield, and the horn of my salvation, my high tower, and my refuge, my savior; you 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, and my fortress, and my deliverer;

Privileges of saints » Having God for their » Redeemer

Isaiah 43:14

Thus says the LORD, your redeemer, the Holy One of Israel; For your sake I have sent to Babylon, and have brought them all down as fugitives, and the Chaldeans, whose song is in their ships.

Privileges of saints » Having God for their » Shield

Privileges of saints » Having God for their » Refuge

Psalm 46:11

The LORD of 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 be no more your light by day; neither for brightness shall the moon give light unto you: but the LORD shall be unto you an everlasting light, and your God your glory.

Privileges of saints » Having God for their » Habitation

Psalm 90:1

[A Prayer of Moses, the man of God.] LORD, you have been our dwelling place in all generations.

Psalm 91:9

Because you have made the LORD, who is my refuge, even the most High, your habitation;

Privileges of saints » The possession of all things

1 Corinthians 3:21-22

Therefore let no man 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 you shall be in covenant with the stones of the field: and the beasts of the field shall be at peace with you.

Job 5:20

In famine he shall redeem you from death: and in war from the power of the sword.

Privileges of saints » Having God for their » Lawgiver

Nehemiah 9:13-14

You came down also upon mount Sinai, and spoke with them from heaven, and gave them right ordinances, and true laws, good statutes and commandments: And made known unto them your holy sabbath, and commanded them precepts, statutes, and laws, by the hand of Moses your servant:

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 your keeper: the LORD is your shade upon your 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 abide in the vine; no more can you, except you abide in me. I am the vine, you are the branches: He that abides in me, and I in him, the same brings forth much fruit: for without me you can do nothing.

Privileges of saints » Union in God and Christ