Romans 9:28


Tuesday, 3 September 2013

For He will finish the work and cut it short in righteousness, Because the Lord will make a short work upon the earth. Romans 9:28

Romans 9:28 is a quote from Isaiah 10:23. However, Paul cites the Greek translation of the verse. The Hebrew reads a bit differently, but the general sense of the passage comes through either way.… Read the rest

Romans 9:27


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 9:25


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


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

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