Appendix A: "ALL NATIONS" Verse list
(New International Version)
A list of some of the many Scripture references to God's heart for all ethnic groups - "all nations", "all peoples", "all mankind", "all creation", "all the ends of the earth", "every creature", "every knee", "every tongue", "men of every language", "every tribe", "every language", "every nation", "every people".
Genesis 12:3 -
"I will bless those who bless you, and whoever curses you I
will curse; and all peoples on earth will be blessed through
Genesis 22:18 - "...and through your offspring all nations on earth will be blessed, because you have obeyed me."
Exodus 9:16 - "But I have raised you up for this very purpose, that I might show you my power and that my name might be proclaimed in all the earth."
1 Kings 8:60 - "...so that all the peoples of the earth may know that the LORD is God and that there is no other."
1 Chronicles 16:24 - "Declare his glory among the nations, his marvelous deeds among all peoples."
Psalm 33:8 - "Let all the earth fear the Lord; let all the people of the world revere him."
Psalm 67:7 - "God will bless us, and all the ends of the earth will fear him."
Psalm 96:3 - "Declare his glory among the nations, his marvelous deeds among all peoples."
Isaiah 42:10 - "Sing to the Lord a new song, His praise from the ends of the earth..."
Isaiah 45:22 - "Turn to me and be saved, all you ends of the earth; for I am God, and there is no other."
Isaiah 49:6 - "...I will also make you a light for the Gentiles, that you may bring my salvation to the ends of the earth."
Daniel 7:14 - "He was given authority, glory and sovereign power; all peoples, nations and men of every language worshiped him..."
Zephaniah 2:11 - "...The nations on every shore will worship him, every one in its own land."
Haggai 2:7 - "'I will shake all nations, and the desired of all nations will come, and I will fill this house with glory,' says the LORD Almighty."
Zechariah 9:10 - "His rule will extend from sea to sea and from the River to the ends of the earth."
Matthew 24:14 - "And this gospel of the kingdom will be preached in the whole world as a testimony to all nations, and then the end will come."
Matthew 28:19 - "Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit..."
Mark 13:10 - "And the gospel must first be preached to all nations."
Mark 16:15 - "He said to them, 'Go into all the world and preach the good news to all creation.'"
Luke 3:6 - "And all mankind will see God's salvation."
Luke 24:47 - "...and repentance and forgiveness of sins will be preached in his name to all nations, beginning at Jerusalem."
Acts 1:8 - "But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth."
Acts 13:47 - "For this is what the Lord has commanded us: 'I have made you a light for the Gentiles, that you may bring salvation to the ends of the earth.'"
Romans 1:5 - "Through him and for his name's sake, we received grace and apostleship to call people from among all the Gentiles to the obedience that comes from faith."
Galatians 3:8 - "The Scripture foresaw that God would justify the Gentiles by faith, and announced the gospel in advance to Abraham: 'All nations will be blessed through you.'"
Philippians 2:10, 11 - "...that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, in heaven and on earth and under the earth, and every tongue confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father."
1 Timothy 2:3, 4 - "This is good, and pleases God our Savior, who wants all men to be saved and to come to a knowledge of the truth."
1 John 2:2 - "He is the atoning sacrifice for our sins, and not only for ours but also for the sins of the whole world."
Revelation 5:9 - "And they sang a new song: 'You are worthy to take the scroll and to open its seals, because you were slain, and with your blood you purchased men for God from every tribe and language and people and nation.'"
Revelation 7:9 - "After this I looked and there before me was a great multitude that no one could count, from every nation, tribe, people and language, standing before the throne and in front of the Lamb..."
Some additional Scripture references:
Genesis 18:18, Genesis 26:4, Genesis 28:14, Joshua 4:24, 1 Kings 8:43, 1 Chronicles 16:23, 2 Chronicles 6:33, Psalm 2:8, Psalm 22:27, Psalm 47:1, Psalm 48:10, Psalm 64:9, Psalm 67:2, 3, Psalm 72:11, Psalm 72:17, Psalm 82:8, Psalm 86:9, Psalm 96:1, Psalm 97:6, Psalm 98:3, Psalm 102:15, Psalm 117:1, Psalm 145:21, Psalm 148:7 and 11, Isaiah 2:2, Isaiah 25:6, Isaiah 25:7, Isaiah 34:1, Isaiah 40:5, Isaiah 43:6, Isaiah 45:23, Isaiah 52:10, Isaiah 56:7, Isaiah 61:11, Isaiah 66:18, Isaiah 66:20, Isaiah 66:23, Jeremiah 3:17, Jeremiah 33:9, Ezekiel 39:21, Zephaniah 3:9, Zechariah 8:23, Malachi 3:12, Mark 11:17, Mark 13:27, Luke 2:31 and 32, Acts 2:17, Acts 3:25, Acts 10:35, Romans 14:11, Romans 15:11, Romans 16:26, 2 Peter 3:9, Revelation 12:5, Revelation 14:6, Revelation 15:4
Appendix B: Getting Additional Help
First, if you know which unreached people group you want to commit to and have not already done so, please register your adoption commitment:
Second, don't go it alone! We are available to link you to others and partner with you to reach specific unreached people groups.
Adopt-A-People Office, Youth With A Mission (YWAM)
P.O. Box 604, Cocoa, FL 32923 USA
E-mail: Click here.
The following organizations can link you to general information on unreached people groups via the Internet:
CREATE International: www.CreateInternational.com
Joshua Project: www.JoshuaProject.net
World Christian Database: www.WorldChristianDatabase.org
Summer Institute of Linguistics (The Ethnologue): www.Ethnologue.com
People Groups: www.PeopleGroups.org
The following service organizations provide general helps on unreached people groups:
Adopt-A-People Campaign, U.S. Center for World Mission:
Address: 1605 Elizabeth St.; Pasadena, CA 91104-2721 USA
E-mail: Click here.
Global Adopt-A-People Network:
Address: 909 North Pratt St., Crown Point, IN 46307 USA
E-mail: Click here.