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For I tell you that Christ's life of service was on behalf of the Jews, to show that God is faithful, to make his promises to their ancestors come true,
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For I say that Christ Jesus was minister of the circumcision for the truth of God, to confirm the promises made unto the fathers:
Romans 3:26 Through the forbearance of God, for the shewing of his justice in this time: that he himself may be just and the justifier of him who is of the faith of Jesus Christ
1 Corinthians 1:12 Now this I say, that every one of you saith: I indeed am of Paul; and I am of Apollo; and I of Cephas; and I of Christ.
1 Corinthians 10:19,29 What then? Do I say that what is offered in sacrifice to idols is any thing? Or that the idol is any thing? . . .
1 Corinthians 15:50 Now this I say, brethren, that flesh and blood cannot possess the kingdom of God: neither shall corruption possess incorruption.
Romans 9:4,5 Who are Israelites: to whom belongeth the adoption as of children and the glory and the testament and the giving of the law and the service of God and the promises: . . .
Matthew 15:24 And he answering, said: I was not sent but to the sheep, that are lost of the house of Israel.
Matthew 20:28 Even as the Son of man is not come to be ministered unto, but to minister and to give his life a redemption for many.
John 1:11 He came unto his own: and his own received him not.
Acts 3:25,26 You are the children of the prophets and of the testament which God made to our fathers, saying to Abraham: And in thy seed shall all the kindreds of the earth be blessed. . . .
Acts 13:46 Then Paul and Barnabas said boldly: To you it behoved us first to speak the word of God: but because you reject it and judge yourselves unworthy of eternal life, behold we turn to the Gentiles.
Galatians 4:4,5 But when the fulness of the time was come, God sent his Son, made of a woman, made under the law: . . .
Romans 3:3 For what if some of them have not believed? Shall their unbelief make the faith of God without effect? God forbid!
Psalm 98:2,3 The Lord hath made known his salvation: he hath revealed his justice in the sight of the Gentiles. . . .
Micah 7:20 Thou wilt perform the truth to Jacob, the mercy to Abraham: which thou hast sworn to our fathers from the days of old.
Luke 1:54-56,70-73 He hath received Israel his servant, being mindful of his mercy. . . .
2 Corinthians 1:20 For all the promises of God are in him, It is. Therefore also by him, amen to God, unto our glory.
Romans 15:16 That I should be the minister of Christ Jesus among the Gentiles: sanctifying the gospel of God, that the oblation of the Gentiles may be made acceptable and sanctified in the Holy Ghost.
Romans 9:23,24 That he might shew the riches of his glory on the vessels of mercy which he hath prepared unto glory? . . .
Romans 11:22,30 See then the goodness and the severity of God: towards them indeed that are fallen, the severity; but towards thee, the goodness of God, if thou abide in goodness. Otherwise thou also shalt be cut off. . . .
Isaiah 24:15,16 Therefore glorify ye the Lord in instruction: the name of the Lord God of Israel in the islands of the sea. . . .
John 10:16 And other sheep I have that are not of this fold: them also I must bring. And they shall hear my voice: And there shall be one fold and one shepherd.
Ephesians 2:12-22 That you were at that time without Christ, being aliens from the conversation of Israel and strangers to the testament, having no hope of the promise and without God in this world. . . .
Ephesians 3:1-8 For this cause, I Paul, the prisoner of Jesus Christ, for you Gentiles: . . .
1 Peter 2:9,10 But you are a chosen generation, a kingly priesthood, a holy nation, a purchased people: that you may declare his virtues, who hath called you out of darkness into his marvelous light: . . .
ContextChrist the Servant of Jews and Gentiles
7Wherefore, receive one another, as Christ also hath received you, unto the honour of God. 8For I say that Christ Jesus was minister of the circumcision for the truth of God, to confirm the promises made unto the fathers: 9But that the Gentiles are to glorify God for his mercy, as it is written: Therefore will I confess to thee, O Lord, among the Gentiles and will sing to thy name.…
All my words are just, there is nothing wicked, nor perverse in them.
And he answering, said: I was not sent but to the sheep, that are lost of the house of Israel.
To you first, God, raising up his Son, hath sent him to bless you: that every one may convert himself from his wickedness.
Therefore is it of faith, that according to grace the promise might be firm to all the seed: not to that only which is of the law, but to that also which is of the faith of Abraham, who is the father of us all,
2 Corinthians 1:20
For all the promises of God are in him, It is. Therefore also by him, amen to God, unto our glory.
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