New Living Translation
For God chose to save us through our Lord Jesus Christ, not to pour out his anger on us.
King James Bible
For God hath not appointed us to wrath, but to obtain salvation by our Lord Jesus Christ,
Darby Bible Translation
because God has not set us for wrath, but for obtaining salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ,
World English Bible
For God didn't appoint us to wrath, but to the obtaining of salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ,
Young's Literal Translation
because God did not appoint us to anger, but to the acquiring of salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
5:9 God hath not appointed us to wrath - As he hath the obstinately impenitent.
"Misery stole me at my birth And cast me helpless on the wild." The words of this hymn express my condition from my first advent into the world. My mother had overworked before I was born; and, as a result, I suffered bodily affliction from infancy. I was scarely two years old when I began having spasms. My eyes would roll back in my head, I would froth at the mouth, the tendons of my jaws would draw, causing me to bite my cheeks until the blood ran from my mouth, and I would become unconscious. …
Mary Cole—Trials and Triumphs of Faith
Third Sunday after Epiphany
1 Thessalonians 1:10
And they speak of how you are looking forward to the coming of God's Son from heaven--Jesus, whom God raised from the dead. He is the one who has rescued us from the terrors of the coming judgment.
2 Thessalonians 2:13
As for us, we can't help but thank God for you, dear brothers and sisters loved by the Lord. We are always thankful that God chose you to be among the first to experience salvation--a salvation that came through the Spirit who makes you holy and through your belief in the truth.
2 Timothy 2:10
So I am willing to endure anything if it will bring salvation and eternal glory in Christ Jesus to those God has chosen.
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