Israel’s Remnant

Timeless truth about the remnant being saved. While God sovereignly chose a nation to be set apart, He also chose the way of salvation. He set aside Israel and He predetermined that salvation would be by faith. So, only a “remnant” of those “chosen” were actually saved. Why didn’t all of Israel become saved since … Continue reading Israel’s Remnant

Who hardens the heart?

Timeless truths about God hardening hearts. The context of Romans 9-11 is Paul’s presentation of the Gospel to the church in Rome. He clarifies that God has not broken His covenant with Israel. Our section today brings us to another challenging passage. Does God harden the hearts of people? Paul states that God is just … Continue reading Who hardens the heart?

Election/Predestination

Timeless truths about election. Does God predestine some for salvation and others for condemnation? Romans 9-11 are three chapters that deal with God’s covenant with Israel. God chose Israel. Now that the church has been established, Paul states the obvious question: Has God turned away from His covenant with Israel? The answer is NO. Paul … Continue reading Election/Predestination