bible-glory.com bible resources
Home    The Bible    Hymns    Church Directory    Bible Study Topics    Prayer Wall    About Us    Contact Us

Bible Study Topic: Predestination

<< Return to Bible Study Topics
But God said to him, "Do not be so distressed about the boy and your maidservant. Listen to whatever Sarah tells you, because it is through Isaac that your offspring will be reckoned.
I will make the son of the maidservant into a nation also, because he is your offspring."
Genesis 21:12-13
 
But I have raised you up for this very purpose, that I might show you my power and that my name might be proclaimed in all the earth.
Exodus 9:16
 
And the LORD said, "I will cause all my goodness to pass in front of you, and I will proclaim my name, the LORD, in your presence. I will have mercy on whom I will have mercy, and I will have compassion on whom I will have compassion.
Exodus 33:19
 
The LORD did not set his affection on you and choose you because you were more numerous than other peoples, for you were the fewest of all peoples.
But it was because the LORD loved you and kept the oath he swore to your forefathers that he brought you out with a mighty hand and redeemed you from the land of slavery, from the power of Pharaoh king of Egypt.
Deuteronomy 7:7-8
 
Yet the LORD set his affection on your forefathers and loved them, and he chose you, their descendants, above all the nations, as it is today.
Deuteronomy 10:15
 
When the Most High gave the nations their inheritance, when he divided all mankind, he set up boundaries for the peoples according to the number of the sons of Israel.
Deuteronomy 32:8
 
For it was the LORD himself who hardened their hearts to wage war against Israel, so that he might destroy them totally, exterminating them without mercy, as the LORD had commanded Moses.
Joshua 11:20
 
For the sake of his great name the LORD will not reject his people, because the LORD was pleased to make you his own.
1 Samuel 12:22
 
So the king did not listen to the people, for this turn of events was from the LORD, to fulfill the word the LORD had spoken to Jeroboam son of Nebat through Ahijah the Shilonite.
1 Kings 12:15
 
He said to the king, "This is what the LORD says: 'You have set free a man I had determined should die. Therefore it is your life for his life, your people for his people.' "
1 Kings 20:42
 
" 'Have you not heard? Long ago I ordained it. In days of old I planned it; now I have brought it to pass, that you have turned fortified cities into piles of stone.
2 Kings 19:25
 
But now I have chosen Jerusalem for my Name to be there, and I have chosen David to rule my people Israel.'
2 Chronicles 6:6
 
"But he stands alone, and who can oppose him? He does whatever he pleases.
He carries out his decree against me, and many such plans he still has in store.
Job 23:13-14
 
Blessed is the nation whose God is the LORD, the people he chose for his inheritance.
Psalms 33:12
 
Blessed are those you choose and bring near to live in your courts! We are filled with the good things of your house, of your holy temple.
Psalms 65:4
 
Then he rejected the tents of Joseph, he did not choose the tribe of Ephraim;
but he chose the tribe of Judah, Mount Zion, which he loved.
Psalms 78:67-68
 
He chose David his servant and took him from the sheep pens;
from tending the sheep he brought him to be the shepherd of his people Jacob, of Israel his inheritance.
And David shepherded them with integrity of heart; with skillful hands he led them.
Psalms 78:70-72
 
and he sent a man before them, Joseph, sold as a slave.
They bruised his feet with shackles, his neck was put in irons,
till what he foretold came to pass, till the word of the LORD proved him true.
The king sent and released him, the ruler of peoples set him free.
He made him master of his household, ruler over all he possessed,
to instruct his princes as he pleased and teach his elders wisdom.
Psalms 105:17-22
 
For the LORD has chosen Jacob to be his own, Israel to be his treasured possession.
Psalms 135:4
 
The LORD works out everything for his own ends, even the wicked for a day of disaster.
Proverbs 16:4
 
"But now listen, O Jacob, my servant, Israel, whom I have chosen.
This is what the LORD says, he who made you, who formed you in the womb, and who will help you: Do not be afraid, O Jacob, my servant, Jeshurun, whom I have chosen.
Isaiah 44:1-2
 
Who then is like me? Let him proclaim it. Let him declare and lay out before me what has happened since I established my ancient people, and what is yet to come, yes, let him foretell what will come.
Isaiah 44:7
 
The word of the LORD came to me, saying,
"Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, before you were born I set you apart; I appointed you as a prophet to the nations."
Jeremiah 1:4-5
 
"I have loved you," says the LORD. "But you ask, 'How have you loved us?' "Was not Esau Jacob's brother?" the LORD says. "Yet I have loved Jacob,
but Esau I have hated, and I have turned his mountains into a wasteland and left his inheritance to the desert jackals."
Malachi 1:2-3
 
