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Romans 9

NIV 1 I speak the truth in Christ--I am not lying, my conscience confirms it in the Holy Spirit-- NIV 1 I speak the truth in Christ--I am not lying, my conscience confirms it in the Holy Spirit-- NIV 2 I have great sorrow and unceasing anguish in my heart. NIV 2 I have great sorrow and unceasing anguish in my heart. NIV 3 For I could wish that I myself were cursed and cut off from Christ for the sake of my brothers, those of my own race, NIV 3 For I could wish that I myself were cursed and cut off from Christ for the sake of my brothers, those of my own race, NIV 4 the people of Israel. Theirs is the adoption as sons; theirs the divine glory, the covenants, the receiving of the law, the temple worship and the promises. NIV 4 the people of Israel. Theirs is the adoption as sons; theirs the divine glory, the covenants, the receiving of the law, the temple worship and the promises. NIV 5 Theirs are the patriarchs, and from them is traced the human ancestry of Christ, who is God over all, forever praised! Amen. NIV 5 Theirs are the patriarchs, and from them is traced the human ancestry of Christ, who is God over all, forever praised! Amen. NIV 6 It is not as though God's word had failed. For not all who are descended from Israel are Israel. NIV 6 It is not as though God's word had failed. For not all who are descended from Israel are Israel. NIV 7 Nor because they are his descendants are they all Abraham's children. On the contrary, "It is through Isaac that your offspring will be reckoned." NIV 7 Nor because they are his descendants are they all Abraham's children. On the contrary, "It is through Isaac that your offspring will be reckoned." NIV 8 In other words, it is not the natural children who are God's children, but it is the children of the promise who are regarded as Abraham's offspring. NIV 8 In other words, it is not the natural children who are God's children, but it is the children of the promise who are regarded as Abraham's offspring. NIV 9 For this was how the promise was stated: "At the appointed time I will return, and Sarah will have a son." NIV 9 For this was how the promise was stated: "At the appointed time I will return, and Sarah will have a son." NIV 10 Not only that, but Rebekah's children had one and the same father, our father Isaac. NIV 10 Not only that, but Rebekah's children had one and the same father, our father Isaac. NIV 11 Yet, before the twins were born or had done anything good or bad--in order that God's purpose in election might stand: NIV 11 Yet, before the twins were born or had done anything good or bad--in order that God's purpose in election might stand: NIV 12 not by works but by him who calls--she was told, "The older will serve the younger." NIV 12 not by works but by him who calls--she was told, "The older will serve the younger." NIV 13 Just as it is written: "Jacob I loved, but Esau I hated." NIV 13 Just as it is written: "Jacob I loved, but Esau I hated." NIV 14 What then shall we say? Is God unjust? Not at all! NIV 14 What then shall we say? Is God unjust? Not at all! NIV 15 For he says to Moses, "I will have mercy on whom I have mercy, and I will have compassion on whom I have compassion." NIV 15 For he says to Moses, "I will have mercy on whom I have mercy, and I will have compassion on whom I have compassion." NIV 16 It does not, therefore, depend on man's desire or effort, but on God's mercy. NIV 16 It does not, therefore, depend on man's desire or effort, but on God's mercy. NIV 17 For the Scripture says to Pharaoh: "I raised you up for this very purpose, that I might display my power in you and that my name might be proclaimed in all the earth." NIV 17 For the Scripture says to Pharaoh: "I raised you up for this very purpose, that I might display my power in you and that my name might be proclaimed in all the earth." NIV 18 Therefore God has mercy on whom he wants to have mercy, and he hardens whom he wants to harden. NIV 18 Therefore God has mercy on whom he wants to have mercy, and he hardens whom he wants to harden. NIV 19 One of you will say to me: "Then why does God still blame us? For who resists his will?" NIV 19 One of you will say to me: "Then why does God still blame us? For who resists his will?" NIV 20 But who are you, O man, to talk back to God? "Shall what is formed say to him who formed it, 'Why did you make me like this?' " NIV 20 But who are you, O man, to talk back to God? "Shall what is formed say to him who formed it, 'Why did you make me like this?' " NIV 21 Does not the potter have the right to make out of the same lump of clay some pottery for noble purposes and some for common use? NIV 21 Does not the potter have the right to make out of the same lump of clay some pottery for noble purposes and some for common use? NIV 22 What if God, choosing to show his wrath and make his power known, bore with great patience the objects of his wrath--prepared for destruction? NIV 22 What if God, choosing to show his wrath and make his power known, bore with great patience the objects of his wrath--prepared for destruction? NIV 23 What if he did this to make the riches of his glory known to the objects of his mercy, whom he prepared in advance for glory-- NIV 23 What if he did this to make the riches of his glory known to the objects of his mercy, whom he prepared in advance for glory-- NIV 24 even us, whom he also called, not only from the Jews but also from the Gentiles? NIV 24 even us, whom he also called, not only from the Jews but also from the Gentiles? NIV 25 As he says in Hosea: "I will call them 'my people' who are not my people; and I will call her 'my loved one' who is not my loved one," NIV 25 As he says in Hosea: "I will call them 'my people' who are not my people; and I will call her 'my loved one' who is not my loved one," NIV 26 and, "It will happen that in the very place where it was said to them, 'You are not my people,' they will be called 'sons of the living God.' " NIV 26 and, "It will happen that in the very place where it was said to them, 'You are not my people,' they will be called 'sons of the living God.' " NIV 27 Isaiah cries out concerning Israel: "Though the number of the Israelites be like the sand by the sea, only the remnant will be saved. NIV 27 Isaiah cries out concerning Israel: "Though the number of the Israelites be like the sand by the sea, only the remnant will be saved. NIV 28 For the Lord will carry out his sentence on earth with speed and finality." NIV 28 For the Lord will carry out his sentence on earth with speed and finality." NIV 29 It is just as Isaiah said previously: "Unless the Lord Almighty had left us descendants, we would have become like Sodom, we would have been like Gomorrah." NIV 29 It is just as Isaiah said previously: "Unless the Lord Almighty had left us descendants, we would have become like Sodom, we would have been like Gomorrah." NIV 30 What then shall we say? That the Gentiles, who did not pursue righteousness, have obtained it, a righteousness that is by faith; NIV 30 What then shall we say? That the Gentiles, who did not pursue righteousness, have obtained it, a righteousness that is by faith; NIV 31 but Israel, who pursued a law of righteousness, has not attained it. NIV 31 but Israel, who pursued a law of righteousness, has not attained it. NIV 32 Why not? Because they pursued it not by faith but as if it were by works. They stumbled over the "stumbling stone." NIV 32 Why not? Because they pursued it not by faith but as if it were by works. They stumbled over the "stumbling stone." NIV 33 As it is written: "See, I lay in Zion a stone that causes men to stumble and a rock that makes them fall, and the one who trusts in him will never be put to shame." NIV 33 As it is written: "See, I lay in Zion a stone that causes men to stumble and a rock that makes them fall, and the one who trusts in him will never be put to shame."