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Romans 9:7

Aug 13, 2013   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   Daily Writing, Epistles (written), Romans, Romans 9, Writings  //  No Comments

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Tuesday, 13 August 2013

…nor are they all children because they are the seed of Abraham; but, “In Isaac your seed shall be called.” Romans 9:7

In order to substantiate his statement, “For they are not all Israel who are of Israel…” Paul returns to the fountain of Scripture to validate that this concept already has precedence.… Read the rest

Romans 9:6

Aug 12, 2013   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   Daily Writing, Epistles (written), Romans, Romans 9, Writings  //  No Comments

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Monday, 12 August 2013

But it is not that the word of God has taken no effect. For they are not all Israel who are of Israel,… Romans 9:6

One has to pay attention to what they are reading concerning Israel or suddenly a false impression of who “Israel” is comes into play.… Read the rest

Romans 9:5

Aug 11, 2013   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   Daily Writing, Epistles (written), Romans, Romans 9, Writings  //  No Comments

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Sunday, 11 August 2013

…of whom are the fathers and from whom, according to the flesh, Christ came, who is over all, the eternally blessed God. Amen. Romans 9:5

Paul continues his list of honors which have been bestowed upon the people of Israel which began in verse 4:

Of whom are the fathers – The fathers are also known as the “patriarchs,” a term referring to the “first” fathers.… Read the rest

Romans 9:4

Aug 10, 2013   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   Daily Writing, Epistles (written), Romans, Romans 9, Writings  //  No Comments

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Saturday, 10 August 2013

…who are Israelites, to whom pertain the adoption, the glory, the covenants, the giving of the law, the service of God, and the promises;… Romans 9:4

Verses 4 & 5 now describe Paul’s “countrymen according to the flesh” mentioned in verse 3. In these verses nine terms are used to describe them:

Israelites – the direct, blood descendants of Jacob who became Israel.… Read the rest

Romans 9:3

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

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Friday, 9 August 2013

For I could wish that I myself were accursed from Christ for my brethren, my countrymen according to the flesh,… Romans 9:3

Here we have the explanation for Paul’s comments in verses 1 & 2 which stated that he was being truthful in Christ and that his conscience bore witness in the Holy Spirit concerning his sorrow and grief of heart.… Read the rest