Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But now in Christ Jesus ye who sometimes were far off are made nigh by the blood of Christ.
and ye were at that time without Christ, aliens from the commonwealth of Israel, and strangers to the covenants of promise, having no hope, and without God in the world: but now in Christ Jesus,
which in other generations was not made known to men, as it is now revealed to his holy apostles and prophets by the Spirit; that the Gentiles should be co-heirs,
for the promise is to you and to your children, yea and to all that are afar off, even as many as the Lord our God shall call.
---Simeon hath related, how God at first condescended to take out of the Gentiles a people to his name.
But he said unto me, Go away; for I will send thee far hence unto the Gentiles.---
to open their eyes, and to turn them from darkness to light, and from the power of satan unto God; that they may receive forgiveness of sins, and an inheritance among them that are sanctified by faith in me.
Now Jesus Christ was a minister of the circumcision for the manifestation of the truth of God, to confirm the promises made to the fathers:
and that He might reconcile both in one body unto God, by the cross, having thereby slain the enmity:
in whom we have redemption through his blood, even the remission of sins, according to the riches of his grace;
for all have sinned and come short of the glory of God;
Much more then, being now justified by his blood, shall we be saved from wrath through Him.
1 Corinthians 6:11
And such were some of you: but ye are washed, but ye are sanctified, but ye are justified in the name of the Lord Jesus, and by the spirit of our God.
2 Corinthians 5:20
We are therefore ambassadors for Christ, and as God exhorteth you by us, we intreat you in Christ's stead, be ye reconciled to God.
who hath delivered us from the power of darkness, and hath transferred us into the kingdom of his beloved Son:
Whence neither was the first covenant entered into without blood:
1 Peter 1:18
knowing that ye were redeemed from your vain conversation learned by tradition from your fathers, not with corruptible things, as silver and gold;
1 Peter 3:18
As Christ also once suffered for sins, the just for the unjust (that He might introduce us to God) being indeed put to death in the flesh, but raised to life by the Spirit:
And they sung a new song, saying, Worthy art thou to take the book, and to open its seals; for thou wast slain, and hast redeemed us to God by thy blood, out of every tribe, and tongue, and people, and nation;