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  2. 2. GENTILES <ul><li>THE BRIEF STUDY COVERS </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Who the gentiles are ? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The origin of gentiles </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The religion of gentiles </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The worship of gentiles </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The practices of gentiles </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The Jews and gentiles </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The Church and gentiles </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Jews gentiles and the church </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The blessings to the gentiles </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The judgment of the nations </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The future prophesied. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>(An effort to provide a basic understanding and foundation) </li></ul></ul></ul>
  3. 3. GENTILES <ul><li>Who the gentiles are ? </li></ul><ul><li>Human race in distinction from Israel in spiritual term called as “gentile” </li></ul><ul><li>In the Bible the gentiles referred in general as “Heathen” </li></ul><ul><li>The word “heathen” means “foreigner” </li></ul><ul><li>“ Foreigner or stranger” to the revealed “Truths of God” </li></ul><ul><li>(Who changed the truth of God into a lie, and worshipped and served the </li></ul><ul><li>creature more than the Creator - Rom.1: 25) </li></ul><ul><li>(Being aliens from the commonwealth of Israel, and strangers from the covenants of </li></ul><ul><li>promise, having no hope, and without God in the world (Eph. 2: 12) </li></ul><ul><li>Bible reveals the truth of God; the unity of God, “ELOHIM” (Gen. 1: 1) </li></ul>
  4. 4. GENTILES <ul><li>Origin or history of gentiles </li></ul><ul><li>At the dawn of the history there was no such distinction </li></ul><ul><li>So God created man in his own image, in the image of God created he him; male and </li></ul><ul><li>female created he them. And God blessed them, and God said unto them, Be fruitful, </li></ul><ul><li>and multiply, and replenish the earth (Gen.1: 27-28) </li></ul><ul><li>These were the nations divided in the earth after the flood. </li></ul><ul><li>These are the families of the sons of Noah, after their generations, in their </li></ul><ul><li>nations: and by these were the nations divided in the earth after the flood. </li></ul><ul><li>(Gen: 10: 32) </li></ul><ul><li>From Babel they were scattered </li></ul><ul><li>Therefore is the name of it called Babel; because the LORD did there confound the </li></ul><ul><li>language of all the earth: and from thence did the LORD scatter them abroad upon </li></ul><ul><li>the face of all the earth (Gen.11: 9) H ath determined the times before appointed, and </li></ul><ul><li>the bounds of their habitation (Acts.17: 27) </li></ul>
  5. 5. GENTILES (Origin of Gentiles) FROM NOAH AFTER THE FLOOD (Gen.10: 1) SHEM (Gen.10: 22; 9:26 ) Shem; Elam, and Asshur, and Arphaxad, and Lud, and Aram. HAM (Gen.10: 6; 9: 25) Cush, and Mizraim, and Phut, and Canaan. JAPHET (Gen.10: 2; 9: 27) Gomer, and Magog, and Madai, and Javan, and Tubal, and Meshech, and Tiras.
