Gentiles Hear the Good News
Then Peter opened his mouth and said: w "In truth I perceive that God shows no partiality.
"But x in every nation whoever fears Him and works righteousness is y accepted by Him.
"The word which God sent to the children of Israel, z preaching peace through Jesus Christ - a He is Lord of all -
"that word you know, which was proclaimed throughout all Judea, and b began from Galilee after the baptism which John preached:
"how c God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Spirit and with power, who d went about doing good and healing all who were oppressed by the devil, e for God was with Him.
"And we are f witnesses of all things which He did both in the land of the Jews and in Jerusalem, whom they g killed by hanging on a tree.
"Him h God raised up on the third day, and showed Him openly,
i "not to all the people, but to witnesses chosen before by God, even to us j who ate and drank with Him after He arose from the dead.
"And k He commanded us to preach to the people, and to testify l that it is He who was ordained by God to be Judge m of the living and the dead.
n "To Him all the prophets witness that, through His name, o whoever believes in Him will receive p remission of sins."
New King James Version (NKJV) Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson, Inc.
For the LORD your God is God of gods and Lord of lords, the great God, mighty and awesome, who shows no partiality nor takes a bribe.
2 Chronicles 19:7
"Now therefore, let the fear of the LORD be upon you; take care and do it, for there is no iniquity with the LORD our God, no partiality, nor taking of bribes."
For there is no partiality with God.
But from those who seemed to be something - whatever they were, it makes no difference to me; God shows personal favoritism to no man - for those who seemed to be something added nothing to me.
And you, masters, do the same things to them, giving up threatening, knowing that your own Master also is in heaven, and there is no partiality with Him.
And made no distinction between us and them, purifying their hearts by faith.
1 Corinthians 12:1
Now concerning spiritual gifts, brethren, I do not want you to be ignorant:
1 Corinthians 13:1
Though I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, but have not love, I have become sounding brass or a clanging cymbal.
But now in Christ Jesus you who once were far off have been brought near by the blood of Christ.
LORD, who may abide in Your tabernacle? Who may dwell in Your holy hill?
He who walks uprightly, And works righteousness, And speaks the truth in his heart.
"I create the fruit of the lips: Peace, peace to him who is far off and to him who is near," Says the LORD, "And I will heal him."
For He Himself is our peace, who has made both one, and has broken down the middle wall of separation.
And by Him to reconcile all things to Himself, by Him, whether things on earth or things in heaven, having made peace through the blood of His cross.
And Jesus came and spoke to them, saying, "All authority has been given to Me in heaven and on earth.
"Therefore let all the house of Israel know assuredly that God has made this Jesus, whom you crucified, both Lord and Christ."
For there is no distinction between Jew and Greek, for the same Lord over all is rich to all who call upon Him.
1 Corinthians 15:27
For "He has put all things under His feet." But when He says "all things are put under Him, " it is evident that He who put all things under Him is excepted.
Then Jesus returned in the power of the Spirit to Galilee, and news of Him went out through all the surrounding region.
Isaiah 61:1 - 3
The Spirit of the Lord GOD is upon Me, Because the LORD has anointed Me To preach good tidings to the poor; He has sent Me to heal the brokenhearted, To proclaim liberty to the captives, And the opening of the prison to those who are bound.
The Spirit of the LORD is upon Me, Because He has anointed Me To preach the gospel to the poor; He has sent Me to heal the brokenhearted, To proclaim liberty to the captives And recovery of sight to the blind, To set at liberty those who are oppressed.
And Jesus went about all Galilee, teaching in their synagogues, preaching the gospel of the kingdom, and healing all kinds of sickness and all kinds of disease among the people.
This man came to Jesus by night and said to Him, "Rabbi, we know that You are a teacher come from God; for no one can do these signs that You do unless God is with him.
"And He who sent Me is with Me. The Father has not left Me alone, for I always do those things that please Him."
"But you shall receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you shall be witnesses to Me in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth."
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The Spirit of truth, whom the world cannot receive, because it neither sees Him nor knows Him; but you know Him, for He dwells with you and will be in you.
A little while longer and the world will see Me no more, but you will see Me. Because I live, you will live also.
Judas (not Iscariot) said to Him, "Lord, how is it that You will manifest Yourself to us, and not to the world?
And you also will bear witness, because you have been with Me from the beginning.
Now it came to pass, as He sat at the table with them, that He took bread, blessed and broke it, and gave it to them.
Luke 24:41 - 43
But while they still did not believe for joy, and marveled, He said to them, "Have you any food here?
Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.
For the Father judges no one, but has committed all judgment to the Son.
And has given Him authority to execute judgment also, because He is the Son of Man.
"because He has appointed a day on which He will judge the world in righteousness by the Man whom He has ordained. He has given assurance of this to all by raising Him from the dead."
For to this end Christ died and rose and lived again, that He might be Lord of both the dead and the living.
2 Timothy 4:1
I charge you therefore before God and the Lord Jesus Christ, who will judge the living and the dead at His appearing and His kingdom:
1 Peter 4:5
They will give an account to Him who is ready to judge the living and the dead.
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For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life.
He who believes in Him is not condemned; but he who does not believe is condemned already, because he has not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God.
'to open their eyes, in order to turn them from darkness to light, and from the power of Satan to God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins and an inheritance among those who are sanctified by faith in Me.'
For the Scripture says, "Whoever believes on Him will not be put to shame.
But the Scripture has confined all under sin, that the promise by faith in Jesus Christ might be given to those who believe.
Therefore let it be known to you, brethren, that through this Man is preached to you the forgiveness of sins.
And by Him everyone who believes is justified from all things from which you could not be justified by the law of Moses.