‘chosen’ ….. from the New Testament (KJV)


For many are called, but few are chosen. – Mat 22:14 

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I am no preacher, but, am a prime sinner and living in this world in HIS mercy. For a sinner like me too, when I read “The Holy Bible” KJV,  the following verses were given in the context of “chosen”.

Mat 12:18 Behold my servant,
whom I have chosen; my beloved,
in whom my soul is well pleased:
I will put my spirit upon him,
and he shall shew judgment to the Gentiles.

Mat 20:16 So the last shall be first,
and the first last:
for many be called, but few chosen.

Mat 22:14 For many are called,
but few are chosen.

Mar 13:20 And except that
the Lord had shortened those days,
no flesh should be saved:
but for the elect’s sake,
whom he hath chosen,
he hath shortened the days.

Luk 10:42 But one thing is needful:
and Mary hath chosen that good part,
which shall not be taken away from her.

Luk 23:35 And the people stood beholding.
And the rulers also with them derided him, saying,
He saved others; let him save himself,
if he be Christ, the chosen of God.

Joh 6:70 Jesus answered them,
Have not I chosen you twelve,
and one of you is a devil?

Joh 13:18 I speak not of you all:
I know whom I have chosen:
but that the scripture may be fulfilled,
He that eateth bread with me
hath lifted up his heel against me.

Joh 15:16 Ye have not chosen me,
but I have chosen you,
and ordained you,
that ye should go and bring forth fruit,
and that your fruit should remain:
that whatsoever ye shall ask of the Father in my name,
he may give it you.

Joh 15:19 If ye were of the world, the world would love his own:
but because ye are not of the world,
but I have chosen you out of the world,
therefore the world hateth you.

Act 1:2 Until the day in which he was taken up,
after that he through the Holy Ghost had given
commandments unto the apostles whom he had chosen:

3. To whom also he shewed himself alive
after his passion by many infallible proofs,
being seen of them forty days,
and speaking of the things
pertaining to the kingdom of God:
4. And, being assembled together with them,
commanded them that they should not depart from Jerusalem,
but wait for the promise of the Father,
which, saith he, ye have heard of me.

Act 1:24 And they prayed,
and said, Thou, Lord, which knowest the hearts of all men,
shew whether of these two thou hast chosen,

25. That he may take part of this ministry and apostleship,
from which Judas by transgression fell,
that he might go to his own place.

Act 9:15 But the Lord said unto him, Go thy way:
for he is a chosen vessel unto me,
to bear my name before the Gentiles,
and kings,
and the children of Israel:

16. For I will shew him
how great things he must suffer
for my name’s sake.

Act 10:41 Not to all the people,
but unto witnesses chosen before of God, even to us,
who did eat and drink with him
after he rose from the dead.

Act 15:22 Then pleased it the apostles and elders,
with the whole church,
to send chosen men of their own company
to Antioch with Paul and Barnabas;
namely, Judas surnamed Barsabas,
and Silas, chief men among the brethren:

23. And they wrote letters by them after this manner;
The apostles and elders and brethren
send greeting unto the brethren
which are of the Gentiles in Antioch and Syria and Cilicia:
24. Forasmuch as we have heard,
that certain which went out from us
have troubled you with words,
subverting your souls, saying,
Ye must be circumcised, and keep the law:
to whom we gave no such commandment:

Act 15:25 It seemed good unto us,
being assembled with one accord,
to send chosen men unto you
with our beloved Barnabas and Paul,

26. Men that have hazarded their lives
for the name of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Act 22:14 And he said,
The God of our fathers hath chosen thee,
that thou shouldest know his will,
and see that Just One,
and shouldest hear the voice of his mouth.

Rom 16:13 Salute Rufus chosen in the Lord,
and his mother and mine.

1Co 1:27 But God hath chosen the foolish things of the world
to confound the wise;
and God hath chosen the weak things of the world
to confound the things which are mighty;

1Co 1:28 And base things of the world,
and things which are despised, hath God chosen, yea,
and things which are not,
to bring to nought things that are:

29. That no flesh should glory in his presence.

2Co 8:19 And not that only,
but who was also chosen of the churches
to travel with us with this grace,
which is administered by us
to the glory of the same Lord,
and declaration of your ready mind:

20. Avoiding this, that no man should blame us
in this abundance which is administered by us:
21. Providing for honest things,
not only in the sight of the Lord,
but also in the sight of men.

Eph 1:4 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:

5. Having predestinated us
unto the adoption of children
by Jesus Christ to himself,
according to the good pleasure of his will,
6. To the praise of the glory of his grace,
wherein he hath made us accepted in the beloved.