  6. 6. GENTILES Nations descended from Noah- Gen. 10:32
  7. 7. GENTILES (Locations)
  8. 8. GENTILES <ul><li>Names of the past and present time </li></ul><ul><li>Aram – Syrians (Gen. 10: 22; Num.23:7) Syria (Gen.31: 24) </li></ul><ul><li>Asshur - Assyrians (Gen.10: 22; 2. Ki. 17: 6) </li></ul><ul><li>Ashkanaz- Scynthians (Gen. 10: 3; Jer.51: 27) </li></ul><ul><li>Elam – Persians (Gen. 10: 22; Dan. 2) Iran </li></ul><ul><li>Javan – Greek (Gen. 10: 2; 4) Greece </li></ul><ul><li>Kittim- Cyprus (Gen.10: 4: Num.24: 24) Also denote Islands of Mediterranean </li></ul><ul><li>Mizraim - Egypt (Gen. 10: 6; Is. 19: 1) Africa (Ps.106: 21) </li></ul><ul><li>Kush- Ethiopia (Is.18: 1; Ez. 38: 5) Africa </li></ul><ul><li>Put or Phut – Libya (Gen. 10: 6; Ez.38: 5) Africa </li></ul><ul><li>Magog (Gen.10: 2; Rev. 20: 8) People of Northern Europe and Asia </li></ul><ul><li>Philistine - Palestine (Gen.10: 14) </li></ul><ul><li>Lud- Lydians (Gen. 10: 22) Asia minor </li></ul><ul><li>Gomer- German, Celts (Gen.10: 2-3; Ez.38: 6) </li></ul><ul><li>Meshech (Ge.10: 2; Ez.32: 26) Muscovites </li></ul><ul><li>Tubal (Gen.10: 2; Is. 66: 19) North eastern part of Asia minor </li></ul><ul><li>Togarmah- Armenians (Gen.10: 3; Ez. 38: 6) </li></ul><ul><li>Tharshish - (Gen.10: 4) People of west (Ps.72: 10) and islands </li></ul><ul><li>Gog- Seems to be the Prince than nations (Ez.38: 3) </li></ul>
  9. 9. GENTILES (From Noah) MAGOG (N) Russians & Slavs NOAH 6 SONS ESAU JOKTAN PELEG ISHMAEL Cush Put- Libians Mizraim Canaanites Africans and Part of Arabs SHEM JAPHETH HAM EBER MADAI (E) Indians & Iranians ASIA & EUROPE ABRAHAM GOMER (w) Celts, Germans JAVAN (W) (W. Europeans) Arabians HAGAR SARAH JACOB Arabs ISRAEL KETURA ISAAC TUBAL (E. europe)
  10. 10. GENTILES <ul><li>Religion of Gentiles </li></ul><ul><li>The religion of gentiles as common is “Heathenism” </li></ul><ul><li>With all its unprofitable and impotent factors, is greatest contradiction to the revelation of the one and only true and living God. </li></ul><ul><li>(Because that which may be known of God is manifest in them- Rom.1: 19 ) </li></ul><ul><li>Gentiles with all their fanciful beliefs in their god of their imaginations and </li></ul><ul><li>inventions are foreigners to the truths of God </li></ul><ul><li>(Because that, when they knew God, they glorified him not as God, neither were thankful; </li></ul><ul><li>but became vain in their imaginations- Rom.1: 21 ) </li></ul><ul><li>A system of theology embracing all religions and the knowledge of all gods is Pantheism (teaches god present in everything) </li></ul><ul><li>(LORD SAYS- I am the first, and I am the last; and beside me there is no God.- Is.44: 6 ) </li></ul><ul><li>(Their doctrine of the plurality of gods contradicts the truth of God) </li></ul>
  11. 11. GENTILES <ul><li>The worship of gentiles </li></ul><ul><li>Idolatry is the common outward mark of Heathenism </li></ul><ul><li>Howbeit every nation made gods of their own (2Kings.17: 29-31) </li></ul><ul><li>The men of Babylon made Succothbenoth, and </li></ul><ul><li>The men of Cuth made Nergal, and </li></ul><ul><li>The men of Hamath made Ashima, and </li></ul><ul><li>The Avites made Nibhaz and Tartak, and </li></ul><ul><li>The Sepharvites Adrammelech and Anammelech, (Few examples only) </li></ul><ul><li>They are vanity, and the work of errors: (Jer.10: 15) </li></ul><ul><li>The idols of the heathen are silver and gold, the work of men's hands. </li></ul><ul><li>They have mouths, but they speak not; eyes have they, but they see not; </li></ul><ul><li>They have ears, but they hear not; neither is there any breath in their mouths </li></ul><ul><li>They that make them are like unto them: (Ps.135: 15-18) </li></ul><ul><li>So is every one that trusteth in them . ( Ps.135:18) </li></ul>
