Used by permission of Broadman Press (Southern Baptist Sunday School Board). This means that we will not suffer punishment from God for our *sin. "John Wesley's Explanatory Notes on the Whole Bible". 1. "Commentary on Romans 9:10". In the choice between Jacob and Esau, there is no room for any such supposition. That the choice which God makes of men to the enjoyment of that special favour of being his peculiar people is not according to their external privileges or works, but according to his own free pleasures. The Bible says in Romans 10:9-10: “ That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved. They had the same father, the same mother, and were born at one birth. First 30-days on us! "Commentary on Romans 9:10". They were conceived by Rebecca of the same husband, yet God chose the one and rejected the other. is in apposition. Jacob and Esau were born both of the same mother, and she a free woman, and at the same time.— κοίτην) so LXX. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/hal/romans-9.html. After describing all the privileges God has given to the Jewish people as a nation, Paul insists that God will keep those promises. 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." “I will have mercy upon whom I will have mercy,” He said, “And I will have compassion upon whom I will have compassion.” (Exodus 33:19).When they finished, James spoke up: “Brothers, listen to me. Learn hence, 1. BibliographyPoole, Matthew, "Commentary on Romans 9:10". 1. 1599-1645. There are numerous options given to us by commentators and theologians for the Rom 10:9-10 passage to help explain what might have happened in Bob’s experience. For New King James text and comment, click here. When Rebecca also had conceived by one, even by our father Isaac: Justin Edwards' Family Bible New Testament, Cambridge Greek Testament for Schools and Colleges, Schaff's Popular Commentary on the New Testament, Having conceived by one, our father Isaac, George Haydock's Catholic Bible Commentary, Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible - Unabridged, Hodge's Commentary on Romans, Ephesians and First Corintians. Whiteside, A New Commentary on Paul's Epistles to Saints in Rome (Denton, Texas: Miss Inys Whiteside, 1945). 9 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. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/acc/romans-9.html. But this meaning of εἰς is said by [Schleusner ] to be sanctioned by Greek writers, such as [Herodotus ] and [Thucydides ] There is no necessity of introducing the word “children,” at the beginning of Romans 9:11; the antecedent in this case, as it sometimes happens, comes after the pronoun; and it is the “elder” and “younger” at the end of Romans 9:12. One father and twins. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/bul/romans-9.html. And not only (this); but when Rebecca had conceived by one, (even) by our father Isaac. p. 347. by Shawn Brasseaux. by Shawn Brasseaux. (Challoner) --- Nor had done any good or evil. ἡμ.] Claims as of right, therefore, made against God, are futile, whether they are based on descent or on works. Read Introduction to Romans 9 that if you confess with your mouth the Lord Jesus and believe in your heart that God has raised Him from the dead, you will be saved. This document has been generated from XSL (Extensible Stylesheet Language) source with RenderX XEP Formatter, version 3.7.3 Client Academic. Renewal 1960. WHAT ABOUT ROMANS 10:9-10? And the ceremonies shadowed forth Christ as fulfilling the righteousness, and bearing the curse of the law. When men try to “make points with God” or please God, they try to earn their way into Heaven. Jump to: Adam Clarke Commentary; Albert Barnes' Notes on the Whole Bible; Haldane's Exposition on the Epistle to the Romans and Hebrews ; Coffman Commentaries on the Bible; … https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/rwp/romans-9.html. The same principle is seen in the selection of one of two sons, born at one birth of one father and mother, even before birth or any act on their part. And not only this This instance of Ishmael and Isaac, is not the only one, proving that Abraham's natural seed, the children of the flesh, are not all children, the children of God: but when Rebecca also had conceived by one, even by our father Isaac, ), as a deliverance from destruction to the Messianic salvation. Upgrade to Bible Gateway Plus, and access the New Bible Commentary. "Commentary on Romans 9:10". And not only this. "Cambridge Greek Testament for Schools and Colleges". When Rebecca also had conceived by one, even by our father Isaac: this instance is added, because there might be some objection against the former; as if there were some reason why God chose Isaac, and refused Ishmael. Having conceived of one (εχ ενος κοιτην εχουσα ex henos koitēn echousa). It will maintain the invariable laws of a just free-agency. Johann Albrecht Bengel's Gnomon of the New Testament. "Confess with your mouth, "Jesus is Lord," and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved." For upon that supposition it could not be true, that the children had done neither good nor evil before they were born, seeing they might both have sinned in that state of pre-existence. Esau was rejected because of what God knew he would become and of what Esau's character would produce in the lives of his posterity. forms an anacoluthon, and the period begun enters with Romans 9:11 upon quite another form (how forced, seeing that Romans 9:11-12 in themselves stand in perfectly regular construction!). Romans 9 begins with Paul describing his anguish for his people Israel in their rejection of Christ. But when Rebecca - The wife of Isaac; see Genesis 25:21, Genesis 25:23. To this however, it is objected, first, that the promise was not made to Sarah, but