Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Also the sons of the stranger, that join themselves to the LORD, to serve him, and to love the name of the LORD, to be his servants, every one that keepeth the sabbath from polluting it, and taketh hold of my covenant;
Neither let the son of the stranger that has joined himself to the LORD speak, saying, The LORD shall utterly separate me from his people: nor let the eunuch say, Behold, I am a dry tree.
One shall say, I am the LORD's; and another shall call himself by the name of Jacob; and another shall subscribe with his hand unto the LORD and surname himself by the name of Israel.
They shall ask the way to Zion, unto where they shall turn their faces, saying, Come, and let us join ourselves to the LORD in an eternal covenant that shall never be forgotten.
So that those who gladly received his word were baptized, and the same day there were added unto them about three thousand souls.
Who, when he came and had seen the grace of God, was glad and exhorted them all to remain in their purpose of heart in the Lord.
2 Corinthians 8:5
And this they did, not as we hoped, but first gave their own selves to the Lord and then unto us by the will of God.
1 Thessalonians 1:9
For they themselves tell of us what an entrance we had unto you and in what manner ye were converted to God from idols to serve the living and true God
and thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart and with all thy soul and with all thy thought and with all thy strength: this is the principal commandment.
And we now know that unto those who love God, all things help them unto good, to those who according to the purpose are called to be saints.
1 Corinthians 16:22
If any man does not love the Lord Jesus Christ, let him be anathema. Our Lord has come.
For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision avails anything nor uncircumcision, but faith which works by charity.
Grace be with all those that love our Lord Jesus Christ in incorruption. Amen.
Blessed is the man that patiently endures temptation: for when he is tried, he shall receive the crown of life, which the Lord has promised to those that love him.
Hearken, my beloved brethren, Has not God chosen the poor of this world that they might be rich in faith and heirs of the kingdom which he has promised to those that love him?
Blessed is the man that does this, and the son of man that lays hold on it; that keeps from polluting the sabbath, and keeps his hand from doing any evil.
If thou turn away thy foot from the sabbath, from doing thy will on my holy day; and call the sabbath the delightful, holy, glorious day of the LORD; and shalt honour him by not doing thine own ways, nor seeking thine own will, nor speaking thine own words:
I was in the Spirit in the day of the Lord and heard behind me a great voice as of a trumpet,
Thou shalt remember the sabbath day, to sanctify it.
Six days shall work be done, but the seventh day shall be a sabbath of rest, a holy convocation; ye shall do no work therein; it is the sabbath of the LORD in all your dwellings.
Ye may also buy of the children of the strangers that live among you and of those of their lineage that are born in your land, who are with you, and they shall be your possession.
And if a stranger shall sojourn among you and will keep the passover unto the LORD; according to the ordinance of the passover and according to the laws thereof, so shall he do; ye shall have one ordinance, both for the stranger and for the natural of the land.
Keep the sabbath day to sanctify it, as the LORD thy God has commanded thee.
Thou shalt keep, therefore, the words of this covenant and do them that ye may understand all that ye do.
Then judgment shall dwell in the wilderness, and righteousness shall remain in the fruitful field.
Therefore if the uncircumcised keep the righteousness of the law, shall not his foreskin be counted for circumcision?