  12. 12. GENTILES <ul><li>The Practices of Gentiles </li></ul><ul><li>Abominations </li></ul><ul><li>Makes his son or his daughter to pass through the fire, use divination, </li></ul><ul><li>Observer of times, or an enchanter, or a witch, or a charmer, </li></ul><ul><li>consulter with familiar spirits, a wizard, or a necromancer. (Deut.18: 9-11) </li></ul><ul><li>(Presence of an object at home or anything in one’s life detestable before </li></ul><ul><li>God is abomination) </li></ul><ul><li>Immorality (Filthiness of the heathens) Ex.34: 11- 16 </li></ul><ul><li>Polyandry and polygamy is immorality (1.Cor.7: 2 ) </li></ul><ul><li>Lasciviousness, to work all uncleanness (Eph. 4: 19; Rom.1: 29- 31) </li></ul><ul><li>Warning for us </li></ul><ul><li>Ye walk not as other Gentiles walk, in the vanity of their mind (Eph.4:17) </li></ul><ul><li>Let every one that nameth the name of Christ depart from iniquity. (2. Tim.2: 19) </li></ul>
  13. 13. GENTILES <ul><li>The Jews and the gentiles </li></ul><ul><li>The call of Abram (Gen.12: 1-4) </li></ul><ul><li>I took your father Abraham from the other side of the flood, and led him throughout </li></ul><ul><li>all the land of Canaan, and multiplied his seed, and gave him Isaac. (Jos.24: 3) </li></ul><ul><li>Promise given </li></ul><ul><li>“ I will make of thee a great nation” (Gen. 12: 2) </li></ul><ul><li>“ In thee shall all families of the earth be blessed” (Gen. 12: 3) </li></ul><ul><li>Changed the name to Abraham </li></ul><ul><li>Thy name any more be called Abram, but thy name shall be Abraham; for a father of </li></ul><ul><li>many nations have I made thee. (Gen.17: 5-6) </li></ul><ul><li>And an inheritance by promise (Acts.7: 5) </li></ul><ul><li>I will give unto thee, and to thy seed after thee, the land wherein thou art a stranger, </li></ul><ul><li>all the land of Canaan, for an everlasting possession; and I will be their God (Gen.17:8) </li></ul>
  14. 14. GENTILES <ul><li>The call of Abraham </li></ul>Terah (Gen.11: 26) Nahor (Gen.11: 29) 12 Sons JACOB ISSAC Haran (Gen.11: 28) Abram (Gen.12: 1- 4) Ben-ammi (v.38) Moab (v.37) Lot Gen.19: 30- 38) Laban (Gen.31_ 24 ) Bethuel ISRAEL ARABS (Syria and Jordan)
  15. 15. GENTILES (Descended from Abraham) FROM ABRAHAM (a father of many nations) (Gen.17: 4) ISHMAIL Thru AGAR (Gen.16: 15) ISAAC Thru SARAH (Gen.23: 3) Zimran, and Jokshan, and Medan, and Midian, and Ishbak, and Shuah. Thru KETURAH (Gen.25: 1-4)
  16. 16. GENTILES (Of Hagar and Ketura) ABRAHAM SARAH ISHMAEL (Gen.17: 20; 25: 13) HAGAR KETURA 1.Chr.1:29-33 ISAAC EASU Leummim Hadar Mishma Mibsam, Kedar Massa Ishbak JACOB Nebajoth Dumah Kedemah Naphish Jetur Adbeel Tema Ephah Letushim Asshurim Midian Medan Jokshan Zimran Shuah. Epher Dedan Sheba Hanoch Eldaah Abida,
  17. 17. GENTILES (Of Easu) ABRAHAM SARAH ISHMAEL HAGAR KETURA 6 sons ISAAC Zibeon Zibeon Shobal EASU (Edom) (Gen.25: 21-30; 36: 6) Jaalam Korah. Omar Nahath Zerah Jeush Reuel Teman JACOB (Israel) Eliphaz, Zephi Lotan Sons of Seir the Horite (Gen.36: 20- 30) Early Inhabitants Gatam Timna Amalek. Kenaz, Shammah Mizzah. Ezer, Dishon Anah, Dishan
