Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
The word which God sent unto the children of Israel, preaching peace by Jesus Christ: (he is Lord of all:)
"Repent," replied Peter, "and be baptized, every one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ, with a view to the remission of your sins, and you shall receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.
"You are the heirs of the Prophets, and of the Covenant which God made with your forefathers when He said to Abraham, 'And through your posterity all the families of the world shall be blessed.'
Those, however, who had been driven in various directions by the persecution which broke out on account of Stephen made their way to Phoenicia, Cyprus and Antioch, delivering the Message to none but Jews.
Then, throwing off all reserve, Paul and Barnabas said, "We were bound to proclaim God's Message to you first. But since you spurn it and judge yourselves to be unworthy of the Life of the Ages--well, we turn to the Gentiles.
but, instead of that, go to the lost sheep of Israel's race.
and that proclamation would be made, in His name, of repentance and forgiveness of sins to all the nations, beginning in Jerusalem.
But the angel said to them, "Put away all fear; for I am bringing you good news of great joy--joy for all the People.
2 Corinthians 5:18
And all this is from God, who has reconciled us to Himself through Christ, and has appointed us to serve in the ministry of reconciliation.
But now in Christ Jesus you who once were so far away have been brought near through the death of Christ.
And God purposed through Him to reconcile the universe to Himself, making peace through His blood, which was shed upon the Cross--to reconcile to Himself through Him, I say, things on earth and things in Heaven.
to whom also Abraham presented a tenth part of all--being first, as his name signifies, King of righteousness, and secondly King of Salem, that is, King of peace:
Now may God who gives peace, and brought Jesus, our Lord, up again from among the dead--even Him who, by virtue of the blood of the eternal Covenant, is the great Shepherd of the sheep--
"Therefore let the whole House of Israel know beyond all doubt that God has made Him both LORD and CHRIST--this Jesus whom you crucified."
God has exalted Him to His right hand as Chief Leader and as Saviour, to give Israel repentance and forgiveness of sins.
"All things have been handed over to me by my Father, and no one fully knows the Son except the Father, nor does any one fully know the Father except the Son and all to whom the Son chooses to reveal Him.
"'The Lord said to my Lord, sit at My right hand until I have put thy foes beneath thy feet'?
Jesus however came near and said to them, "All power in Heaven and over the earth has been given to me.
The Father loves the Son and has entrusted everything to His hands.
that all may honour the Son even as they honour the Father. The man who withholds honour from the Son withholds honour from the Father who sent Him.
The Scripture says, "No one who believes in Him shall have reason to feel ashamed."
For this was the purpose of Christ's dying and coming to life--namely that He might be Lord both of the dead and the living.
1 Corinthians 15:27
for He will have put all things in subjection under His feet. And when He shall have declared that "All things are in subjection," it will be with the manifest exception of Him who has reduced them all to subjection to Him.
when He displayed it in Christ by raising Him from the dead and seating Him at His own right hand in the heavenly realms,
There is but one Lord, one faith, one baptism,
and that every tongue should confess that JESUS CHRIST is LORD, to the glory of God the Father.
Christ is the visible representation of the invisible God, the Firstborn and Lord of all creation.
has at the end of these days spoken to us through a Son, who is the pre-destined Lord of the universe, and through whom He made the Ages.
1 Peter 3:22
who is at God's right hand, having gone into Heaven, angels and authorities and powers having been made subject to Him.
and from Jesus Christ, the truthful witness, the first of the dead to be born to Life, and the Ruler of the kings of the earth. To Him who loves us and has freed us from our sins with His own blood,
They will make war upon the Lamb, and the Lamb will triumph over them; for He is Lord of lords and King of kings. And those who accompany Him--called, as they are, and chosen, and faithful--shall share in the victory."
And on His outer garment and on His thigh He has a name written, KING OF KINGS AND LORD OF LORDS.
"Whatever house you enter, first say, 'Peace be to this house!'