Romans 9:32

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Saturday, 7 September 2013

Why? Because they did not seek it by faith, but as it were, by the works of the law. For they stumbled at that stumbling stone. Romans 9:32

The question is, “Why has Israel, pursuing the law of righteousness, not attained to the law of righteousness?” The answer is found in how they pursued the law.… Read the rest

Romans 9:31

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Friday, 6 September 2013

…but Israel, pursuing the law of righteousness, has not attained to the law of righteousness. Romans 9:31

“But” is set as a contrast to 9:30 – “That Gentiles, who did not pursue righteousness, have attained to righteousness, even the righteousness of faith.”

Israel actively pursued the “law of righteousness.”… Read the rest

Romans 9:30

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Thursday, 5 September 2013

What shall we say then? That Gentiles, who did not pursue righteousness, have attained to righteousness, even the righteousness of faith; Romans 9:30

“What shall we say then?” This question is introduced in order to provide a response to Paul’s thoughts on verses 14-29. In essence, “How shall I sum up these things?”… Read the rest

Romans 9:29

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Wednesday, 4 September 2013

And as Isaiah said before:
“Unless the Lord of Sabaoth had left us a seed, We would have become like Sodom, And we would have been made like Gomorrah.” Romans 9:29

Again Paul cites Scripture to support the argument he is making. In verse 27, he showed that because of Israel’s disobedience, only a remnant would be saved.… Read the rest

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