to the source, the true cell, the vital inner ring: "We know what we worship, for (because) salvation is of (within) the Jews."
After Jerusalem and all Judea and Samaria had received the word of Yeshua had renewed the covenant made with the Fathers, the same covenant made with the house of Israel and Judah by His atonement as the Lamb of God, the disciples of Yeshua go out into all the world. Rabbi Shaul (Paul) especially goes out with great joy, enduring hardships, even suffering martyrdom, in order to receive into the house of Israel the promised multitudes of Gentiles. The righteous Gentiles were to be gathered into the outer ring, bringing with them the dispersion of Israel, protecting them, causing them to return to the core. Each ring, then, would be filled to capacity as everyone makes their aliyah (i.e., going up)4, always moving towards the very core of the cell. The Great Commission of Mark 16:15 is a restatement to the Jewish nation to the fulfill its proselytizing mission. By the use of Yeshua's name and power, the Gentiles would be converted causing them to flow inward and upward grafting themselves onto the good olive tree whose root and fatness will nourish them unto life eternal (Romans 11).
THE GENTILE NATIONS WERE NEVER GIVEN A GREAT COMMISSION TO PREACH A GOSPEL TO THE JEWS!
It is rather the Jewish commission to open the door for the Gentiles to partake in Israel's election, to adopt her Torah and to share in her destiny and the Kingdom of Heaven.
The privilege and duty of being an active and successful missionary nation is only withdrawn when