Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But now in Christ Jesus ye who sometimes were far off are made nigh by the blood of Christ.
that at that time ye were without all knowledge of the Messiah, being aliens from the common-wealth of Israel, and strangers to the covenants of promise, having no hope, and living in the world without any true knowledge of God.
which preceeding was not discover'd to men, as now it is to his holy apostles and prophets by the spirit; to wit,
for the promise is to you, and to your children, and to all that are afar off, even as many as the Lord our God shall call.
Simon has related how God began to visit the Gentiles, to chuse from among them a people consecrated to his name.
but the Lord said to me, "be gone, for I will send you far hence, even to the Gentiles."
and to turn them from darkness to light, and from the power of Satan unto God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins, and partake of the inheritance of the saints, by believing on me."
for I tell you, that Jesus Christ was a minister to the Jews, to manifest the veracity of God in fulfilling the promises made to the fathers:
that he might reconcile both in one body unto God by the cross, wherefore he destroyed the enmity that was between them:
who has by his blood obtained for us the redemption, even the forgiveness of our sins, according to the riches of his grace,
for all having sinned, all have forfeited eternal glory:
much more then being now justified by his blood, shall we thro' him be delivered from the wrath to come.
1 Corinthians 6:11
and such were some of you: but you have been washed, you have been sanctified, you have been justified in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ, and by the spirit of our God.
2 Corinthians 5:20
we then are ambassadors for Christ, and 'tis God who makes you the offers by us: we pray you in the name of Christ, to make your peace with God.
who has deliver'd you from the state of darkness, and has translated you into the kingdom of his beloved son.
whence even the first testament was not established without the effusion of blood.
1 Peter 1:18
considering, that it was not by such perishable things as silver or gold, that you were releas'd from those vain rites and customs impos'd upon you by your fathers,
1 Peter 3:18
for Jesus Christ himself has already suffer'd for our sins, the innocent for the guilty, to bring us to God: who, tho' he died with respect to his body, was rais'd to life by that spirit,
and they sung a new song, saying, "thou art worthy to take the book, and to open the seals thereof: for thou wast slain, and hast redeemed us to God by thy blood, out of every tribe, and language, and people, and nation;