The predestined ones (Rom 8:30)

“Those whom God predestined,

He also called.

Those whom he called,

He also justified.

Those whom he justified

He also glorified.”

οὓς δὲ προώρισεν, τούτους καὶ ἐκάλεσεν· καὶ οὓς ἐκάλεσεν, τούτους καὶ ἐδικαίωσεν· οὓς δὲ ἐδικαίωσεν, τούτους καὶ ἐδόξασεν.

Paul said that those whom God predestined (οὓς δὲ προώρισεν), he also called (καὶ ἐκάλεσεν).  Those whom he called (καὶ οὓς ἐκάλεσεν), he also justified (καὶ ἐδικαίωσεν).  Those whom he justified (οὓς δὲ ἐδικαίωσεν), he also glorified (τούτους καὶ ἐδόξασεν).  Paul indicated that there was a four-step process.  First, God would predesign who would be called.  Then the called ones would be justified.  Finally, the justified ones would be glorified.  God plans.  God calls.  God justifies.  God glorifies.  We humans only had to accept this process, since it was about to happen to all of us.  The glorification was the eternal life with God.  Have you been called and justified by God?

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