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Belief in Timelessness and Destiny According to the Gospel

For it is by grace [by the grace of God] you have been saved, through faith and this not from yourselves, it is the gift of God not by works, so that no one can boast. For we are God's masterpiece... to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do. (Ephesians, 2:8-10)

... The remnant of men may seek the Lord, and all the Gentiles... says the Lord, Who does these things' that have been known for ages. (Acts, 15:17-18)

... Your Lord knows what you need before you ask Him. (Mathew, 6:8)

... He was named Jesus, the name the angel had given him [by the will of God] before he had been conceived. (Luke, 2:21)

... I want those You have given me to be with me where I am, and to see my glory, the glory You [God] have given me because You loved me before the creation of the world... though the world does not know You, I know You, and they know that You have sent me. (John, 17:24-25)

But do not forget this one thing, dear friends: With the Lord a day is like a thousand years, and a thousand years are like a day... (2 Peter, 3:8)

He was chosen before the creation of the world, but was revealed in these last times for your sake... you believe in God... and so your faith and hope are in God. (1 Peter, 1:20-21)

Whoever does not believe [in God] stands condemned already... (John, 3:18)

For He [God] chose us... before the creation of the world to be holy and blameless in His Sight... He predestined us to be adopted as His [servants]... in accordance with His pleasure and will. (Ephesians, 1:4-5)

... God, 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 [in our obeying Jesus for the approval of God] before the beginning of time, but it has now been revealed through the appearing of... Christ Jesus... (2 Timothy, 1:8-10)

The sins of some men are obvious, reaching the place of judgment ahead of them... good deeds are obvious... (1 Timothy, 5:24-25)

For we know, brothers loved by God, that He has chosen you [as believers]. (1 Thessalonians, 1:4)

... A wisdom... that God destined for our glory before time began. None of the rulers of this age understood it... However, as it is written: "No eye has seen, no ear has heard, no mind has conceived what God has prepared for those who love Him." (1 Corinthians, 2:7-9)

At this they tried to seize him [Jesus], but no one laid a hand on him, because his time had not yet come. (John, 7:30)

He [Jesus] spoke these words while teaching in the temple area near the place where the offerings were put. Yet no one seized him, because his time had not yet come. (John, 8:20)

... He [Jesus] must remain in heaven [in the Presence of God] until the time comes for God to restore everything, as He promised long ago through His holy prophets. (Acts, 3:18-21)

[They]... met together... to conspire against your holy servant Jesus... They did what Your power and will had decided beforehand should happen. (Acts, 4:27-28)

For truly in this city there were gathered together against Your holy servant Jesus... They did what Your power and will had decided beforehand should happen. (Acts, 4:27-28)

Blessed is she who has believed that what the Lord has said to her will be accomplished! (Luke, 1:45)

From: Paul, ... called to be an apostle and set apart for God's Gospel, which He promised beforehand through His prophets in the Holy Scriptures. (Romans, 1:2)

I am not referring to all of you; I know [by the will of God] those I have chosen. But this is to fulfill the scripture: 'He who shares my bread has lifted up his heel against me.' I am [by the will of God] telling you now before it happens, so that when it does happen you will believe that I am he. (John, 13:18-19)

And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love Him, who have been called [to belief] according to His purpose... And those He predestined, He also called; those He called, He also justified; those He justified, He also glorified. (Romans, 8:28-30)

What if He [God] 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)

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, and at His appointed season He brought His word to light through the preaching entrusted to me by the command of God, our Savior. (Titus, 1:1-3)

And he swore by Him Who lives for ever and ever, Who created the heavens and all that is in them, the earth and all that is in it, and the sea and all that is in it, and said, "... The mystery of God will be accomplished, just as He announced to His servants the prophets." (Revelation, 10:6-7)

But we ought always to thank God for you, brothers loved by the Lord, because from the beginning God chose you [created you in destiny as believers] to be saved... through belief in the truth. (2 Thessalonians, 2:13)

He [Jesus] said to them: "It is not for you to know the times or dates... [God] has set by His own authority. (Acts, 1:7)

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)

... to strengthen and encourage you in your faith, so that no one would be unsettled by these trials. You know quite well that we were destined for them. (1 Thessalonians, 3:2-3)

They [those who do not believe] stumble because they disobey the message—which is also what they were destined for [they are created in destiny as to fail]. (1 Peter, 2:8)

... The appearing of... Jesus Christ, which God will bring about in His own time—God, the blessed and only Ruler, the King of kings and Lord of lords, Who alone is immortal and Who lives in unapproachable light, Whom no one has seen or can see. To Him be honor and might forever. Amen. (1 Timothy, 6:14-16)

The Son of Man [Jesus] will go as it has been decreed... (Luke, 22:22)

 

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