Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And that repentance and remission of sins should be preached in his name among all nations, beginning at Jerusalem.
And when Jesus heard it He marvelled, and said to them that followed Him, Verily, I say unto you, I have not found so great faith even in Israel:
for they heard them speaking in divers languages, and glorifying God.
And when Silas and Timothy came down from Macedonia, Paul was very urgent in spirit, testifying to the Jews that Jesus was the Messiah.
Be it known therefore unto you, that the salvation of God is sent to the Gentiles, and they will hear it.
For there is no difference of Jew and Greek: for He being Lord of all is bountiful to all that call upon Him.
Now Jesus Christ was a minister of the circumcision for the manifestation of the truth of God, to confirm the promises made to the fathers:
On me, who am less than the least of all saints, was this grace bestowed, that I should preach among the Gentiles the unsearchable riches of Christ,
to whom God would make known the rich glory of this mystery, among the gentiles; which is this, that Christ is in you the hope of glory:
O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, that killest the prophets and stonest them that are sent unto thee, how often would I have gathered thy children, as a hen gathers her brood under her wings, and ye would not?
These twelve did Jesus send forth, and commanded them, saying, Go not among the gentiles, neither enter into any city of the Samaritans:
Now ye are the children of the prophets, and of the covenant, which God made with our fathers, saying to Abraham, "And in thy seed shall all the families of the earth be blessed:"
Then Paul and Barnabas boldly said, It was necessary that the word of God should be first spoken to you; but since ye reject it, and judge not yourselves worthy of eternal life, lo, we turn to the Gentiles:
Now the law made some entrance, that the offence might appear to abound; but where sin abounded, grace hath superabounded; that as sin had reigned in death,
And so all Israel shall be saved, as it is written, "The deliverer shall come out of Sion, and shall turn away impiety from Jacob:
to the praise of his glorious grace, whereby He hath made us acceptable in the Beloved:
go therefore into the public streets, and as many as ye meet with invite to the wedding.
but sinners to repentance.
for as Jonah was a sign to the Ninevites, so shall also the Son of man be to this generation.
or is He the God of the Jews only, and not also of the Gentiles?
But ye have not so learned Christ;