13  Later that was turned into a stark epigram: "I loved Jacob; I hated Esau.". How God Makes Known the Riches of His Glory to the Vessels of Mercy. It tells believers that our God is on the move in and through us; that His plan is moving forward. When she became pregnant by our one-of-a-kind ancestor, Isaac, and her babies were still innocent in the womb—incapable of good or bad—she received a special assurance from God. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. 9 1 At the same time, you need to know that I carry with me at all times a huge sorrow. I'm not exaggerating - Christ and the Holy Spirit are my witnesses. Upgrade to Bible Gateway Plus, and access the NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible notes. Scripture: Romans 9:30–10:4. If the big decisions are already made, what say do we have in it?" Creating an account allows you to access more features and content such as: Reading the Bible is rewarding, and these plans make it easy! 7 Nor because they are his descendants are they all Abraham’s children. 6-9 Don’t suppose for a moment, though, that God’s Word has malfunctioned in some way or other. Matthew Henry Bible Commentary (complete), Matthew Henry’s Bible Commentary (concise), California - Do Not Sell My Personal Information. 1 At the same time, you need to know that I carry with me at all times a huge sorrow. It's the Israelites . God has a covenant relationship with … they're calling you "God's living children." The problem goes back a long way. 22 What if God, although choosing to show his wrath and make his power known, bore with great patience the objects of his wrath—prepared for destruction? Three easy steps to start your free trial subscription to Bible Gateway Plus. But the stone is me! Do you for one moment suppose any of us knows enough to call God into question? 33  Isaiah (again!) 2 It's an enormous pain deep within me, and I'm never free of it. They're my family. Straight Talk About Predestination (Romans 9:19-29) Stumbling Stone or Cornerstone? All those people who didn’t seem interested in what God was doing actually. If there were any way I could be cursed by the Messiah so they could be blessed by him, I’d do it in a minute. 9 I speak the truth in Christ—I am not lying, my conscience confirms it through the Holy Spirit— 2 I have great sorrow and unceasing anguish in my heart. 15 For he says to Moses, “I will have mercy on whom I have mercy,    and I will have compassion on whom I have compassion.”[f]. Remember how it was put: “Your family will be defined by Isaac”? I'm in charge of compassion." 3  If there were any way I could be cursed by the Messiah so they could be blessed by him, I'd do it in a minute. [a] Amen. If the big decisions are already made, what say do we have in it?”. 6 It is not as though God’s word had failed. Most of Chapters 1-8 deals with our depravity. From the outset, not all Israelites of the flesh were Israelites of the spirit. The Flexible Potter and Willing Clay. Chapters 9-10 focus on their and I will have compassion on whom I have compassion.”. The next step is to choose a monthly or yearly subscription, and then enter your payment information. How could they miss it? 9 1  At the same time, you need to know that I carry with me at all times a huge sorrow. 33 As it is written: “See, I lay in Zion a stone that causes people to stumble    and a rock that makes them fall,    and the one who believes in him will never be put to shame.”[m]. Biblical Commentary (Bible study) Romans 9:1-5 EXEGESIS: ROMANS 9-11: THE CONTEXT Chapters 9-11 form the immediate context, dealing with the question of Jewish unbelief. | 814 … 4. Your credit card won’t be charged until the trial period is over. Upgrade to Bible Gateway Plus, and access the, Ex 4:21; 7:3; 14:4, 17; Dt 2:30; Jos 11:20; Ro 11:25, 2Ki 19:4; Jer 44:14; 50:20; Joel 2:32; Ro 11:5, Isa 1:9; Ge 19:24-29; Dt 29:23; Isa 13:19; Jer 50:40, Ro 1:17; 3:22; 4:5, 13; 10:6; Gal 2:16; Php 3:9; Heb 11:7. 19 One of you will say to me: “Then why does God still blame us? In some ways, Romans Chapters 9 through 11 is a “repeat” of layout-style of Chapters 1-8. a) The focus of Chapters 1-8 is on mankind in general, and the only way to salvation is through Jesus Christ. 32 Why not? 9  Remember that promise, "When I come back next year at this time, Sarah will have a son"? It’s the Israelites . 30 What then shall we say? Visit our library of inductive Bible studies for more in depth inductive studies on this and other books of the Bible you can use in your small group. All rights reserved. They were absorbed in what they themselves were doing. If God needs one style of pottery especially designed to show his angry displeasure and another style carefully crafted to show his glorious goodness, isn’t that all right? Originally published by NavPress in English as THE MESSAGE: The Bible in Contemporary Language copyright 2002 by Eugene Peterson. Romans 9 ; ROM 9:1 I say the truth in Christ, I lie not, my conscience also bearing me witness in the Holy Ghost, ROM 9:2 That I have great heaviness and continual sorrow in my heart. 