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Isa. xlviii. 10. I have refined thee, but not with silver, I have chosen thee in the furnace of affliction.
Ver. 17. I am the Lord thy God, which teacheth thee to profit, which leadeth thee by the way that thou shouldest go.
Ixv. 9. Mine elect shall inherit my mountain, and my servants shall dwell there.
Ver. 22. Mine elect shall long enjoy the work of their hands. Fzek. xx. 5. Thus saith the Lord God, I chose Israel, and lifted up mine hand unto the seed of the house of Jacob, an made myself known unto them.
Zech. iii. 2. O Satan, the Lord that hath chosen Jerusalem, rebuke thee: Is not this a brand plucked out of the fire?
XIII. Election of Christians. Matt. xx. 16. Jesus said, many be called but few chosen.
xxiv. 22. For the elect's sake, those days (of calamity) shall be shortened. Mark. xiii. 20.
Ver. 24. False Christs, and false prophets shall shew great signs and wonders, insomuch, that (if it were possible) they shall deceive the very elect.
Ver. 31. The Son of man shall (at the last day) send his angels with a great sound of a trumpet, and they shall gather together his elect, from the four winds, from the one end of heaven to the other. Luke xviii. 7. Shall not God avenge his own elect which cry day and night unto him.
John vi. 37. Jesus said, all that the Father hath given me, &c. xiii. 18. Jesus said, I speak not of you all, I know whom I have chosen: But that the scriptures might be fulfilled, he that eateth bread with me hath lifted up the heel against me.
xv. 16. I have chosen you and ordained you, that ye and bring forth fruit.
Ver. 19. I have chosen you out of the world, therefore the world hateth you.
Rom. viii. 33. Who shall lay any thing to the charge of God's elect, it is God that justifieth them.
ix. 6. They are not all Israel, which are of Israel.
Ver. 10. When Rebecca had conceived by Isaac.
Rom. ix. 11. 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.
Ver. 12. It was said unto her, the elder shall serve the younger. Ver 13. As it is written, Jacob have I loved, and Esau have I hated. Ver. 16. It is not of him that willeth, or of him that runneth, but of God that sheweth mercy.
Ver. 18. He hath mercy on whom he will have mercy, and whom he will he hardeneth.
Ver. 21. Hath not the potter power over the clay?
xi. 2. God hath not cast away his people, which he foreknew. Ver. 4. Seven thousand were reserved in Israel, who had not bowed the knee to the image of Baal.
Ver. 5. So at this time, there is a remnant according to the election of
Rom. xi. 6. And if by grace it is no more of works.
Ver. 7. Israel hath not obtained that which he seeketh for, but the election hath obtained it, and the rest were blinded.
Ver. 28. As touching the election, the Jews are beloved for the Father's sake.
Eph. i. 4. God hath chosen us in Christ, before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and without blame, before him in love.
Ver. 5. Having predestinated us to the adoption of children, by Jesus Christ, to himself according to the good pleasure of his will. Col. iii. 12. Put on (as the elect of God, holy and beloved; bowels of mercies, kindness, humbleness, &c.
1 Thess. i. 4. Knowing brethren, beloved, your election of God. 2 Thess. ii. 13. God hath from the beginning chosen you to salvation, through sanctification of the Spirit and belief of the truth.
2 Tim. ii. 10. I endure all things for the elects' sake, that they may obtain the salvation which is in Christ Jesus, with eternal glory.
Tit. i. 1. Paul an apostle according to the faith of God's elect. Jam. ii. 5. Hath not God chosen the poor of this world, rich in faith and heirs of the kingdom, which he hath promised to them that love him.
1 Pet. i. 2. Elect according to the fore-knowledge of God the Father, through sanctification of the Spirit unto obedience, and sprinkling of the blood of Jesus.
ii. 2. Ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar people, that ye should shew forth the praises of him who hath called you out of darkness, to his marvellous light.
v. 13. The church that is in Babylon elected together with you. 1 John, ver 1. The elect lady. Ver. 13. The elect sister.
Rev. xvii. 14. They that are with the Lamb, are called and chosen, and faithful.
See 1 Tim. v. 21. Elect angels.
Christ is God's elect. Isa. xlii. ì.
XIV. Persons chosen or elected of God, to fill offices in the church and state.
Deut. xvii. 15. Thou shalt set him king over thee, whom the Lord thy God shall choose. Kings chosen of God were Saul. 1 Sam. x. 24. David, 2 Sam. vi. 21. 1 Kings viii. 16. Ps. lxxviii. 70. lxxxix. 3, 19.-Solomon, 1 Chron. xxix. 1. 1 Sam. ii. 28.
