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Song of Songs 1:7
"Tell me, O you whom my soul loves, Where do you pasture [your flock], Where do you make [it] lie down at noon? For why should I be like one who veils herself Beside the flocks of your companions?"
Song of Songs 1:8
"If you yourself do not know, Most beautiful among women, Go forth on the trail of the flock And pasture your young goats By the tents of the shepherds.
Isaiah 40:11
Like a shepherd He will tend His flock, In His arm He will gather the lambs And carry [them] in His bosom; He will gently lead the nursing [ewes].
Isaiah 41:14
"Do not fear, you worm Jacob, you men of Israel; I will help you," declares the LORD, "and your Redeemer is the Holy One of Israel.
Isaiah 53:6
All of us like sheep have gone astray, Each of us has turned to his own way; But the LORD has caused the iniquity of us all To fall on Him.
Matthew 7:15
"Beware of the false prophets, who come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly are ravenous wolves.
Matthew 18:12-14
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"What do you think? If any man has a hundred sheep, and one of them has gone astray, does he not leave the ninety-nine on the mountains and go and search for the one that is straying?
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"If it turns out that he finds it, truly I say to you, he rejoices over it more than over the ninety-nine which have not gone astray.
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"So it is not [the] will of your Father who is in heaven that one of these little ones perish.
Matthew 20:16
"So the last shall be first, and the first last."
John 10:26-30
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"But you do not believe because you are not of My sheep.
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"My sheep hear My voice, and I know them, and they follow Me;
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and I give eternal life to them, and they will never perish; and no one will snatch them out of My hand.
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"My Father, who has given [them] to Me, is greater than all; and no one is able to snatch [them] out of the Father's hand.
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"I and the Father are one."
it is
Luke 10:21
At that very time He rejoiced greatly in the Holy Spirit, and said, "I praise You, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that You have hidden these things from [the] wise and intelligent and have revealed them to infants. Yes, Father, for this way was well-pleasing in Your sight.
Matthew 11:25-27
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At that time Jesus said, "I praise You, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that You have hidden these things from [the] wise and intelligent and have revealed them to infants.
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"Yes, Father, for this way was well-pleasing in Your sight.
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"All things have been handed 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 anyone to whom the Son wills to reveal [Him].
Ephesians 1:5-9
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He predestined us to adoption as sons through Jesus Christ to Himself, according to the kind intention of His will,
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to the praise of the glory of His grace, which He freely bestowed on us in the Beloved.
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In Him we have redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of our trespasses, according to the riches of His grace
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which He lavished on us. In all wisdom and insight
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He made known to us the mystery of His will, according to His kind intention which He purposed in Him
Philippians 2:13
for it is God who is at work in you, both to will and to work for [His] good pleasure.
2 Thessalonians 1:11
To this end also we pray for you always, that our God will count you worthy of your calling, and fulfill every desire for goodness and the work of faith with power,
the kingdom
Jeremiah 3:19
"Then I said, 'How I would set you among My sons And give you a pleasant land, The most beautiful inheritance of the nations!' And I said, 'You shall call Me, My Father, And not turn away from following Me.'
Matthew 25:34
"Then the King will say to those on His right, 'Come, you who are blessed of My Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world.
John 18:36
Jesus answered, "My kingdom is not of this world. If My kingdom were of this world, then My servants would be fighting so that I would not be handed over to the Jews; but as it is, My kingdom is not of this realm."
Romans 6:23
For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.
Romans 8:28-32
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And we know that God causes all things to work together for good to those who love God, to those who are called according to [His] purpose.
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For those whom He foreknew, He also predestined [to become] conformed to the image of His Son, so that He would be the firstborn among many brethren;
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and these whom He predestined, He also called; and these whom He called, He also justified; and these whom He justified, He also glorified.
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What then shall we say to these things? If God [is] for us, who [is] against us?
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He who did not spare His own Son, but delivered Him over for us all, how will He not also with Him freely give us all things?
2 Thessalonians 1:5
[This is] a plain indication of God's righteous judgment so that you will be considered worthy of the kingdom of God, for which indeed you are suffering.
Hebrews 12:28
Therefore, since we receive a kingdom which cannot be shaken, let us show gratitude, by which we may offer to God an acceptable service with reverence and awe;
James 2:5
Listen, my beloved brethren: did not God choose the poor of this world [to be] rich in faith and heirs of the kingdom which He promised to those who love Him?
1 Peter 1:3-5
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Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to His great mercy has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,
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to [obtain] an inheritance [which is] imperishable and undefiled and will not fade away, reserved in heaven for you,
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who are protected by the power of God through faith for a salvation ready to be revealed in the last time.
2 Peter 1:11
for in this way the entrance into the eternal kingdom of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ will be abundantly supplied to you.
Revelation 1:6
and He has made us [to be] a kingdom, priests to His God and Father-- to Him [be] the glory and the dominion forever and ever. Amen.
Revelation 22:5
And there will no longer be [any] night; and they will not have need of the light of a lamp nor the light of the sun, because the Lord God will illumine them; and they will reign forever and ever.