Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Hearken unto me, my people; and give ear unto me, O my nation: for a law shall proceed from me, and I will make my judgment to rest for a light of the people.
Open the gates so a righteous nation can enter -- one that remains trustworthy.
and you will be to me a kingdom of priests and a holy nation.' These are the words that you will speak to the Israelites."
Now if I have found favor in your sight, show me your way, that I may know you, that I may continue to find favor in your sight. And see that this nation is your people."
How blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord, the people whom he has chosen to be his special possession.
so I may see the prosperity of your chosen ones, rejoice along with your nation, and boast along with the people who belong to you.
He has not done so with any other nation; they are not aware of his regulations. Praise the Lord!
1 Peter 2:9
But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people of his own, so that you may proclaim the virtues of the one who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light.
many peoples will come and say, "Come, let us go up to the Lord's mountain, to the temple of the God of Jacob, so he can teach us his requirements, and we can follow his standards." For Zion will be the center for moral instruction; the Lord will issue edicts from Jerusalem.
Many nations will come, saying, "Come on! Let's go up to the Lord's mountain, to the temple of Jacob's God, so he can teach us his commands and we can live by his laws." For Zion will be the source of instruction; the Lord's teachings will proceed from Jerusalem.
For the law of the life-giving Spirit in Christ Jesus has set you free from the law of sin and death.
1 Corinthians 9:21
To those free from the law I became like one free from the law (though I am not free from God's law but under the law of Christ) to gain those free from the law.
I will make
"Here is my servant whom I support, my chosen one in whom I take pleasure. I have placed my spirit on him; he will make just decrees for the nations.
he says, "Is it too insignificant a task for you to be my servant, to reestablish the tribes of Jacob, and restore the remnant of Israel? I will make you a light to the nations, so you can bring my deliverance to the remote regions of the earth."
For the commandments are like a lamp, instruction is like a light, and rebukes of discipline are like the road leading to life,
"Here is my servant whom I have chosen, the one I love, in whom I take great delight. I will put my Spirit on him, and he will proclaim justice to the nations.
a light, for revelation to the Gentiles, and for glory to your people Israel."
And when he comes, he will prove the world wrong concerning sin and righteousness and judgment --