39 for the promise is to you, and to your children, and to all that are afar off, even as many as the Lord our God shall call.
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5 in like manner at this time there is also a remnant chosen by the divine favour;
8 as it is written, "God hath given them up to a state of insensibility, so that their eyes could not see, and their ears could not hear."
33 who shall plead against God's elect? shall God who justifieth them?
22 for as by Adam all die, even so by Christ shall all be restored to life.
10 for he hath made us a-new, and form'd us by Christ Jesus to do good works, for which God had before prepared us, that we might live in them.
1 Paul an apostle of Jesus Christ, by the divine appointment to the converts which are at Ephesus, who stand firm in the faith of Christ Jesus: 2 grace be to you, and peace from God our father, and from the Lord Jesus Christ. 3 Blessed be the God and father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who hath blessed us with all the spiritual blessings in Christ's kingdom. 4 according as he had chosen us in himself before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy, free from vice, and devoted to virtue. 5 having predetermin'd to adopt us by Jesus Christ to be his children, according to the good pleasure of his own will, 6 to display the glory of his grace, which has render'd us acceptable by his beloved son: 7 who has by his blood obtained for us the redemption, even the forgiveness of our sins, according to the riches of his grace, 8 out of the over-flowing treasures of his comprehensive wisdom and contrivance. 9 for he has discover'd to us the secret of his will, that out of his meer good pleasure, he had purposed in himself, 10 when the full time of the dispensation was come, to reduce all things both in heaven and on earth, under one head in Christ. 11 It is by him, that we have a share in the inheritance, which was before allotted to us, in consequence of his design, who executes the whole plan, as he himself had contriv'd it: 12 that we should celebrate his glory, who were the first that plac'd our hopes in Christ. 13 by whom you also have heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation: and having believed in him, ye were mark'd with the seal of the holy spirit, which was promised: 14 and this is the pledge of our inheritance, being given for the deliverance of his peculiar people, to the display of his glory. 15 Wherefore having heard of your faith in the Lord Jesus, and of your love to all christians, 16 I continually give thanks upon your account, making mention of you in my prayers; 17 that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the father of glory, may give you the spirit of wisdom and revelation, whereby ye may know him: 18 an enlightned understanding, that ye may see what great expectations he has called you to, and what abundant glory it is to the saints to be the lot of his inheritance. 19 and how exceedingly great that power is, which he has employ'd upon us who believe, a power corresponding to that energy of his mighty strength; 20 which he exerted in Christ, when he raised him from the dead, and set him at the head of his heavenly kingdom, 21 far above all the principalities, all the powers, all the potentates, all the dominations, and whatever order can be named, not only in this age, but also in the age to come: 22 for he has subjected all things to him, and constituted him supreme head of the church, 23 which is his body, a work compleatly finished in all its parts.
4 for we are persuaded, my brethren, that you are the peculiar objects of divine favour;
31 and he shall send his messengers, who with the shrill sound of a trumpet, shall gather together his select from the four winds, from one end of the heaven to the other.
1 You will say then, hath God discarded his people? by no means. for I my self am an Israelite, of the posterity of Abraham, of the tribe of Benjamin. 2 God hath not discarded his people whom he formerly approv'd. don't you know what the scripture says of Elias? how he complain'd to God against Israel, 3 in these words, "Lord, they have killed thy prophets, and digged down thine altars; and I alone am left, and they seek my life also." 4 but what said the oracle to him? "I have reserved to my self seven thousand men, who have not bowed the knee to Baal." 5 in like manner at this time there is also a remnant chosen by the divine favour; 6 and if it be by favour, it is not upon the account of merit. for then mercy would not be mercy. 7 "What then, hath not Israel obtained what he sought for?" no, but the chosen remnant have obtained it, and the rest are obdurate to this day, 8 as it is written, "God hath given them up to a state of insensibility, so that their eyes could not see, and their ears could not hear." 9 and David says, "let their table be made a snare, and a trap, and a gin, and a recompence for their iniquity. 10 let their eyes be darkned, so as not to see, and let their back be continually bowed down." 11 You will say then, "were they suffer'd to stumble meerly for their ruin?" no: but that thro' their fall, salvation might be offer'd to the Gentiles, in order to provoke their emulation. 12 now if their fall be to the advancement of the world, and the few converts among them bring in whole numbers of the Gentiles: how much more so will it be, when the Jewish body recover? 13 this concerns you Gentiles. for as I am the apostle of the Gentiles, I should do honour to my character, 14 if I could by any means excite the emulation of my dear countrymen, in order to save some. 15 for, if by rejecting them, the world may be reconciled; what shall their restoration be, but a general resurrection? 16 Now if the first-fruits be holy, so is the whole product: and if the root be holy, so are the branches. 17 if then, some of the branches are broken off, and thou like a wild olive, were grafted in their place to partake of the root and sap of the olivestock; 18 don't triumph over the branches: or if you do, remember the root is not dependent upon you, but you upon the root. 19 you will say then, "the branches were broken off, that I might be grafted in." 20 well, be it so, for their incredulity they were broken off, and you by faith stand firm: be not then elated, but let this be your fear, 21 lest God should not spare you, since he did not spare even the natural branches. 