Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But having answered, he said, I was not sent except to the lost sheep of the house of Israel.
Ye are sons of the prophets, and of the covenant that God made for our fathers, saying to Abraham, And in thy seed all the patriarchies of the earth will be blessed.
Men, brothers, sons of the race of Abraham, and those among you who fear God, to you the word of this salvation was sent.
I say the truth in Christ, I do not lie, my conscience testifying to me in the Holy Spirit,
And I say, Christ Jesus became a helper of men of circumcision, for the sake of God's truth (in order to confirm the promises of the fathers),
But when the fullness of the time came, God sent forth his Son, born from a woman, born under law,
And what he has seen and heard, of this he testifies, and no man receives his testimony.
For he grew up before him as a tender plant, and as a root out of a dry ground. He has no form nor comeliness. And when we see him, there is no beauty that we should desire him.
But his citizens hated him, and sent an embassy behind him, saying, We do not want this man to reign over us.
And the lord of the vineyard said, What shall I do? I will send my beloved son. Perhaps they will be made ashamed after seeing this man.
Ye stiff-necked and uncircumcised in heart and ears, ye do always resist the Holy Spirit. As your fathers, ye also.