Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


A light to lighten the Gentiles, and the glory of thy people Israel.

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Matthew 4:16
The people who were dwelling in darkness have seen a brilliant light; and on those who were dwelling in the region of the shadow of death, on them light has dawned."
Acts 13:47
For such is the Lord's command to us. "'I have placed Thee,' He says of Christ, 'as a light to the Gentiles, in order that Thou mayest be a Saviour as far as the remotest parts of the earth.'"
Acts 28:28
"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."
Romans 15:8
My meaning is that Christ has become a servant to the people of Israel in vindication of God's truthfulness-- in showing how sure are the promises made to our forefathers--


1 Corinthians 1:31
in order that it may be as Scripture says, "He who boasts--let his boast be in the Lord."
Revelation 21:23
Nor has the city any need of the sun or of the moon, to give it light; for the glory of God has shone upon it and its lamp is the Lamb.

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Luke 3:6
and then shall all mankind see God's salvation.'"