Tag Archives: Romans 9

his strange work

Isaiah 28:16-22 16 Therefore the Lord Yahveh says this: “See me! laying a stone in Zion, a testing stone, a precious cornerstone, an ultimate foundation: ‘The one who trusts will not worry and hurry. 17 And I will make justice … Continue reading

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the stumbling stone

Romans 9:25-33 25 As he also says in Hosea: “I will call those who were not my people, ‘My people,’ and I will call her who was unloved, ‘My beloved.’”[1] 26 “And in the very place where it was said … Continue reading

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enduring with much patience

Romans 9:17-24 17 For the scripture says to Pharaoh: ” I have raised you up for this exact purpose, that I may demonstrate my power in you, and that my name may be proclaimed in all the earth.”[1] 18 So … Continue reading

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sovereign mercy

Romans 9:9-16 9 Because this is what the promise declared: “About a year from now I will return and Sarah will have a son.” 10 Not only that, but when Rebekah had conceived children by one man, our ancestor Isaac– … Continue reading

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my countrymen – cut off from Christ!

Romans 9:1-8 1 I am telling the truth in Christ (I am not lying!), because my conscience assures me in the Holy Spirit– 2 I have great regret and unceasing anguish in my heart. 3 Because I wish that I … Continue reading

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evangelism: perspective on success

Romans 9:30-10:21.  The children’s story of the tortoise and the hare teaches that success does not always come to the ones who are best equipped.  The same is true of spiritual success: finding salvation.  Paul was a Jew.  He knew … Continue reading

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evangelism: perspective on potential

Romans 9:1-29.   If the doctrine of God’s sovereignty over the salvation of the lost has application concerning evangelism it is this: everyone you meet is a potential child of God.  Background, pedigree, – even present lifestyle – neither of these … Continue reading

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one way

Romans 9:30-10:21.  God planted a foundation stone dead center in Zion. His name is Jesus.  All the LORD asks of anyone is that he believe in him.  The Gentiles had not pursued righteousness by means of following the Old Testament … Continue reading

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the other vessels

Romans 9:1-29.  Paul had just made his case that those who are saved by faith are safe because they are God’s elect (8:33).  They will face all kinds of troubles in this life but nothing will separate them from God’s … Continue reading

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