  18. 18. GENTILES (Children of Israel) ABRAHAM SARAH ISHMAEL (Gen.17: 20; 16: 12) HAGAR KETURA 6 Sons (Gen. 25: 1- 4) ISAAC EASU (Edom) Bilhah (Gen.30: 1-8) RACHEL (Gen.30: 22-24) Dan Joseph Judah Gad LEAH (Gen.29: 31-35) Reuben JACOB (Israel) Zilpah (Gen. 30: 9-12) :9 Simeon Levi Naphtali Dinah Issachar Asher Benjamin Zebulun
  19. 19. GENTILES <ul><li>Origin of Jews * (Israel) </li></ul><ul><li>Covenant renewed with Isaac (26: 24) </li></ul><ul><li>I am the God of Abraham thy father: fear not, for I am with thee, and will bless thee, and multiply thy seed for my servant Abraham's sake (Gen. 26: 24) </li></ul><ul><li>Birth of Jacob (Israel) Gen. 25: 19- 27) </li></ul><ul><li>And Abraham begat Isaac. The sons of Isaac; Esau and Israel (1. Chr. 1: 34) </li></ul><ul><li>Covenant renewed with Jacob (Gen. 28: 13-15) </li></ul><ul><li>I am the LORD God of Abraham thy father, and the God of Isaac: the land whereon thou </li></ul><ul><li>liest, to thee will I give it, and to thy seed (Gen. 28: 13) </li></ul><ul><li>His was renamed Israel (Gen.32: 28) </li></ul><ul><li>God said unto him, Thy name is Jacob: thy name shall not be called any more Jacob, but </li></ul><ul><li>Israel shall be thy name: and he called his name Israel. (Gen. 35: 10) </li></ul><ul><li>Lo, the people shall dwell alone, and shall not be reckoned among the nations .(Num.23:9) </li></ul><ul><li>( * From the time of return from Babylonian captivity called as Jews) </li></ul>
  20. 20. GENTILES (Many nations from Abraham) ISAAC ABRAHAM ISMAEL ESAU JACOB Nebajoth (Is.60:7) Kedar (Is.21: 16) Adbeel Mibsam Mishma Dumah (Is.21: 11) Massa Hadar Tema (Is.21: 13) Jetur Naphish Kedemah: (Gen.25:14-15) (Arabian Peninsula) Zimran Jokshan Medan Midian Ishbak Shuah. (Gen.25: 2) (Arabian ) Reuben Simeon Levi Judah Issachar Zebulun, Dan, Joseph Benjamin Naphtali Gad Asher. (1.Chr.2: 1-2) Eliphaz, Reuel, Jeush, Jaalam, Korah. (1.Chr. 1: 35) (Jordan Area)
  21. 21. GENTILES <ul><li>Israel received the law </li></ul><ul><li>That it may go well with thee (Deut.5: 16; 10: 13; Rom.2:19; 3: 2) </li></ul><ul><li>And madest known unto them thy holy sabbath, and commandedst them </li></ul><ul><li>precepts, statutes, and laws, by the hand of Moses thy servant : (Neh.9: 14) </li></ul><ul><li>That gentiles should know (Purpose) Deut.14: 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Surely this great nation is a wise and understanding people (Deut.4: 6) </li></ul><ul><li>Who hath God so nigh unto them, as the LORD our God (Deut. 4: 7) </li></ul><ul><li>That hath statutes and judgments so righteous as all this law (Deut.4: 8) </li></ul><ul><li>And the Lord desired Israel to be (Rom.2: 18-20) </li></ul><ul><li>If ye will obey my voice indeed, and keep my covenant, then ye shall be a peculiar </li></ul><ul><li>treasure unto me above all people: for all the earth is mine (Ex.19: 5) </li></ul><ul><li>And ye shall be unto me a kingdom of priests, and an holy nation (Ex.19: 6) </li></ul><ul><li>But Israel, which followed after the law of righteousness, hath not attained to the </li></ul><ul><li>law of righteousness .(Rom. 9: 31) </li></ul>