8 That is, those who are the children of the flesh, these are not the children of God; but the children of the promise are counted as the seed. b) Chapters 9-11 deal specifically with the Jewish nation. 1-3). . Not everyone born to Israel is truly Israel, though, Paul writes. 9 For this is what the promise said: “I will arrive at this set time, and Sarah will have a … God Is Totally Free to Save You. 17 For Scripture says to Pharaoh: “I raised you up for this very purpose, that I might display my power in you and that my name might be proclaimed in all the earth.”[g] 18 Therefore God has mercy on whom he wants to have mercy, and he hardens whom he wants to harden. Romans 9:8 "That is, They which are the children of the flesh, these [are] not the children of God: but … 14-18 Is that grounds for complaining that God is unfair? Remember that promise, “When I come back next year at this time, Sarah will have a son”? Romans 9 The Message (MSG) God Is Calling His People. All those people who didn't seem interested in what God was doing actually embraced what God was doing as he straightened out their lives. From the outset, not all Israelites of the flesh were Israelites of the spirit. a. They were absorbed in what they themselves were doing. 10-13 And that’s not the only time. And Israel, who seemed so interested in reading and talking about what God was doing, missed it. 2  It's an enormous pain deep within me, and I'm never free of it. Step 1 - Create an account or log in to start your free trial. God had, unquestionably, made a difference, even in the seed of Abraham. It's an enormous pain deep within me, and I'm never free of it. They stumbled over the stumbling stone. Romans 9New International Version (NIV) Paul’s Anguish Over Israel. Isaiah (again!) God Is Calling His People 1-5 At the same time, you need to know that I carry with me at all times a huge sorrow. Careful! At the same time, you need to know that I carry with me at all times a huge sorrow. “Shall what is formed say to the one who formed it, ‘Why did you make me like this?’”[h] 21 Does not the potter have the right to make out of the same lump of clay some pottery for special purposes and some for common use? John Piper Feb 9, 2003 374 Shares Sermon. Not so fast, please. That means that Israelite identity was never racially determined by sexual transmission, but it was God-determined by promise. “Though the number of the Israelites be like the sand by the sea, his sentence on earth with speed and finality.”, “See, I lay in Zion a stone that causes people to stumble, and the one who believes in him will never be put to shame.”. They were so absorbed in their "God projects" that they didn't notice God right in front of them, like a huge rock in the middle of the road. Oh, yes! When she became pregnant by our one-of-a-kind ancestor, Isaac, 11  and her babies were still innocent in the womb - incapable of good or bad - she received a special assurance from God. . I grew up with them. I’ve put a huge stone on the road to Mount Zion,    a stone you can’t get around.But the stone is me! From the outset, not all Israelites of the flesh were Israelites of the spirit. 6-9 Don’t suppose for a moment, though, that God’s Word has malfunctioned in some way or other. John Piper Nov 15, 2014 2 Shares Conference Message. you’ll find me on the way, not in the way. Scripture: Romans 9:24–10:1. (At the bottom of this post, you’ll find an overview of Romans 9 and a list of questions to ask if you happen to be teaching this chapter.) 14 What then shall we say? God told Moses, “I’m in charge of mercy. 31  And Israel, who seemed so interested in reading and talking about what God was doing, missed it. 2 It's an enormous pain deep within me, and I'm never free of it. Because instead of trusting God, they took over. I think … For not all who are descended from Israel are Israel. This is not what the text says. 24  Either or both happens to Jews, but it also happens to the other people. . Holy Bible, New International Version®, NIV® Copyright ©1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.® Used by permission. 9 I speak the truth in Christ—I am not lying,my conscience confirmsit through the Holy Spirit—2 I have great sorrow and unceasing anguish in my heart.3 For I could wish that I myselfwere cursedand cut off from Christ for the sake of my people,those of my own race,4 the people of Israel. Copyright © 1993, 2002, 2018 by Eugene H. Peterson. Not a member? To manage your subscription, visit your Bible Gateway account settings. To Rebecca, also, a promise was made that took priority over genetics. Either or both happens to Jews, but it also happens to the other people. To Rebecca, also, a promise was made that took priority over genetics. On the contrary, “It is through Isaac that your offspring will be reckoned.”[b] 8 In other words, it is not the children by physical descent who are God’s children, but it is the children of the promise who are regarded as Abraham’s offspring. This is Paul’s message in Romans, and Romans 9–11 fit perfectly into this overall theme. 