Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Now after the birth of Jesus, which took place at Bethlehem in Judaea in the reign of King Herod, excitement was produced in Jerusalem by the arrival of certain Magi from the east,
And I tell you that many will come from the east and from the west and will recline at table with Abraham, Isaac and Jacob in the Kingdom of the Heavens,
Then began He to upbraid the towns where most of His mighty works had been done--because they had not repented.
For just as Jonah was three days in the sea-monster's belly, so will the Son of Man be three days in the heart of the earth.
"So the last shall be first, and the first last."
and he threw himself at the feet of Jesus, thanking Him. He was a Samaritan.
while Philip went down to the city of Samaria and proclaimed Christ there.
"Immediately, therefore, I sent to you, and I thank you heartily for having come. That is why all of us are now assembled here in God's presence, to listen to what the Lord has commanded you to say."
As Paul and Barnabas were leaving the synagogue, the people earnestly begged to have all this repeated to them on the following Sabbath.
"Be fully assured, therefore, that this salvation--God's salvation--has now been sent to the Gentiles, and that they, at any rate, will give heed."
Now Law was brought in later on, so that transgression might increase. But where sin increased, grace has overflowed;