GOD'S BLESSING FOR THE GENTILES

 

We fully enforce the fact that the Jews have always been and always will be God's Chosen People. Keeping that in mind we also affirm that God's plan, from the beginning, has always been to bless all people through the Jewish People. The list below will emphasize that fact:

 

Old Testament promise
or principle and blessing
to the non-Jew
 
New Testament fulfillment
or application to the
Goyim (Gentile)
 
TORAH
(Five Book Moses)
All families of the earth were to be blessed through Abraham. Genesis 12:1-3 The promise to Abraham was not only to his descendants, but to all those who would walk by faith. Romans 4:11-13 Galatians 3:8
God commands that the ger (foreigner)[Strongs 01616] enter Israel's Sabbath rest. Exodus 20:10; 23:12 and Deuteronomy 5:14 Jesus invites all who are weary to come unto Him, and He will give rest. Matthew 11:28 God's rest is for those who believe, whether Jew or Gentile. Hebrews 4:1-9

There was no distinction in obligation between the "ger" and Israel. Both shared in the blessings of God; both had responsibilities to God. Numbers 15:14,15

God does not give preference to those who received the law, but will judge according to the gospel. Romans 2:10-16
KETUVI'IM
(Writings)
Ruth, a loyal ger, was greatly blessed by God. Ruth 1:16-18; 4:13, 21, 22 Because Ruth was used to bring forth King David, she was also part of the lineage of King Messiah, Jesus. Matthew 1:6
God's glory to be declared among the nations, goyim [strongs 01471] and His marvelous works among all peoples, ammim [strongs 05971] 1 Chronicles 16:24 Jesus commanded the gospel be proclaimed to all nations. Matthew 28:19
Gentiles will have part in the Kingdom of God. Psalm 86:9 The nations are fellow heirs of God's promises through the Gospel. Ephesians 3:6
The Psalmist will sing praises with the nations - Jews and Gentiles together. Psalm 108:3 Jews and Gentiles are united by the Holy Spirit. 1 Corinthians 12:13
All the families of the nations will worship before the Lord. Psalm 22:27,28 Every knee shall bow and every tongue confess that Jesus is Lord. Philippians 2:9-11

NEVI'IM
(Prophets)

Gentiles, goyim, will come to God's light. Isaiah 60:13 Simeon recognized Jesus as the light who would bring revelation to the Gentiles. Luke 2:29,31
God will show mercy upon one who had not obtained mercy and will say to them which were not His people, "You are my people," and they shall say, "You are my God." Hosea 2:23 Those who were once strangers and aliens, far from God, have now drawn near through the blood of Christ. Ephesians 2:11-13
Jonah preached to Gentile Nineveh, the city repented and God spared it. Jonah 3:10 In contrast to Jonah, the early "Jews for Jesus" rejoiced because the Gentiles received the word of the Lord. Acts 15:3