Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Now I say that Jesus Christ was a minister of the circumcision for the truth of God, to confirm the promises made unto the fathers:
This was also to demonstrate his righteousness in the present time, so that he would be just and the justifier of the one who lives because of Jesus' faithfulness.
1 Corinthians 1:12
Now I mean this, that each of you is saying, "I am with Paul," or "I am with Apollos," or "I am with Cephas," or "I am with Christ."
1 Corinthians 10:19
Am I saying that idols or food sacrificed to them amount to anything?
1 Corinthians 15:50
Now this is what I am saying, brothers and sisters: Flesh and blood cannot inherit the kingdom of God, nor does the perishable inherit the imperishable.
who are Israelites. To them belong the adoption as sons, the glory, the covenants, the giving of the law, the temple worship, and the promises.
So he answered, "I was sent only to the lost sheep of the house of Israel."
just as the Son of Man did not come to be served but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many."
He came to what was his own, but his own people did not receive him.
You are the sons of the prophets and of the covenant that God made with your ancestors, saying to Abraham, 'And in your descendants all the nations of the earth will be blessed.'
Both Paul and Barnabas replied courageously, "It was necessary to speak the word of God to you first. Since you reject it and do not consider yourselves worthy of eternal life, we are turning to the Gentiles.
But when the appropriate time had come, God sent out his Son, born of a woman, born under the law,
What then? If some did not believe, does their unbelief nullify the faithfulness of God?
The Lord demonstrates his power to deliver; in the sight of the nations he reveals his justice.
You will be loyal to Jacob and extend your loyal love to Abraham, which you promised on oath to our ancestors in ancient times.
He has helped his servant Israel, remembering his mercy,
2 Corinthians 1:20
For every one of God's promises are "Yes" in him; therefore also through him the "Amen" is spoken, to the glory we give to God.
to be a minister of Christ Jesus to the Gentiles. I serve the gospel of God like a priest, so that the Gentiles may become an acceptable offering, sanctified by the Holy Spirit.
And what if he is willing to make known the wealth of his glory on the objects of mercy that he has prepared beforehand for glory --
Notice therefore the kindness and harshness of God -- harshness toward those who have fallen, but God's kindness toward you, provided you continue in his kindness; otherwise you also will be cut off.
So in the east extol the Lord, along the seacoasts extol the fame of the Lord God of Israel.
I have other sheep that do not come from this sheepfold. I must bring them too, and they will listen to my voice, so that there will be one flock and one shepherd.
that you were at that time without the Messiah, alienated from the citizenship of Israel and strangers to the covenants of promise, having no hope and without God in the world.
For this reason I, Paul, the prisoner of Christ Jesus for the sake of you Gentiles --
1 Peter 2:9
But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people of his own, so that you may proclaim the virtues of the one who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light.