Romans 9:1-3 NIV

God's Sovereign Choice

1 I speak the truth in Christ--I am not lying,1 my conscience confirms2 it in the Holy Spirit--

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2 I have great sorrow and unceasing anguish in my heart.
3 For I could wish that I myself3 were cursed4 and cut off from Christ for the sake of my brothers,5 those of my own race,6

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