At that time Jesus said, "I praise you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because you have hidden these things from the wise and learned, and revealed them to little children.
Yes, Father, for this was your good pleasure.
Matthew 11:25-26
 
"So the last will be first, and the first will be last."Jesus Again Predicts His Death
Matthew 20:16
 
Jesus said to them, "You will indeed drink from my cup, but to sit at my right or left is not for me to grant. These places belong to those for whom they have been prepared by my Father."
Matthew 20:23
 
If those days had not been cut short, no one would survive, but for the sake of the elect those days will be shortened.
Matthew 24:22
 
Two men will be in the field; one will be taken and the other left.
Matthew 24:40
 
"Then the King will say to those on his right, 'Come, you who are blessed by my Father; take your inheritance, the kingdom prepared for you since the creation of the world.
Matthew 25:34
 
If the Lord had not cut short those days, no one would survive. But for the sake of the elect, whom he has chosen, he has shortened them.
Mark 13:20
 
For false Christs and false prophets will appear and perform signs and miracles to deceive the elect,if that were possible.
Mark 13:22
 
I assure you that there were many widows in Israel in Elijah's time, when the sky was shut for three and a half years and there was a severe famine throughout the land.
Yet Elijah was not sent to any of them, but to a widow in Zarephath in the region of Sidon.
And there were many in Israel with leprosy in the time of Elisha the prophet, yet not one of them was cleansed,only Naaman the Syrian."
Luke 4:25-27
 
He said, "The knowledge of the secrets of the kingdom of God has been given to you, but to others I speak in parables, so that, " 'though seeing, they may not see; though hearing, they may not understand.'
Luke 8:10
 
However, do not rejoice that the spirits submit to you, but rejoice that your names are written in heaven."
Luke 10:20
 
And will not God bring about justice for his chosen ones, who cry out to him day and night? Will he keep putting them off?
Luke 18:7
 
The Son of Man will go as it has been decreed, but woe to that man who betrays him."
Luke 22:22
 
All that the Father gives me will come to me, and whoever comes to me I will never drive away.
John 6:37
 
And this is the will of him who sent me, that I shall lose none of all that he has given me, but raise them up at the last day.
John 6:39
 
"No one can come to me unless the Father who sent me draws him, and I will raise him up at the last day.
It is written in the Prophets: 'They will all be taught by God.' Everyone who listens to the Father and learns from him comes to me.
John 6:44-45
 
You did not choose me, but I chose you and appointed you to go and bear fruit,fruit that will last. Then the Father will give you whatever you ask in my name.
John 15:16
 
If you belonged to the world, it would love you as its own. As it is, you do not belong to the world, but I have chosen you out of the world. That is why the world hates you.
John 15:19
 
For you granted him authority over all people that he might give eternal life to all those you have given him.
John 17:2
 
"I have revealed you to those whom you gave me out of the world. They were yours; you gave them to me and they have obeyed your word.
John 17:6
 
I pray for them. I am not praying for the world, but for those you have given me, for they are yours.
John 17:9
 
Because of this, the rumor spread among the brothers that this disciple would not die. But Jesus did not say that he would not die; he only said, "If I want him to remain alive until I return, what is that to you?"
John 21:23
 
He said to them: "It is not for you to know the times or dates the Father has set by his own authority.
Acts 1:7
 
This man was handed over to you by God's set purpose and foreknowledge; and you, with the help of wicked men, put him to death by nailing him to the cross.
Acts 2:23
 
The promise is for you and your children and for all who are far off,for all whom the Lord our God will call."
Acts 2:39
 
praising God and enjoying the favor of all the people. And the Lord added to their number daily those who were being saved.
Acts 2:47
 
But this is how God fulfilled what he had foretold through all the prophets, saying that his Christ would suffer.
Acts 3:18
 
They did what your power and will had decided beforehand should happen.
Acts 4:28
 
When the Gentiles heard this, they were glad and honored the word of the Lord; and all who were appointed for eternal life believed.
Acts 13:48
 
From one man he made every nation of men, that they should inhabit the whole earth; and he determined the times set for them and the exact places where they should live.
Acts 17:26
 
"Then he said: 'The God of our fathers has chosen you to know his will and to see the Righteous One and to hear words from his mouth.
Acts 22:14
 
And you also are among those who are called to belong to Jesus Christ.
Romans 1:6
 
And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.
For those God foreknew he also predestined to be conformed to the likeness of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many brothers.
And those he predestined, he also called; those he called, he also justified; those he justified, he also glorified.
Romans 8:28-30
 
Who will bring any charge against those whom God has chosen? It is God who justifies.
Romans 8:33
 
