Foreigners Saved By Faith
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Through him we received grace and a commission as an apostle to bring about faithful obedience among all the gentiles for the sake of his name.
Because the Scripture saw ahead of time that God would justify the gentiles by faith, it announced the gospel to Abraham beforehand when it said, "Through you all nations will be blessed."
As for the gentiles who have become believers, we have sent a letter with our decision that they should keep away from food that has been sacrificed to idols, from blood, from anything strangled, and from sexual immorality."
When they arrived, they called the church together and told them everything that God had done with them and how he had opened a door so that gentiles would believe.
When they heard this, they calmed down, and praised God by saying, "So God has given repentance that leads to life even to gentiles."
After a lengthy debate, Peter stood up and told them, "Brothers, you know that in the early days, God chose me to be the one among you through whom the gentiles would hear the message of the gospel and believe.