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MISSIONS IN THE OLD TESTAMENT "Missions is the core of God along with the above all messege for many believers and is also he theme of this Bible. "1 This missions unites all sixty-six books in the Bible. Paul makes known the mystery of the gospel Ephesians 3:6 stemming from the Old Testament, it's also for the gentiles and not restricted to the Jews only. By the very beginning of creation the gentiles, or all peoples not Jews, are part of their saving grace of the Lord. The apostle's recognized this strategy and can be evident in their writings. On the day of Pentecost Peter quotes the book of Joel saying stated, "everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved" (Joel 2:32). Exactly what the prophet Joel said was fulfilled that afternoon before Peter's very eyes. Afterwards, Peter enters the home of a Gentile and preaches the fantastic news. The Holy Spirit came upon all who heard and thought. "All the prophets testify about him that everyone who believes in him receives forgiveness of sins through his name" (Acts 10:43). Paul had a clear understanding of the Gospel in the Old Testament and said in one of his sermons, he quotes Isaiah 49:6 in which it says, "I've made you a light for the Gentiles, that you may bring salvation to the ends of the earth." It wasn't simple for the Apostles to understand this. Luke 18:31-34 says, "they knew none of these things." H. Cornell Goerner says that Jesus started to reveal them out of the scriptures everything about his departure along with the father's plan. Jesus also instructed 1H. Cornell Goerner, All Nations in God's Purpose, (Nashville: Broadman Press, 1979), 11. James, John, and Peter after the transfiguration on the mountain. These instruction sessions were passages from the Old Testament.2 In spite of those...