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For everyone who asks receives; he who seeks finds; and to him who knocks, the door will be opened.
“Which of you, if his son asks for bread, will give him a stone? If you, then, though you are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father in heaven give good gifts to those who ask him!
During the extension of the church, we see the apostles turning from the Jews to the gentiles because the Jews hardened their hearts against Jesus.
But, maybe in this, we have a closer connection with an intended point of Jesus’ words.
For in the same way you judge others, you will be judged, and with the measure you use, it will be measured to you.
“Why do you look at the speck of sawdust in your brother’s eye and pay no attention to the plank in your own eye?
In verse 6, our Lord appears to be warning that the truth is far too precious to indiscriminately offer to everyone without exception or that our critical help should not be indiscriminately dispensed.
But we need to clarify the identity of the dogs and pigs—and exactly how the Lord intends for us to apply this prohibition.
For thus the Lord has commanded us, ‘I have placed you as a light for the Gentiles, that you should bring salvation to the end of the earth.’” And when the Gentiles heard this, they began rejoicing and glorifying the word of the Lord; and as many as had been appointed to eternal life believed.
Illustrating this turning to the gentiles, consider Acts -51 (Paul and Barnabas on the first missionary journey):“And the next Sabbath nearly the whole city assembled to hear the word of God.