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?

Nothing to brag about…

Timeless truths about bragging. With all the debate about HOW a person is saved, Paul clarifies and settles for all time the very nature of salvation in Romans 4. The entire book is written to explain the Gospel. Abraham is the perennial Patriarch of the Old Testament. How was he saved? He did nothing to … Continue reading Nothing to brag about…