Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But now is made manifest, and by the scriptures of the prophets, according to the commandment of the everlasting God, made known to all nations for the obedience of faith:
having made known to us the secret of his will, according to his good pleasure, which He had before purposed in Himself:
even that mystery which was hid from former ages and generations, but is now manifested to his saints:
2 Timothy 1:10
but now made manifest by the appearance of our Saviour Jesus Christ, who hath abolished death, and brought life and immortality to light by the gospel: for which I was appointed an herald,
in hope of eternal life, which God, who cannot lie, promised before all ages;
separated unto the gospel of God, (which He had promised before by his prophets in the holy scriptures) concerning his Son,
But now, without the law, righteousness before God is manifested, being attested by the law and the prophets;
For whatever things were written heretofore, were written for our instruction; that we through patience and the consolation of the scriptures might have hope.
And the portion of scripture, which he was reading, was this, "He was led as a sheep to the slaughter, and as a lamb before it's shearer is dumb, so He opened not his mouth:
To Him do all the prophets bear witness, that whosoever believeth on Him shall receive the forgiveness of their sins through his name.
But having obtained help of God, I continue until this day, testifying both to small and great, and saying nothing but what the prophets and Moses declared should come to pass; even that the Messiah should suffer,
And the scripture foreseeing that God would justify the gentiles through faith, preached the gospel to Abraham long ago, saying, "In thee shall all nations be blessed."
being built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ himself being the chief corner-stone:
And I fell at his feet to worship him: and he said unto me, See thou do it not: I am thy fellow-servant, and a fellow-servant of thy brethren, that hold the testimony of Jesus. Worship God. For the Spirit of prophecy is the testimony of Jesus.
Go ye therefore and instruct all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son,
And He said unto them, Go to all the world and preach the gospel to every one:
And He said unto them, These are the words which I spake unto you, while I was yet with you, that all the things must be fulfilled, which are written in the law of Moses, and in the prophets, and Psalms, concerning me.
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:
delivering thee from the people and from the Gentiles, to whom I now send thee,
Inasmuch as from the first creation of the world, the invisible things of Him, even his eternal power and Godhead, are, if attended to, clearly seen in his works:
1 Timothy 1:17
Now to the King eternal, immortal, invisible, the only wise God, be honor and glory for ever and ever. Amen.
how much more shall the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit offered himself spotless to God, purify your conscience from dead works, that ye may serve the living God?
Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, to day, and for ever:
1 John 5:20
But we know that the son of God is come, and hath given us understanding, that we may know Him that is true, and we are in Him that is true, and in his son Jesus Christ: He is the true God, and eternal life.
I am the Alpha and the Omega, the beginning and the end, saith the Lord, who is, and who was, and who is to come, the Almighty.
by whom we have received grace and apostleship to preach the obedience of faith for his name's sake, to all nations;
For I shall not go about to speak of any thing, but what Christ hath wrought by me, (to gain the obedience of the Gentiles,) both in word and deed:
And the word of God increased; and the number of the disciples in Jerusalem was greatly multiplied; and a great number of the priests became obedient to the faith.