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Romans 8:29 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

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.[a]

Footnotes:

  1. Romans 8:29 Gk among many brothers
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Ephesians 1:4-5 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

just as he chose us in Christ[a] before the foundation of the world to be holy and blameless before him in love. He destined us for adoption as his children through Jesus Christ, according to the good pleasure of his will,

Footnotes:

  1. Ephesians 1:4 Gk in him
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Jeremiah 1:5 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

“Before I formed you in the womb I knew you,
and before you were born I consecrated you;
I appointed you a prophet to the nations.”

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Ephesians 1:11 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

11 In Christ we have also obtained an inheritance,[a] having been destined according to the purpose of him who accomplishes all things according to his counsel and will,

Footnotes:

  1. Ephesians 1:11 Or been made a heritage
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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 1:20 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

20 He was destined before the foundation of the world, but was revealed at the end of the ages for your sake.

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Revelation 13:8 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

and all the inhabitants of the earth will worship it, everyone whose name has not been written from the foundation of the world in the book of life of the Lamb that was slaughtered.[a]

Footnotes:

  1. Revelation 13:8 Or written in the book of life of the Lamb that was slaughtered from the foundation of the world
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2 Timothy 2:19 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

19 But God’s firm foundation stands, bearing this inscription: “The Lord knows those who are his,” and, “Let everyone who calls on the name of the Lord turn away from wickedness.”

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

who have been chosen and destined by God the Father and sanctified by the Spirit to be obedient to Jesus Christ and to be sprinkled with his blood:

May grace and peace be yours in abundance.

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1 Corinthians 2:7 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

But we speak God’s wisdom, secret and hidden, which God decreed before the ages for our glory.

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1 Corinthians 15:49 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

49 Just as we have borne the image of the man of dust, we will[a] also bear the image of the man of heaven.

Footnotes:

  1. 1 Corinthians 15:49 Other ancient authorities read let us
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Romans 9:23 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

23 and what if he has done so in order to make known the riches of his glory for the objects of mercy, which he has prepared beforehand for glory—

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Colossians 1:15-18 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

The Supremacy of Christ

15 He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of all creation; 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. 17 He himself is before all things, and in[b] him all things hold together. 18 He is the head of the body, the church; he is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead, so that he might come to have first place in everything.

Footnotes:

  1. Colossians 1:16 Or by
  2. Colossians 1:17 Or by
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1 John 3:2 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Beloved, we are God’s children now; what we will be has not yet been revealed. What we do know is this: when he[a] is revealed, we will be like him, for we will see him as he is.

Footnotes:

  1. 1 John 3:2 Or it
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2 Corinthians 3:18 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

18 And all of us, with unveiled faces, seeing the glory of the Lord as though reflected in a mirror, are being transformed into the same image from one degree of glory to another; for this comes from the Lord, the Spirit.

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Romans 11:2 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

God has not rejected his people whom he foreknew. Do you not know what the scripture says of Elijah, how he pleads with God against Israel?

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John 17:22-23 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

22 The glory that you have given me I have given them, so that they may be one, as we are one, 23 I in them and you in me, that they may become completely one, so that the world may know that you have sent me and have loved them even as you have loved me.

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Philippians 3:21 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

21 He will transform the body of our humiliation[a] that it may be conformed to the body of his glory,[b] by the power that also enables him to make all things subject to himself.

Footnotes:

  1. Philippians 3:21 Or our humble bodies
  2. Philippians 3:21 Or his glorious body
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John 17:16 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

16 They do not belong to the world, just as I do not belong to the world.

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Ephesians 4:24 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

24 and to clothe yourselves with the new self, created according to the likeness of God in true righteousness and holiness.

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Exodus 33:17 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

17 The Lord said to Moses, “I will do the very thing that you have asked; for you have found favor in my sight, and I know you by name.”

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Hebrews 1:5-6 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

The Son Is Superior to Angels

For to which of the angels did God ever say,

“You are my Son;
    today I have begotten you”?

Or again,

“I will be his Father,
    and he will be my Son”?

And again, when he brings the firstborn into the world, he says,

“Let all God’s angels worship him.”

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