Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But now in Christ Jesus ye who sometimes were far off are made nigh by the blood of Christ.
That you were at that time without Christ, being cut off from any part in Israel's rights as a nation, having no part in God's agreement, having no hope, and without God in the world.
Which in other generations was not given to the sons of men, but the revelation of it has now been made to his holy Apostles and prophets in the Spirit;
I am laughed at by all those who see me: pushing out their lips and shaking their heads they say,
For those who are far away from you will come to destruction: you will put an end to all those who have not kept faith with you.
And in that day, the eyes of the nations will be turned to the root of Jesse which will be lifted up as the flag of the peoples; and his resting-place will be glory.
Give praise to the Lord in the east, to the name of the Lord, the God of Israel, in the sea-lands.
I will say to the north, Give them up; and to the south, Do not keep them back; send back my sons from far, and my daughters from the end of the earth;
See, these are coming from far; and these from the north and the west; and these from the land of Sinim.
I will give the fruit of the lips: Peace, peace, to him who is near and to him who is far off, says the Lord; and I will make him well.
Let your eyes be lifted up, and see: they are all coming together to you: your sons will come from far, and your daughters taken with loving care.
And I will put a sign among them, and I will send those who are still living to the nations, to Tarshish, Put, and Lud, Meshech and Rosh, Tubal and Javan, to the sea-lands far away, who have not had word of me, or seen my glory; and they will give the knowledge of my glory to the nations.
O Lord, my strength and my strong tower, my safe place in the day of trouble, the nations will come to you from the ends of the earth, and say, The heritage of our fathers is nothing but deceit, even false things in which there is no profit.
For the word of God is for you and for your children and for all those who are far off, even all those who may be marked out by the Lord our God.
Symeon has given an account of how God was first pleased to take from among the Gentiles a people for himself.
And he said to me, Go, for I will send you far away to the Gentiles.
To make their eyes open, turning them from the dark to the light, and from the power of Satan to God, so that they may have forgiveness of sins and a heritage among those who are made holy by faith in me.
Now I say that Christ has been made a servant of the circumcision to give effect to the undertakings given by God to the fathers,
And that the two might come into agreement with God in one body through the cross, so putting an end to that division.
In whom we have salvation through his blood, the forgiveness of our sins, through the wealth of his grace,
For all have done wrong and are far from the glory of God;
Much more, if we now have righteousness by his blood, will salvation from the wrath of God come to us through him.
1 Corinthians 6:11
And such were some of you; but you have been washed, you have been made holy, you have been given righteousness in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ and in the Spirit of our God.
2 Corinthians 5:20
So we are the representatives of Christ, as if God was making a request to you through us: we make our request to you, in the name of Christ, be at peace with God.
Who has made us free from the power of evil and given us a place in the kingdom of the Son of his love;
So that even the first agreement was not made without blood.
1 Peter 1:18
Being conscious that you have been made free from that foolish way of life which was your heritage from your fathers, not through a payment of things like silver or gold which come to destruction,
1 Peter 3:18
Because Christ once went through pain for sins, the upright one taking the place of sinners, so that through him we might come back to God; being put to death in the flesh, but given life in the Spirit;
And their voices are sounding in a new song, saying, It is right for you to take the book and to make it open: for you were put to death and have made an offering to God of your blood for men of every tribe, and language, and people, and nation,