Acts 11 Gentiles - More Mind Blowing Than You Knew
After the baptism of Cornelius, the Jewish Christians interrogate Peter for including "the nations" or the Gentiles in the New Covenant with Yahweh. This is a much bigger paradigm explosion than we can at first appreciate. This study looks at the first century Jewish worldview with a particular focus on the God and His Divine Council as well the Nations and their allotted "gods."
Scriptures considered on the Divine Council: Psalm 82:1-7, Psalm 89:5-7, Job 1:6, Job 2:1, Job 38:4-7, Genesis 1:26, John 10:33-36, Jeremiah 23:18
Scriptures considered on the Nations and their gods: Deuteronomy 32:8-9, Deuteronomy 4:19-20, 1Samuel 26:17-19, 2Kings 5:17, Daniel 10:12-14, Daniel 10:20-21, Daniel 12:1, Acts 1:8, Matthew 28:18-20,
Scriptures on the Spiritual Battle: Ephesians 2:1-3, Ephesians 3:10, 2Corinthians 10:4-5, Ephesians 6:10-12