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2 Peter 1:3 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

The Christian’s Call and Election

His divine power has given us everything needed for life and godliness, through the knowledge of him who called us by[a] his own glory and goodness.

Footnotes:

  1. 2 Peter 1:3 Other ancient authorities read through
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Romans 8:28-30 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

28 We know that all things work together for good[a] for those who love God, who are called according to his purpose. 29 For those whom he foreknew he also predestined to be conformed to the image of his Son, in order that he might be the firstborn within a large family.[b] 30 And those whom he predestined he also called; and those whom he called he also justified; and those whom he justified he also glorified.

Footnotes:

  1. Romans 8:28 Other ancient authorities read God makes all things work together for good, or in all things God works for good
  2. Romans 8:29 Gk among many brothers
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1 Peter 5:10 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

10 And after you have suffered for a little while, the God of all grace, who has called you to his eternal glory in Christ, will himself restore, support, strengthen, and establish you.

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2 Timothy 1:9 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

who saved us and called us with a holy calling, not according to our works but according to his own purpose and grace. This grace was given to us in Christ Jesus before the ages began,

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1 Peter 2:21 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

21 For to this you have been called, because Christ also suffered for you, leaving you an example, so that you should follow in his steps.

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Ephesians 1:19-21 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

19 and what is the immeasurable greatness of his power for us who believe, according to the working of his great power. 20 God[a] put this power to work in Christ when he raised him from the dead and seated him at his right hand in the heavenly places, 21 far above all rule and authority and power and dominion, and above every name that is named, not only in this age but also in the age to come.

Footnotes:

  1. Ephesians 1:20 Gk He
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Psalm 84:11 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

11 For the Lord God is a sun and shield;
    he bestows favor and honor.
No good thing does the Lord withhold
    from those who walk uprightly.

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1 Thessalonians 2:12 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

12 urging and encouraging you and pleading that you lead a life worthy of God, who calls you into his own kingdom and glory.

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1 Corinthians 3:21-23 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

21 So let no one boast about human leaders. For all things are yours, 22 whether Paul or Apollos or Cephas or the world or life or death or the present or the future—all belong to you, 23 and you belong to Christ, and Christ belongs to God.

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2 Thessalonians 2:14 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

14 For this purpose he called you through our proclamation of the good news,[a] so that you may obtain the glory of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Footnotes:

  1. 2 Thessalonians 2:14 Or through our gospel
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1 Thessalonians 4:7 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

For God did not call us to impurity but in holiness.

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2 Corinthians 12:9 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

but he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for power[a] is made perfect in weakness.” So, I will boast all the more gladly of my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may dwell in me.

Footnotes:

  1. 2 Corinthians 12:9 Other ancient authorities read my power
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2 Peter 1:2 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

May grace and peace be yours in abundance in the knowledge of God and of Jesus our Lord.

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Romans 8:32 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

32 He who did not withhold his own Son, but gave him up for all of us, will he not with him also give us everything else?

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Colossians 1:16 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

16 for in[a] him all things in heaven and on earth were created, things visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or rulers or powers—all things have been created through him and for him.

Footnotes:

  1. Colossians 1:16 Or by
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Philippians 4:8 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Finally, beloved,[a] whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is pleasing, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence and if there is anything worthy of praise, think about[b] these things.

Footnotes:

  1. Philippians 4:8 Gk brothers
  2. Philippians 4:8 Gk take account of
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1 Corinthians 1:9 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

God is faithful; by him you were called into the fellowship of his Son, Jesus Christ our Lord.

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1 Peter 2:9 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God’s own people,[a] in order that you may proclaim the mighty acts of him who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light.

Footnotes:

  1. 1 Peter 2:9 Gk a people for his possession
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1 Peter 1:15 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

15 Instead, as he who called you is holy, be holy yourselves in all your conduct;

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Ephesians 4:4 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

There is one body and one Spirit, just as you were called to the one hope of your calling,

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Ephesians 4:1 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Unity in the Body of Christ

I therefore, the prisoner in the Lord, beg you to lead a life worthy of the calling to which you have been called,

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John 17:2-3 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

since you have given him authority over all people,[a] to give eternal life to all whom you have given him. And this is eternal life, that they may know you, the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom you have sent.

Footnotes:

  1. John 17:2 Gk flesh
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