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 someone could number the dust of the earth, then shall thy seed also be numbered.
And thou hast said, I will surely do thee good and make thy seed as the sand of the sea, which cannot be numbered for multitude.
Thy seed would be as the sand, and the offspring of thy bowels like the gravel thereof; his name would never be cut off nor destroyed from before me.
Isaiah also cries out concerning Israel, Though the number of the sons of Israel be as the sand of the sea, only a remnant shall be saved;
Therefore there sprang even of one, and him as good as dead, so many as the stars of the sky in multitude and as the sand which is by the sea shore innumerable.
As he saith also in Hosea, I will call them my people, who were not my people, and her beloved, who was not beloved.
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And I will sow her unto me in the earth; and I will have mercy upon Loruhamah, , and I will say to Loammi, , Thou art my people; and he shall say, Thou art my God.
I will say to the north wind, Give up, and to the south, Do not keep back; bring my sons from far and my daughters from the ends of the earth
Thy builders shall come in haste; thy destroyers and those that made thee waste shall go forth of thee.
Rejoice, O barren, thou that didst not bear; break forth into singing, and cry aloud with joy, thou that didst not travail with child: for more shall be the sons of the desolate than the sons of the married wife, said the LORD.
Lift up thine eyes round about and see: they all gather themselves together; they come to thee; thy sons shall come from far, and thy daughters shall be nursed at thy side.
And they shall bring all your brethren for an offering unto the LORD from among all the Gentiles, upon horses and in chariots and in litters and upon mules and upon camels to my holy mountain of Jerusalem, saith the LORD, so that the sons of Israel bring the offering in clean vessels to the house of the LORD.
1 Peter 2:9
But ye are the chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, an acquired people, that ye should show forth the virtues of him who has called you out of darkness into his marvellous light.
Ye are the sons
But as many as received him, to them gave he power to become sons of God, even to them that believe on his name,
For all that are led by the Spirit of God, the same are sons of God.
And it shall come to pass that in the place where it was said unto them, Ye are not my people, there shall they be called sons of the living God.
2 Corinthians 6:18
and will be a Father unto you, and ye shall be my sons and daughters, saith the Lord Almighty.
And because ye are sons, God has sent forth the Spirit of his Son into your hearts, crying, Abba, Father;
1 John 3:1
Behold, what charity the Father has given us, that we should be called the sons of God; therefore the world does not know us, because it does not know him.
when the people are gathered together as one and the kingdoms, to serve the LORD.
Therefore say, Thus hath the Lord GOD said: I will even gather you from the peoples, and assemble you out of the countries where ye have been scattered, and I will give you the land of Israel.
Is he the God of the Jews only? Is he not also of the Gentiles? Yes, of the Gentiles also,