  22. 22. GENTILES <ul><li>INHERITANCE AS PROMISE </li></ul><ul><li>Unto thy seed have I given this land, from the river of Egypt unto the great river, the river </li></ul><ul><li>Euphrates (Gen.15: 18) </li></ul><ul><li>(Yet not fulfilled completely; but surely will) </li></ul><ul><li>The Kenites, and the Kenizzites, and the </li></ul><ul><li>Kadmonites, And the Hittites, and the Perizzites, and the Rephaims, And the Amorites, and the Canaanites, and the Girgashites, and the Jebusites (Gen.15: 19- 21) </li></ul><ul><li>Joshua conquered 7 nations </li></ul><ul><li>The living God is among you, and that he will without fail drive out from before you the Canaanites, and the Hittites, and the Hivites, </li></ul><ul><li>and the Perizzites, and the Girgashites, and the Amorites, and the Jebusites. (Jos.3: 10) </li></ul><ul><li>Times of the Gentiles began – BC.606 </li></ul><ul><li>(Lk.21: 24) </li></ul>
  23. 23. GENTILES <ul><li>Canaanite and neighbor nations </li></ul><ul><li>Kenites – Inhabitants dwell west of dead sea (Num.24: 21) </li></ul><ul><li>Kenizzites- Early inhabitants of Canaan (Gen. 15: 19) </li></ul><ul><li>Kadmonites – Inhabitants of Canaan near Mt.Hermon </li></ul><ul><li>Hittites – Inhabitants dwell near Hebron and eslewhere </li></ul><ul><li>Hivites- Inhabitants W of R. Jordan next to Hittites </li></ul><ul><li>Perizzites – Inhabitants of the central Canaan </li></ul><ul><li>Jebusites- Early inhabitants of Jerusalem </li></ul><ul><li>Rephaims – A gigantic group of Canaanites (Gen. 15: 4) </li></ul><ul><li>Amorites- People dwell on the west of dead sea and north </li></ul><ul><li>Ammonites - Descendents of Lot- E. of R. Jordan </li></ul><ul><li>Moabites- Descendants of Lot- East of R. Jordan </li></ul><ul><li>Amalekites- Early dwellers in the south </li></ul>
  24. 24. GENTILES <ul><li>CHILDREN OF ISRAEL WERE INSTRUCTED </li></ul><ul><li>Have severed you from other people </li></ul><ul><li>Ye shall be holy unto me: for I the LORD am holy, and have severed you from other people, </li></ul><ul><li>that ye should be mine (Lev.20: 26) </li></ul><ul><li>LORD spake unto Moses, saying, say unto them </li></ul><ul><li>After the doings of the land of Egypt, wherein ye dwelt, shall ye not do </li></ul><ul><li>after the doings of the land of Canaan, whither I bring you, shall ye not do (Lev.18: 3) </li></ul><ul><li>Ye shall do my judgments, and keep mine ordinances, to walk therein: (Lev.18: 4) </li></ul><ul><li>Ye shall not walk in the manners of the nation, </li></ul><ul><li>For they committed all these things, and therefore I abhorred them . (Lev.20: 23) </li></ul><ul><li>Not let any of thy seed pass through the fire to Molech (Lev.18L 21) </li></ul><ul><li>Ye shall not eat any thing with the blood: (Lev.19:26) </li></ul><ul><li>Neither shall ye use enchantment, nor observe times. </li></ul><ul><li>Regard not them that have familiar spirits,,neither seek after wizards, (Lev. 19: 31) </li></ul><ul><li>Ye shall drive them out (Num.33: 52) </li></ul><ul><li>Ye shall drive out all the inhabitants of the land from before you, and destroy all their </li></ul><ul><li>pictures, and destroy all their molten images, and quite pluck down all their high places: </li></ul><ul><li>I will utterly put out the remembrance of Amalek from under heaven . (Ex.17: 14) </li></ul>
