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Election


1. Of Christ, as Messiah. Isa 42:1; 1Pe 2:6.

2. Of good angels. 1Ti 5:21.

3. Of Israel. De 7:6; Isa 45:5.

4. Of ministers. Lu 6:13; Ac 9:15.

5. Of churches. 1Pe 5:13.

6. Of saints, is

a. Of God. 1Th 1:4; Tit 1:1.

b. By Christ. Joh 13:18; 15:16.

c. In Christ. Eph 1:4.

d. Personal. Mt 20:16; Joh 6:44; Ac 22:14; 2Jo 1:13.

e. According to the purpose of God. Ro 9:11; Eph 1:11.

f. According to the foreknowledge of God. Ro 8:29; 1Pe 1:2.

g. Eternal. Eph 1:4.

h. Sovereign. Ro 9:15,16; 1Co 1:27; Eph 1:11.

i. Irrespective of merit. Ro 9:11.

j. Of grace. Ro 11:5.

k. Recorded in heaven. Lu 10:20.

l. For the glory of God. Eph 1:6.

m. Through faith. 2Th 2:13.

n. Through sanctification of the Spirit. 1Pe 1:2.

o. To adoption. Eph 1:5.

p. To salvation. 2Th 2:13.

q. To conformity with Christ. Ro 8:29.

r. To good works. Eph 2:10.

s. To spiritual warfare. 2Ti 2:4.

t. To eternal glory. Ro 9:23.

7. Ensures to saints

a. Effectual calling. Ro 8:30.

b. Divine teaching. Joh 17:6.

c. Belief in Christ. Ac 13:48.

d. Acceptance with God. Ro 11:7.

e. Protection. Mr 13:20.

f. Vindication of their wrongs. Lu 18:7.

g. Working of all things for good. Ro 8:28.

h. Blessedness. Ps 33:12; 65:4.

i. The inheritance. Isa 65:9; 1Pe 1:4,5.

8. Should lead to cultivation of graces. Col 3:12.

9. Should be evidenced by diligence. 2Pe 1:10.

10. Saints may have assurance of. 1Th 1:4.

11. Exemplified

a. Isaac. Ge 21:12.

b. Abram. Ne 9:7.

c. Zerubbabel. Hag 2:23.

d. Apostles. Joh 13:18; 15:19.

e. Jacob. Ro 9:12,13.

f. Rufus. Ro 16:13.

g. Paul. Ga 1:15.