Priests chosen. Levi, Deut. x. 8. Aaron, Num xvi. 5.-xvii. 5, 8. Twelve apostles chosen. Luke vi. 13.-Matthias, Acts i. 24, 26. ---Stephen, Acts vi. 5.---Paul, Acts ix. 15.---xxii. 14.
Place of worship chosen. Deut. xii. 5.---xi. 14.---xviii. 21, 26. The temple. 1 Kings ix. 3.---Jerusalem. 1 Kings xi. 14. Neh. i. 9.
XV. God doth call; his people are called. Isa. xl. 1. Thus saith the Lord, that created thee, O Jacob, that formed thee, O Israel, fear not, for I have redeemed thee, I have called thee by thy name, thou art mine.
xlviii. 12. Hearken unto me, O Jacob, and Israel my called, I am he, I am the first, I also am the last.
Isa. Iv. 5. Behold thou shalt call a nation that thou knowest not, and nations that knew not thee, shall run unto thee.
Ixii. 2. Thou shalt be called by a new name, which the Lord shall
Joel ii. 32. In mount Zion, and in Jerusalem shall be deliverance, as the Lord hath said, and in the remnant whom the Lord shall call.
Matt. xx. 1. The kingdom of heaven is like unto a man that is an house-holder, which went out early in the morning to hire labourers unto his vineyard. Ver. 3, 4, 5, 6. He went out about the third, the sixth, the ninth, and eleventh hour, and sent those he found into his vineyard. Ver. 9.
Ver. 9, 10. They received every man a penny.
Ver. 11. When they murmured against the good man of the house, because the first received not more than they who entered last.
Ver. 13. He answered and said, friend I do thee no wrong.
Ver. 15. Is it not lawful for me to do what I will with mine own? is thine eye evil, because I am good?
Ver. 16. So the last shall be first, and the first last; for many be called but few chosen. Ch. xix. 30.
Matth. xxii. 2. The kingdom of heaven shall be like unto a king, which made a marriage for his son.
Ver. 3. And sent forth his servants to call them that were bidden to the wedding.
John x. 3. The good shepherd calleth his own sheep by name. xv. 15. Jesus said, I call you not servants, I have called you friends. Heb. iii. 11. Christ is not ashamed to call them brethren.
Acts ii. 39. The promise is unto you, and to your children, and to all that are afar off, even as many as the Lord our God shall call. Rom. i. 6. Among whom are ye also the called of Jesus Christ. Ver. 7. To all that be in Rome, called to the saints.
iv. 17. God calleth those things that are not as though they were. viii. 28. All things work together for good, to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose.
Ver. 30. Whom God did predestinate them he also called.
ix. 11. That the purpose of God according to election might stand, not of works, but of him that calleth.
Ver. 23. The vessels of mercy he hath prepared unto glory.
Ver. 24. Even us whom he hath called, not of the Jews only but also of the Gentiles.
Ver. 25. God saith, I will call them my people, which were not my people, and her beloved which was not beloved. Hos. ii. 23.
xi. 29. The gifts and calling of God are without repentance.
1 Cor. i. 9. God is faithful, by whom we were called into the fellowship of his Son Jesus Christ our Lord.
Ver. 24. Unto them who are called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ the power of God, and the wisdom of God.
Ver. 26. Ve see your calling brethren, how that not many wise men after the flesh, not many mighty, not many noble are called. Ver. 27. But God hath chosen the foolish things of the world to confound the wise. Ch. xxviii.
1 Cor. vii. 1. God hath called us to peace.
1 Cor. vii. 17. As the Lord hath called every man, so let him walk, See ver. 18, 20, 21, 24.
Gal. i. 6. I marvel that ye are so soon removed from him that called you into the grace of Christ.
v. 8. This persuasion cometh not of him that calleth you. Ver. 13. Brethren ye have been called into liberty. Eph. i. 16. I cease not to give thanks, and to pray, Ver. 18. That ye may know what is the hope of his calling, and what the riches of the glory of his inheritance in the saints.
iv. 1. Walk worthy of the vocation wherewith ye are called. Ver. 2. With all lowliness and meekness, &c.
Ver. 4. Ye are called in one hope of your calling.
Phil. iii. 14. I press forward toward the mark, for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus.
Col. iii. 15. Let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to the which ye are called in one body.