Yet, before the twins were born or had done anything good or bad,in order that God's purpose in election might stand:
not by works but by him who calls,she was told, "The older will serve the younger."
Just as it is written: "Jacob I loved, but Esau I hated."
What then shall we say? Is God unjust? Not at all!
For he says to Moses, "I will have mercy on whom I have mercy, and I will have compassion on whom I have compassion."
It does not, therefore, depend on man's desire or effort, but on God's mercy.
For the Scripture says to Pharaoh: "I raised you up for this very purpose, that I might display my power in you and that my name might be proclaimed in all the earth."
Therefore God has mercy on whom he wants to have mercy, and he hardens whom he wants to harden.
Romans 9:11-18
 
What if he did this to make the riches of his glory known to the objects of his mercy, whom he prepared in advance for glory,
even us, whom he also called, not only from the Jews but also from the Gentiles?
Romans 9:23-24
 
Isaiah cries out concerning Israel: "Though the number of the Israelites be like the sand by the sea, only the remnant will be saved.
For the Lord will carry out his sentence on earth with speed and finality."
It is just as Isaiah said previously: "Unless the Lord Almighty had left us descendants, we would have become like Sodom, we would have been like Gomorrah." Israel's Unbelief
Romans 9:27-29
 
So too, at the present time there is a remnant chosen by grace.
Romans 11:5
 
What then? What Israel sought so earnestly it did not obtain, but the elect did. The others were hardened,
as it is written: "God gave them a spirit of stupor, eyes so that they could not see and ears so that they could not hear, to this very day."
Romans 11:7-8
 
Brothers, think of what you were when you were called. Not many of you were wise by human standards; not many were influential; not many were of noble birth.
But God chose the foolish things of the world to shame the wise; God chose the weak things of the world to shame the strong.
He chose the lowly things of this world and the despised things,and the things that are not,to nullify the things that are,
so that no one may boast before him.
1 Corinthians 1:26-29
 
No, we speak of God's secret wisdom, a wisdom that has been hidden and that God destined for our glory before time began.
1 Corinthians 2:7
 
But when God, who set me apart from birth and called me by his grace, was pleased
Galatians 1:15
 
For he chose us in him before the creation of the world to be holy and blameless in his sight. In love
he predestined us to be adopted as his sons through Jesus Christ, in accordance with his pleasure and will,
Ephesians 1:4-5
 
And he made known to us the mystery of his will according to his good pleasure, which he purposed in Christ,
to be put into effect when the times will have reached their fulfillment,to bring all things in heaven and on earth together under one head, even Christ.
In him we were also chosen, having been predestined according to the plan of him who works out everything in conformity with the purpose of his will,
Ephesians 1:9-11
 
For we are God's workmanship, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do.One in Christ
Ephesians 2:10
 
according to his eternal purpose which he accomplished in Christ Jesus our Lord.
In him and through faith in him we may approach God with freedom and confidence.
Ephesians 3:11-12
 
For we know, brothers loved by God, that he has chosen you,
1 Thessalonians 1:4
 
encouraging, comforting and urging you to live lives worthy of God, who calls you into his kingdom and glory.
And we also thank God continually because, when you received the word of God, which you heard from us, you accepted it not as the word of men, but as it actually is, the word of God, which is at work in you who believe.
1 Thessalonians 2:12-13
 
who has saved us and called us to a holy life,not because of anything we have done but because of his own purpose and grace. This grace was given us in Christ Jesus before the beginning of time,
2 Timothy 1:9
 
Paul, a servant of God and an apostle of Jesus Christ for the faith of God's elect and the knowledge of the truth that leads to godliness,
a faith and knowledge resting on the hope of eternal life, which God, who does not lie, promised before the beginning of time,
Titus 1:1-2
 
He chose to give us birth through the word of truth, that we might be a kind of firstfruits of all he created.Listening and Doing
James 1:18
 
who have been chosen according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, through the sanctifying work of the Spirit, for obedience to Jesus Christ and sprinkling by his blood: Grace and peace be yours in abundance.Praise to God for a Living Hope
1 Peter 1:2
 
He was chosen before the creation of the world, but was revealed in these last times for your sake.
1 Peter 1:20
 
Therefore, my brothers, be all the more eager to make your calling and election sure. For if you do these things, you will never fall,
2 Peter 1:10
 
For certain men whose condemnation was written about long ago have secretly slipped in among you. They are godless men, who change the grace of our God into a license for immorality and deny Jesus Christ our only Sovereign and Lord.
Jude 1:4
 
All inhabitants of the earth will worship the beast,all whose names have not been written in the book of life belonging to the Lamb that was slain from the creation of the world.
Revelation 13:8
 
  << Return to Bible Study Topics
 






Copyright © 2009 - 2017 Bible-Glory.com RSS RSS Feeds | Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Site Credits | Contact Us