Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Now therefore ye are no more strangers and foreigners, but fellowcitizens with the saints, and of the household of God;
At that time you were without the Messiah, excluded from the citizenship of Israel, and foreigners to the covenants of the promise,
without hope and without God in the world.
The Gentiles are coheirs, members of the same body, and partners of the promise
in Christ Jesus through the gospel.
for you are all sons of God through faith in Christ Jesus.
But the Jerusalem above
is free, and she is our mother.
but our citizenship is in heaven, from which we also eagerly wait for a Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ.
The city had a massive high wall, with 12 gates. Twelve angels were at the gates; the names of the 12 tribes of Israel’s sons were inscribed on the gates.
from whom every family in heaven and on earth is named.
It is enough for a disciple to become like his teacher and a slave like his master. If they called the head of the house ‘Beelzebul,’ how much more the members of his household!
Therefore, as we have opportunity, we must work
for the good of all, especially for those who belong to the household of faith.
1 John 3:1
Look at how great a love
the Father has given us that we should be called God’s children. And we are! The reason the world does not know us is that it didn’t know Him.
“If a foreigner resides with you and wants to observe the Passover to the Lord,
he is to do so according to the Passover statute and its ordinances. You are to apply the same statute to both the foreign resident and the native of the land.”
On that day there will be a highway
from Egypt to Assyria. Assyria will go to Egypt, Egypt to Assyria, and Egypt will worship with Assyria.
because of your partnership in the gospel from the first day