but now in Christ Jesus ye who at another time were far off are made near by the blood of the Christ.
For the promise is unto you and to your children and to all that are afar off, even as many as the Lord our God shall call.
I create the fruit of the lips; Peace, peace to him that is far off and to him that is near, said the LORD; and healed him.
to open their eyes and to turn them from darkness to light and from the power of Satan unto God, that they may receive remission of sins and inheritance among those who are sanctified by the faith that is in me.
for all have sinned and are made destitute of the glory of God,
All those that see me laugh me to scorn: they shoot out the lip, they shake the head, saying,
For, behold, those that stray from thee shall perish; thou dost cut off all those that go a whoring from thee.
And it shall be in that day that the Root of Jesse, who shall be lifted up as a banner, as an example to the Gentiles shall be sought by the Gentiles; and his Kingdom of peace shall be glorious.
Therefore glorify ye the LORD in the valleys; let the LORD God of Israel be called upon by name in the isles of the sea.
I will say to the north wind, Give up, and to the south, Do not keep back; bring my sons from far and my daughters from the ends of the earth
Behold, these shall come from far; and, behold, these from the north and from the west; and these from the land of Sinim.
Lift up thine eyes round about and see: they all gather themselves together; they come to thee; thy sons shall come from far, and thy daughters shall be nursed at thy side.
For the isles shall wait for me, and the ships of Tarshish from the first, to bring thy sons from far, their silver and their gold with them, unto the name of the LORD thy God, and to the Holy One of Israel, who has glorified thee.
And I will set a sign among them, and I will send those that escape of them unto the Gentiles, to Tarshish, Pul, and Lud, that draw the bow, to Tubal, and Javan, to the isles afar off, that have never heard my name, nor seen my glory; and they shall declare my glory among the Gentiles.
O LORD, my strength, and my fortress, and my refuge in the time of the affliction; Gentiles shall come unto thee from the ends of the earth and shall say, Surely our fathers have inherited lies, vanity, and things in which there is no profit.
Simeon has declared how God first visited the Gentiles, to take out of them a people for his name.
Then much more now justified in his blood, we shall be saved from wrath by him.
So that now, there is no condemnation to those who are in Christ, Jesus, who walk not according to the flesh, but according to the Spirit.
Now I say that Christ Jesus, was a minister of the circumcision, by the truth of God, to confirm the promises made unto the fathers;
But of him ye are reborn in Christ Jesus, who of God is made unto us wisdom and righteousness and sanctification and redemption,
And such were some of you, but now ye are washed, but now ye are sanctified, but now ye are justified in the name of the Lord Jesus and in the Spirit of our God.
Therefore if anyone is in Christ, they are a new creation: old things are passed away; behold, all things are made new.
Now then we are ambassadors for Christ, as though God did exhort you by us; we beseech you in Christ's name, be ye reconciled to God.
Here there is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is neither male nor female; for ye are all one in Christ Jesus.
in whom we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins according to the riches of his grace,
that at that time ye were without Christ, being aliens from the commonwealth of Israel and strangers from the covenants of promise, having no hope, and without God in the world,
and to reconcile both with God by the cross in one body, having slain the enmity thereby;
Now therefore ye are no longer strangers and foreigners, but fellowcitizens with the saints and of the household of God,
which in other generations was not made known unto the sons of men as it is now revealed unto his holy apostles and prophets in the Spirit,
who has delivered us from the power of darkness, and has translated us into the kingdom of his dear Son,
and by him to reconcile all things unto himself, having made peace through the blood of his cross , whether they are the things in the earth or the things in the heavens.
knowing that ye have been ransomed from your vain conversation (which you received from your fathers), not with corruptible things like silver and gold,
For the Christ also has once suffered for sins, the just for the unjust, that he might bring us to God, being put to death in the flesh, but made alive in spirit,
And they sang a new song, saying, Thou art worthy to take the book and to open its seals, for thou wast slain and hast redeemed us unto God by thy blood, out of every kindred and tongue and people and nation