For I am
not ashamed of the gospel
of Christ: for it is
the power of God unto salvation to every
one that believeth; to the Jew
first, and also to the Greek.
Even us, whom
he hath called, not of the Jews
only, but also of the Gentiles? ... And it
shall come to pass, [that
] in the place where it was said unto them, Ye [are
] not my people; there shall
they be called the children of the living God.
Now if the fall of them [be
] the riches of the world
, and the diminishing
of them the riches of the Gentiles; how much more their fulness? ... For I speak to you Gentiles, inasmuch as I am the apostle
of the Gentiles, I magnify mine office:
And that the Gentiles might glorify God for [his
] mercy; as it is written, For
this cause I will confess to thee among the Gentiles, and sing unto thy name. ... Now the God
of hope fill
you with all joy and peace in believing, that ye may abound
in hope, through the power of the Holy Ghost.
That I should
be the minister of Jesus Christ to the Gentiles, ministering
the gospel of God, that the offering up
of the Gentiles might be acceptable, being
sanctified by the Holy Ghost.
-8 And I
will establish my covenant between me and thee and thy seed after thee in their generations for an everlasting covenant, to be a God
unto thee, and to
thy seed after thee. ... And I
will give unto thee, and to thy seed after thee, the land wherein thou art a stranger
, all the land of Canaan, for an everlasting
possession; and I will be their
And Abraham said unto God, O that
Ishmael might live before
All they that see me laugh
me to scorn: they shoot out
the lip, they shake
the head, [saying
Psalms 67:2 That thy way
may be known upon earth, thy saving
health among all nations.
Psalms 72:17 His name shall endure
for ever: his name shall be continued as long as the sun: and [men]
shall be blessed in him: all nations
shall call him blessed.
In that day shall there be a highway out of Egypt to Assyria, and the Assyrian shall come into Egypt, and the Egyptian into Assyria, and the Egyptians shall serve with the Assyrians. ... Whom the LORD of hosts shall bless, saying, Blessed
] Egypt my people, and Assyria the work of my hands, and Israel
For thy Maker
] thine husband; the LORD of hosts [is
] his name; and thy Redeemer the Holy One of Israel; The God
of the whole earth shall he be called.
O LORD, my strength
, and my fortress, and my refuge in the day of affliction, the Gentiles
shall come unto thee from the ends of the earth, and shall say, Surely
our fathers have inherited lies, vanity, and [things
] no profit.
Jeremiah 31:33 But this [shall be] the
covenant that I will
make with the house of Israel; After those days, saith the LORD, I will put my law in their inward parts, and write it in their hearts; and will
be their God, and they shall be my people.
Yet the number
of the children of Israel shall be as the sand of the sea, which cannot be measured nor numbered; and it
shall come to pass, [that
] in the
place where it was said unto them, Ye [are
] not my people, [there
] it shall be said unto them, [Ye are] the sons
of the living God.
nations shall be joined to the LORD in that day
, and shall be my people
: and I will dwell in the midst of thee, and thou
shalt know that the LORD of hosts hath sent me unto thee.
Thus saith the LORD of hosts; [It shall
] yet [come to pass
], that there
shall come people, and the inhabitants of many cities: ... Thus saith the LORD of hosts; In those days [it shall come to pass
], that ten men
of all languages of the nations, even shall take hold of the skirt of him that is a Jew, saying, We will
go with you: for we have
] God [is
] with you.
the rising of the sun even unto the going down of the same my name
] great among the Gentiles; and in
every place incense
] offered unto my name, and a pure offering: for
my name [shall be
] great among the heathen, saith the LORD of hosts.
the God of Abraham, and the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob? God is
not the God of the dead, but of the living.
Go ye therefore
, and teach all nations
, baptizing them in the name
of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost:
And he said unto them, Go
all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature. ... He that believeth and is
baptized shall be saved; but
he that believeth not shall be damned.
And said unto them, Thus it is written, and thus it behoved Christ to suffer, and to rise from the dead the third day: ... And that
repentance and remission of sins should be preached in his name among
all nations, beginning
But the Lord said unto him, Go
thy way: for he is a chosen
vessel unto me, to bear
my name before the Gentiles, and kings
, and the children
And he said unto me, Depart
I will send thee far hence unto the Gentiles.
Acts 26:17 Delivering
thee from the people, and [from
] the Gentiles
, unto whom now I send thee,
That the blessing
of Abraham might
come on the Gentiles through
Jesus Christ; that we might receive the promise of the Spirit through faith.
But after that faith
is come, we
are no longer under a schoolmaster. ... And if ye [be
, then are ye Abraham's
seed, and heirs
according to the promise.
That the Gentiles
should be fellowheirs, and of the same
body, and partakers
of his promise in Christ by the gospel:
is neither Greek nor Jew, circumcision
nor uncircumcision, Barbarian
, Scythian, bond
] free: but
] all, and