Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But now in Christ Jesus ye who sometimes were far off are made nigh by the blood of Christ.
that ye were at that time separate from Christ, alienated from the commonwealth of Israel, and strangers from the covenants of the promise, having no hope and without God in the world.
which in other generation was not made known unto the sons of men, as it hath now been revealed unto his holy apostles and prophets in the Spirit;
All they that see me laugh me to scorn: They shoot out the lip, they shake the head,'saying ,
For, lo, they that are far from thee shall perish: Thou hast destroyed all them that play the harlot, departing from thee.
And it shall come to pass in that day, that the root of Jesse, that standeth for an ensign of the peoples, unto him shall the nations seek; and his resting-place shall be glorious.
Wherefore glorify ye Jehovah in the east, even the name of Jehovah, the God of Israel, in the isles of the sea.
I will say to the north, Give up; and to the south, Keep not back; bring my sons from far, and my daughters from the end of the earth;
Lo, these shall come from far; and, lo, these from the north and from the west; and these from the land of Sinim.
I create the fruit of the lips: Peace, peace, to him that is far off and to him that is near, saith Jehovah; and I will heal him.
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 carried in the arms.
And I will set a sign among them, and I will send such as escape of them unto the nations, to Tarshish, Pul, and Lud, that draw the bow, to Tubal and Javan, to the isles afar off, that have not heard my fame, neither have seen my glory; and they shall declare my glory among the nations.
O Jehovah, my strength, and my stronghold, and my refuge in the day of affliction, unto thee shall the nations come from the ends of the earth, and shall say, Our fathers have inherited nought but lies, even vanity and things wherein there is no profit.
For to you is the promise, and to your children, and to all that are afar off, even as many as the Lord our God shall call unto him.
Symeon hath rehearsed how first God visited the Gentiles, to take out of them a people for his name.
And he said unto me, Depart: for I will send thee forth far hence unto the Gentiles.
to open their eyes, that they may turn from darkness to light and from the power of Satan unto God, that they may receive remission of sins and an inheritance among them that are sanctified by faith in me.
For I say that Christ hath been made a minister of the circumcision for the truth of God, that he might confirm the promises given unto the fathers,
and might reconcile them both in one body unto God through the cross, having slain the enmity thereby:
in whom we have our redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of our trespasses, according to the riches of his grace,
for all have sinned, and fall short of the glory of God;
Much more then, being now justified by his blood, shall we be saved from the wrath of God through him.
1 Corinthians 6:11
And such were some of you: but ye were washed, but ye were sanctified, but ye were justified in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ, and in the Spirit of our God.
2 Corinthians 5:20
We are ambassadors therefore on behalf of Christ, as though God were entreating by us: we beseech you on behalf of Christ, be ye reconciled to God.
who delivered us out of the power of darkness, and translated us into the kingdom of the Son of his love;
Wherefore even the first covenant hath not been dedicated without blood.
1 Peter 1:18
knowing that ye were redeemed, not with corruptible things, with silver or gold, from your vain manner of life handed down from your fathers;
1 Peter 3:18
Because Christ also suffered for sins once, the righteous for the unrighteous, that he might bring us to God; being put to death in the flesh, but made alive in the spirit;
And they sing a new song, saying, Worthy art thou to take the book, and to open the seals thereof: for thou was slain, and didst purchase unto God with thy blood men of every tribe, and tongue, and people, and nation,