Romans 11 - Always a Trace
Dave Riddle - 04/28/19
Key Passage: Romans 11:1-10
Question: Is God Done with Israel!?
Answer 1: No, He is faithful!
A theological answer.
Foreknew: to have knowledge before hand: of those whom God elected to salvation.
As humans we frequently break promises, but God is faithful.
It is outside his character to be unfaithful.
Answer 2: Look at me.
An anecdotal answer
Even someone as bad as Paul was not beyond the reach of God.
Answer 3: Check out history
A historical answer
1 Kings 18 and 19
The seven thousand
And so, today...
A remnant, chosen by grace
Not by the law, but by grace through Jesus.
The remainder, hardened
A combination of human responsibility and divine sovereignty.
See the example of pharaoh (covered in Romans 9 - Divine Decisions Pt. 2 on 10/28/18)