In 1 Thessalonians, the Apostle Paul, writing by Divine inspiration tells us that he knew these men and women in the Church there were elect , chosen of God.
This issue underlies objections to legal limitations on a woman's right to elect for abortion.
Since He is the elect one, and the church is the elect people, we are joined to His body, we therefore are elect .
It's an almost religious process of divine selection - the elect and the damned.
When the Archbishop elect made his formal entrance to York Minster later in the day, his first act was to kneel in silent prayer with head bowed for more than 10 minutes.
The mayor elect has been approached by regular stall holders at the Wednesday and Saturday markets expressing concern that the markets would have to be moved from the High Street.
Mark is chairman elect of the Scottish Institute of Practitioners in Advertising.
A competent patient, properly advised by a doctor, may elect to choose a form of treatment which is not the one that the doctor would recommend.
The funny thing is that even if you do elect for lower coverage, you wind up not saving that much money.
Why do I feel like the objective of this is to give people something on which they can waste their energy and attention while the elect is deciding on important things?