To The Jew First
Most Relevant Verses
For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes, to the Jew first and also to the Greek.
For the righteousness of God is revealed in it from faith to faith, just as it is written, "But the one who is righteous by faith will live."
I have become like a Jew to the Jews, in order that I may gain the Jews. To those under the law [I became] as under the law ([although I] myself am not under the law) in order that I may gain those under the law.
you know the thing that happened throughout all Judea, beginning from Galilee, after the baptism that John proclaimed:
and repentance and the forgiveness of sins would be proclaimed in his name to all the nations, beginning from Jerusalem.
But you will receive power [when] the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the farthest part of the earth."
Both Paul and Barnabas spoke boldly [and] said, "It was necessary [that] the word of God be spoken first to you, since you reject it and do not consider yourselves worthy of eternal life! Behold, we are turning to the Gentiles!
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