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By the holy Spirit of God ye are sealed unto the day of redemption.
By grace are ye saved through faith : and that not of yourselves ; it is the gift of God. Not of works, lest any man should boast. For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus unto good works, which God hath before ordained that we should walk in them.
As many as were ordained to eternal life believed.
We ourselves were sometimes foolish, disobedient, deceived, serving divers lusts and pleasures, living in malice and envy, hateful and hating one another. But after that the kindness and love of God our Saviour toward man appeared, not by works of righteousness, which we have done, but according to his mercy he saved us, by the washing of regeneration, and renewing of the Holy Ghost; which was shed on us abundantly, through Jesus Christ our Saviour: that being justified by his grace, we should be made heirs according to the hope of eternal life.
Be thou partaker of the afflictions of the gospel according to the power of God ; who hath saved us, and called us with an holy calling, not ac-. cording to our works, but according to his own purpose and grace, which was given us in Christ Jesus before the world began.
To sit on my right hand, and on my left hand, is not mine to give; but it shall be given to them for whom it is prepared.
Come, ye blessed of my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world.
Grace and truth came by Jesus Christ. By the grace of God I am what I am. Unto every one of us is given grace according to the measure of the gift of Christ. The gift of God is eternal life, through Jesus Christ our Lord.
Paul, a servant of God, and an apostle of Jesus Christ, according to the faith of God's elect, and the acknowledging of the truth which is after godliness; in hope of eternal life, which God that cannot lie, promised before the world began, but hath in due times manifested his word through preaching, which is committed unto me according to the commandment of God our Saviour; to Titus, mine own son after the comr mon faith: Grace, mercy, and peace, from God the Father, and the Lord Jesus Christ our Saviour.
Paul, called to be an apostle of Jesus Christ, through the will of God, and Sosthenes our brother, unto the church of God which is at Corinth, to them that are sanctified in Christ Jesus, called to be saints, with all that in every place call upon the name of Jesus Christ our Lord, both theirs and ours: Grace be unto you, and peace, from God our Father, and from the Lord Jesus Christ.
Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, to the strangers scattered throughout Pontus, Galatia, Cap. padocia, Asia, and Bythinia, elect according l» the foreknowledge of God the Father, through the sanctification of the Spirit, unto obedience and sprinkling of the blood of Jesus Christ: Grace unto you, and peace, be multiplied.
Simon Peter, a servant and an apostle of Jesus Christ, to them that have obtained like precious faith with us through the righteousness of God and our Saviour Jesus Christ; Grace and peace be multiplied unto you through the knowledge of God, and of Jesus our Lord, according as Iti8 divine power has given unto us all things that pertain unto life and godliness, through the knowledge of him that hath called us unto glory and virtue.
Jude, the servant of Jesus Christ, and brother of James, to them that are sanctified by God the Father, and preserved in Jesus Christ, and called: Mercy unto you, and peace, and love be multiplied.
Many are called, but few are chosen.
I will be gracious to whom I will be gracious, and will shew mercy on whom I will shew mercy.
I will have mercy on whom I will have mercy, and I will have compassion on whom I will have cempassion. So then it is not of him that willeth, nor of him that runneth, but of God that sheweth mercy.
Neither is he that planteth any thing, neither be that watereth: but God that giveth the increase.
No man can come unto me, except it were given unto him of my Father.
This is the Father's will which hath sent me, that of all which he hath given me I should lose nothing, but should raise it up again at the last day.
Thou hast given him power over all flesh, that he should give eternal life to as many as thou hast given nim.
God hath not appointed us to wrath, but to obtain salvation by our Lord Jesus Christ.
The Father hath made us meet to be partakers of the inheritance of the saints in light.
I endure all things for the elect's sake, that they may obtain the salvation which is in Christ Jesus, with eternal glory.
I thank my God always on your behalf, for the grace of God which is given you by Jesus Christ God is faithful, by whom ye were called unto the fellowship of his son Jesus Christ our Lerd. Ye see your calling, brethren, how that not many wise men after the flesh, not many mighty, not many noble, are called.
God hath reconciled us to himself by Jesus Christ.
For the elect's sake, whom he hath chosen, he hath shortened the days.
Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who hath blessed us with all spiritual blessings in heavenly places in Christ: according as he hath chosen us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and without blame before him in love: having predestinated us unto the adoption of children by Jesus Christ to himself, according to the good pleasure of his will, to the praise of the glory of his grace, wherein he hath made us accepted in the beloved: in whom we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, according to the riches'of his grace; wherein he hath abounded toward us in all wisdom and prudence; having made known unto us the mystery of his will, according to his good pleasure which he hath purposed in himself: that in the dispensation of the fulness of times, he might gather together in one all things in Christ, both which are in heaven, and which are on earth, even in him: in whom also we have obtained an inheritance, being predestinated according to the purpose ot him who worketh all things after the counsel <i' his own will; that we should be to the praise of his glory, who first trusted in Christ.
Work out your own salvation with fear ami trembling. For it is God which worketh in JoU| both to will and do of his good pleasure.
The Lord knoweth them that are his.
God hath not cast away his people which he foreknew. There is a remnant according to the election of grace. And if by grace, then it is no more of works: otherwise grace is no more grace.
We know that all tilings work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose. For whom he did foreknow, he also did predestinate to be conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the first born among many brethren. Moreover, whom he did predestinate, them he also called: and whom he called, them he also justified: and whom he justified, them he also glorified.
We are bound to give thanks alway to God for you, brethren beloved of the Lord, because God hath in the beginning chosen you to salvation through saneducation of the Spirit, and belief of the tiuth : whereunto he called you by our gospel, to the obtaining of the glory of our Lord Jesus Christ.
These shall make war with the Lamb, and the Lamb shall overcome them: for he is Lord of lords, and King of kings : and thej' that are with him are called, and chosen, and faithful.
Brethren, give diligence to make your calling and election Mire; for if ye do these things ye shall never fall : for so an entrance shall be ministered unto you abundantly into the everlasting kingdom of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ.
Knowing, brethren beloved, your election of God, I commend you to God, and to the word of his grace.
The God of all grace, who hath called us unto his eternal glory by Christ Jesus, after that ye