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Did Jesus say to preach to Gentiles, or not? Most of the preaching Jesus did was to Israel announcing that the kingdom of heaven was at hand. Matthew 4:17 From that time Jesus began to preach, and to say, Repent: for the kingdom of heaven is at hand. This was because Israel had been promised a king and a kingdom and Jesus came to offer that kingdom ...
Jesus healed the servant of the Centurion.The man possessed in Gadarene was told to witness to his town (Gentiles) about what Jesus had done for Him. Also the Samaritan women at the well what taught by Jesus. I'm sure at some time Jesus taught in the Gentile court of the temple.
Why did the Apostles not go with the rest of the believers outside of Jerusalem? The apostles were to be rulers in Israel. Luke 22:29-30 And I appoint unto you a kingdom, as my Father hath appointed unto me; That ye may eat and drink at my table in my kingdom, and sit on thrones judging the twelve tribes of Israel. Paul was selected to be an ...
I think the answer to your question begins in Numbers 25. In Numbers 25, we read about an episode where Zimri brought in a Gentile woman in full view of Moses and the whole assembly and went right into their tent (there was no sign that there was any sort of conversion to Judaism). The problem with Gentiles is that they brought their gods with them - ...
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