Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And put no difference between us and them, purifying their hearts by faith.
The same thing happened in Iconium when Paul and Barnabas went into the Jewish synagogue and spoke in such a way that a large group of both Jews and Greeks believed.
What then? Are we better off? Certainly not, for we have already charged that Jews and Greeks alike are all under sin,
And he received the sign of circumcision as a seal of the righteousness that he had by faith while he was still uncircumcised, so that he would become the father of all those who believe but have never been circumcised, that they too could have righteousness credited to them.
even us, whom he has called, not only from the Jews but also from the Gentiles?
For the scripture says, "Everyone who believes in him will not be put to shame."
1 Corinthians 7:18
Was anyone called after he had been circumcised? He should not try to undo his circumcision. Was anyone called who is uncircumcised? He should not get circumcised.
There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is neither male nor female -- for all of you are one in Christ Jesus.
For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision nor uncircumcision carries any weight -- the only thing that matters is faith working through love.
For he is our peace, the one who made both groups into one and who destroyed the middle wall of partition, the hostility,
namely, that through the gospel the Gentiles are fellow heirs, fellow members of the body, and fellow partakers of the promise in Christ Jesus.
Here there is neither Greek nor Jew, circumcised or uncircumcised, barbarian, Scythian, slave or free, but Christ is all and in all.
The voice spoke to him again, a second time, "What God has made clean, you must not consider ritually unclean!"
1 Corinthians 1:2
to the church of God that is in Corinth, to those who are sanctified in Christ Jesus, and called to be saints, with all those in every place who call on the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, their Lord and ours.
For if the blood of goats and bulls and the ashes of a young cow sprinkled on those who are defiled consecrated them and provided ritual purity,
1 Peter 1:22
You have purified your souls by obeying the truth in order to show sincere mutual love. So love one another earnestly from a pure heart.
"No one can withhold the water for these people to be baptized, who have received the Holy Spirit just as we did, can he?"