6640 election, privileges of
God chose a people to enjoy a unique relationship with him which entailed the privilege of belonging to him, sharing in all his inheritance, serving him, praising him and proclaiming him.
God elected Israel out of all the nations of the world
Election was not based on merit
God conferred privileges on the people he elected
God gave responsiblilities to the people he elected
God’s choice of Israel does not automatically imply election to salvation
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