What if gentiles were telling Jews that, if we want to vote, we have to stop caring about Israel?
As David Ben-Gurion liked to say, “Our future does not depend on what gentiles say but on what Jews do.”
Still, I found myself agreeing with the older gentleman who saw the room as a sea of gentiles.
Even the gentiles who sincerely try to practice the faith are considered ‘self declared’ in their paperwork.
That history has earned American gentiles the assumption of goodwill.
For after all these things, (clothing, food and drink) do the gentiles seek.
The godless and the gentiles do not recognize this; nor do the philosophers.
The first Christians had a task of this nature on their hands; they had to bring together in one fellowship Jews and gentiles.
Here, then, we have a picture of the Church of the gentiles and of the Jews.
What was the significance of the admission of the gentiles to the church?
mid-13c., "noble, kind, gracious" (mid-12c. as a surname); late 14c., "of noble rank or birth, belonging to the gentry," from Late Latin gentilis "foreign, heathen, pagan," from Latin gentilis "person belonging to the same family, fellow countryman," from gentilis (adj.) "of the same family or clan," from gens (genitive gentis) "race, clan" (see gentle).
late 14c., "chivalrous person; member of the nobility;" see gentile (adj.). Also used during 14c. to mean both "one who is not a Christian" and "one who is not a Jew." The Latin word was used in Vulgate to translate Greek ethnikos, from ta ethne "the nations," which translated Hebrew ha goyim "the (non-Jewish) nations."
Note: Both the Old Testament and the New Testament tell of numerous conflicts between Jews and Gentiles. Figuratively, a “gentile” is any nonbeliever.
(Heb., usually in plural, goyim), meaning in general all nations except the Jews. In course of time, as the Jews began more and more to pride themselves on their peculiar privileges, it acquired unpleasant associations, and was used as a term of contempt. In the New Testament the Greek word Hellenes, meaning literally Greek (as in Acts 16:1, 3; 18:17; Rom. 1:14), generally denotes any non-Jewish nation.