4  I grew up with them. I had my understanding of Romans 9 challenged by another member so I thought it would be helpful to open up a discussion on this. In verse 23 we are told that HE (God) prepared beforehand the vessels of mercy unto glory. What God did in this case made it perfectly plain that his purpose is not a hit-or-miss thing dependent on what we do or don't do, but a sure thing determined by his decision, flowing steadily from his initiative. To subscribe at our regular subscription rate, click the button below. 25  Hosea put it well: I'll call nobodies and make them somebodies; I'll call the unloved and make them beloved. The problem goes back a long way. Romans 9:1–18 finds Paul heartbroken over the rejection of Christ by his people the Jews. Romans 9 God Is Calling His People 1-5 At the same time, you need to know that I carry with me at all times a huge sorrow. I’ll call nobodies and make them somebodies; I’ll call the unloved and make them beloved. If each grain of sand on the seashore were numbered    and the sum labeled “chosen of God,”They’d be numbers still, not names;    salvation comes by personal selection.God doesn’t count us; he calls us by name. I readily admit that the Jews are impressively energetic regarding God—but they are doing everything exactly backward. Message. The same point was made when God said to Pharaoh, “I picked you as a bit player in this drama of my salvation power.” All we’re saying is that God has the first word, initiating the action in which we play our part for good or ill. 19 Are you going to object, “So how can God blame us for anything since he’s in charge of everything? 1-3 Believe me, friends, all I want for Israel is what’s best for Israel: salvation, nothing less. You’ve already claimed your free trial of Bible Gateway Plus. (Romans 9:30-33) The Value of a Broken Heart (Romans 9:1-5) God's Freedom (Romans 9:6-18) God's Word Has Not Failed (Romans 9:6-18) Latest blog posts. They had everything going for them - family, glory, covenants, revelation, worship, promises, 5  to say nothing of being the race that produced the Messiah, the Christ, who is God over everything, always. Romans 9:15–16 & 18 “For he saith to Moses, I will have mercy on whom I will have mercy, and I will have compassion on whom I will have compassion. If we can make general comments on what we think Paul was wanting to say. Romans 9:13.. “This utterance (ἐῤῥέθη) took place in conformity with the expressly testified (in Malachi 1:2-3, freely cited from the LXX.) Contributed by Dr. Craig Nelson on Jul 23, 2020. based on 2 ratings. Remember how it was put: "Your family will be defined by Isaac"? 29  Isaiah had looked ahead and spoken the truth: If our powerful God had not provided us a legacy of living children, We would have ended up like ghost towns, like Sodom and Gomorrah. “I will call them ‘my people’ who are not my people; and I will call her ‘my loved one’ who is not my loved one,”. gives us the metaphor for pulling this together: Careful! If you’re looking for me. If you’re looking for me,    you’ll find me on the way, not in the way. I'm not exaggerating—Christ and … Romans 9 God's Sovereign Choice. They’re my family. All Rights Reserved. They had everything going for them—family, glory, covenants, revelation, worship, promises, to say nothing of being the race that produced the Messiah, the Christ, who is God over everything, always. In the place where they yelled out, “You’re nobody!”, they’re calling you “God’s living children.”, If each grain of sand on the seashore were numbered. How can we sum this up? I'm not exaggerating - Christ and the Holy Spirit are my witnesses. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Message of Romans: God's Good News for the World (The Bible Speaks Today Series). 17  The same point was made when God said to Pharaoh, "I picked you as a bit player in this drama of my salvation power." Fifth, if read in the light of its Old Testament background, Paul’s … I want it with all my heart and pray to God for it all the time. Now, in Romans 9 through 11, Paul deals with the problem associated with the condition of Israel. But now another principle is brought out. If we follow Him in faith, we will play a thrilling part in His plan for this world. © 2020 Christianity.com. Want more information about Bible Gateway Plus? Is God unjust? So then it is not of him that willeth, nor of him that runneth, but of God that sheweth mercy. ... Conference Message. Preaching Zeal That Accords with Knowledge. Don't have an account? Romans 9:22-23. Clay doesn't talk back to the fingers that mold it, saying, "Why did you shape me like this?" God doesn’t count us; he calls us by name. The problem goes back a long way. Romans 9 1 At the same time, you need to know that I carry with me at all times a huge sorrow. That the Gentiles, who did not pursue righteousness, have obtained it, a righteousness that is by faith; 31 but the people of Israel, who pursued the law as the way of righteousness, have not attained their goal. “In the very place where it was said to them, there they will be called ‘children of the living God.’”