9 1  At the same time, you need to know that I carry with me at all times a huge sorrow. An integrated digital Bible study library - including complete notes from the NIV Study Bible and the NKJV MacArthur Study Bible, 2nd Edition - is just a step away! Create or log in to your Bible Gateway account. What is the main message and theme. 9 For this is what the promise said: “I will arrive at this set time, and Sarah will have a … What God did in this case made it perfectly plain that his purpose is not a hit-or-miss thing dependent on what we do or don't do, but a sure thing determined by his decision, flowing steadily from his initiative. Preaching Zeal That Accords with Knowledge. 33 As it is written: “See, I lay in Zion a stone that causes people to stumble    and a rock that makes them fall,    and the one who believes in him will never be put to shame.”[m]. 10  And that's not the only time. All rights reserved. Romans 9 ; ROM 9:1 I say the truth in Christ, I lie not, my conscience also bearing me witness in the Holy Ghost, ROM 9:2 That I have great heaviness and continual sorrow in my heart. gives us the metaphor for pulling this together: Careful! In Romans 1:1, Paul calls it the “gospel of God.” In Romans 1:9, Paul refers to it as the “gospel of God’s Son.” In Romans 1:16, Paul points out that the gospel is the “power of God for salvation.” All through his letter, he continues to circle back to the good news of God’s rich salvation. Copyright © 1993, 2002, 2018 by Eugene H. Peterson. It’s the Israelites . It's the Israelites...If there were any way I could be cursed by the Messiah so they could be blessed by him, I'd do it in a minute. Want more information about Bible Gateway Plus? Feb 21, 2001. God doesn’t count us; he calls us by name. 6 It is not as though God’s word had failed. If the big decisions are already made, what say do we have in it?" you’ll find me on the way, not in the way. The problem goes back a long way. Message. I’m in charge of compassion.” Compassion doesn’t originate in our bleeding hearts or moral sweat, but in God’s mercy. 1. Holy Bible, New International Version®, NIV® Copyright ©1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.® Used by permission. From the outset, not all Israelites of the flesh were Israelites of the spirit. Remember that promise, “When I come back next year at this time, Sarah will have a son”? 2  It's an enormous pain deep within me, and I'm never free of it. b. 8  That means that Israelite identity was never racially determined by sexual transmission, but it was God-determined by promise. God Is Totally Free to Save You. Romans 9 God's Sovereign Choice. If you’re looking for me,    you’ll find me on the way, not in the way. 9  Remember that promise, "When I come back next year at this time, Sarah will have a son"? | 814 … John Piper Feb 9, 2003 374 Shares Sermon. Arithmetic is not his focus. 1 At the same time, you need to know that I carry with me at all times a huge sorrow. “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,”. If each grain of sand on the seashore were numbered    and the sum labeled “chosen of God,”They’d be numbers still, not names;    salvation comes by personal selection.God doesn’t count us; he calls us by name. And so they stumbled into him and went sprawling. 14  Is that grounds for complaining that God is unfair? Three easy steps to start your free trial subscription to Bible Gateway Plus. ... Conference Message. gives us the metaphor for pulling this together: Careful! That the Gentiles, who did not pursue righteousness, have obtained it, a righteousness that is by faith; 31 but the people of Israel, who pursued the law as the way of righteousness, have not attained their goal. 33  Isaiah (again!) 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.”[f]. 6  Don't suppose for a moment, though, that God's Word has malfunctioned in some way or other. But the stone is me! Not everyone born to Israel is truly Israel, though, Paul writes. But now another principle is brought out. And Israel, who seemed so interested in reading and talking about what God was doing, missed it. From the outset, not all Israelites of the flesh were Israelites of the spirit. Intro: Paul’s anguish for Israel’s salvation (vv. It's the Israelites . Compare Matthew 25:34 with Matthew 25:41. 21  Isn't it obvious that a potter has a perfect right to shape one lump of clay into a vase for holding flowers and another into a pot for cooking beans? It's the Israelites . The problem goes back a long way. Remember how it was put: “Your family will be defined by Isaac”? Isaiah (again!) John Piper Nov 15, 2014 2 Shares Conference Message. In the place where they yelled out, “You’re nobody!”, they’re calling you “God’s living children.”, If each grain of sand on the seashore were numbered. 14-18 Is that grounds for complaining that God is unfair? Theirs is the adoption to sonship; theirs the divine glory, the covenants, the receiving of the law, the temple worship and the promises. All your content will be saved and you can seamlessly switch devices. 24  Either or both happens to Jews, but it also happens to the other people. 