  25. 25. GENTILES <ul><li>The Church and the gentiles </li></ul><ul><li>Israel was chosen people of God’s blessing </li></ul><ul><li>“ I will make of thee a great nation, and I will bless thee “ (Gen. 12: 2) </li></ul><ul><li>Gentiles also were promised of God’s blessing </li></ul><ul><li>“ In thee shall all families of the earth be blessed “ (Gen.12: 3) </li></ul><ul><li>(To be blessed separately; is revealed in the scriptures) </li></ul><ul><li>Church was a mystery until it was revealed (Eph.3: 5) </li></ul><ul><li>That the Gentiles should be fellow heirs, and of the same body, and partakers </li></ul><ul><li>of his promise in Christ by the gospel: (Eph.3: 6) </li></ul><ul><li>(Gentiles blessed together with Jews as one body) </li></ul><ul><li>Church a called out body from both Jews and gentiles </li></ul><ul><li>There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither bond nor free, there is neither </li></ul><ul><li>male nor female: for ye are all one in Christ Jesus (Gal. 3: 28) </li></ul>
  26. 26. GENTILES <ul><li>PROMISE TO THE GENTILES (IN CHRIST) </li></ul><ul><li>“ In thee shall all families of the earth be blessed” (Gen.12: 3) </li></ul><ul><li>The Root of Jesse- to it shall the Gentiles seek (Is. 11: 10) </li></ul><ul><li>I will also give thee for a light to the Gentiles (Is.49: 6) </li></ul><ul><li>Therefore will I give thanks unto thee, O LORD, among the heathen, and sing praises unto thy name (Ps.18: 49) </li></ul><ul><li>Rejoice, O ye nations, with his people (Duet 32: 43) </li></ul><ul><li>O praise the LORD, all ye nations: praise him, all ye people (Ps.117: 1) </li></ul><ul><li>Give unto the LORD, O ye kindred of the people, give unto the LORD glory </li></ul><ul><li>and strength (Ps.96: 7) </li></ul><ul><li>Good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people (Lk.2: 10) </li></ul><ul><li>Whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved. (Rom.10: 13) </li></ul>
  27. 27. GENTILES <ul><li>Blessing to the gentiles (Thru church) </li></ul><ul><li>Partial blindness to Israel now (Rom.11: 25) </li></ul><ul><li>Blindness in part is happened to Israel, until the fullness of the Gentiles be come in. </li></ul><ul><li>The casting away of them (Jews) be the reconciling of the world (Rom.11: 15) </li></ul><ul><li>Being a wild olive tree, wert grafted in among them, and with them partakers of the </li></ul><ul><li>root and fatness of the olive tree (Rom. 11: 17) </li></ul><ul><li>(The fall of them be the riches of the world, and the diminishing of them the </li></ul><ul><li>riches of the Gentiles - Rom.11:12 ) </li></ul><ul><li>Hath God cast away his people? God forbid. (Rom.11: 1) </li></ul><ul><li>Jews- Now a disobedient and gainsaying people. (Rom.10: 21) </li></ul><ul><li>And so all Israel shall be saved (Rom.11: 26) When ? (Rom.11: 26) </li></ul><ul><li>What shall the receiving of them be, but life from the dead? (Rom.11: 15) </li></ul><ul><li>(I948 –Israel coming back as a nation was like resurrection from the dead) </li></ul>
  28. 28. GENTILES <ul><li>Lord desires everyone to be saved </li></ul><ul><li>And the times of this ignorance God winked at; but now commandeth all men every </li></ul><ul><li>where to repent: (Acts.17: 30) </li></ul><ul><li>As many as have sinned without law (Gentile) shall also perish without law (Rom.2:12) </li></ul><ul><li>As many as have sinned in the law (Jew) shall be judged by the law (Rom.2: 12) </li></ul><ul><li>( Both Jews and Gentiles, that they are all under sin- Rom.3: 9 ) </li></ul><ul><li>For there is no respect of persons with God (Rom.2: 11) </li></ul><ul><li>I perceive that God is no respecter of persons (Acts.10: 34) </li></ul><ul><li>Is he the God of the Jews only? is he not also of the Gentiles? Yes, of the Gentiles </li></ul><ul><li>also (Rom.3: 29) </li></ul><ul><li>But in every nation he that feareth him, and worketh righteousness, is accepted with </li></ul><ul><li>him (Acts.10: 35) </li></ul><ul><li>(Seeing it is one God, which shall justify the circumcision by faith, and uncircumcision </li></ul><ul><li>through faith. Rom.3: 30 ) </li></ul>