. I'm not exaggerating - Christ and the Holy Spirit are my witnesses. Scripture: Romans 9:17–18, Exodus 9:8–17. I’m in charge of compassion.” Compassion doesn’t originate in our bleeding hearts or moral sweat, but in God’s mercy. What God did in this case made it perfectly plain that his purpose is not a hit-or-miss thing dependent on what we do or don’t do, but a sure thing determined by his decision, flowing steadily from his initiative. Intro: Paul’s anguish for Israel’s salvation (vv. And so they stumbled into him and went sprawling. Because instead of trusting God, they took over. The gospel is good news for all who believe, whether Jew or Gentile. And so they stumbled into him and went sprawling. 26  In the place where they yelled out, "You're nobody!" Scripture: Romans 9:30–10:4. 9 1-5 At the same time, you need to know that I carry with me at all times a huge sorrow. For who is able to resist his will?” 20 But who are you, a human being, to talk back to God? Nov 15, 2014. Do you for one moment suppose any of us knows enough to call God into question? In Romans 1:1, Paul calls it the “gospel of God.” In Romans 1:9, Paul refers to it as the “gospel of God’s Son.” In Romans 1:16, Paul points out that the gospel is the “power of God for salvation.” All through his letter, he continues to circle back to the good news of God’s rich salvation. They have been given so much as God's chosen people, and Paul insists that God will keep His promises to Israel. 3 If there were any way I could be cursed by the Messiah so they could be blessed by him, I'd do it in a minute. Not at all! had not provided us a legacy of living children, How can we sum this up? Try it free for 30 days. If you're looking for me, you'll find me on the way, not in the way. Isaiah had looked ahead and spoken the truth: If our powerful God    had not provided us a legacy of living children,We would have ended up like ghost towns,    like Sodom and Gomorrah. 3 For I could wish that I myself were cursed and cut off from Christ for the sake of my people, those of my own race, 4 the people of Israel. I'm not exaggerating—Christ and the Holy Spirit are my witnesses. You’re already logged in with your Bible Gateway account. Published by permission. . Clay doesn’t talk back to the fingers that mold it, saying, “Why did you shape me like this?” Isn’t it obvious that a potter has a perfect right to shape one lump of clay into a vase for holding flowers and another into a pot for cooking beans? It's an enormous pain deep within me, and I'm never free of it. 27  Isaiah maintained this same emphasis: If each grain of sand on the seashore were numbered and the sum labeled "chosen of God," They'd be numbers still, not names; salvation comes by personal selection. All your content will be saved and you can seamlessly switch devices. But the stone is me! I’ve put a huge stone on the road to Mount Zion. The Message of Romans: God's Good News for the World (The Bible Speaks Today Series) - Kindle edition by Stott, John. 20  Who in the world do you think you are to second-guess God? John Piper Feb 21, 2001 10 Shares Sermon. He who is over all, God blessed forever, as to the flesh, the body, He was born of Mary, of the seed royal of that nation. God told Rebecca, “The firstborn of your twins will take second place.” Later that was turned into a stark epigram: “I loved Jacob; I hated Esau.”. I've put a huge stone on the road to Mount Zion, a stone you can't get around. It’s an enormous pain deep within me, and I’ 22  If God needs one style of pottery especially designed to show his angry displeasure 23  and another style carefully crafted to show his glorious goodness, isn't that all right? 15  God told Moses, "I'm in charge of mercy. Because they pursued it not by faith but as if it were by works. . Theirs is the adoption to sonship; theirs the divine glory, the covenants, the receiving of the law, the temple worship and the promises. 9 For this was how the promise was stated: “At the appointed time I will return, and Sarah will have a son.”[c], 10 Not only that, but Rebekah’s children were conceived at the same time by our father Isaac. 28  God doesn't count us; he calls us by name. 18  All we're saying is that God has the first word, initiating the action in which we play our part for good or ill. 19  Are you going to object, "So how can God blame us for anything since he's in charge of everything? 14  Is that grounds for complaining that God is unfair? 11 Yet, before the twins were born or had done anything good or bad—in order that God’s purpose in election might stand: 12 not by works but by him who calls—she was told, “The older will serve the younger.”[d] 13 Just as it is written: “Jacob I loved, but Esau I hated.”[e]. 