God’s Sovereign Choice

6 It is not as though God’s word had failed. For not all who are descended from Israel are Israel.

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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.”a

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8 In other words, it is not the children by physical descent who are God’s children, but it is the children of the promise who are regarded as Abraham’s offspring.

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