25 Bible Verses Predestination

Predestination is about God being in control of all that happens through history, including his choice of saving some people for himself, while allowing others to go their own way along the path of sin. It is a concept tightly linked to God’s ‘sovereignty’, which is a word used to describe the complete and intimate control God has over his creation.

And all who dwell on earth will worship it, everyone whose name has not been written before the foundation of the world in the book of life of the Lamb who was slain. | Revelation 13:8

And when the Gentiles heard this, they began rejoicing and glorifying the word of the Lord, and as many as were appointed to eternal life believed. | Acts 13:48

But when he who had set me apart before I was born, and who called me by his grace. | Galatians 1:15

But we ought always to give thanks to God for you, brothers beloved by the Lord, because God chose you as the firstfruits to be saved, through sanctification by the Spirit and belief in the truth. | 2 Thessalonians 2:13

Even as he chose us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and blameless before him. In love. | Ephesians 1:4

For we know, brothers loved by God, that he has chosen you. | 1 Thessalonians 1:4

For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them. | Ephesians 2:10

For the Lord has chosen Jacob for himself, Israel as his own possession. | Psalm 135:4

For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God, not a result of works, so that no one may boast. | Ephesians 2:8-9

For those whom he foreknew he also predestined to be conformed to the image of his Son, in order that he might be the firstborn among many brothers. | Romans 8:29

He predestined us for adoption as sons through Jesus Christ, according to the purpose of his will. | Ephesians 1:5

He was foreknown before the foundation of the world but was made manifest in the last times for the sake of you. | 1 Peter 1:20

In him we have obtained an inheritance, having been predestined according to the purpose of him who works all things according to the counsel of his will, so that we who were the first to hope in Christ might be to the praise of his glory. | Ephesians 1:11-12

Including you who are called to belong to Jesus Christ. | Romans 1:6

If you were of the world, the world would love you as its own; but because you are not of the world, but I chose you out of the world, therefore the world hates you. | John 15:19

No one can come to me unless the Father who sent me draws him. And I will raise him up on the last day. | John 6:44

Paul, a servant of God and an apostle of Jesus Christ, for the sake of the faith of God’s elect and their knowledge of the truth, which accords with godliness. | Titus 1:1

Put on then, as God’s chosen ones, holy and beloved, compassionate hearts, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience | Colossians 3:12

The Lord is not slow to fulfill his promise as some count slowness, but is patient toward you, not wishing that any should perish, but that all should reach repentance. | 2 Peter 3:9

The Lord has made everything for its purpose, even the wicked for the day of trouble. | Proverbs 16:4

Thus says the Lord who made you, who formed you from the womb and will help you: Fear not, O Jacob my servant, Jeshurun whom I have chosen. | Isaiah 44:2

The heart of man plans his way, but the Lord establishes his steps. | Proverbs 16:9

Who shall bring any charge against God’s elect? It is God who justifies. | Romans 8:33

Who saved us and called us to a holy calling, not because of our works but because of his own purpose and grace, which he gave us in Christ Jesus before the ages began. | 2 Timothy 1:9

You did not choose me, but I chose you and appointed you that you should go and bear fruit and that your fruit should abide, so that whatever you ask the Father in my name, he may give it to you. | John 15:16

Predestination reveals God’s great sovereignty and right to do with His creation as He desires. But also we can see that predestination deals with salvation.