Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Then Paul and Barnabas waxed bold, and said, It was necessary that the word of God should first have been spoken to you: but seeing ye put it from you, and judge yourselves unworthy of everlasting life, lo, we turn to the Gentiles.
Now when they saw the boldness of Peter and John and perceived that they were unlearned and ignorant men, they marvelled, and they took knowledge of them that they had been with Jesus.
The wicked flee when no man pursues, but the righteous are bold as a young lion.
But Isaiah is very bold and says, I was found by those that did not seek me; I manifested myself unto those that did not ask after me.
and for me, that utterance may be given unto me, that I may open my mouth with confidence, to make known the mystery of the gospel,
and many of the brethren in the Lord, waxing confident by my bonds, are much more bold to speak the word without fear.
quenched the violence of fire, escaped the edge of the sword, recovered from infirmities, were made valiant in battle, turned to flight the armies of foreign enemies;
Men and brethren, sons of the lineage of Abraham, and whosoever among you fears God, unto you is this word of saving health sent.
Unto you first, God, having raised up his Son Jesus, sent him to bless you, that each one of you might turn from his iniquities.
And when Silas and Timothy were come from Macedonia, Paul was impressed by the Spirit and testified to the Jews that Jesus was the Christ.
but I announced first unto those of Damascus and at Jerusalem and throughout all the coasts of Judaea and then to the Gentiles that they should repent and turn to God, doing works worthy of repentance.
but go rather to the lost sheep of the house of Israel.
and that repentance and remission of sins should be preached in his name among all nations, beginning from Jerusalem.
Ye worship what ye know not; we worship what we know, for saving health is of the Jews.
For I am not ashamed of the gospel of the Christ; for it is the power of God to give saving health to every one that believes: to the Jew first and also to the Greek.
but glory, honour, and peace to everyone that works good, to the Jew first and also to the Greek.
who are Israelites, to whom pertains the adoption as sons and the glory and the covenants and the giving of the law and the service of God and the promises,
Ye stiffnecked and uncircumcised in heart and ears, ye do always resist the Holy Spirit; as your fathers did, so do ye.
The LORD further said unto Moses, I have seen this people, and for certain it is a stiffnecked people.
They have moved me to jealousy with that which is not God; they have provoked me to anger with their vanities; and I also will move them to jealousy with those who are not a people; I will provoke them to anger with foolish Gentiles.
And now, saith the LORD, he that formed me from the womb to be his slave, so that Jacob might be converted unto him. But if Israel will not be gathered, even so, yet I shall be esteemed in the eyes of the LORD, and my God shall be my strength.
And if the house is worthy, your peace shall come upon it; but if it is not worthy, your peace shall return to you.
Therefore say I unto you, The kingdom of God shall be taken from you and given to a people bringing forth the fruits thereof.
and the others took his slaves and entreated them spitefully and slew them.
Then said he unto him, A certain man made a great supper and called many
He came unto his own, and his own received him not.
But I say, Did not Israel know? First Moses says, I will provoke you unto jealousy with people that are not mine, and with ignorant people I will provoke you to anger.
I say then, Have they stumbled in such a manner that they should fall completely? No, in no wise; but rather through their fall, saving health is come unto the Gentiles to provoke them unto jealousy.
And when they opposed themselves and blasphemed, he shook his raiment and said unto them, Your blood be upon your own heads; I am clean; from now on I will go unto the Gentiles.
Be it known, therefore, unto you that this saving health of God is sent unto the Gentiles and that they will hear it.
Behold, thou shalt call a people that thou knowest not, and Gentiles that did not know thee shall run unto thee because of the LORD thy God and for the Holy One of Israel, for he has honoured thee.
But it displeased Jonah exceedingly, and he was very angry.
And he left them and, entering into the ship again, departed to the other side.
But many of the first shall be last; and of the last first.
for from now on there shall be five in one house divided: three against two and two against three.
For I say unto you, That none of those men which were called shall taste of my supper.