Bible Themes
7000 - God's People


What the scriptures say about
7125 ELECT, The

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Those chosen by God, entirely of his grace, for the special privilege of experiencing salvation.

Israel as the elect
Dt 7:6 See also Ex 19:4-6; Ps 105:6,43; Ps 135:4; Isa 41:8-9; Isa 43:10; Isa 44:1-2; Isa 45:4; Am 3:2; Ro 11:1-18
The church as the elect
Eph 1:4-13; 1Pe 1:1-2 See also Jn 10:4-5; 1Th 1:4-5; 1Pe 2:9; 1Pe 5:13 The Greek words translated “chosen lady” in 2Jn 1 could be a personal name, but it is more likely that this phrase and the phrase translated “chosen sister” in 2Jn 1:13 refer to local churches: 2Jn 1:13
Individuals chosen by God as his elect
Abraham Ge 18:18-19 Moses Ps 106:23 David 1Ki 8:16; Ps 89:3-4 Rufus Ro 16:13
God’s elect enjoy his presence and favour
The elect are asssured of the presence of God Heb 13:5-6 See also Jos 1:1-9; Ps 23:1-6 The elect are assured of the protection of God Mt 24:22 pp Mk 13:20 See also Ro 8:33-39; Rev 17:14 The elect are assured of a place in the world to come Mk 13:26-27; Mt 24:30-31 See also Isa 65:17-25; Jn 14:1-3; Jas 2:5; 2Pe 1:10-11 The elect are assured of justice Lk 18:7-8
Responsibilities of the elect Col 3:12-17 See also Dt 14:1-2




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