22 consider then the divine benignity, and his severity: his severity to those who fell, and his benignity to you, provided you adhere thereto; otherwise you likewise will be lopt off. 23 nay, even the Jews, if they don't continue still incredulous, shall be grafted in: since divine power can graft them in again. 24 for if you were taken from the wild olive, which was natural to you, to be grafted into a good olive-stock of a different nature, with how much greater reason shall these who are the natural branches, be grafted into their own olive-tree? 25 I would not, brethren, have you ignorant of this secret, (for fear you should presume too much on your selves) that blindness has fallen upon a part of Israel, until the time when the Gentiles shall be fully come in. 26 and then all Israel shall be saved: as it is written, "there shall come out of Sion the deliverer, and shall turn away Jacob from his impiety. 27 for this is my covenant with them, that I shall take away their sins." 28 Though they are violently prejudiced against the gospel upon your account: yet they are objects of favour upon the account of their having been chosen out of respect to your fore-fathers. 29 for the divine gifts and vocation are irrevocable. 30 as you in times past did not obey God, yet have now obtained mercy upon the occasion of their disobedience: 31 so the Jews are at present incredulous, by reason of the mercy shown to you; so that they themselves are now to be pitied. 32 for God hath manifested to all the disobedient, that he would have mercy upon all. 33 O the depth of the divine goodness, wisdom, and contrivance! how impenetrable are his decrees, and his ways past finding out! 34 for who hath known the mind of the Lord, or who hath been his counsellor? 35 who hath given any thing to him, and he will repay it? 36 for of him, and through him, and in him are all things: to whom be glory for ever. Amen.
8 all that dwell upon the earth will worship him, whose names are not written from the foundation of the world in the book of life of the lamb, that was slain.
19 if you were of the world, the world would love its own: but because you are not of the world, but I have chosen you out of the world, therefore the world does hate you.
24 both Jews and Gentiles, he is the Christ, the power of God, and the wisdom of God. 25 for this divine doctrine, as foolish and weak as men may think it, far surpasses all their wisdom, and baffles all their power. 26 for consider, brethren, that not many worldly wise, not many men of power, not many men of birth are among you that are called.
11 It is by him, that we have a share in the inheritance, which was before allotted to us, in consequence of his design, who executes the whole plan, as he himself had contriv'd it:
10 And when he was in private, the twelve, and some of his disciples asked him the meaning of the parable. 11 he answered, you are admitted into the secret of the gospel-dispensation: but to unbelievers every thing is couch'd in parables; because, 12 tho' they see, they will not perceive, and tho' they hear they will not understand: as if they were afraid of parting with their vices, in order to be pardoned.
1 Paul a servant of God, and an apostle of Jesus Christ, to declare the faith which recommends men to the divine favour, and to convince them of that truth, which leads to piety,
9 for he has discover'd to us the secret of his will, that out of his meer good pleasure, he had purposed in himself, 10 when the full time of the dispensation was come, to reduce all things both in heaven and on earth, under one head in Christ. 11 It is by him, that we have a share in the inheritance, which was before allotted to us, in consequence of his design, who executes the whole plan, as he himself had contriv'd it:
2 to sanctify them by his spirit, that by their obedience they might be sprinkled with the blood of Jesus Christ. may the divine savour make you continually prosper.
12 be you therefore adorn'd with a compassionate temper, with benevolence, humility, meekness, patience as becometh saints and chosen favourites of God:
18 'tis he that has voluntarily renew'd us by the oracles of truth, that we might be the first converts of the new creation.
16 it was not you that chose me, but I that chose you, and establish'd you, that your travels may be fruitful, and your fruit be lasting: so that whatever ye shall ask of the father for my sake, he will give it you.
48 when the Gentiles heard this, they received the word with joy, glorifying the Lord: and as many as were dispos'd to eternal life, believed.
9 the Lord does not delay the accomplishment of his promise, as some do imagine. but he waits with patience upon our account, as being unwilling that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance.
9 who has saved us, and by the gospel hath called us to holiness, not in consideration of our works, but in pursuance of his own resolution, and the favour, which having been promised us by Jesus Christ several ages ago,
23 him, being delivered by the determinate counsel and foreknowledge of God, ye have taken, and by means of the wicked, have crucified and slain: whom God hath raised up,
4 according as he had chosen us in himself before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy, free from vice, and devoted to virtue.
44 no man can come to me, except the father who hath sent me, conduct him: and I will raise him up at the last day.
20 who was destin'd before the creation of the world, tho' 'tis of late only that he has appear'd, upon your account:
29 for whom he before approv'd, he predispos'd to follow the example of his son, who was to conduct them all as their elder brother;
28 We know too, that all things co-operate for the good of those who love God, who, pursuant to his purpose, has now called them: 29 for whom he before approv'd, he predispos'd to follow the example of his son, who was to conduct them all as their elder brother; 30 but whom he predispos'd, he calls: and whom he has call'd, he justifies: and whom he has justified, he glorifies.
5 having predetermin'd to adopt us by Jesus Christ to be his children, according to the good pleasure of his own will,