Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Now therefore ye are no more strangers and foreigners, but fellowcitizens with the saints, and of the household of God;
that you were at that time without the Messiah, alienated from the citizenship of Israel and strangers to the covenants of promise, having no hope and without God in the world.
namely, that through the gospel the Gentiles are fellow heirs, fellow members of the body, and fellow partakers of the promise in Christ Jesus.
For in Christ Jesus you are all sons of God through faith.
But the Jerusalem above is free, and she is our mother.
But our citizenship is in heaven -- and we also await a savior from there, the Lord Jesus Christ,
It has a massive, high wall with twelve gates, with twelve angels at the gates, and the names of the twelve tribes of the nation of Israel are written on the gates.
from whom every family in heaven and on the earth is named.
It is enough for the disciple to 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 defame the members of his household!
So then, whenever we have an opportunity, let us do good to all people, and especially to those who belong to the family of faith.
1 John 3:1
(See what sort of love the Father has given to us: that we should be called God's children -- and indeed we are! For this reason the world does not know us: because it did not know him.
If a resident foreigner lives among you and wants to keep the Passover to the Lord, he must do so according to the statute of the Passover, and according to its custom. You must have the same statute for the resident foreigner and for the one who was born in the land.'"
At that time there will be a highway from Egypt to Assyria. The Assyrians will visit Egypt, and the Egyptians will visit Assyria. The Egyptians and Assyrians will worship together.
because of your participation in the gospel from the first day until now.