Mon, Jul 16, 2018
Romans 11:25 by Thomas Ice
As we continue our study of “mystery” in the Bible, our next New Testament passage is Romans 11:25–27. This passage occurs toward the end of Paul’s section on Israel in Romans 9–11. The “Israel section” appears to answer a question raised by the protagonist in light of the end of chapter 8, which argues nothing can separate a chosen one from the love of God (Romans 8:31–39). Paul states in Romans 9:6, “it is not as though the word of God has failed.” More precisely he declares in Romans 11:1, “I say then, God has not rejected His people, has He? May it never be!” ...
Series:The Importance of the New Testament Mysteries