Ephesians 3

6 And this is God’s plan: Both Gentiles and Jews who believe the Good News share equally in the riches inherited by God’s children.
God lets Paul in on this secret. God has been planning all along for all people in the world to have the opportunity to be one with him. As mentioned, there are hints of this in the Old Testament, pointing to God’s plan to bless all people, but the Jewish people still think of themselves as those who are to remain holy, follow God’s law, and remain separated from the Gentiles as much as they can.

But, God has now revealed that the separation isn’t even in his plans. The Gentiles might not realize it, but they are also to inherit the things of God because he intended to be their God all along.

Imagine what it would be like for you if your next door neighbor inherited a huge sum of money and then you find out you are related, and you receive the same inheritance.

That’s what it is like for the Gentile Christians. Their eyes have been opened to the wonders of God that have been passed down through the Jewish people. Now they realize, they get the same inheritance.


Where is one place in the Old Testament that anticipates God’s blessings being for all people?

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