Inspirational Readings for Your Daily Walk with God:

Christian Mediation

 "These were more noble than those in Thessalonica, in that they received the word with all readiness of mind, and searched the scriptures daily, whether those things were so." Acts 17:11

"Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth." 2 Timothy 2:15

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Chapter 27

Bible Election

How earnestly should we seek for salvation?
"Wherefore the rather, brethren, give diligence to make your calling and election sure: for if ye do these things, ye shall never fall." 2 Peter 1:10.

How important is it that we persevere to the end?
"Behold, I come quickly: hold that fast which thou hast, that no man take thy crown." Revelation 3:11.

On what condition is the crown of life promised to us?
"Fear none of those things which thou shalt suffer: behold, the devil shall cast some of you into prison, that ye may be tried; and ye shall have tribulation ten days: be thou faithful unto death, and I will give thee a crown of life." Revelation 2:10.

How long ago did God and Christ determine that they would seek to save us?
"According as he hath chosen us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and without blame before him in love." Ephesians 1:4.

Who are those that will thus be saved?
"According as he hath chosen us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and without blame before him in love." Ephesians 1:4.

To what has God foreordained those who attain to this character?
"Having predestinated us unto the adoption of children by Jesus Christ to himself, according to the good pleasure of his will." Ephesians 1:5.

According to what does God call us?
"And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose." Romans 8:28.

In fulfillment of whose plan have we been predestined?
"In whom also we have obtained an inheritance, being predestinated according to the purpose of him who worketh all things after the counsel of his own will." Ephesians 1:11.

Upon what condition is salvation offered to us?
"And they said, Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved, and thy house." Acts 16:31.

For how long must we maintain our faith in and connection with God in order to achieve this final salvation?
"But he that shall endure unto the end, the same shall be saved." Matthew 24:13. (See James 1:12; Revelation 2:10.)

Can our names be written right now in heaven?
"Notwithstanding in this rejoice not, that the spirits are subject unto you; but rather rejoice, because your names are written in heaven." Luke 10:20.

Whose names only will be retained in those books?
"He that overcometh, the same shall be clothed in white raiment; and I will not blot out his name out of the book of life, but I will confess his name before my Father, and before his angels." Revelation 3:5.

What scripture is sometimes cited as evidence that God is arbitrary in His dealings with men?
"Therefore hath he mercy on whom he will have mercy, and whom he will he hardeneth." Romans 9:18.

But what other scripture explains those toward whom God "wills" to be merciful, or otherwise?
"With the merciful thou wilt show thyself merciful; with an upright man thou wilt show thyself upright; with the pure thou wilt show thyself pure; and with the froward thou wilt show thyself froward." Psalms 18:25,26. (See also Isaiah 55:7.)

How many people does God desire to be saved?
"Who will have all men to be saved,
and to come unto the knowledge of the truth." 1 Timothy 2:4.

What is our part in the work of salvation?
"And if it seem evil unto you to serve the LORD, choose you this day whom ye will serve; whether the gods which your fathers served that were on the other side of the flood, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land ye dwell: but as for me and my house, we will serve the LORD." Joshua 24:15.
"If any man will do his will, he shall know of the doctrine, whether it be of God, or whether I speak of myself." John 7:17.
"And they said, Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved, and thy house." Acts 16:31.
"And the Spirit and the bride say, Come. And let him that heareth say, Come. And let him that is athirst come. And whosoever will, let him take the water of life freely." Revelation 22:17.

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