7155 saints

7155 saints

The people of God, especially in relation to their being set apart from the world to serve him. Believers are called upon to lead holy lives worthy of their calling.

Saints are set apart for God

1Co 1:2 To be holy is to be set apart. The same Greek word is used in the NT for both “holy” and, in the plural, “saints”. See also Dt 7:6; Dt 26:19; Ps 4:3; Ro 1:7; Heb 10:10

They are members of God’s covenant people Ps 85:8 See also 2Ch 6:41 pp Ps 132:9; Ps 30:4; Ps 34:9; Ps 50:5; Ps 79:1-2; Ps 132:16

They are believers Ro 16:15 See also Ro 8:27; Ro 15:31; Php 4:21-22; Col 1:26; 1Ti 5:10

They make up the church 1Co 14:33 See also Ac 9:32; Eph 1:1; Col 1:2

Saints are to live lives worthy of their calling

Eph 5:3-4 See also Ro 16:2; Eph 4:1-3; 2Pe 3:11; Rev 13:10; Rev 14:12

Saints have responsibility for one another

Ro 12:13 See also Ro 15:25-26; 1Co 6:1; 1Co 16:1-2,15; 2Co 9:1-2,12

Saints have spiritual union with Jesus Christ

Heb 2:11 See also Jn 15:4-5; 1Co 1:2; Eph 1:1; Php 1:1; Php 4:21; Col 1:2; 2Th 1:10

Saints may be persecuted

Jn 15:19 See also Da 7:21,25; Da 8:24; Jn 17:14; Ac 9:13; Ac 26:10; Rev 13:7; Rev 16:6

Saints are precious in God’s sight

Ps 16:3 See also Ps 116:15; Ps 147:11; Ps 149:4; Eph 1:18

They enjoy God’s protection 1Sa 2:9 See also Ps 31:23; Ps 37:28; Ps 97:10; Pr 2:8

They experience exaltation Da 7:18 See also Ps 149:6-9; Da 7:22,27; Mt 27:52; 1Co 6:2; Col 1:12

See also

1345covenant
5480protection
5705inheritance, spiritual
6620calling
6744sanctification
7020church, the
7105believers
7140people of God
7925fellowship among believers
8206Christlikeness
8266holiness
8794persecution

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