The Book of Remembrance
Then those who feared the Lord m spoke with one another. The Lord paid attention and heard them, and n a book of remembrance was written before him of those who feared the Lord and esteemed his name.
"They shall be mine, says the Lord of hosts, o in the day when I make up p my treasured possession, and I will spare them as a man spares his son who serves him.
Then once more you shall q see the distinction between the righteous and the wicked, between one who serves God and one who does not serve him.
English Standard Version (ESV) The Holy Bible, English Standard Version Copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a division of Good News Publishers.
Deuteronomy 6:6 - 7
And these words that I command you today shall be on your heart.
But now, if you will forgive their sin - but if not, please blot me out of your book that you have written.
And you shall tread down the wicked, for they will be ashes under the soles of your feet, on the day when I act, says the Lord of hosts.
Because he has fixed a day on which he will judge the world in righteousness by a man whom he has appointed; and of this he has given assurance to all by raising him from the dead.
Now therefore, if you will indeed obey my voice and keep my covenant, you shall be my treasured possession among all peoples, for all the earth is mine.
1 Peter 2:9
But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for his own possession, that you may proclaim the excellencies of him who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light.
For behold, the day is coming, burning like an oven, when all the arrogant and all evildoers will be stubble. The day that is coming shall set them ablaze, says the Lord of hosts, so that it will leave them neither root nor branch.