30  How can we sum this up? Compare Matthew 25:34 with Matthew 25:41. Take notes, highlights, and favorites to share or document personal thoughts. Arithmetic is not his focus. If REPROBATION were true then we might expect verse 22 to read something like this: "the vessels of wrath which HE (God) fitted to destruction." Romans 10:9, ESV: "because, if you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved." It's the Israelites...If there were any way I could be cursed by the Messiah so they could be blessed by him, I'd do it in a minute. Oh, yes! Enter your credit card information to ensure uninterrupted service following your free trial. ... nor of him that runneth, but of God that showeth mercy. Take a look at the breakdown of Romans 9 below. b. . It’s an enormous pain deep within me, and I’m never free of it. The problem goes back a long way. They were so absorbed in their “God projects” that they didn’t notice God right in front of them, like a huge rock in the middle of the road. ROM 9:3 For I could wish that myself were accursed from Christ for my brethren, my kinsmen according to the flesh: 21  Isn't it obvious that a potter has a perfect right to shape one lump of clay into a vase for holding flowers and another into a pot for cooking beans? Upgrade, and get the most out of your new account. Create or log in to your Bible Gateway account. Hosea put it well: I’ll call nobodies and make them somebodies;    I’ll call the unloved and make them beloved.In the place where they yelled out, “You’re nobody!”    they’re calling you “God’s living children.”. 9 1-5 At the same time, you need to know that I carry with me at all times a huge sorrow. Feb 21, 2001. Therefore hath he mercy on … Feb 21, 2001. Home >> Bible Studies >> Romans Studies >> Romans 9:1-13 These small group studies of Romans contain outlines, cross-references, Bible study discussion questions, and applications. 20-33 Who in the world do you think you are to second-guess God? 9 For this is the word of promise: "At this time I will come and Sarah shall have a son." It looks like you’re already subscribed to Bible Gateway Plus! 23 What if he did this to make the riches of his glory known to the objects of his mercy, whom he prepared in advance for glory— 24 even us, whom he also called, not only from the Jews but also from the Gentiles? Romans 10:9 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] Romans 10:9, NIV: "If you declare with your mouth, 'Jesus is Lord,' and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved." Try it free for 30 days. In other words, it is not the children by physical descent who are God’s children, but it is the children … Preaching Zeal That Accords with Knowledge. 7  It wasn't Abraham's sperm that gave identity here, but God's promise. Arithmetic is not his focus. Romans 9:9 - MSG - Remember that promise, When I come back next... Study verse in the The Message Hi, Sign out. Good Words for Today: December 27 Sunday, December 27. It’s an enormous pain deep within me, and I’m never free of it. 10  And that's not the only time. It wasn’t Abraham’s sperm that gave identity here, but God’s promise. 1 At the same time, you need to know that I carry with me at all times a huge sorrow. What are the benefits of creating an account? Chapter 9 brings a slight shift in focus to the Book of Romans. 6  Don't suppose for a moment, though, that God's Word has malfunctioned in some way or other. All those people who didn’t seem interested in what God was doing actually embraced what God was doing as he straightened out their lives. Not so fast, please. An integrated digital Bible study library - including complete notes from the NIV Study Bible and the NKJV MacArthur Study Bible, 2nd Edition - is just a step away! NIV Reverse Interlinear Bible: English to Hebrew and English to Greek. 12  God told Rebecca, "The firstborn of your twins will take second place." 25 As he says in Hosea: “I will call them ‘my people’ who are not my people;    and I will call her ‘my loved one’ who is not my loved one,”[i], “In the very place where it was said to them,    ‘You are not my people,’    there they will be called ‘children of the living God.’”[j], “Though the number of the Israelites be like the sand by the sea,    only the remnant will be saved.28 For the Lord will carry out    his sentence on earth with speed and finality.”[k], “Unless the Lord Almighty    had left us descendants,we would have become like Sodom,    we would have been like Gomorrah.”[l]. Begin reading God's Word ad-free with instant access to your new online study library. 16 It does not, therefore, depend on human desire or effort, but on God’s mercy. All rights reserved worldwide. It's the Israelites . I’m not exaggerating—Christ and the Holy Spirit are my witnesses. Romans 9. You can cancel anytime during the trial period. Starting your free trial of Bible Gateway Plus is easy. 5 Theirs are the patriarchs, and from them is traced the human ancestry of the Messiah, who is God over all, forever praised! It’s an enormous pain deep within me, and I’m never free of it. 8  That means that Israelite identity was never racially determined by sexual transmission, but it was God-determined by promise. What is the main message and theme. The seed of Abraham were not all the elect, adopted children of promise. 2 It's an enormous pain deep within me, and I'm never free of it. gives us the metaphor for pulling this together: Careful! Is Free Will Really Free? 16  Compassion doesn't originate in our bleeding hearts or moral sweat, but in God's mercy. Copyright © 2019 by Zondervan. I'm not exaggerating - Christ and the Holy Spirit are my witnesses. 1. 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