Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For he is our peace, who hath made both one, and hath broken down the middle wall of partition between us;
to enlighten those, who are in darkness, and in the shadow of death, and to direct our steps into the ways of peace."
"glory to God in the heavens, and to men on earth felicity in the divine favour."
these things I have appriz'd you of, that ye might repose your confidence in me. the world shall give you trouble: but take courage, I have overcome the world.
this was what he communicated to the children of Israel, proclaiming salvation by Jesus Christ, who is the Lord of all mankind.
Therefore being justified by faith, we have peace with God, through our Lord Jesus Christ,
and having made peace by the blood of his cross, to reconcile all things to himself, both those in heaven, and those upon earth.
to whom also Abraham gave a tenth part of the whole booty: first, being by the signification of his name king of justice, and in fact king of Salem, which is, king of peace;
May the God of peace, who has raised from the dead our Lord Jesus (who by the blood of the eternal covenant is become the grand pastor of
(which kept us at variance) by abolishing the dogmatical injunctions of the law, that having made the peace, he might incorporate the two into one new body under himself;
from whom the whole family in heaven and earth are denominated his children:
from which the whole body fitly framed, and compacted by the entire adherence and contribution of every part performing its respective function, increases and improves itself by the mutual concern of the parts.
other sheep I have, which are not of this fold: them also I must bring; they will hear my voice; and so there shall be but one fold, and one pastor.
and not for that nation only, but likewise to reassemble the dispersed children of God into one body.
1 Corinthians 12:12
For as the body is one, tho' it has many members, and all the members of that one body, tho' many, are one body: so also is the body of Christ.
there is now no distinction of Jew or Greek, of bond or free, of male or female: for you are all one in Christ Jesus.
by which there is now neither Greek, or Jew; circumcised, or uncircumcised; Barbarian, or Scythian; slave, or freeman; but Christ is all, and in all.