Jews and Gentiles in God’s Plan, Part 2

Israel’s Rejection Not Final Romans 11:1-36 Romans 11:1,2 picks up the thread that Paul had begun in Romans 9:6, in which he asked if God’s promises to Israel had failed in light of the fact that most of the Jewish people and their leaders had not accepted the gospel. He had ended chapter 10 byContinue reading “Jews and Gentiles in God’s Plan, Part 2”

Jews and Gentiles in God’s Plan, Part 2

Jews and Gentiles in God’s Plan, Part 2 Lesson 11 Romans 10:1 – 11:36 Romans 10 continues the theme of chapter 9, in which Paul deals with his desire to see more Jews saved. While chapter 9 focused on the fact that their rejection of the gospel was not God’s fault, chapter 10 asserts thatContinue reading “Jews and Gentiles in God’s Plan, Part 2”

The Initiative of God and Human Response

The Initiative of God and Human response Romans 9:14-33 Verse 14 – 18 raise a new question. Namely is God acting unjustly or righteously in changing the rules on who the elect are? Absolutely not! Is Paul’s reply. Why? Because the question is incorrectly framed. God does not base His selection (or election or predestinationContinue reading “The Initiative of God and Human Response”