Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Missions in the New Testament - The Epistles

Romans 1:5 “We received grace and apostleship to call people from among all the Gentiles to obedience.”
Romans 1:16 “The Gospel…is the power of God that brings salvation…first to the Jew, then to the Gentile.”
Romans 3:29 “Is God the God of the Jews only? Is he not the God of the Gentiles too? Yes. Of Gentiles too.”
Romans 10:12-15 “How can they hear?”
Romans 15:10 “Rejoice, O Gentiles, with his people.” (Deut 32:43).
Romans 15:11 “Praise the Lord, all you Gentiles, and sing praises to him, all you peoples.” (Psalm 117:1).
Romans 16:26 “So that all nations might believe.”
1 Corinthians 1:24 “To those whom God has called, both Jews and Greeks.”
2 Corinthians 4:15 “grace that is reaching more and more people.”
2 Corinthians 10:16 “So that we can preach the Gospel to the regions beyond you.”
Galatians 3:8 “The Scripture foresaw that God would justify the Gentiles by faith, and announced the Gospel in advance to Abraham: all nations will be blessed through you.” (Genesis 12:3; 18:18; 22:18)
Galatians 3:14 “He redeemed us in order that the blessing given to Abraham might come to the Gentiles.”
Ephesians 1:10 “To bring all things in heaven and on earth together under one head, even Christ.”
Ephesians 2:11-19 “you are no longer foreigners and aliens.”
Philippians 2:10 “Every knee shall bow.”
1 Thessalonians 2:15-16 “To keep us from speaking to the Gentiles so that they may be saved.”
Hebrews 6:13-14 God’s promise to Abraham was for the entire world. He was blessed so he could bless the nations.
2 Peter 3:9 (NKJV) “The Lord is…not willing that any should perish but that all should come to repentance.”

1 John 2:2 “He is the atoning sacrifice…for the sins of the whole world.”