2Th 2:13 But we are bound to give thanks
alway to God for you,
brethren beloved of the Lord,
because God hath from the beginning chosen you to salvation
through sanctification of the Spirit and belief of the truth:

14. Whereunto he called you by our gospel,
to the obtaining of the glory of our Lord Jesus Christ.

2Ti 2:4 No man that warreth entangleth himself
with the affairs of this life;
that he may please him who hath chosen him to be a soldier.

Jam 2:5 Hearken, my beloved brethren,
Hath not God chosen the poor of this world rich in faith,
and heirs of the kingdom
which he hath promised to them that love him?

1Pe 2:4 To whom coming,
as unto a living stone,
disallowed indeed of men,
but chosen of God,
and precious,

5. Ye also, as lively stones,
are built up a spiritual house,
an holy priesthood,
to offer up spiritual sacrifices,
acceptable to God by Jesus Christ.

1Pe 2:9 But ye are a chosen generation,
a royal priesthood,
an holy nation,
a peculiar people;
that ye should shew forth the praises of him
who hath called you out of darkness
into his marvellous light:

10. Which in time past were not a people,
but are now the people of God:
which had not obtained mercy,
but now have obtained mercy.

Rev 17:14 These shall make war with the Lamb,
and the Lamb shall overcome them:
for he is Lord of lords,
and King of kings:
and they that are with him are called,
and chosen,
and faithful.

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Election, Selection and Chosen


Surely your turning of things upside down shall be esteemed as the potter’s clay:
for shall the work say of him that made it,
He made me not?
or
shall the thing framed say of him that framed it,
He had no understanding? ”

– Isa-29:16

I am no preacher, but, am a sinner and living in this world in HIS mercy. For a sinner like me too, the following verses were given in the context of Race, Election, Selection and Chosen from the Book of Life (The Holy Bible-KJV).

God Almighty Defines !!

Rom 8:28  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

Many are running in a race but only one – the winner  – is awarded

1Co-9:24 Know ye not that they which run in a race run all,
but one receiveth the prize?
So run, that ye may obtain.

Heb-12:1 Wherefore seeing we also are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses,
let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which doth so easily beset  us,
and let us run with patience the race that is set before us,
2. Looking unto Jesus the author and finisher of  our faith;
who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross,
despising the shame, and is set down at the right hand of the throne of God.

                     In them hath he set a tabernacle for the sun,
Psa-19:5
Which  is as a bridegroom coming out of his chamber,
and rejoiceth as a strong man to run a race.

Ecc-9:11 I returned, and saw under the sun, that the race  is not to the swift,
nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread to the wise,
nor yet riches to men of understanding,
nor yet favour to men of skill;
but time and chance happeneth to them all.

One shall be taken, and the other left

Luke 17:34. I tell you, in that night there shall be two  men in one bed;
the one shall be taken, and the other shall be left.
                    35. Two  women shall be grinding together;
the one shall be taken, and the other left.
                    36. Two  men shall be in the field;
the one shall be taken, and the other left.

Luke 15. And one of them, when he saw that he was healed,
turned back, and with a loud voice glorified God,
              16. And fell down on  his face at his feet,
giving him thanks: and he was a Samaritan.

One and the Other – Esau and Jacob

Gen-25:23 And the LORD said unto her,
Two nations  are in thy womb, and two manner of people shall be separated from thy bowels;
and  the one people shall be stronger than  the other people;
and the elder shall serve the younger.
Rom-9:12 It was said unto her, The elder shall serve the younger.

Election & Chosen

Rom 9:21  Hath not the potter power over the clay,
of the same lump to make one vessel unto honour,
and another unto dishonour?

Rom 9:11 (For the children being not yet born,
neither having done any good or evil,
that the purpose of God according to election might stand,
not of works, but of him that calleth ; )

Mark 13:20  And except that the Lord had shortened those days,
no flesh should be saved: but for the elect’s sake,
whom he hath chosen, he hath shortened the days.

1Cor 1:27  But God hath chosen the foolish things of the world to confound the wise;
and God hath chosen the weak things of the world to confound the things which are mighty;

1Pet 2:9  But ye are a chosen generation,
a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar people;
that ye should shew forth the praises of him who hath called you out of darkness into his marvellous light;
10. Which in time past  were not a people, but  are now the people of God: which had not obtained mercy, but now have obtained mercy.

Rev 17:14  These shall make war with the Lamb,
and the Lamb shall overcome them: for he is Lord of lords,
and King of kings: and they that are with him are called, and chosen, and faithful.

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