As he saith also in Osee, I will call them my people, which were not my people; and her beloved , which was not beloved .
And it shall come to pass , that in the place where it was said unto them, Ye are not my people; there shall they be called the children of the living God.
I say then , Hath God cast away his people? God forbid . For I also am an Israelite, of the seed of Abraham, of the tribe of Benjamin.
God hath not cast away his people which he foreknew . Wot ye not what the scripture saith of Elias? how he maketh intercession to God against Israel, saying ,