Lord, You are worthy to receive the glory and the honor and the power, because You created all things, and through Your will they exist and were created. (KJ3)
because of Him, and through Him, and to Him are the all things; to Him is the glory — to the ages. Amen. (Young’s LT)
Everyone who is called by My name, Whom I have created for My glory; I have formed him, yes, I have made him.” (NKJV)
This people I have formed for Myself; They shall declare My praise. (NKJV)
because in him were the all things created, those in the heavens, and those upon the earth, those visible, and those invisible, whether thrones, whether lordships, whether principalities, whether authorities; all things through him, and for him, have been created, (Young’s literal)
Jehovah has made all for His purpose, yea, even the wicked (one) for the day of evil (things) (KJ3 literal)
Roman’s 1:18-32 (KJ3)
For God’s wrath is revealed from Heaven on all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, the (ones) holding back the truth in unrighteousness.
because the thing known of God is clearly known within them, for God revealed (it) to them
For the unseen things of Him from (the) creation of the world are clearly seen, being understood by the things made both His eternal power and divinity, for them to be without excuse.
Because knowing God they did not glorify (Him) as God nor were thankful But became vain in their reasonings, and their undiscerning heart was darkened.
Professing to be wise (ones) they became foolish
and changed the glory of the incorruptible God into a likeness of an image of corruptible man, and of birds, and four legged animals, and creeping things.
Therefore God gave (delivered) them over to impurity in the lusts of (their) hearts, their bodies to be dishonored among themselves.
who exchanged the truth of God into the lie, and worshipped and served the created thing more than the creator, who is blessed forever. Amen
Because of this, God gave (delivered) them over to dishonorable passions, for even their females changed the natural use to the (use) contrary to nature.
And likewise, males also forsaking the natural use of the female burned in their lust toward one another, males with males working out shamefulness, and receiving back within themselves the recompense which is right for their straying away.
And even as they did not think fit to have God in their knowledge, God gave (delivered) them over to an unfit mind, to do the things not fitting
Having been filled with all unrighteousness, fornication, iniquity, covetousness, malice, (being) full of envy, murder, quarrels, deceit, evil habits, ( becoming) whisperers, slanderers, God-haters, insolent men, arrogant, (ones), braggarts, devisers of evil things, disobedient to parents,
without understanding, untrustworthy (ones), without affection, implacable (ones), unmerciful (ones)
who having known the ordinance of God, that the (ones) practicing such things are worthy of death, not only do them, but also approve the (ones) practicing (them)
Roman’s 9:17 (KJ3)
For the scripture says to Pharaoh, “For this very thing I raised you up, so that I might show forth My power in you, and so my name might be publicized in all the earth. (KJ3)
Romans 9:18 (KJ3)
So, then, to whom He wills, He shows mercy; but to whom He wills, He hardens.
Romans 9:21-24 (KJ3)
Or does not the potter have authority (over) the clay, out of the same lump to make one vessel to honor, and one to dishonor?
But if God, desiring to display wrath, and to make His power known, endured in much long -suffering vessels of wrath having been fitted out for destruction.
And that ( in order that) or (so that) He make known the riches of His glory on vessels of mercy which He before prepared for glory
whom He also called, not only is of Jews, but also out of nations.
Isaiah 43:3-4 (KJ3)
For I (am) Jehovah your God, the Holy One of Israel, your Savior. I gave Egypt (for) your atonement; Ethiopia and Seba instead of you.
Since you were precious in My eyes, you are honored, and I love you, and I give men instead of you; and peoples instead of your soul (KJ3) literal translation
And she will bear a son, and you shall call His name Jesus, for He shall save His people from their sins (KJ3)
Romans 3:21-26 (KJ3)
21 But now apart from law the righteousness of God has been revealed, being witnessed by the Law and the Prophets,
22 even the righteousness of God through the faith of Jesus Christ toward all, and upon all the (ones) believing—for there is no difference,
23 for all sinned and fall short of the glory of God—
24 being justified undeservedly by His grace through the redemption in Christ Jesus,
25 whom God set forth [as] a propitiatory covering, through faith in His blood, for a demonstration of His righteousness through the passing over of the sins that had taken place before, in the forbearance of God,for a demonstration of His righteousness in the present time, for His being a just (One) and justifying the (one), that (is) of the faith of Jesus.
