Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Now therefore ye are no more strangers and foreigners, but fellowcitizens with the saints, and of the household of God;
remember that you were at that time separate from Christ,
excluded from the commonwealth of Israel, and strangers to the covenants of promise, having no hope and without God in the world.
to be specific, that the Gentiles are
fellow heirs and fellow members of the body, and fellow partakers of the promise in Christ Jesus through the gospel,
For you are all
sons of God through faith in Christ Jesus.
the Jerusalem above is free; she is our mother.
our citizenship is in heaven, from which also we eagerly wait for a Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ;
It had a great and high wall, with twelve gates, and at the gates twelve angels; and names were written on them, which are the names of the twelve tribes of the sons of Israel.
every family in heaven and on earth derives its name,
It is enough for the disciple that he become like his teacher, and the slave like his master. If they have called the head of the house Beelzebul, how much more will they malign the members of his household!
while we have opportunity, let us do good to all people, and especially to those who are of the household of the faith.
1 John 3:1
how great a love the Father has bestowed on us, that we would be called children of God; and such we are. For this reason the world does not know us, because it did not know Him.
If an alien sojourns among you and observes the Passover to the Lord, according to the statute of the Passover and according to its ordinance, so he shall do; you shall have one statute, both for the alien and for the native of the land.’”
In that day there will be a
highway from Egypt to Assyria, and the Assyrians will come into Egypt and the Egyptians into Assyria, and the Egyptians will worship with the Assyrians.
in view of your
participation in the gospel from the first day until now.