Who are the chosen of God?
In the Bible
According to the Bible, Israel’s character as the chosen people is unconditional as it says in Deuteronomy 14:2, “For you are a holy people to YHWH your God, and God has chosen you to be his treasured people from all the nations that are on the face of the earth.”
What does it mean to be chosen or predestined by God?
God unconditionally elects certain people even though they are sinful as an act of his saving grace apart from the shortcomings or will of man. Hence, God’s choice in election is and can only be based solely on God’s own independent and sovereign will and [not] upon the foreseen actions of man.
What is the biblical definition of chosen?
Definition of chosen. (Entry 1 of 2) : one who is the object of choice or of divine favor : an elect person.
What is a covenant of God?
covenant. Literally, a contract. In the Bible (see also Bible), an agreement between God and his people, in which God makes promises to his people and, usually, requires certain conduct from them. In the Old Testament, God made agreements with Noah, Abraham, and Moses.