Bible: Deuteronomy 7:7-9

The Basis of Israel’s Election

7:7 It is not because you were more numerous than all the other peoples that the Lord favored and chose you – for in fact you were the least numerous of all peoples. 7:8 Rather it is because of his 1  love 2  for you and his faithfulness to the promise 3  he solemnly vowed 4  to your ancestors 5  that the Lord brought you out with great power, 6  redeeming 7  you from the place of slavery, from the power 8  of Pharaoh king of Egypt. 7:9 So realize that the Lord your God is the true God, 9  the faithful God who keeps covenant faithfully 10  with those who love him and keep his commandments, to a thousand generations,

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