BCF References Chapter 3

BCF Chapter 3


Section 1


Num 23:19

God is not a man, that he should lie, Neither the son of man, that he should repent: Hath he said, and will he not do it? Or hath he spoken, and will he not make it good?

Isa 46:10

declaring the end from the beginning, and from ancient times things that are not yet done; saying, My counsel shall stand, and I will do all my pleasure;

John 19:11

Jesus answered him, Thou wouldest have no power against me, except it were given thee from above: therefore he that delivered me unto thee hath greater sin.

Acts 4:27 – 28

for of a truth in this city against thy holy Servant Jesus, whom thou didst anoint, both Herod and Pontius Pilate, with the Gentiles and the peoples of Israel, were gathered together,to do whatsoever thy hand and thy council foreordained to come to pass.

Rom 9:15

For he saith to Moses, I will have mercy on whom I have mercy, and I will have compassion on whom I have compassion.

Rom 9:18

So then he hath mercy on whom he will, and whom he will be hardeneth.

Eph 1:3 – 5

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who hath blessed us with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places in Christ: even as he chose us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and without blemish before him in love: having foreordained us unto adoption as sons through Jesus Christ unto himself, according to the good pleasure of his will,

Eph 1:11

in whom also we were made a heritage, having been foreordained according to the purpose of him who worketh all things after the counsel of his will;

Heb 6:17

Wherein God, being minded to show more abundantly unto the heirs of the promise the immutability of his counsel, interposed with an oath;

Jas 1:13

Let no man say when he is tempted, I am tempted of God; for God cannot be tempted with evil, and he himself tempteth no man:

1John 1:5

And this is the message which we have heard from him and announce unto you, that God is light, and in him is no darkness at all.

Section 2


Acts 15:18

Saith the Lord, who maketh these things known from of old.

Rom 9:11

for the children being not yet born, neither having done anything good or bad, that the purpose of God according to election might stand, not of works, but of him that calleth,

Rom 9:13

Even as it is written, Jacob I loved, but Esau I hated.

Rom 9:16

So then it is not of him that willeth, nor of him that runneth, but of God that hath mercy.

Rom 9:18

So then he hath mercy on whom he will, and whom he will be hardeneth.

Section 3


Matthew 25:34

Then shall the King say unto them on his right hand, Come, ye blessed of my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world:

Romans 9:22 – 23

What if God, willing to show his wrath, and to make his power known, endured with much longsuffering vessels of wrath fitted unto destruction: and that he might make known the riches of his glory upon vessels of mercy, which he afore prepared unto glory,

Ephesians 1:5 – 6

having foreordained us unto adoption as sons through Jesus Christ unto himself, according to the good pleasure of his will, to the praise of the glory of his grace, which he freely bestowed on us in the Beloved:

1 Timothy 5:21

I charge thee in the sight of God, and Christ Jesus, and the elect angels, that thou observe these things without prejudice, doing nothing by partiality.

Jude 4

For there are certain men crept in privily, even they who were of old written of beforehand unto this condemnation, ungodly men, turning the grace of our God into lasciviousness, and denying our only Master and Lord, Jesus Christ.

Section 4


John 13:18

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

2Tim 2:19

Howbeit the firm foundation of God standeth, having this seal, The Lord knoweth them that are his: and, Let every one that nameth the name of the Lord depart from unrighteousness.

Section 5


Rom 8:30

and whom he foreordained, them he also called: and whom he called, them he also justified: and whom he justified, them he also glorified.

Rom 9:13

Even as it is written, Jacob I loved, but Esau I hated.

Rom 9:16

So then it is not of him that willeth, nor of him that runneth, but of God that hath mercy.

Eph 1:4

even as he chose us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and without blemish before him in love:

Eph 1:9

making known unto us the mystery of his will, according to his good pleasure which he purposed in him

Eph 1:11

in whom also we were made a heritage, having been foreordained according to the purpose of him who worketh all things after the counsel of his will;

Eph 2:5

even when we were dead through our trespasses, made us alive together with Christ (by grace have ye been saved),

Eph 2:12

that ye were at that time separate from Christ, alienated from the commonwealth of Israel, and strangers from the covenants of the promise, having no hope and without God in the world.

1Thess 5:9

For God appointed us not into wrath, but unto the obtaining of salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ,

2Tim 1:9

who saved us, and called us with a holy calling, not according to our works, but according to his own purpose and grace, which was given us in Christ Jesus before times eternal,

Section 6


John 6:64

But there are some of you that believe not. For Jesus knew from the beginning who they were that believed not, and who it was that should betray him.

John 10:26

But ye believe not, because ye are not of my sheep.

John 17:9

I pray for them: I pray not for the world, but for those whom thou hast given me; for they are thine:

Rom 8:30

and whom he foreordained, them he also called: and whom he called, them he also justified: and whom he justified, them he also glorified.

1Thess 5:9 – 10

For God appointed us not into wrath, but unto the obtaining of salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ, who died for us, that, whether we wake or sleep, we should live together with him.

2Thess 2:13

But we are bound to give thanks to God always for you, brethren beloved of the Lord, for that God chose you from the beginning unto salvation in sanctification of the Spirit and belief of the truth:

1Pet 1:2

according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, in sanctification of the Spirit, unto obedience and sprinkling of the blood of Jesus Christ: Grace to you and peace be multiplied.

1Pet 1:5

who by the power of God are guarded through faith unto a salvation ready to be revealed in the last time.

Section 7


Luke 10:20

Nevertheless in this rejoice not, that the spirits are subject unto you; but rejoice that your names are written in heaven.

Romans 11:5 – 6

Even so then at this present time also there is a remnant according to the election of grace. But if it is by grace, it is no more of works: otherwise grace is no more grace.

Romans 11:20

Well; by their unbelief they were broken off, and thou standest by thy faith. Be not highminded, but fear:

Romans 11:33

O the depth of the riches both of the wisdom and the knowledge of God! how unsearchable are his judgments, and his ways past tracing out!

Ephesians 1:6

to the praise of the glory of his grace, which he freely bestowed on us in the Beloved:

1 Thessalonians 1:4 – 5

knowing, brethren beloved of God, your election, how that our gospel came not unto you in word only, but also in power, and in the Holy Spirit, and in much assurance; even as ye know what manner of men we showed ourselves toward you for your sake.

2 Peter 1:10

Wherefore, brethren, give the more diligence to make your calling and election sure: for if ye do these things, ye shall never stumble:

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