7125 elect, the

7125 elect, the

Those chosen by God, entirely of his grace, for the special privilege of experiencing salvation.

Israel as the elect

Dt 7:6 See also Ex 19:4-6; Ps 105:6,43; Ps 135:4; Isa 41:8-9; Isa 43:10; Isa 44:1-2; Isa 45:4; Am 3:2; Ro 11:1-18

The church as the elect

Eph 1:4-13; 1Pe 1:1-2 See also Jn 10:4-5; 1Th 1:4-5; 1Pe 2:9; 1Pe 5:13 The Greek words translated “chosen lady” in 2Jn 1 could be a personal name, but it is more likely that this phrase and the phrase translated “chosen sister” in 2Jn 13 refer to local churches: 2Jn 1,13

Individuals chosen by God as his elect

Abraham Ge 18:18-19

Moses Ps 106:23

David 1Ki 8:16; Ps 89:3-4

Rufus Ro 16:13

God’s elect enjoy his presence and favour

The elect are asssured of the presence of God Heb 13:5-6 See also Jos 1:1-9; Ps 23:1-6

The elect are assured of the protection of God Mt 24:22 pp Mk 13:20 See also Ro 8:33-39; Rev 17:14

The elect are assured of a place in the world to come Mk 13:26-27 pp Mt 24:30-31 See also Isa 65:17-25; Jn 14:1-3; Jas 2:5; 2Pe 1:10-11

The elect are assured of justice Lk 18:7-8

Responsibilities of the elect

Col 3:12-17 See also Dt 14:1-2

See also

1020God, all-knowing
6620calling
6638election
6708predestination
7020church, the
7135Israel, people of God

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