John 10:14-15 (KJV)
I am the good shepherd, and know my sheep, and am known of mine.
As the Father knoweth me, even so know I the Father: and I lay down my life for the sheep.
John 3:3,5,8 (KJ3)
Jesus answered and said to him, Truly, truly, I say to you, If one is not generated from above, he is not able to see the kingdom of God.
Jesus answered, Truly, truly, I say to you, If one is not generated out of water and Spirit, he is not able to enter into the kingdom of God.
The Spirit breathes where He desires , and you hear His voice, but you do not know from where He comes, and where He goes; so is everyone having been generated from the Spirit.
1 Corinthians 2:14 (KJ3)
But a natural man does not receive the things of (the) Spirit of God, for they are foolishness to him, and he is not able to know (them) because they are spiritually discerned.
1 Corinthians 1:18-19 (KJ3)
For the Word of the cross ( of Jesus Christ) is foolishness to the ( ones) perishing, but to us being saved it is (the) power of God.
For it written, “I will destroy the wisdom of the wise (ones), and I will set aside the understanding of the understanding (ones)”
Jesus answered and said to them, This is the work of God, that you believe into (Him) whom that One sent. (KJ3)
And this is everlasting life, that they may know You, the only true God, and Jesus Christ, (the) (One) whom you sent. (KJ3)
John 6:37-44 (KJ3)
All who the Father gives to Me shall come to Me, and the (one) coming to Me I will not cast out, not (ever)
for I have come down out of Heaven, not that I should do My will, but the will of Him who sent Me.
And this is the Will of the Father sending Me, that of all that He has given Me , I shall not lose (any) of it, but shall raise it up in the last day.
And this is the Will of the (One) having sent Me, that everyone seeing the Son and believing into Him should have everlasting life; and I will raise him up at the last day.
Therefore the Jews murmured about Him, because He said, I am the bread coming down out of Heaven.
And they said, Is this not Jesus the son of Joseph, of whom we know the father and mother? How, then, does this (One) now say. I have come down out of Heaven.
Therefore Jesus answered and said to them. Do not murmur with one another.
No one is able to come to Me, if not the Father , the (One) having Me, draws him, and I will raise him up in the last day.
John 6:47 (KJ3)
Truly, truly, I say to you, The (One) believing into Me has everlasting life
Comment– Believing into Him is believing The Gospel that His atoning shed blood and His imputed righteousness are the only grounds of your salvation without any effort or work from those He represented. Your belief is the work of God and a gift. John 6:29 Ephesians 2:8-10
2 Corinthians 4:6 (KJ3)
Because (it is )God who said, Out of darkness Light shall shine “ the (One) who shone in our hearts to give (the) illumination of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ
The Gospel of God
God promises to save His people from their sins (Matthew 1:21) (chosen from before the foundation of the world )Ephesians 1:4 (and the Gates of Hades will not prevail against His called out ones). Matthew 16:18 conditioned solely on the atoning shed blood of Jesus Christ and His imputed (charged) perfect righteousness without any effort or work from the people He represented. Roman’s 3 Romans 4:3-8 Romans 1:16-17
The (one) believing and being baptized will be saved; but the (one) not believing will be condemned
Salvation is all of God (Jonah 2:9) and none of man! Salvation is to God’s glory alone from regeneration (John 3:3,5,8). 2 Corinthians 4:6 to final glory (Isaiah 42:8 ) where it won’t be possible for His saved people to sin. The corruptible will be made incorruptible (1 Corinthians 15:50-54)
Why do you boast? There is no reason to boast about anything. 1 Corinthians 4:7 All that you have has been given to you. John 3:27 The Father of all vain boasting is Satan!
John 8:44, Isaiah 14:13,14,15 Ezekiel 28:13-17 Genesis 3:5
…”Today if you hear His voice harden not your hearts”…Hebrews 3:15 “But without faith (it is) impossible to be pleasing to (God)” Hebrews 11:6
All things have been given over to Me by My Father and no one knows the Son except the Father; nor does anyone know the Father, except the Son, and to whomever the Son purposes to reveal (Him.)
Come to Me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.
Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me; for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.
For My yoke is easy and My burden is light.”
Highlights added for emphasis and focus