  29. 29. GENTILES <ul><li>The Judgment of the nations </li></ul><ul><li>When the Son of man shall come in his glory </li></ul><ul><li>Then shall he sit upon the throne of his glory (Mat.25: 31) </li></ul><ul><li>And before him shall be gathered all nations: and he shall separate them one from </li></ul><ul><li>another, as a shepherd divideth his sheep from the goats And he shall set the </li></ul><ul><li>sheep on his right hand, but the goats on the left (Mat.25: 32-33) </li></ul><ul><li>When I shall bring again the captivity of Judah and Jerusalem, </li></ul><ul><li>I will also gather all nations, and will bring them down into the valley of Jehoshaphat, and will </li></ul><ul><li>plead with them (Joel 3: 1-2) </li></ul><ul><li>Let the heathen be wakened, and come up to the valley of Jehoshaphat: for there will I sit to </li></ul><ul><li>judge all the heathen round about. (Joel 3: 12) </li></ul><ul><li>Why do the heathen rage, and the people imagine a vain thing? (Ps.2:1) </li></ul>
  30. 30. GENTILES <ul><li>Future foretold (Short list) </li></ul><ul><li>Amalek was the first of the nations; but his latter end shall be that he perish for ever (Num24:20) </li></ul><ul><li>Edom shall be a possession, Seir also shall be a possession for his enemies (Num.24: 18) </li></ul><ul><li>The Kenite shall be wasted (Num.24: 22) </li></ul><ul><li>Shall afflict Asshur, and shall afflict Eber, and he also shall perish for ever (Num.24: 24) </li></ul><ul><li>Chaldea shall be a spoil (Jer.50: 10) </li></ul><ul><li>For they have consulted together with one consent: they are confederate against thee: </li></ul><ul><li>The tabernacles of Edom, and the Ishmaelites; </li></ul><ul><li>of Moab, and the Hagarenes; </li></ul><ul><li>Gebal, and Ammon, and Amalek; the Philistines with the inhabitants of Tyre; Assur also is joined with them: they have holpen the children of Lot. Selah. (Ps.83: 5-8) </li></ul><ul><li>Future foretold (short list) </li></ul><ul><li>I bring again the captivity of Moab in the latter </li></ul><ul><li>days (Jer.48: 47) </li></ul><ul><li>I will bring again the captivity of the children of Ammon (Jer.49: 6) </li></ul><ul><li>I will bring again the captivity of Elam </li></ul><ul><li>(Jer.49: 39) </li></ul><ul><li>Ethiopia shall soon stretch out her hands unto God. (Ps.68: 31) </li></ul><ul><li>The kings of Tarshish and of the isles shall bring presents (Ps.72: 10) </li></ul><ul><li>And the LORD shall smite Egypt: he shall smite </li></ul><ul><li>and heal it: (Is. 19: 22) </li></ul><ul><li>I will make mention of Rahab and Babylon to </li></ul><ul><li>them that know me: behold Philistia, and Tyre, </li></ul><ul><li>with Ethiopia (Ps.87: 4) </li></ul>
  31. 31. GENTILES <ul><li>SALVATION OF THE GENTILES </li></ul><ul><li>There is a remnant according to the election of grace (Rom.11:5) </li></ul><ul><li>By the work of law none was justified ; By faith alone anybody justified (Rom.3: 20) </li></ul><ul><li>Is he the God of the Jews only? is he not also of the Gentiles? </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Yes, of the Gentiles also (Rom.3: 29; Gal 2: 7; Rom.15: 9) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Past - Times before the Law </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Job, that