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"For he himself is our peace, who has made us both one and has broken down in his flesh the dividing wall of hostility by abolishing the law of commandments expressed in ordinances, that he might create in himself one new man in place of the two, so making peace, and might reconcile us both to God in one body through the cross, thereby killing the hostility" (Ephesians 2:14-16).

Christ has made a new people in himself, based not on ethnicity, ancestry, sex, or common interests. By his Holy Spirit he has taken former sinners - both Jews and Gentiles - and reconciled them both to God and to each other! Hallelujah!