21Hathnot the potterpower over the clay,of the samelumptomake one vesseluntohonour,andanotheruntodishonour?22
What ifGod,willing to shew his wrath,and to makehispowerknown , enduredwithmuchlongsuffering the vessels of wrathfittedatodestruction:23Andthat he might make known the riches of hisgloryon the vessels of mercy,which he had afore prepareduntoglory,24Evenus,whom he hath called , notof the Jewsonly,butalsoof the Gentiles?25
As he saithalsoinOsee, I will call them mypeople, which were notmypeople;and her beloved , which wasnotbeloved .
26And it shall come to pass , that in the placewhere it was said unto them,Ye are notmypeople;there shall they be called the children of the livingGod.27EsaiasalsocriethconcerningIsrael,Though the number of the children of Israelbeas the sand of the sea, a remnant shall be saved :
28For he will finish the work,band cut it shortinrighteousness:because a shortworkwill the Lordmakeupon the earth.29AndasEsaias said before , Except the Lord of Sabaoth had leftus a seed, we had beenasSodoma,and been made likeuntoGomorrha.30What shall we saythen?That the Gentiles,whichfollowednot after righteousness, have attained to righteousness,even the righteousnesswhich is offaith.31ButIsrael, which followed after the law of righteousness,hathnotattainedto the law of righteousness.