man was perfect and upright, and one that feared God (Job.1: 1) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Presently - during the dispensation of Grace </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Blessing of Abraham might come on the Gentiles through Jesus Christ; </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>That we might receive the promise of the Spirit through faith. (Gal.3: 14) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Future- During the tribulation period </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>A great multitude, which no man could number, of all nations (Rev.7: 9) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>During the millennium (Is.66: 19) </li></ul><ul><li>I will send those that escape of them unto the nations, to Tarshish, Pul, and Lud, </li></ul><ul><li>that draw the bow, to Tubal, and Javan, to the isles afar off, that have not heard my fame, </li></ul><ul><li>neither have seen my glory; and they shall declare my glory among the Gentiles. </li></ul>
  32. 32. GENTILES <ul><li>OUR GOD HE IS FAITHFUL AND TRUE (Ps.145:17) </li></ul><ul><li>God said unto Abraham; </li></ul><ul><li>Show mercy unto thousands of them that love me, …..(Ex.20: 6) </li></ul><ul><li>Will make of thee a great nation, and I will bless thee (Gen.12: 2) </li></ul><ul><li>ISAAC- I will establish my covenant with him for an everlasting (Gen.17: 19) </li></ul><ul><li>ISMAEL – ….... have blessed him, and will make him fruitful …..( Gen.17: 20) </li></ul><ul><li>In thee shall all families of the earth be blessed (Gen.12: 3) </li></ul><ul><li>God said to the children of Israel </li></ul><ul><li>Meddle not with them; for I will not give you ….. (Duet.2: 5) </li></ul><ul><li>EDOM- .... I have given mount Seir unto Esau for a possession (Duet.2: 5) </li></ul><ul><li>(Thou shalt not abhor an Edomite; for he is thy brother: Duet.23:7; Num.20: 20) </li></ul><ul><li>MOAB- … I have given Ar unto the children of Lot for a possession (2: 9) </li></ul><ul><li>AMMON- … I have given it unto the children of Lot for a possession (2: 19) </li></ul><ul><li>(Thou shalt not seek their peace nor their prosperity … Duet.23: 6; v.4) </li></ul><ul><li>EGYPT- …cities in the land of Egypt speak the language of Canaan (Is.19:18) </li></ul><ul><li>( because thou wast a stranger in his land. Duet.23: 7) </li></ul><ul><li>(The LORD harden their hearts (kings of nations) that they should come against </li></ul><ul><li>Israel in battle, that he might destroy them utterly (Jos.11: 20) </li></ul>
  33. 33. GENTILES <ul><li>Give to your God immortal praise! </li></ul><ul><li>Mercy and truth are all His ways; </li></ul><ul><li>Alleluia! Alleluia! </li></ul><ul><li>Wonders of grace to God belong, </li></ul><ul><li>Repeat His mercies in your song </li></ul><ul><li>Alleluia! Alleluia, alleluia! </li></ul><ul><li>Alleluia! Alleluia! </li></ul><ul><li>He saw the Gentiles dead in sin, </li></ul><ul><li>And felt His pity work within; </li></ul><ul><li>His mercies ever shall endure, </li></ul><ul><li>When death and sin shall reign no more. </li></ul>
  34. 34. GENTILES <ul><li>Greetings to you. </li></ul><ul><li>Hope this study “Gentiles” has been </li></ul><ul><li>a blessing and edifying. </li></ul><ul><li>If have any suggestions, comments </li></ul><ul><li>or questions </li></ul><ul><li>Please write to my Email </li></ul><ul><li>Email: [email_address] </li></ul>