Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
I am not
But the sight of the crowds of people filled him with pity for them, because they were bewildered and dejected, like sheep that have no shepherd.
Jesus sent these twelve out, after giving them these directions: "Do not go among the heathen, or to any Samaritan town,
"What man among you, if he has a hundred sheep, and loses one of them, does not leave the ninety-nine in the wilderness, and go in search of the one that is lost, until he finds it?
You are the descendants of the prophets and the heirs of the agreement that God made with your forefathers when he said to Abraham, 'Through your posterity all the families of the earth will be blessed.'
Then Paul and Barnabas spoke out plainly, and said, "God's message had to be told to you first, but since you thrust it off and judge yourselves unworthy of eternal life, we now turn to the heathen.
I hold that Christ has become an agent of circumcision to show God's truthfulness in carrying out the promises made to our forefathers,