When the enemy of God counterfeits he wants us to feel rejected and unloved. As we examine this through the Scriptures we discover TRUTH. These verses remind us the promises of God as His beloved. You are accepted, adopted, and unconditionally loved.

“For many are invited, but few are chosen.” (Matthew 22:14 NIV)

Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience. (Colossians 3:12 NIV)

But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God’s special possession, that you may declare the praises of him who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light. (1 Peter 2:9 NIV)

If you belonged to the world, it would love you as its own. As it is, you do not belong to the world, but I have chosen you out of the world. That is why the world hates you. (John 15:19 NIV)

A voice came from the cloud, saying, “This is my Son, whom I have chosen; listen to him.” (Luke 9:35 NIV)

In him we were also chosen,having been predestined according to the plan of him who works out everything in conformity with the purpose of his will in order that we, who were the first to put our hope in Christ, might be for the praise of his glory. (Ephesians 1:11-12 NIV)

Who will bring any charge against those whom God has chosen? It is God who justifies. (Romans 8:33 NIV)

“Do not touch my chosen people, and do not hurt my prophets.” (1 Chronicles 16:22 NLT)

To them God has chosen to make known among the Gentiles the glorious riches of this mystery, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory. (Colossians 1:27 NIV)

“Then he said: ‘The God of our ancestors has chosen you to know his will and to see the Righteous One and to hear words from his mouth. You will be his witness to all people of what you have seen and heard.” (Acts 22:14-15 NIV)

And here I am in the midst of your own chosen people, a nation so great and numerous they cannot be counted! (1 Kings 3:8 NLT)

Then Jesus replied, “Have I not chosen you, the Twelve? Yet one of you is a devil!” (John 6:70 NIV)

“I am not referring to all of you; I know those I have chosen. But this is to fulfill this passage of Scripture: ‘He who shared my bread has turned against me.’ (John 13:18 NIV)

So too, at the present time there is a remnant chosen by grace. (Romans 11:5 NIV)

So take this seriously. The Lord has chosen you to build a Temple as his sanctuary. Be strong, and do the work.” (1 Chronicles 28:10 NLT)

For you are a people holy to the Lord your God. The Lord your God has chosen you out of all the peoples on the face of the earth to be his people, his treasured possession. (Deuteronomy 7:6 NIV)

..for you are a people holy to the Lord your God. Out of all the peoples on the face of the earth, the Lord has chosen you to be his treasured possession. (Deuteronomy 14:2 NIV)

For I have chosen him, so that he will direct his children and his household after him to keep the way of the Lord by doing what is right and just, so that the Lord will bring about for Abraham what he has promised him.” (Genesis 18:19 NIV)

For what has God above chosen for us? What is our inheritance from the Almighty on high? (job 31:2 NLT)


“…and if she says to me, “Drink, and I’ll draw water for your camels too,” let her be the one the Lord has chosen for my master’s son.’ (Genesis 24:44 NIV)

Samuel said to all the people, “Do you see the man the Lord has chosen? There is no one like him among all the people.” (1 Samuel 10:24 NIV)

Your servant is here among the people you have chosen, a great people, too numerous to count or number. (1 Kings 3:8 NIV)

Consider now, for the Lord has chosen you to build a house as the sanctuary. Be strong and do the work.” (1 Chronicles 28:10 NIV)

But now I have chosen Jerusalem for my Name to be there, and I have chosen David to rule my people Israel.’ (2 Chronicles 6:6 NIV)

“My sons, do not be negligent now, for the Lord has chosen you to stand before him and serve him, to minister before him and to burn incense.” (2 Chronicles 29:11 NIV)

You said, “I have made a covenant with my chosen one, I have sworn to David my servant, ‘I will establish your line forever and make your throne firm through all generations.’ (Psalm 89:3-4 NIV)

“Mary has chosen what is better, and it will not be taken away from her.” (Luke 10:42 NIV)


