Matthew 12:21 And in his name shall the Gentiles trust.
God sent Jesus into the world. He is the Messiah, the Anointed One, from the Old Testament. The Jews seemed to have no concept that non-Jewish people would ever believe but Jesus promised that they would.
The Jews had been responsible for the good news. They were to be a blessing to the entire world. The Great Commission is foreseen so many times in the Old Testament as God’s people wrestled with the need for the stranger, the foreigner, to know about their God. They had failed.
Now God was going to spread His name among the Gentiles and do something no one expected. The Gentiles would trust Jesus. Today you see the church and realize that it is mostly Gentile, non-Jewish people. That was news in Jesus day.
God did a great work in getting the gospel to us, the Gentiles. Now we are responsible for getting that same message to the entire world, including those Jews that seem to have no desire to believe. Tell them about Jesus and what He did on the cross of Calvary.
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