God in His love chose you in Christ to be His child.

God in His love chose you in Christ to be His child.

God in His love chose you in Christ to be His child.

“You are the LORD God, Who chose [bachar] Abram, and brought him out of Ur of the Chaldeans” (Neh 9:7)

“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)

“You did not choose Me, but I chose you and appointed you that you should go and bear fruit” (Jn 15:16)

“But we are bound to give thanks to God always for you, brethren beloved by the Lord, because God from the beginning chose you for salvation through sanctification by the Spirit and belief in the truth” (2Thes 2:13)

“For many are called, but few chosen.” (Matt 20:16)
“For many are called, but few are chosen.” (Matt 22:14)
“And unless the Lord had shortened those days, no flesh would be saved; but for the elect’s [eklektos] sake, whom He chose [eklegomai], He shortened the days.” (Mk 13:20)

“But God has chosen the foolish things of the world to put to shame the wise, and God has chosen the weak things of the world to put to shame the things which are mighty; and the base things of the world and the things which are despised God has chosen, and the things which are not, to bring to nothing the things that are, that no flesh should glory in His presence.” (1Cor 1:27-29)

“Has God not chosen the poor of this world to be rich in faith and heirs of the kingdom which He promised to those who love Him?” (Jm 2:5)

“But you are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, His own special people, that you may proclaim the praises of Him who called you out of darkness into His marvelous light” (1Pet 2:9)

“The LORD did not set His love on you nor choose [bachar] you because you were more in number than any other people, for you were the least of all peoples” (Deut 7:7)

“For you are a holy people to the LORD your God, and the LORD has chosen [bachar] you to be a people for Himself, a special treasure above all the peoples who are on the face of the earth.” (Deut 14:2)

“It is your son Solomon who shall build My house and My courts; for I have chosen him to be My son, and I will be his Father.” (1Chr 28:6)

“Blessed is the nation whose God is the LORD, the people He has chosen as His own inheritance.” (Ps 33:12)

“Yet hear now, O Jacob My servant, and Israel whom I have chosen.” (Isa 44:1)

“Him God raised up on the third day, and showed Him openly, not to all the people, but to witnesses chosen before by God, even to us who ate and drank with Him after He arose from the dead.” (Acts 10:40-41)

Reading: Neh 9-11; Acts 7