6-9 Don’t suppose for a moment, though, that God’s Word has malfunctioned in some way or other. 9 I speak the truth in Christ—I am not lying,my conscience confirmsit through the Holy Spirit—2 I have great sorrow and unceasing anguish in my heart.3 For I could wish that I myselfwere cursedand cut off from Christ for the sake of my people,those of my own race,4 the people of Israel. Careful! Nov 15, 2014. God had, unquestionably, made a difference, even in the seed of Abraham. 3 If there were any way I could be cursed by the Messiah so they could be blessed by him, I'd do it in a minute. Your credit card won’t be charged until the trial period is over. It's an enormous pain deep within me, and I'm never free of it. 28  God doesn't count us; he calls us by name. This is not what the text says. All those people who didn’t seem interested in what God was doing actually. On the contrary, “It is through Isaac that your offspring will be reckoned.”[b] 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. I'm not exaggerating - Christ and the Holy Spirit are my witnesses. God told Moses, “I’m in charge of mercy. 14 What then shall we say? The same point was made when God said to Pharaoh, “I picked you as a bit player in this drama of my salvation power.” All we’re saying is that God has the first word, initiating the action in which we play our part for good or ill. 19 Are you going to object, “So how can God blame us for anything since he’s in charge of everything? Take notes, highlights, and favorites to share or document personal thoughts. 9 For this is the word of promise: "At this time I will come and Sarah shall have a son." 25  Hosea put it well: I'll call nobodies and make them somebodies; I'll call the unloved and make them beloved. It's an enormous pain deep within me, and I'm never free of it. To Rebecca, also, a promise was made that took priority over genetics. The great issue at stake in these chapters is God's faithfulness. It’s an enormous pain deep within me, and I’m never free of it. Do you for one moment suppose any of us knows enough to call God into question? 1-3 Believe me, friends, all I want for Israel is what’s best for Israel: salvation, nothing less. . [a] Amen. . Now, in Romans 9 through 11, Paul deals with the problem associated with the condition of Israel. In verse 23 we are told that HE (God) prepared beforehand the vessels of mercy unto glory. Contributed by Dr. Craig Nelson on Jul 23, 2020. based on 2 ratings. This is Paul’s message in Romans, and Romans 9–11 fit perfectly into this overall theme. All Rights Reserved. For not all who are descended from Israel are Israel. Oh, yes! 27  Isaiah maintained this same emphasis: If each grain of sand on the seashore were numbered and the sum labeled "chosen of God," They'd be numbers still, not names; salvation comes by personal selection. In Romans chapters one through eight, Paul thoroughly convinced us about man’s need and God’s glorious provision in Jesus Christ through the Holy Spirit. I’ve put a huge stone on the road to Mount Zion,    a stone you can’t get around.But the stone is me! 26  In the place where they yelled out, "You're nobody!" I'm not exaggerating—Christ and … 30  How can we sum this up? b) Chapters 9-11 deal specifically with the Jewish nation. It’s an enormous pain deep within me, and I’m never free of it. I’m not exaggerating—Christ and the Holy Spirit are my witnesses. To manage your subscription, visit your Bible Gateway account settings. 9 I speak the truth in Christ—I am not lying, my conscience confirms it through the Holy Spirit— 2 I have great sorrow and unceasing anguish in my heart. If we can make general comments on what we think Paul was wanting to say. 5 Theirs are the patriarchs, and from them is traced the human ancestry of the Messiah, who is God over all, forever praised! All those people who didn’t seem interested in what God was doing actually embraced what God was doing as he straightened out their lives. Romans 9:15–16 & 18 “For he saith to Moses, I will have mercy on whom I will have mercy, and I will have compassion on whom I will have compassion. If you're looking for me, you'll find me on the way, not in the way. I'm not exaggerating—Christ and the Holy Spirit are my witnesses. From the outset, not all Israelites of the flesh were Israelites of the spirit. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Arithmetic is not his focus. They had everything going for them - family, glory, covenants, revelation, worship, promises, 5  to say nothing of being the race that produced the Messiah, the Christ, who is God over everything, always. had not provided us a legacy of living children, How can we sum this up? Romans 9:8 "That is, They which are the children of the flesh, these [are] not the children of God: but … Therefore hath he mercy on … Romans 9 1 At the same time, you need to know that I carry with me at all times a huge sorrow. To Rebecca, also, a promise was made that took priority over genetics. Because instead of trusting God, they took over. Not so fast, please. 