Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For there is no difference between the Jew and the Greek: for the same Lord over all is rich unto all that call upon him.
There is no
There is no
a righteousness coming from God, which depends on faith in Jesus Christ and extends to all who believe. No distinction is made;
Before, not after. And he received circumcision as a sign, a mark attesting the reality of the faith-righteousness which was his while still uncircumcised, that he might be the forefather of all those who believe even though they are uncircumcised--in order that this righteousness might be placed to their credit;
even towards us whom He has called not only from among the Jews but also from among the Gentiles?
Then Peter began to speak. "I clearly see," he said, "that God makes no distinctions between one man and another;
And God, who knows all hearts, gave His testimony in their favour by bestowing the Holy Spirit on them just as He did on us;
In Him the distinctions between Jew and Gentile, slave and free man, male and female, disappear; you are all one in Christ Jesus.
because it is through Him that Jews and Gentiles alike have access through one Spirit to the Father.
I mean the truth that the Gentiles are joint heirs with us Jews, and that they form one body with us, and have the same interest as we have in the promise which has been made good in Christ Jesus through the Good News,
In that new creation there is neither Greek nor Jew, circumcision nor uncircumcision, barbarian, Scythian, slave nor free man, but Christ is everything and is in all of us.
Or is it that you think slightingly of His infinite goodness, forbearance and patience, unaware that the goodness of God is gently drawing you to repentance?
in order to make known His infinite goodness towards the subjects of His mercy whom He has prepared beforehand for glory,
2 Corinthians 8:9
For you know the condescending goodness of our Lord Jesus Christ--how for your sakes He became poor, though He was rich, in order that you through His poverty might grow rich.
It is in Him, and through the shedding of His blood, that we have our deliverance--the forgiveness of our offences--so abundant was God's grace,
But God, being rich in mercy, because of the intense love which He bestowed on us,
To me who am less than the least of all God's people has this work been graciously entrusted--to proclaim to the Gentiles the Good News of the exhaustless wealth of Christ,
But my God--so great is His wealth of glory in Christ Jesus--will fully supply every need of yours.
to whom it was His will to make known how vast a wealth of glory for the Gentile world is implied in this truth--the truth that 'Christ is in you, the hope of glory.'
in order that their hearts may be cheered, they themselves being welded together in love and enjoying all the advantages of a reasonable certainty, till at last they attain the full knowledge of God's truth, which is Christ Himself.
Call upon him
and here he is authorized by the High Priests to arrest all who call upon Thy name."
1 Corinthians 1:2
To the Church of God in Corinth, men and women consecrated in Christ Jesus, called to be saints, with all in every place who call on the name of our Lord Jesus Christ-- their Lord as well as ours.
and then shall all mankind see God's salvation.'"
"Can any one forbid the use of water, and object to these persons being baptized--men who have received the Holy Spirit just as we did?"
unless you can deny that it is one and the same God who will pronounce the circumcised to be acquitted on the ground of faith, and the uncircumcised to be acquitted through the same faith.