He brought out his people with rejoicing, his chosen ones with shouts of joy; (Psalm 105:43 NIV)

I have chosen the way of faithfulness; I have set my heart on your laws. (Psalm 119:30 NIV)

I have chosen to be faithful; I have determined to live by your regulations. (Psalm 119:30 NLT)

May your hand be ready to help me, for I have chosen your precepts. (Psalm 119:172 NIV)

I took you from the ends of the earth, from its farthest corners I called you. I said, ‘You are my servant’; I have chosen you and have not rejected you. (Isaiah 41:9 NIV)

“Here is my servant, whom I uphold, my chosen one in whom I delight; I will put my Spirit on him, and he will bring justice to the nations. (Isaiah 42:1 NIV)

You went out to rescue your chosen people, to save your anointed ones. You crushed the heads of the wicked and stripped their bones from head to toe. (Habakkuk 3:13 NLT)

“You are my witnesses,” declares the Lord, “and my servant whom I have chosen, so that you may know and believe me and understand that I am he. Before me no god was formed, nor will there be one after me. (Isaiah 43:10 NIV)

“Here is my servant whom I have chosen, the one I love, in whom I delight; I will put my Spirit on him, and he will proclaim justice to the nations. (Matthew 12:18 NIV)


And will not God bring about justice for his chosen ones, who cry out to him day and night? Will he keep putting them off? (Luke 18:7 NIV)

For false messiahs and false prophets will rise up and perform signs and wonders so as to deceive, if possible, even God’s chosen ones. (Mark 13:22 NLT)

Then they prayed, “Lord, you know everyone’s heart. Show us which of these two you have chosen to take over this apostolic ministry, which Judas left to go where he belongs.” (Acts 1:24-25 NIV)

But the Lord said to Ananias, “Go! This man is my chosen instrument to proclaim my name to the Gentiles and their kings and to the people of Israel. (Acts 9:15 NIV)

He was not seen by all the people, but by witnesses whom God had already chosen—by us who ate and drank with him after he rose from the dead. (Acts 10:41 NIV)

“But I have no right to say who will sit on my right or my left. God has prepared those places for the ones he has chosen.” (Mark 10:40 NLT)

For we know, brothers and sisters[a] loved by God, that he has chosen you, because our gospel came to you not simply with words but also with power, with the Holy Spirit and deep conviction. You know how we lived among you for your sake. (1 Thessalonians 1:4-5 NIV) 

Listen, my dear brothers and sisters: Has not God chosen those who are poor in the eyes of the world to be rich in faith and to inherit the kingdom he promised those who love him? (James 2:5 NIV)

And he will send out his angels to gather his chosen ones from all over the world from the farthest ends of the earth and heaven. (Mark 13:27 NLT)

To God’s elect, exiles scattered throughout … who have been chosen according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, through the sanctifying work of the Spirit, to be obedient to Jesus Christ and sprinkled with his blood: Grace and peace be yours in abundance. (1 Peter 1:1-2 NIV)

He was chosen before the creation of the world, but was revealed in these last times for your sake. (1 Peter 1:20 NIV)

Every high priest is a man chosen to represent other people in their dealings with God. He presents their gifts to God and offers sacrifices for their sins. (Hebrews 5:1 NLT)

As you come to him, the living Stone—rejected by humans but chosen by God and precious to him.. (1 Peter 2:4 NIV)

“See, I lay a stone in Zion, a chosen and precious cornerstone, and the one who trusts in him will never be put to shame.” (1 Peter 2:6 NIV)

They will wage war against the Lamb, but the Lamb will triumph over them because he is Lord of lords and King of kings—and with him will be his called, chosen and faithful followers.” (Revelation 17:14 NIV)

But you are the ones chosen by God, chosen for the high calling of priestly work, chosen to be a holy people, God’s instruments to do his work and speak out for him, to tell others of the night-and-day difference he made for you—from nothing to something, from rejected to accepted. (1 Peter 2:9-10 MSG)

 

 

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