What Does The Bible Say About The Saved Or The Elect?
Quotes are from the RSV Catholic Edition or the Douay-Rheims
2 Esdras (Nehemiah) 1:10 – And these are thy servants, and thy people: whom thou hast redeemed by thy great strength, and by thy mighty hand.
Psalms 91:14-16 – They that are planted in the house of the Lord shall flourish in the courts of the house of our God. They shall still increase in a fruitful old age: and shall be well treated, That they may shew, That the Lord our God is righteous, and there is no iniquity in him.
Psalms 106:1-3 – Give glory to the Lord, for he is good: for his mercy endureth for ever. Let them say so that have been redeemed by the Lord, whom he hath redeemed from the hand of the enemy: and gathered out of the countries. From the rising and the setting of the sun, from the north and from the sea.
Wisdom 3:9 – They that trust in him, shall understand the truth: and they that are faithful in love shall rest in him: for grace and peace is to his elect.
Wisdom 5:5 – Behold how they are numbered among the children of God, and their lot is among the saints.
Isaiah 25:9 – And they shall say in that day: Lo, this is our God, we have waited for him, and he will save us: this is the Lord, we have patiently waited for him, we shall rejoice and be joyfull in his salvation.
Isaiah 28:5 – In that day the Lord of hosts shall be a crown of glory, and a garland of joy to the residue of his people:
Isaiah 32:18 – And my people shall sit in the beauty of peace, and in the tabernacles of confidence, and in wealthy rest.
Isaiah 35:10 – And the redeemed of the Lord shall return, and shall come into Sion with praise, and everlasting joy shall be upon their heads: they shall obtain joy and gladness, and sorrow and mourning shall flee away.
Isaiah 45:17 – Israel is saved in the Lord with as eternal salvation: you shall not be confounded, and you shall not be ashamed for ever and ever.
Matthew 11:11 – Truly, I say to you, among those born of women there has risen no one greater than John the Baptist; yet he who is least in the kingdom of heaven is greater than he.
Matthew 22:29-30 – But Jesus answered them, “You are wrong, because you know neither the scriptures nor the power of God. 30 For in the resurrection they neither marry nor are given in marriage, but are like angels in heaven.
Luke 12:32 – “Fear not, little flock, for it is your Father’s good pleasure to give you the kingdom.
Luke 14:15 – When one of those who sat at table with him heard this, he said to him, “Blessed is he who shall eat bread in the kingdom of God!”
Luke 20:35-36 – but those who are accounted worthy to attain to that age and to the resurrection from the dead neither marry nor are given in marriage, for they cannot die any more, because they are equal to angels and are sons of God, being sons of the resurrection.
Revelation 17:14 – they will make war on the Lamb, and the Lamb will conquer them, for he is Lord of lords and King of kings, and those with him are called and chosen and faithful.”
Revelation 19:9 – And the angel said to me, “Write this: Blessed are those who are invited to the marriage supper of the Lamb.” And he said to me, “These are true words of God.”
Revelation 20:6 – Blessed and holy is he who shares in the first resurrection! Over such the second death has no power, but they shall be priests of God and of Christ, and they shall reign with him a thousand years.
Revelation 21:27 – But nothing unclean shall enter it, nor any one who practices abomination or falsehood, but only those who are written in the Lamb’s book of life.