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Jan 12, 2020

Originally Presented: March 9th, 2008 

Scripture Reading: Romans 10:1-10

In Romans 10, Paul continues his discussion of the people of Israel, lamenting their state of spiritual blindness and self righteousness.  Even though the apostle has stated that a man's salvation is solely based on "Him who calls" (Rom 9:11) and...

Jan 5, 2020

Originally Presented: March 2nd, 2008

Scripture Reading: Romans 9:30-33

If the Jews are God's chosen people, then why aren't they all being saved?  Is there some deficiency in the promises of God?  These are the questions Paul is writing about in Romans 9-11.  He presents two answers to the question, "Why aren't all...

Jan 5, 2020

Originally Presented: February 17, 2008

Scripture Reading: Romans 9:22-29

Having said that not all the people of Israel are true Israelites (Rom 9:6), and that God's choice of Jacob and not Esau was an example of God's sovereign purpose (Rom 9:11), and that God has mercy on some, while He hardens others (Rom 9:18)   . ....

Dec 22, 2019

Originally Presented: February 10, 2008

Scripture Reading: Romans 9:18-23

This passage in Romans plumbs the depths of the design of God's mysterious sovereignty in salvation more deeply than perhaps any other Biblical text.  If God is a God of love, why would He create a man in the full knowledge that He would...

Dec 15, 2019

Originally Presented: February 3rd, 2008 

Romans 9:12-20

In the first five verses, Paul poses the question as to why the Jews, with all their spiritual privileges, were not being saved.  His stunning answer is that not all ethnic Israel is true Israel (Rom 9:6).  It is only the chosen "children of promise" who will...