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And so God chose his Servant and sent him to you first, to bless you by making every one of you turn away from your wicked ways."
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To you first, God, raising up his Son, hath sent him to bless you: that every one may convert himself from his wickedness.
Acts 1:8 But you shall receive the power of the Holy Ghost coming upon you, and you shall be witnesses unto me in Jerusalem, and in all Judea, and Samaria, and even to the uttermost part of the earth.
Acts 13:26,32,33,46,47 Men, brethren, children of the stock of Abraham, and whosoever among you fear God: to you the word of this salvation is sent. . . .
Acts 18:4-6 And he reasoned in the synagogue every sabbath, bringing in the name of the Lord Jesus. And he persuaded the Jews and the Greeks. . . .
Acts 26:20 But to them first that are at Damascus and at Jerusalem, and unto all the country of Judea, and to the Gentiles did I preach, that they should do penance and turn to God, doing works worthy of penance.
Acts 28:23-28 And when they had appointed him a day, there came very many to him unto his lodgings. To whom he expounded, testifying the kingdom of God and persuading them concerning Jesus, out of the law of Moses and the prophets, from morning until evening. . . .
Matthew 10:5,6 These twelve Jesus sent: commanding them, saying: Go ye not into the way of the Gentiles, and into the city of the Samaritans enter ye not. . . .
Luke 24:47 And that penance and remission of sins should be preached in his name, unto all nations, beginning at Jerusalem.
Romans 2:9,10 Tribulation and anguish upon every soul of man that worketh evil: of the Jew first, and also of the Greek. . . .
Revelation 7:4-9 And I heard the number of them that were signed. An hundred forty-four thousand were signed, of every tribe of the children of Israel. . . .
Acts 3:15,22 But the author of life you killed, whom God hath raised from the dead: of which we are witnesses. . . .
Acts 3:20,25 That when the times of refreshment shall come from the presence of the Lord, and he shall send him who hath been preached unto you, Jesus Christ. . . .
Psalm 67:6,7 The earth hath yielded her fruit. May God, our God bless us, . . .
Psalm 72:17 Let his name be blessed for evermore: his name continueth before the sun. And in him shall all the tribes of the earth be blessed: all nations shall magnify him.
Luke 2:10,11 And the angel said to them: Fear not; for, behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy that shall be to all the people: . . .
Romans 15:29 And I know that when I come to you I shall come in the abundance of the blessing of the gospel of Christ.
Galatians 3:9-14 Therefore, they that are of faith shall be blessed with faithful Abraham. . . .
Ephesians 1:3 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who hath blessed us with spiritual blessings in heavenly places, in Christ:
1 Peter 1:3 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to his great mercy hath regenerated us unto a lively hope, by the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead:
1 Peter 3:9 Not rendering evil for evil, nor railing for railing, but contrariwise, blessing: for unto this are you called, that you may inherit a blessing.
Isaiah 59:20,21 And there shall come a redeemer to Sion, and to them that return from iniquity in Jacob, saith the Lord. . . .
Jeremiah 32:38-41 And they shall be my people, and I will be their God. . . .
Jeremiah 33:8,9 And I will cleanse them from all their iniquity, whereby they have sinned against me: and I will forgive all their iniquities, whereby they have sinned against me, and despised me. . . .
Ezekiel 11:19,20 And I will give them one heart, and will put a new spirit in their bowels: and I will take away the stony heart out of their flesh, and will give them a heart of flesh: . . .
Ezekiel 36:25-29 And I will pour upon you clean water, and you shall be cleansed from all your filthiness, and I will cleanse you from all your idols. . . .
Matthew 1:21 And she shall bring forth a son: and thou shalt call his name Jesus. For he shall save his people from their sins.
Ephesians 5:26,27 That he might sanctify it, cleansing it by the laver of water in the word of life: . . .
Titus 2:11-14 For the grace of God our Saviour hath appeared to all men: . . .
1 John 3:5-8 And you know that he appeared to take away our sins: and in him there is no sin. . . .
Jude 1:24 Now to him who is able to preserve you without sin and to present you spotless before the presence of his glory with exceeding joy, in the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ:
ContextPeter Speaks in Solomon's Colonnade
…25You 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. 26To you first, God, raising up his Son, hath sent him to bless you: that every one may convert himself from his wickedness.
Hearing I heard Ephraim when he went into captivity: thou hast chastised me, and I was instructed, as a young bullock unaccustomed to the yoke. Convert me, and I shall be converted, for thou art the Lord my God.
And he answering, said: I was not sent but to the sheep, that are lost of the house of Israel.
You adore that which you know not: we adore that which we know. For salvation is of the Jews.
Whom God hath raised up, having loosed the sorrows of hell, as it was impossible that he should be holden by it.
This Jesus hath God raised again, whereof all we are witnesses.
The God of Abraham and the God of Isaac and the God of Jacob, the God of our fathers, hath glorified his Son Jesus, whom you indeed delivered up and denied before the face of Pilate, when he judged he should be released.
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.
For I am not ashamed of the gospel. For it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth: to the Jew first and to the Greek.
Tribulation and anguish upon every soul of man that worketh evil: of the Jew first, and also of the Greek.
For I say that Christ Jesus was minister of the circumcision for the truth of God, to confirm the promises made unto the fathers:
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