8 That is, those who are the children of the flesh, these are not the children of God; but the children of the promise are counted as the seed. a. Either or both happens to Jews, but it also happens to the other people. Take a look at the breakdown of Romans 9 below. If the big decisions are already made, what say do we have in it?”. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Message of Romans: God's Good News for the World (The Bible Speaks Today Series). Romans 9:13.. “This utterance (ἐῤῥέθη) took place in conformity with the expressly testified (in Malachi 1:2-3, freely cited from the LXX.) 9 1-5 At the same time, you need to know that I carry with me at all times a huge sorrow. The seed of Abraham were not all the elect, adopted children of promise. Published by permission. 15  God told Moses, "I'm in charge of mercy. The Flexible Potter and Willing Clay. 1-3). So then it is not of him that willeth, nor of him that runneth, but of God that sheweth mercy. It’s an enormous pain deep within me, and I’m never free of it. God Is Calling His People 1-5 At the same time, you need to know that I carry with me at all times a huge sorrow. If REPROBATION were true then we might expect verse 22 to read something like this: "the vessels of wrath which HE (God) fitted to destruction." I think … How God Makes Known the Riches of His Glory to the Vessels of Mercy. 12  God told Rebecca, "The firstborn of your twins will take second place." Straight Talk About Predestination (Romans 9:19-29) Stumbling Stone or Cornerstone? The Message of Romans: God's Good News for the World (The Bible Speaks Today Series) - Kindle edition by Stott, John. Visit our library of inductive Bible studies for more in depth inductive studies on this and other books of the Bible you can use in your small group. I’ve put a huge stone on the road to Mount Zion. Romans 9. To subscribe at our regular subscription rate, click the button below. Romans 9 God Is Calling His People 1-5 At the same time, you need to know that I carry with me at all times a huge sorrow. Biblical Commentary (Bible study) Romans 9:1-5 EXEGESIS: ROMANS 9-11: THE CONTEXT Chapters 9-11 form the immediate context, dealing with the question of Jewish unbelief. The problem goes back a long way. How could they miss it? On the contrary, “Your line of descent will be traced through Isaac.” 8 This means that it is not the children of the flesh who are God’s children, but it is the children of the promise who are counted as his descendants. and I will have compassion on whom I have compassion.”. . If there were any way I could be cursed by the Messiah so they could be blessed by him, I’d do it in a minute. 3  If there were any way I could be cursed by the Messiah so they could be blessed by him, I'd do it in a minute. Don't have an account? They were absorbed in what they themselves were doing. 9 1-5 At the same time, you need to know that I carry with me at all times a huge sorrow. Not a member? ROM 9:3 For I could wish that myself were accursed from Christ for my brethren, my kinsmen according to the flesh: 2 It's an enormous pain deep within me, and I'm never free of it. 11 Yet, before the twins were born or had done anything good or bad—in order that God’s purpose in election might stand: 12 not by works but by him who calls—she was told, “The older will serve the younger.”[d] 13 Just as it is written: “Jacob I loved, but Esau I hated.”[e]. Because they pursued it not by faith but as if it were by works. Originally published by NavPress in English as THE MESSAGE: The Bible in Contemporary Language copyright 2002 by Eugene Peterson. 9 1 At the same time, you need to know that I carry with me at all times a huge sorrow. Scripture: Romans 9:24–10:1. Romans 9:9 - MSG - Remember that promise, When I come back next... Study verse in the The Message Hi, Sign out. Upgrade to Bible Gateway Plus, and access the NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible notes. Romans 10:9, ESV: "because, if you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved." 20-33 Who in the world do you think you are to second-guess God? All rights reserved worldwide. God has a covenant relationship with … For who is able to resist his will?” 20 But who are you, a human being, to talk back to God? Remember how it was put: "Your family will be defined by Isaac"? I’ll call nobodies and make them somebodies; I’ll call the unloved and make them beloved. Romans 10:9 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] Romans 10:9, NIV: "If you declare with your mouth, 'Jesus is Lord,' and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved." But the stone is me! Upgrade to Bible Gateway Plus, and access the, Ex 4:21; 7:3; 14:4, 17; Dt 2:30; Jos 11:20; Ro 11:25, 2Ki 19:4; Jer 44:14; 50:20; Joel 2:32; Ro 11:5, Isa 1:9; Ge 19:24-29; Dt 29:23; Isa 13:19; Jer 50:40, Ro 1:17; 3:22; 4:5, 13; 10:6; Gal 2:16; Php 3:9; Heb 11:7. 20  Who in the world do you think you are to second-guess God? They were so absorbed in their “God projects” that they didn’t notice God right in front of them, like a huge rock in the middle of the road. And so they stumbled into him and went sprawling. NIV Reverse Interlinear Bible: English to Hebrew and English to Greek. If you’re looking for me. Romans 9New International Version (NIV) Paul’s Anguish Over Israel. 