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Romans 9:23

Aug 29, 2013   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   Daily Writing, Epistles (written), Romans, Romans 9, Writings  //  No Comments

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Thursday, 29 August 2013

…and that He might make known the riches of His glory on the vessels of mercy, which He had prepared beforehand for glory,… Romans 9:23

This verse contrasts what was just said in 9:22 –

What if God, wanting to show His wrath and to make His power known, endured with much longsuffering the vessels of wrath prepared for destruction.”

It should be noted that “prepared” in 9:22 is a completely different word than in 9:23.… Read the rest

Romans 9:22

Aug 28, 2013   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   Daily Writing, Epistles (written), Romans, Romans 9, Writings  //  No Comments

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Wednesday, 28 August 2013

What if God, wanting to show His wrath and to make His power known, endured with much longsuffering the vessels of wrath prepared for destruction,… Romans 9:22

Here in today’s verse we see the first portion of a train of thought which could easily be confused with the doctrine known as double-predestination – God creating some for destruction and some for salvation.… Read the rest

Romans 9:21

Aug 27, 2013   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   Daily Writing, Epistles (written), Romans, Romans 9, Writings  //  No Comments

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Tuesday, 27 August 2013

Does not the potter have power over the clay, from the same lump to make one vessel for honor and another for dishonor? Romans 9:21

The concept of the potter and the clay is found in many instances throughout Scripture. Not quoting some of the relevant verses would be a loss, so we will cite and briefly evaluate a few.… Read the rest

Romans 9:20

Aug 26, 2013   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   Daily Writing, Epistles (written), Romans, Romans 9, Writings  //  No Comments

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Monday, 26 August 2013

But indeed, O man, who are you to reply against God? Will the thing formed say to him who formed it, “Why have you made me like this?” Romans 9:20

This verse is speaking of the sovereignty of God concerning His creatures. This is obvious when looked at from the surrounding verses and even when quoted in its entirety.… Read the rest

Romans 9:19

Aug 25, 2013   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   Daily Writing, Epistles (written), Romans, Romans 9, Writings  //  No Comments

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Sunday, 25 August 2013

You will say to me then, “Why does He still find fault? For who has resisted His will?”   Romans 9:19

In the manner of anyone who wants to live their live in an unholy and self-centered way, Paul now proposes a question that would be fitting for such a soul.… Read the rest

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