Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Yet the number of the children of Israel shall be as the sand of the sea, which cannot be measured nor numbered; and it shall come to pass, that in the place where it was said unto them, Ye are not my people, there it shall be said unto them, Ye are the sons of the living God.
And I will make thy seed as the dust of the earth, so that if any one can number the dust of the earth, thy seed also will be numbered.
And thou saidst, I will certainly deal well with thee, and make thy seed as the sand of the sea, which cannot be numbered for multitude.
and thy seed would have been as the sand, and the offspring of thy bowels like the gravel thereof: their name should not have been cut off nor destroyed from before me.
But Esaias cries concerning Israel, Should the number of the children of Israel be as the sand of the sea, the remnant shall be saved:
Wherefore also there have been born of one, and that of one become dead, even as the stars of heaven in multitude, and as the countless sand which is by the sea shore.
As he says also in Hosea, I will call not-my-people My people; and the-not-beloved Beloved.
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And I will sow her unto me in the land; and I will have mercy upon Lo-ruhamah; and I will say to Lo-ammi, Thou art my people; and they shall say, My God.
I will say to the north, Give up; and to the south, Keep not back: bring my sons from afar, and my daughters from the end of the earth,
Thy sons shall make haste; thy destroyers and they that laid thee waste shall go forth from thee.
Exult, thou barren, that didst not bear; break forth into singing, and shout for joy, thou that didst not travail with child: for more are the children of the desolate than the children of the married wife, saith Jehovah.
Lift up thine eyes round about, and see: all they gather themselves together, they come to thee: thy sons come from afar, and thy daughters are carried upon the side.
And they shall bring all your brethren out of all the nations as an oblation unto Jehovah, upon horses, and in chariots, and in covered waggons, and upon mules, and upon dromedaries, to my holy mountain, to Jerusalem, saith Jehovah, as the children of Israel bring an oblation in a clean vessel into the house of Jehovah.
1 Peter 2:9
But ye are a chosen race, a kingly priesthood, a holy nation, a people for a possession, that ye might set forth the excellencies of him who has called you out of darkness to his wonderful light;
Ye are the sons
but as many as received him, to them gave he the right to be children of God, to those that believe on his name;
for as many as are led by the Spirit of God, these are sons of God.
And it shall be, in the place where it was said to them, Ye are not my people, there shall they be called Sons of the living God.
2 Corinthians 6:18
and I will be to you for a Father, and ye shall be to me for sons and daughters, saith the Lord Almighty.
But because ye are sons, God has sent out the Spirit of his Son into our hearts, crying, Abba, Father.
1 John 3:1
See what love the Father has given to us, that we should be called the children of God. For this reason the world knows us not, because it knew him not.
When the peoples shall be gathered together, and the kingdoms, to serve Jehovah.
Therefore say, Thus saith the Lord Jehovah: I will even gather you from the peoples, and assemble you out of the countries where ye are scattered, and I will give you the land of Israel.
Is God the God of Jews only? is he not of the nations also? Yea, of nations also: