not
1 Thessalonians 1:10
and to wait for his Son from heaven, whom he raised from the dead, Jesus who delivers us from the wrath to come.
1 Thessalonians 3:3
that no one be moved by these afflictions. You yourselves know that this is to be our lot.
Exodus 9:16
but for this purpose have I let you live, to show you my power, so that my name may be declared throughout all the earth.
Proverbs 16:4
The LORD has made everything for its purpose, even the wicked for the day of trouble.
Ezekiel 38:10-17
10
"Thus says the Lord GOD: On that day thoughts will come into your mind, and you will devise an evil scheme
11
and say, `I will go up against the land of unwalled villages; I will fall upon the quiet people who dwell securely, all of them dwelling without walls, and having no bars or gates';
12
to seize spoil and carry off plunder; to assail the waste places which are now inhabited, and the people who were gathered from the nations, who have gotten cattle and goods, who dwell at the center of the earth.
13
Sheba and Dedan and the merchants of Tarshish and all its villages will say to you, `Have you come to seize spoil? Have you assembled your hosts to carry off plunder, to carry away silver and gold, to take away cattle and goods, to seize great spoil?'
14
"Therefore, son of man, prophesy, and say to Gog, Thus says the Lord GOD: On that day when my people Israel are dwelling securely, you will bestir yourself
15
and come from your place out of the uttermost parts of the north, you and many peoples with you, all of them riding on horses, a great host, a mighty army;
16
you will come up against my people Israel, like a cloud covering the land. In the latter days I will bring you against my land, that the nations may know me, when through you, O Gog, I vindicate my holiness before their eyes.
17
"Thus says the Lord GOD: Are you he of whom I spoke in former days by my servants the prophets of Israel, who in those days prophesied for years that I would bring you against them?
Matthew 26:24
The Son of man goes as it is written of him, but woe to that man by whom the Son of man is betrayed! It would have been better for that man if he had not been born."
Acts 1:20
For it is written in the book of Psalms, `Let his habitation become desolate, and let there be no one to live in it'; and `His office let another take.'
Acts 1:25
to take the place in this ministry and apostleship from which Judas turned aside, to go to his own place."
Acts 13:48
And when the Gentiles heard this, they were glad and glorified the word of God; and as many as were ordained to eternal life believed.
Romans 9:11-23
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though they were not yet born and had done nothing either good or bad, in order that God's purpose of election might continue, not because of works but because of his call,
12
she was told, "The elder will serve the younger."
13
As it is written, "Jacob I loved, but Esau I hated."
14
What shall we say then? Is there injustice on God's part? By no means!
15
For he says to Moses, "I will have mercy on whom I have mercy, and I will have compassion on whom I have compassion."
16
So it depends not upon man's will or exertion, but upon God's mercy.
17
For the scripture says to Pharaoh, "I have raised you up for the very purpose of showing my power in you, so that my name may be proclaimed in all the earth."
18
So then he has mercy upon whomever he wills, and he hardens the heart of whomever he wills.
19
You will say to me then, "Why does he still find fault? For who can resist his will?"
20
But who are you, a man, to answer back to God? Will what is molded say to its molder, "Why have you made me thus?"
21
Has the potter no right over the clay, to make out of the same lump one vessel for beauty and another for menial use?
22
What if God, desiring to show his wrath and to make known his power, has endured with much patience the vessels of wrath made for destruction,
23
in order to make known the riches of his glory for the vessels of mercy, which he has prepared beforehand for glory,
2 Timothy 2:19
But God's firm foundation stands, bearing this seal: "The Lord knows those who are his," and, "Let every one who names the name of the Lord depart from iniquity."
2 Timothy 2:20
In a great house there are not only vessels of gold and silver but also of wood and earthenware, and some for noble use, some for ignoble.
1 Peter 2:8
and "A stone that will make men stumble, a rock that will make them fall"; for they stumble because they disobey the word, as they were destined to do.
2 Peter 2:3
And in their greed they will exploit you with false words; from of old their condemnation has not been idle, and their destruction has not been asleep.
Jude 1:4
For admission has been secretly gained by some who long ago were designated for this condemnation, ungodly persons who pervert the grace of our God into licentiousness and deny our only Master and Lord, Jesus Christ.
obtain
Romans 11:7
What then? Israel failed to obtain what it sought. The elect obtained it, but the rest were hardened,
Romans 11:30
Just as you were once disobedient to God but now have received mercy because of their disobedience,
2 Thessalonians 2:13
But we are bound to give thanks to God always for you, brethren beloved by the Lord, because God chose you from the beginning to be saved, through sanctification by the Spirit and belief in the truth.
2 Thessalonians 2:14
To this he called you through our gospel, so that you may obtain the glory of our Lord Jesus Christ.
1 Timothy 1:13
though I formerly blasphemed and persecuted and insulted him; but I received mercy because I had acted ignorantly in unbelief,
1 Timothy 1:16
but I received mercy for this reason, that in me, as the foremost, Jesus Christ might display his perfect patience for an example to those who were to believe in him for eternal life.
2 Timothy 2:10
Therefore I endure everything for the sake of the elect, that they also may obtain salvation in Christ Jesus with its eternal glory.
1 Peter 2:10
Once you were no people but now you are God's people; once you had not received mercy but now you have received mercy.
2 Peter 1:1
Simeon Peter, a servant and apostle of Jesus Christ, To those who have obtained a faith of equal standing with ours in the righteousness of our God and Savior Jesus Christ: