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Romans 9:27

Sep 2, 2013   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   Daily Writing, Epistles (written), Romans, Romans 9, Writings  //  No Comments

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Monday, 2 September 2013

Isaiah also cries out concerning Israel: “Though the number of the children of Israel be as the sand of the sea, The remnant will be saved.  Romans 9:27

Paul has established that there was, in fact, a plan and a place for the gentiles in God’s redemptive workings, but to demonstrate that what had occurred to Israel should have been expected, he turns again to their own Scriptures.… Read the rest

Romans 9:26

Sep 1, 2013   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   Daily Writing, Epistles (written), Romans, Romans 9, Writings  //  No Comments

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Sunday, 1 September 2013

“And it shall come to pass in the place where it was said to them, ‘You are not My people,’ There they shall be called sons of the living God.” Romans 9:26

Verse 26 is a continuation of Paul’s citing of Hosea. He turns from chapter 2, back to chapter 1 and cites verse 10.… Read the rest

Romans 9:25

Aug 31, 2013   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   Daily Writing, Epistles (written), Romans, Romans 9, Writings  //  No Comments

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Saturday, 31 August 2013

As He says also in Hosea: 

“I will call them My people, who were not My people, And her beloved, who was not beloved.”    Romans 9:25

As he has consistently done in order to substantiate his claims, Paul turns again directly to Scripture to show that God’s election and calling are not just for the Jews.… Read the rest

Romans 9:24

Aug 30, 2013   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   Daily Writing, Epistles (written), Romans, Romans 9, Writings  //  No Comments

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Friday, 30 August 2013

…even us whom He called, not of the Jews only, but also of the Gentiles? Romans 9:24

Paul has been speaking of election in the preceding paragraphs. He now turns to the concept of our calling. This progression is found in Romans 8:30 –

“Moreover whom He predestined, these He also called; whom He called, these He also justified; and whom He justified, these He also glorified.”… Read the rest

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.”… Read the rest