Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And that repentance and remission of sins should be preached in his name among all nations, beginning at Jerusalem.
When Jesus heard him, he marveled, and said to those who followed him, "Truly, I say to you, not even in Israel have I found such great faith.
For they heard them speaking in tongues and praising God. Then Peter said,
When Silas and Timothy came from Macedonia, Paul devoted himself exclusively to preaching, testifying to the Jews that Jesus was the Christ.
Therefore let it be known to you that this salvation of God has been sent to the Gentiles; they will listen."
For there is no distinction between Jew and Greek; the same Lord is Lord of all and bestows his riches on all who call upon him.
For I tell you that Christ has become a servant of the circumcised to show God's truth, to confirm the promises made to the patriarchs,
To me, though I am the very least of all the saints, this grace was given, to preach to the Gentiles the unsearchable riches of Christ,
To them God willed to make known what is the riches of the glory of this mystery among the Gentiles, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory.
O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, you who kill the prophets and stone those who are sent to you! How often I have longed to gather your children together, as a hen gathers her brood under her wings, but you were not willing!
These twelve Jesus sent out and commanded them: "Do not go among the Gentiles, or enter any town of the Samaritans.
You are the sons of the prophets and of the covenant which God made with your fathers, saying to Abraham, 'And in your seed all the families of the earth shall be blessed.'
Paul and Barnabas spoke out boldly and said, "It was necessary that the word of God be spoken to you first. Since you reject it and judge yourselves unworthy of eternal life, behold, we turn to the Gentiles.
Law came in, that the trespass might increase. But where sin increased, grace abounded all the more,
And so all Israel will be saved, as it is written: "The Deliverer will come from Zion, he will turn away ungodliness from Jacob;
to the praise of his glorious grace, which he freely bestowed on us in the Beloved.
Go therefore to the highways, and invite to the marriage feast as many as you find.'
I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance."
For as Jonah became a sign to the Ninevites, so also the Son of Man will be to this generation.
Or is God the God of Jews only? Is he not the God of Gentiles also? Yes, of Gentiles also,
But you did not learn Christ in this way,