Tuesday, May 6, 2014

A "Few" Verses That Mention Election

Apparently the Bible doesn't say much about election.

Matthew 24:22. “...but for the elect’s sake those days shall be shortened” (v 24).

Matthew 24:31. “And he shall send his angels with a great sound of a trumpet, and they shall gather together his elect from the four winds.”

Luke 18:7. “Shall not God avenge his own elect?”

Romans 8:33. “Who shall lay anything to the charge of God’s elect?” (Col 3:12).

2 Timothy 2:10. “Therefore I endure all things for the elect’s sakes, that they may also obtain the salvation which is in Christ Jesus with eternal glory” 

Titus 1:1. “Paul, a servant of God, and an apostle of Jesus Christ, according to the faith of God’s elect.”

1 Peter 1:2. “Elect according to the foreknowledge of God the Father.”

Isaiah 45:4. “For Jacob my servant’s sake, and Israel mine elect, I have even called thee by thy name: I have surnamed thee, though thou hast not known me.”

Isaiah 65:9. “And I will bring forth a seed out of Jacob, and out of Judah an inheritor of my mountains: and mine elect shall inherit it, and my servants shall dwell there” (v 22).

2 John 1. “The elder unto the elect lady and her children.”

Romans 9:11. “For the children being not yet born, neither having done any good or evil, that the purpose of God according to election might stand, not of works, but of him that calleth” 

Romans 11:5. “Even so then at this present time also there is a remnant according to the election of grace” (Rom 9:27).

Romans 11:7. “What then? Israel hath not obtained that which he seeketh for; but the election hath obtained it, and the rest were blinded” (v 28).

1 Thessalonians 1:4. “Knowing, brethren beloved, your election of God.”

2 Peter 1:10. “Wherefore the rather, brethren, give diligence to make your calling and election sure.”

Romans 11:28. “...but as touching the election, they are beloved for the fathers’ sakes” (v 29; Eph 1:9).

1 comment:

  1. And your list isn't even exhaustive! Like you, I am constantly amazed at those who deny that election is biblical. I can understand the fallen mind not LIKING the doctrine, but not to see it?


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