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."