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The elect of God!!

Discussion in 'Bible Study' started by Daniels, Jun 26, 2008.

  1. The elect of God!!

    The elect of God

    30And then shall appear the sign of the Son of man in heaven: and then shall all the tribes of the earth mourn, and they shall see the Son of man coming in the clouds of heaven with power and great glory.
    31And he shall send his angels with a great sound of a trumpet, and they shall gather together his elect from the four winds, from one end of heaven to the other.
    - Matthew 24:30-31
    And I say also unto thee, That thou art Peter, and upon this rock I will build my church; and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it. - Matthew 16:18

    1. The elect are those who enjoy salvation

    Therefore I endure all things for the elect's sakes, that they may also obtain the salvation which is in Christ Jesus with eternal glory.
    - 2 Timothy 2:10

    2. The elect are those who enforce separation

    1Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, to the strangers scattered throughout Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia,
    2Elect according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, through sanctification of the Spirit, unto obedience and sprinkling of the blood of Jesus Christ: Grace unto you, and peace, be multiplied.
    - 1 Peter 1:1-2

    3. The elect are those who experience sanctification

    12Put on therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, bowels of mercies, kindness, humbleness of mind, meekness, longsuffering;
    13Forbearing one another, and forgiving one another, if any man have a quarrel against any: even as Christ forgave you, so also do ye.
    - Colossians 3:12-13

    3Remembering without ceasing your work of faith, and labour of love, and patience of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ, in the sight of God and our Father;
    4 Knowing, brethren beloved, your election of God.
    - 1 Thessalonians 1:3-4

    4. The elect are those who exhibit steadfastness

    And shall not God avenge his own elect, which cry day and night unto him, though he bear long with them?
    - Luke 18:7

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