1 Thess. ii. 12. Walk worthy of God, who hath called you unto his kingdom and glory.
iv. 7. God hath not called us unto uncleanness, but unto holiness. v. 24. Faithful is he that calleth you.
2 Thess. i. 11. We pray that God would count you worthy of this calling, and fulfil all the good pleasure of his goodness, and the work of faith with power.
2 Thess. ii. 14. God hath called you, by our gospel, to the obtaining of the glory of our Lord Jesus Christ.
1 Tim. vi. 12. Fight the good fight of faith, lay hold on eternal life whereunto thou art called.
2 Tim. i. 9. God hath saved us, and called us with an holy calling, not according to our works, but according to his own purpose and grace, which was given us in Christ Jesus before the world began. Heb. iii. 12. Holy brethren, partakers of the heavenly calling. ix. 15. Jesus is the mediator of the New Testament, that they which are called might receive the promise of eternal inheritance.
1 Pet. i. 15. As he which hath called you is holy, so be ye holy in all manner of conversation.
ii. 9. Shew forth the praises of him who hath called you out of darkness, into his marvellous light.
Ver. 21. If ye do well, and suffer for it, and take it patiently, even hereunto were ye called.
iii. 9. Not rendering evil for evil, or railing for railing, but contrariwise blessing, knowing that ye are thereunto called, that ye may inherit a blessing.
1 Pet. v. 10. The God of all grace hath called us unto his eternal glory by Christ Jesus.
2 Pet. i. 3. His divine power hath given unto us all things that pertain to life and godliness, through the knowledge of him that hath called us to glory and virtue.
Ver. 10. Give diligence to make your calling and election sure. Jude ver. 1. To them that are sanctified by God the Father, and preserved in Jesus Christ, and called.
Ver. 2. Mercy unto you, and peace and love be multiplied.
Rev. xvii. 12. They that are with the Lamb, are called and chosen, and faithful.
xix. 9. Blessed are they that are called unto the marriage supper of the Lamb. Abraham called. See Isa. li. 2. Heb. xi. 8.
XVI. Particular persons called to offices.
Priests. Christ, Isa. xlii. 6. Heb. v. 10.-Aaron, Heb. v. 4.
Apostles. Acts xiii 2. Rom. i. 1. 1 Cor. i. 1, 2. Gal. i. 15. God's people are called by his name. xxviii. 10. Josh. xiv. 9-x.. 16. Dan. ix. 18, 19. Amos ix. 11, 12. Jam. ii. 7.
The heathens not called by God's name. Isa. lxiii. 19.-lxv. 1.
XVII. Justification. God justifieth. Isa. xly. 25. In the Lord shall the seed of Jacob be justified, and shall glory. Rom. iii. 30.
Rom. iii. 26. That God might be just, and the justifier of him that believeth in Jesus.
Rom. viii. 30. Whom he called, them he also justified, and whom he justified, them he also glorified.
Ver. 31. If God be for us, who can be against us?
Ver. 33. Who shall lay any thing to the charge of God's elect? Ver. 34. It is God that justifieth, who is he that condemneth?
XVIII. Men not justified by the works of the law. Rom. iii. 20. By the deeds of the law, there shall no flesh be justified in God's sight.
Ver. 28. We conclude that a man is justified by faith without the deeds of the law.
iv. 15. The law worketh wrath.
Gal. ii. 16. A man is not justified by the works of the law, but by the faith of Jesus Christ.
iii. 10. As many as are of the works of the law are under the curse, for it is written, cursed is every one that continueth not in all things that are written in the book of the law to do them. Deut. xxvii. 26. Jam. ii. 10.
Gal. iii. 11. That no man is justified by the law in the sight of God, is evident: for the just shall live by faith. Hab. ii. 4. Rom. i. 17. Heb. x. 38.
Ver. 12. And the law is not of faith, but the man that doth them, shall live in them. Lev. xviii. 15 Neh. ix. 29. Ezek. iii. 21.-xviii. 9, 17.---xx. 11, 13, 21.---xxxiii. 13, 15, 16. Matt. xix. 17. Rom. x. 5.
James ii. 10. He that shall offend in one point is guilty of all. Compare Rom. iii. 19. Isa. Ixiv. 6. Ps. cxliii. 2.
Gal. v. 4. Christ is become of none effect to you, whosoever of you are justified by the law, ye are fallen from grace.
XIX. Men are justified freely and by grace, through Christ. Isa. liii. 11. By his knowledge shall my righteous servant justify many, for he shall bear their iniquities.
Rom. iii. 24. Being justified freely by his grace through the redemption that is in Jesus Christ.