25For I do not desire, brethren, that you should be ignorant of this mystery, lest you should be wise in your own opinion, that blindness in part has happened to Israel until the fullness of the Gentiles has come in.26And so all Israel will be saved, as it is written: "The Deliverer will come out of Zion, And He will turn away ungodliness from Jacob;27For this is My covenant with them, When I take away their sins." 28Concerning the gospel they are enemies for your sake, but concerning the election they are beloved for the sake of the fathers.29For the gifts and the calling of God are irrevocable.30For as you were once disobedient to God, yet have now obtained mercy through their disobedience,31even so these also have now been disobedient, that through the mercy shown you they also may obtain mercy.32For God has committed them all to disobedience, that He might have mercy on all.33Oh, the depth of the riches both of the wisdom and knowledge of God! How unsearchable are His judgments and His ways past finding out!34"For who has known the mind of the Lord? Or who has become His counselor?" 35"Or who has first given to Him And it shall be repaid to him?" 36For of Him and through Him and to Him are all things, to whom be glory forever. Amen.
1At that time Jesus went through the grainfields on the Sabbath. And His disciples were hungry, and began to pluck heads of grain and to eat.2And when the Pharisees saw it, they said to Him, "Look, Your disciples are doing what is not lawful to do on the Sabbath!"3But He said to them, "Have you not read what David did when he was hungry, he and those who were with him:4how he entered the house of God and ate the showbread which was not lawful for him to eat, nor for those who were with him, but only for the priests?5Or have you not read in the law that on the Sabbath the priests in the temple profane the Sabbath, and are blameless?6Yet I say to you that in this place there is One greater than the temple.7But if you had known what this means, 'I desire mercy and not sacrifice,' you would not have condemned the guiltless.8For the Son of Man is Lord even of the Sabbath."