May Israel's deliverance come from Zion! When the LORD restores the fortunes of his people, Jacob will rejoice, and Israel will be glad. A Davidic Psalm.
Now those who had gathered together began to ask Jesus, "Lord, is this the time when you will restore the kingdom to Israel?"
and asked, "Where is the one who was born king of the Jews? We saw his star in the east and have come to worship him."
Then Pilate asked him, "Are you the king of the Jews?" He answered, "You say so."
saying, "If you are the king of the Jews, save yourself!"
There was also an inscription over him written in Greek, Latin, and Hebrew: "This is the King of the Jews."
He will rule over the house of Jacob forever, and his kingdom will never end."
I didn't recognize him, but I came baptizing with water so that he might be revealed to Israel."
He has sent his word to the descendants of Israel and brought them the good news of peace through Jesus the Messiah. This man is the Lord of everyone.
Now the people who were scattered by the persecution that started because of Stephen went as far as Phoenicia, Cyprus, and Antioch, speaking the word to no one except Jews.
But he kept telling her, "First let the children be filled. It is not right to take the children's bread and throw it to the puppies."
But when Silas and Timothy arrived from Macedonia, Paul devoted himself entirely to the word as he emphatically assured the Jews that Jesus is the Messiah.
When they heard about it, they praised God and told him, "You see, brother, how many tens of thousands of believers there are among the Jews, and all of them are zealous for the Law.
Three days later, Paul called the leaders of the Jews together. When they assembled, he told them, "Brothers, although I haven't done anything against our people or the customs of our ancestors, I was arrested in Jerusalem and handed over to the Romans.
That's why I asked to see you and speak with you, since it is for the hope of Israel that I'm wearing this chain."
Brothers, my heart's desire and prayer to God about the Jews is that they would be saved.
For I tell you that the Messiah became a servant of the circumcised on behalf of God's truth in order to confirm the promises given to our ancestors,
1 Corinthians 9:20
To the Jews I became like a Jew in order to win Jews. To those under the Law I became like a man under the Law, in order to win those under the Law (although I myself am not under the Law).
He will bring many of Israel's descendants back to the Lord their God.
God has exalted to his right hand this very man as our Leader and Savior in order to extend repentance and forgiveness of sins to Israel.