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 foreigner, who has joined himself to Yahweh, speak, saying, "Yahweh will surely separate me from his people;" neither let the eunuch say, "Behold, I am a dry tree."
One will say, 'I am Yahweh's;' and another will be called by the name of Jacob; and another will write with his hand 'to Yahweh,' and honor the name of Israel."
They shall inquire concerning Zion with their faces turned toward it, [saying], Come, and join yourselves to Yahweh in an everlasting covenant that shall not be forgotten.
Then those who gladly received his word were baptized. There were added that day about three thousand souls.
who, when he had come, and had seen the grace of God, was glad. He exhorted them all, that with purpose of heart they should remain near to the Lord.
2 Corinthians 8:5
This was not as we had hoped, but first they gave their own selves to the Lord, and to us through the will of God.
1 Thessalonians 1:9
For they themselves report concerning us what kind of a reception we had from you; and how you turned to God from idols, to serve a living and true God,
you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind, and with all your strength.' This is the first commandment.
We know that all things work together for good for those who love God, to those who are called according to his purpose.
1 Corinthians 16:22
If any man doesn't love the Lord Jesus Christ, let him be accursed. Come, Lord!
For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision amounts to anything, nor uncircumcision, but faith working through love.
Grace be with all those who love our Lord Jesus Christ with incorruptible love. Amen.
Blessed is the man who endures temptation, for when he has been approved, he will receive the crown of life, which the Lord promised to those who love him.
Listen, my beloved brothers. Didn't God choose those who are poor in this world to be rich in faith, and heirs of the Kingdom which he promised to those who love him?
Blessed is the man who does this, and the son of man who holds it fast; who keeps the Sabbath from profaning it, and keeps his hand from doing any evil."
"If you turn away your foot from the Sabbath, from doing your pleasure on my holy day; and call the Sabbath a delight, [and] the holy of Yahweh honorable; and shall honor it, not doing your own ways, nor finding your own pleasure, nor speaking [your own] words:
I was in the Spirit on the Lord's day, and I heard behind me a loud voice, like a trumpet
"Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy.
"'Six days shall work be done: but on the seventh day is a Sabbath of solemn rest, a holy convocation; you shall do no kind of work. It is a Sabbath to Yahweh in all your dwellings.
Moreover of the children of the aliens who live among you, of them you may buy, and of their families who are with you, which they have conceived in your land; and they will be your property.
"'If a foreigner lives among you, and desires to keep the Passover to Yahweh; according to the statute of the Passover, and according to its ordinance, so shall he do. You shall have one statute, both for the foreigner, and for him who is born in the land.'"
"Observe the Sabbath day, to keep it holy, as Yahweh your God commanded you.
Keep therefore the words of this covenant, and do them, that you may prosper in all that you do.
Then justice will dwell in the wilderness; and righteousness will remain in the fruitful field.
If therefore the uncircumcised keep the ordinances of the law, won't his uncircumcision be accounted as circumcision?