God accomplished His purpose in Christ and is accomplishing it in your life.

God accomplished His purpose in Christ and is accomplishing it in your life.

“according to His own purpose [prothesis] and grace which was given to us in Christ Jesus before time began” (2Tim 1:9)

“according to the eternal purpose which He accomplished in Christ Jesus our Lord” (Eph 3:11)

“being confident of this very thing, that He who has begun a good work in you will complete it until the day of Jesus Christ” (Phil 1:6)

“As each one has received a gift, minister it to one another, as good stewards of the manifold grace of God.” (1Pet 4:10)

“for it is God who works in you both to will and to do for His good pleasure.” (Phil 2:13)

“For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand that we should walk in them.” (Eph 2:10)

“He led captivity captive, and gave gifts to men…And He Himself gave some to be apostles, some prophets, some evangelists, and some pastors and teachers, for the equipping of the saints for the work of ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ” (Eph 4:8,11-12)

“that you may walk worthy of the Lord, fully pleasing Him, being fruitful in every good work and increasing in the knowledge of God” (Col 1:10)

“being predestined according to the purpose [prothesis] of Him who works all things according to the counsel of His will” (Eph 1:11)

“that the purpose [prothesis] of God according to election might stand, not of works but of Him who calls” (Rom 9:11)

“And we know that all things work together for good to those who love God, to those who are the called according to His purpose [prothesis].” (Rom 8:28)

“When he came and had seen the grace of God, he was glad, and encouraged them all that with purpose [prothesis] of heart they should continue with the Lord.” (Acts 11:23)

“just as He chose us in Him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and without blame before Him in love” (Eph 1:4)

“in hope of eternal life which God, who cannot lie, promised before time began” (Tit 1:2)

“He indeed was foreordained before the foundation of the world, but was manifest in these last times for you who through Him believe in God, who raised Him from the dead and gave Him glory, so that your faith and hope are in God.” (1Pet 1:20-21)

“And when He had removed him, He raised up for them David as king, to whom also He gave testimony and said, I have found David the son of Jesse, a man after My own heart, who will do all My will.” (Acts 13:22)

Reading: 1Tim 5-6; 2Tim 1; Matt 18