Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And that repentance and remission of sins should be preached in his name among all nations, beginning at Jerusalem.
And Jesus, hearing it, wondered, and said to those following Him, "Verily I say to you, with no one in Israel did I find such faith.
for they heard them speaking with tongues, and magnifying God. Then Peter answered,
And, when both Silas and Timothy came down from Macedonia, Paul was being constrained by the word, fully testifying to the Jews that Jesus is the Christ.
Be it known, therefore, to you, that to the gentiles was this salvation of God sent: they also will hear."
For there is no distinction between Jew and Greek; for the Same One is Lord of all, being rich toward all who call upon Him;
For I say that Christ hath become a minister of the circumcision, in behalf of God's truth, that He might confirm the promises made to the fathers;
To me, who am less than the least of all saints, was this grace given, to proclaim, to the gentiles, the glad tidings of the unsearchable riches of Christ;
to whom 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, that kills the prophets, and stones those sent to her; how often I wished to gather your children together, as a hen gathers her own brood under her wings, and ye would not! Behold, your house is abandoned to you!
These twelve Jesus sent forth, having charged them, saying, "Go not into any way of the gentiles, and enter not into a city of the Samaritans;
Ye are the sons of the prophets, and of the covenant which God made with your fathers, saying to Abraham, 'And in your Seed shall all the families of the earth be blessed.'
Speaking boldly, both Paul and Barnabas said, "It was necessary that the word of God should first be spoken to you. Inasmuch as ye thrust it away from you, and judge yourselves unworthy of eternal life, behold, we turn to the gentiles;
And the law entered, that the trespass might abound; but where sin abounded, grace did super-abound;
and so all Israel shall be saved; even as it has been written, "There will come out of Zion the Deliverer; He will turn away ungodliness from Jacob;
to the praise of the glory of His grace, which He graciously bestowed on us in the Beloved;
go, therefore, to the outlets of the highways; and as many as ye find, invite to the marriage feast.'
I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance."
For, as Jonah became a sign to the Ninevites, so also will the Son of Man be to this generation.
Or is He the God of Jews only? Is He not of gentiles also! Yes, of gentiles also;
But ye did not so learn Christ;