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Mystery of the Gentiles Romans 11

Chaplain Bob Walker
Published on 03 May 2021 / In Bible / Sermons

⁣Romans Chapter 11
1 I say then, Hath God cast away his people? God forbid. For I also am an Israelite, of the seed of Abraham, of the tribe of Benjamin.
2 God hath not cast away his people which he foreknew. Wot ye not what the scripture saith of Elias? how he maketh intercession to God against Israel, saying,
3 Lord, they have killed thy prophets, and digged down thine altars; and I am left alone, and they seek my life.
4 But what saith the answer of God unto him? I have reserved to myself seven thousand men, who have not bowed the knee to the image of Baal.
5 Even so then at this present time also there is a remnant according to the election of grace.
6 And if by grace, then is it no more of works: otherwise grace is no more grace. But if it be of works, then is it no more grace: otherwise work is no more work.
7 What then? Israel hath not obtained that which he seeketh for; but the election hath obtained it, and the rest were blinded
8 (According as it is written, God hath given them the spirit of slumber, eyes that they should not see, and ears that they should not hear;) unto this day.
9 And David saith, Let their table be made a snare, and a trap, and a stumblingblock, and a recompence unto them:

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HereAmI 3 days ago

"A peculiar people, zealous of good works."
When you look around the world, and review its history, is there one group of people who, for all their failings, exemplify this statement?
Does it apply to Africans?
Or only to the white Caucasian?
These then are the scattered children of Israel, upon whom blindness came, but who nevertheless have God's Law written in their hearts.

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