God’s Sovereignty in Salvation as Seen in Acts

God ordained the cross God calls, adds, and appoints many to eternal life God gives faith and repentance; God cleanses and opens hearts
2:23 “Jesus, delivered up according to the definite plan and foreknowledge of God”

3:18 “what God foretold by the mouth of all the prophets, that his Christ would suffer, he thus fulfilled”

4:27–28 “there were gathered together . . . Herod and Pontius Pilate, along with the Gentiles and the people of Israel, to do whatever your hand . . . had predestined to take place”
2:39 “the promise is to . . . everyone whom the Lord our God calls to himself ”

2:41 “there were added that day about three thousand souls”

2:47 “the Lord added to their number day by day those who were being saved”

5:14 “believers were added to the Lord, multitudes of both men and women”

11:24 “a great many people were added to the Lord”

13:48 “as many as were appointed to eternal life believed”
3:16 “the faith that is through Jesus”

5:31 “God exalted him . . . to give repentance to Israel”

11:18 “to the Gentiles also God has granted repentance that leads to life”

15:8–9 “God . . . having cleansed their hearts by faith”

16:14 “The Lord opened her heart to pay attention to what was said by Paul”

18:27 “those who through grace had believed”