Walking the Walk

1Pet. 2:9 ¶ But you are A CHOSEN RACE, A royal PRIESTHOOD, A HOLY NATION, A PEOPLE FOR God's OWN POSSESSION, so that you may proclaim the excellencies of Him who has called you out of darkness into His marvelous light;

While salvation cannot be earned, God makes conditions extremely difficult, but not impossible for the chosen, so we would not boast.

So while we cannot boast of our calling, being chosen or our salvation, there are things we can do to as a result of our being chosen. What are some of these things?

Col. 3:12 ¶ So, as those who have been chosen of God, holy and beloved, put on a heart of compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience;

Eph. 4:32 Be kind to one another, tender-hearted, forgiving each other, just as God in Christ also has forgiven you.
Eph. 5:1 ¶ Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children;
Eph. 5:2 and walk in love, just as Christ also loved you and gave Himself up for us, an offering and a sacrifice to God as a fragrant aroma.

Eph. 5:8 for you were formerly darkness, but now you are Light in the Lord; walk as children of Light
Eph. 5:9 (for the fruit of the Light consists in all goodness and righteousness and truth),
Eph. 5:10 trying to learn what is pleasing to the Lord.

Eph. 5:19 speaking to one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody with your heart to the Lord;
Eph. 5:20 always giving thanks for all things in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ to God, even the Father;

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