Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Where there is neither Greek nor Jew, circumcision nor uncircumcision, Barbarian, Scythian, bond nor free: but Christ is all, and in all.
"This is My servant whom I have chosen, My dearly loved One in whom My soul takes pleasure. I will put My spirit upon Him, and He will announce justice to the nations.
Then Peter began to speak. "I clearly see," he said, "that God makes no distinctions between one man and another;
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.
In order that the rest of mankind may earnestly seek the Lord--even all the nations which are called by My name,"
I will save you from the Jewish people and from the Gentiles, to whom I send you to open their eyes,
Is God simply the God of the Jews, and not of the Gentiles also? He is certainly the God of the Gentiles also,
What then were the circumstances under which this took place? Was it after he had been circumcised, or before?
even towards us whom He has called not only from among the Jews but also from among the Gentiles?
Jew and Gentile are on precisely the same footing; for the same Lord is Lord over all, and is infinitely kind to all who call upon Him for deliverance.
and that the Gentiles also have glorified God in acknowledgment of His mercy. So it is written, "For this reason I will praise Thee among the Gentiles, and sing psalms in honour of Thy name."
1 Corinthians 12:13
For, in fact, in one Spirit all of us--whether we are Jews or Gentiles, slaves or free men--were baptized to form but one body; and we were all nourished by that one Spirit.
In Him the distinctions between Jew and Gentile, slave and free man, male and female, disappear; you are all one in Christ Jesus.
I mean the truth that the Gentiles are joint heirs with us Jews, and that they form one body with us, and have the same interest as we have in the promise which has been made good in Christ Jesus through the Good News,
1 Corinthians 7:19
Circumcision is nothing, and uncircumcision is nothing: obedience to God's commandments is everything.
For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision nor uncircumcision is of any importance; but only faith working through love.
For neither circumcision nor uncircumcision is of any importance; but only a renewed nature.
The strange-speaking natives showed us remarkable kindness, for they lighted a fire and made us all welcome because of the pelting rain and the cold.
I am already under obligations alike to Greek-speaking races and to others, to cultured and to uncultured people:
1 Corinthians 14:11
If, however, I do not know the meaning of the particular language, I shall seem to the speaker of it, and he to me, to be merely talking some foreign tongue.
1 Corinthians 7:21
Were you a slave when God called you? Let not that weigh on your mind. And yet if you can get your freedom, take advantage of the opportunity.
You well know that whatever right thing any one does, he will receive a requital for it from the Lord, whether he is a slave or a free man.
He who eats my flesh and drinks my blood remains in union with me, and I remain in union with him.
"If any one loves me," replied Jesus, "he will obey my teaching; and my Father will love him, and we will come to him and make our home with him.
I am the Vine, you are the branches. He who continues in me and in whom I continue bears abundant fruit, for apart from me you can do nothing.
I in them and Thou in me; that they may stand perfected in one; that the world may come to understand that Thou didst send me and hast loved them with the same love as that with which Thou hast loved me.
But if Christ is in you, though your body must die because of sin, yet your spirit has Life because of righteousness.
I have been crucified with Christ, and it is no longer I that live, but Christ that lives in me; and the life which I now live in the body I live through faith in the Son of God who loved me and gave Himself up to death on my behalf.
the completeness of Him who everywhere fills the universe with Himself.
I pray that Christ may make His home in your hearts through your faith; so that having your roots deep and your foundations strong, in love, you may become mighty to grasp the idea,
1 John 5:20
And we know that the Son of God has come, and has given us understanding so that we know the true One, and are in union with the true One--that is, we are in union with His Son Jesus Christ. He is the true God and the Life of the Ages.