17  The same point was made when God said to Pharaoh, "I picked you as a bit player in this drama of my salvation power." Do you for one moment suppose any of us knows enough to call God into question? Preaching Zeal That Accords with Knowledge. He who is over all, God blessed forever, as to the flesh, the body, He was born of Mary, of the seed royal of that nation. Scripture: Romans 9:17–18, Exodus 9:8–17. © 2020 Christianity.com. They were absorbed in what they themselves were doing. Good Words for Today: December 27 Sunday, December 27. It tells believers that our God is on the move in and through us; that His plan is moving forward. 32  How could they miss it? The next step is to choose a monthly or yearly subscription, and then enter your payment information. 13  Later that was turned into a stark epigram: "I loved Jacob; I hated Esau.". 7  It wasn't Abraham's sperm that gave identity here, but God's promise. I'm in charge of compassion." they're calling you "God's living children." 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— 24 even us, whom he also called, not only from the Jews but also from the Gentiles? (At the bottom of this post, you’ll find an overview of Romans 9 and a list of questions to ask if you happen to be teaching this chapter.) 6-9 Don’t suppose for a moment, though, that God’s Word has malfunctioned in some way or other. “Though the number of the Israelites be like the sand by the sea, his sentence on earth with speed and finality.”, “See, I lay in Zion a stone that causes people to stumble, and the one who believes in him will never be put to shame.”. 29  Isaiah had looked ahead and spoken the truth: If our powerful God had not provided us a legacy of living children, We would have ended up like ghost towns, like Sodom and Gomorrah. “In the very place where it was said to them, there they will be called ‘children of the living God.’”. They're my family. 22 What if God, although choosing to show his wrath and make his power known, bore with great patience the objects of his wrath—prepared for destruction? John Piper Feb 21, 2001 10 Shares What God did in this case made it perfectly plain that his purpose is not a hit-or-miss thing dependent on what we do or don’t do, but a sure thing determined by his decision, flowing steadily from his initiative. 2 It's an enormous pain deep within me, and I'm never free of it. 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,”[i], “In the very place where it was said to them,    ‘You are not my people,’    there they will be called ‘children of the living God.’”[j], “Though the number of the Israelites be like the sand by the sea,    only the remnant will be saved.28 For the Lord will carry out    his sentence on earth with speed and finality.”[k], “Unless the Lord Almighty    had left us descendants,we would have become like Sodom,    we would have been like Gomorrah.”[l]. If we follow Him in faith, we will play a thrilling part in His plan for this world. Fifth, if read in the light of its Old Testament background, Paul’s … In other words, it is not the children by physical descent who are God’s children, but it is the children … Not so fast, please. I'm not exaggerating - Christ and the Holy Spirit are my witnesses. If God needs one style of pottery especially designed to show his angry displeasure and another style carefully crafted to show his glorious goodness, isn’t that all right? When she became pregnant by our one-of-a-kind ancestor, Isaac, and her babies were still innocent in the womb—incapable of good or bad—she received a special assurance from God. Enter your credit card information to ensure uninterrupted service following your free trial. 3 For I could wish that I myself were cursed and cut off from Christ for the sake of my people, those of my own race, 4 the people of Israel. I grew up with them. 16 It does not, therefore, depend on human desire or effort, but on God’s mercy. Upgrade, and get the most out of your new account. How can we sum this up? 10-13 And that’s not the only time. 16  Compassion doesn't originate in our bleeding hearts or moral sweat, but in God's mercy. When she became pregnant by our one-of-a-kind ancestor, Isaac, 11  and her babies were still innocent in the womb - incapable of good or bad - she received a special assurance from God. God told Rebecca, “The firstborn of your twins will take second place.” Later that was turned into a stark epigram: “I loved Jacob; I hated Esau.”. I had my understanding of Romans 9 challenged by another member so I thought it would be helpful to open up a discussion on this. Begin reading God's Word ad-free with instant access to your new online study library. “Shall what is formed say to the one who formed it, ‘Why did you make me like this?’”