Jesus Christ The Saviour of BOTH Jews and Gentiles


There are some people going around misunderstanding scripture and concluding that Jesus really was only sent here for the Jews alone. If that was so where would that leave the rest of us who are not Jews, (which is the majority of the human population)? This scripture is the one that a few misunderstand when Jesus said to a Gentile women, “He answered, “I was sent only to the lost sheep of the house of Israel.” Matthew 15:24. I think the reason this situation with this Gentile woman happened and Christ said what He did was to really show something important. (1) Yes, salvation came to the Jews but they rejected Christ.  (2) The Gentiles (like the woman whose faith impressed Christ in this Matthew 15 scripture) shows how the Gentiles would come to believe in Christ and live by faith, the faith that woman displayed. This was even prophesied by Isaiah in Isaiah 42:1-2Behold! My servant whom I uphold, My Elect One in wom My soul delights! I have put My Spirit upon Him: He will bring forth justice to the Gentiles.” “I, the Lord, have called You in righteousness, And will hold Your hand; I will keep You and give You as a covenant to the people, As a light to the Gentiles, To open blind eyes, To bring out prisoners from the prison, those who sit in darkness from the prison house.Isaiah 42:6-7. “Indeed He says,‘It is too small a thing that You should be My Servant to raise up the tribes of Jacob, and to restore the preserved ones of Israel; I will ALSO give You as a light to the Gentiles, that You should be My salvation to the ends of the earth.’” Isaiah 49:6.

In Acts 28:25-28 it is written about the Jews,“The Holy Spirit spoke the truth to your ancestors when he said through Isaiah the prophet: “‘Go to this people and say, “You will be ever hearing but never understanding; you will be ever seeing but never perceiving.” For this people’s heart has become calloused; they hardly hear with their ears, and they have closed their eyes. Otherwise they might see with their eyes, hear with their ears, understand with their hearts and turn, and I would heal them.’ “Therefore I want you to know that God’s salvation has been sent to the Gentiles, and they will listen!” Also, Christ says in John 10:16, “I have other sheep, too, that are not in this sheepfold. I must bring them also. They will listen to my voice, and there will be one flock with one shepherd.” That other sheep He was speaking of are the Gentiles that He intended to save as well, making both Jews and Gentiles one in Him, all of Romans chapter 11 explains this. There is a parable in Luke 14:15-24, that also shows how the Gospel was first brought to the Jews but they having not received it so the Gospel was preached to the Gentiles. There are more scriptures that shows how salvation is also for the Gentiles, but Romans 1:16 sums it all up perfectly, “I am not ashamed of the Gospel of Jesus Christ, for it the pwer of God to salvation for EVERYONE WHO BELIEVES, for the Jews (first) and ALSO for the GENTILE.” If anyone says Christ came only to save the Jews alone remind them of these things. Salvation is for anyone who believes in Jesus Christ, that includes both Jews and Gentiles.

And the Spirit and the bride say, “Come!” And let him who hears say, “Come!” And let him who thirsts come. WHOEVER desires, let him take the water of life freely.Revelation 22:17.


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