for "1WHOEVER WILL CALL ON THE NAME OF THE LORD WILL BE SAVED."
14Howthen will they call on Him in whom they have not believed? How will they believe in Him 2whom they have not heard? And how will they hearwithout3a preacher?
15How will they preachunless they are sent? Just as it is written, "4HOWBEAUTIFUL ARE THE FEET OF THOSE WHO a5BRINGGOODNEWS OF GOODTHINGS!"
16However, they 6did not allheed the bgoodnews; for Isaiahsays, "7LORD, WHO HAS BELIEVED OUR REPORT?"
17Sofaith comes from 8hearing, and hearing by 9the wordcof Christ.
But I say, surely they have neverheard, have they? Indeed they have; "10THEIR VOICE HAS GONE OUT INTO ALL THE EARTH, AND THEIR WORDS TO THE ENDS OF THE dWORLD."
But I say, surelyIsrael did not know, did they? FirstMosessays, "11I WILL 12MAKE YOU JEALOUS BY THAT WHICH IS NOT A NATION, BY A NATIONWITHOUTUNDERSTANDING WILL I ANGER20
And Isaiah is verybold and says, "13I WAS FOUND BY THOSE WHO DID NOT SEEK ME, I BECAMEMANIFEST TO THOSE WHO DID NOT ASK FOR ME."
But as for Israel He says, "14ALL THE DAY LONG I HAVE STRETCHED OUT MY HANDS TO A DISOBEDIENT AND OBSTINATEPEOPLE."