[h] 21 Does not the potter have the right to make out of the same lump of clay some pottery for special purposes and some for common use? At the same time, you need to know that I carry with me at all times a huge sorrow. The problem goes back a long way. Try it free for 30 days. Clay doesn’t talk back to the fingers that mold it, saying, “Why did you shape me like this?” Isn’t it obvious that a potter has a perfect right to shape one lump of clay into a vase for holding flowers and another into a pot for cooking beans? Starting your free trial of Bible Gateway Plus is easy. . They’re my family. Try it free for 30 days. Oh, yes! I'm not exaggerating - Christ and the Holy Spirit are my witnesses. What are the benefits of creating an account? It looks like you’re already subscribed to Bible Gateway Plus! They stumbled over the stumbling stone. Scripture: Romans 9:30–10:4. Because instead of trusting God, they took over. You’re already logged in with your Bible Gateway account. Feb 21, 2001. 7 Nor because they are his descendants are they all Abraham’s children. I readily admit that the Jews are impressively energetic regarding God—but they are doing everything exactly backward. They have been given so much as God's chosen people, and Paul insists that God will keep His promises to Israel. 1 At the same time, you need to know that I carry with me at all times a huge sorrow. Chapters 9-10 focus on their 4  I grew up with them. Hosea put it well: I’ll call nobodies and make them somebodies;    I’ll call the unloved and make them beloved.In the place where they yelled out, “You’re nobody!”    they’re calling you “God’s living children.”. . (Romans 9:30-33) The Value of a Broken Heart (Romans 9:1-5) God's Freedom (Romans 9:6-18) God's Word Has Not Failed (Romans 9:6-18) Latest blog posts. Matthew Henry Bible Commentary (complete), Matthew Henry’s Bible Commentary (concise), California - Do Not Sell My Personal Information. Chapter 9 brings a slight shift in focus to the Book of Romans. Step 1 - Create an account or log in to start your free trial. Clay doesn't talk back to the fingers that mold it, saying, "Why did you shape me like this?" John Piper Feb 21, 2001 10 Shares Sermon. 30 What then shall we say? 17 For 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.”[g] 18 Therefore God has mercy on whom he wants to have mercy, and he hardens whom he wants to harden. 22  If God needs one style of pottery especially designed to show his angry displeasure 23  and another style carefully crafted to show his glorious goodness, isn't that all right? I'm not exaggerating - Christ and the Holy Spirit are my witnesses. I want it with all my heart and pray to God for it all the time. 9 For this was how the promise was stated: “At the appointed time I will return, and Sarah will have a son.”[c], 10 Not only that, but Rebekah’s children were conceived at the same time by our father Isaac. Romans 9:1–18 finds Paul heartbroken over the rejection of Christ by his people the Jews. Romans 9:22-23. 31  And Israel, who seemed so interested in reading and talking about what God was doing, missed it. Copyright © 2019 by Zondervan. 2 It's an enormous pain deep within me, and I'm never free of it. You can cancel anytime during the trial period. Is Free Will Really Free? 18  All we're saying is that God has the first word, initiating the action in which we play our part for good or ill. 19  Are you going to object, "So how can God blame us for anything since he's in charge of everything? 19 One of you will say to me: “Then why does God still blame us? You’ve already claimed your free trial of Bible Gateway Plus. Not at all! Romans 9 The Message (MSG) God Is Calling His People. Scripture: Romans 9:30–10:4. Home >> Bible Studies >> Romans Studies >> Romans 9:1-13 These small group studies of Romans contain outlines, cross-references, Bible study discussion questions, and applications. All those people who didn't seem interested in what God was doing actually embraced what God was doing as he straightened out their lives. They were so absorbed in their "God projects" that they didn't notice God right in front of them, like a huge rock in the middle of the road. . Creating an account allows you to access more features and content such as: Reading the Bible is rewarding, and these plans make it easy! Is God unjust? I've put a huge stone on the road to Mount Zion, a stone you can't get around. It wasn’t Abraham’s sperm that gave identity here, but God’s promise. Isaiah had looked ahead and spoken the truth: If our powerful God    had not provided us a legacy of living children,We would have ended up like ghost towns,    like Sodom and Gomorrah. 4. 32 Why not? In some ways, Romans Chapters 9 through 11 is a “repeat” of layout-style of Chapters 1-8. a) The focus of Chapters 1-8 is on mankind in general, and the only way to salvation is through Jesus Christ. ... nor of him that runneth, but of God that showeth mercy. The gospel is good news for all who believe, whether Jew or Gentile. It’s an enormous pain deep within me, and I’ Most of Chapters 1-8 deals with our depravity. That means that Israelite identity was never racially determined by sexual transmission, but it was God-determined by promise. They had everything going for them—family, glory, covenants, revelation, worship, promises, to say nothing of being the race that produced the Messiah, the Christ, who is God over everything, always. 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