to Abraham; and secondly, that no promise was made to Rebecca. So then—In more modern style this verse might be thus worded: So then the showing of mercy is not of him that willeth or of him that runneth, but of God. BibliographyTorrey, R. A. But Rebecca also. Wisdom of Solomon 3:13; Wisdom of Solomon 3:16. τοῦ πατρ. Therefore, in this and the three following verses, he gives another, which was beyond all exception; and that is in Esau and Jacob, betwixt whom there was no disparity, either in birth or in works: they had both one and the same mother; Rebecca conceived with them at one and the same time, and that by no other person than our father Isaac; and yet the one of these is chosen, and the other refused. Paul had already pointed out that God "foreknew" all people; and that foreknowledge on the part of God is revealed in the above citation from Genesis to have been the reasonable and righteous basis of God's election of Jacob. For it is with your heart that you believe and are justified, and it is with your mouth that you confess and are saved" (Romans 10:9-10) Salvation is as easy as this. Go to. the sovereignty of God in election. MUST I AUDIBLY CONFESS “JESUS IS LORD” TO BE SAVED? English Standard Version Update. But Rebecca also. Font Size. And not only this. But the argument can be made more decisive. from the Jewish consciousness; for the discourse has primarily to do with the Jews. Commentary on Romans 12:9-21 View Bible Text . BibliographyHaydock, George Leo. That Almighty God chooses persons to the participation of divine favours. Hodge's Commentary on Romans, Ephesians and First Corintians. Solutions for understanding Rom 10:9-10 may be found by reassessing various assumptions brought to the text. First, two DIFFERENT kinds of people were about to be launched into the stream of history, one weak, the other STRONGER. 9 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. And the result is that we too have a new life (Romans 6:4). Some might object that Ishmael was not a true Jew. Bible Verse; Newest; Oldest; Most Viewed; Most Shared; Message. This harmonizes with Genesis 25:23, where the "manner of people" looms as God's great consideration. 10. οὐ μόνον δέ, κ.τ.λ. This happened because of Jesus’ death. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/mpc/romans-9.html. As when, of two equally criminal, the king is pleased out of pure mercy to pardon one, whilst he suffers justice to take place in the execution of the other. Log In/Sign Up . John Trapp Complete Commentary. The Jew might say: "Ishmael was illegitimate and had no rights. Study Notes on Romans Page #6 Introductory Thoughts about Commentaries Only the Scriptures provide an infallible, authoritatively inspired revelation of God’s will for man (2 Timothy 3:16,17). Before studying the purpose of God according to election [Rom 9:11] we will make a running commentary on Rom 9:10-33. These words introduce a second proof from history, namely, the case of Rebecca and her two sons, one of whom was chosen. Paul is explaining that both Jews and Gentiles are saved in the same way, by faith. “The first day” in Genesis 1:5, is rendered by the Septuagint , ἡμέρα μία. We may add that ἰς. In any case ‘also’ points to the previous case of Sarah. "Commentary on Romans 9:10". As Whiteside noted. A preacher might get at this very challenging text from one of two directions. Feb 21, 2001. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/dun/romans-9.html. Comp. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/tsk/romans-9.html. By metonymy with cause for the effect we have this peculiar idiom (κοιτη koitē being bed, marriage bed), “having a marriage bed from one” husband. The thought to be supplied is: Not only have we an example of the election of a son of Abraham by one woman, and a rejection of his son by another, but also of the election and rejection of the children of the same woman. And according to Romans 1:16-17, Paul is going to tell us in Romans how to escape, how to be delivered from, how to be saved from this wrath of God. Romans 9:10-13. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/cgt/romans-9.html. Brown, a Roman Catholic, is quite correct in his critique of writers on Mariology who have argued that Mary’s so-called persistence resulted in Jesus’ subsequent action. Romans 9-10. And lest the Jews should say that the Ismaelites, though descending from Abraham, according to the flesh, were not to be reputed as his children for another reason, because they came of Agar, who was only the handmaid of Sara; he brings them another example to which they could make no such reply; to wit, that Rebecca also at once had two sons of Isaac, Esau and Jacob; where, though Esau was the first-born, these promises were not reputed as made to him, and his descendants, the Idumeans, who were equally the descendants of Isaac, yet not the favourite people, nor the children of God, as the Jews saw very well. also Hofmann, who however thinks any completing supplement useless), but σάῤῥα; and moreover, not indeed the definite λόγον ἐπαγγελίας εἶχεν or ἐπηγγελμένη ἦν (Vatablus, Fritzsche, Winer, Krehl, Baumgarten-Crusius), but the more general λόγον or ῥῆμα θεοῦ εἶχεν, which is suitable to the subsequent ἐῤῥέθη, as well as to the contents of the sayings adduced in Romans 9:12-13 : “But not only had Sarah a saying of God, but also Rebecca, etc.” We must therefore throw aside the manifold arbitrary supplements suggested, some of which are inconsistent with the construction, not suiting the nominative ῥεβ., as e.g. Preaching Zeal That Accords with Knowledge. Commentary Critical and Explanatory - Unabridged, Kretzmann's Popular Commentary of the Bible, Lange's Commentary on the Holy Scriptures. "E.W. 10. οὐ μόνον δέ] See generally on Romans 5:3. And not only this; some read it, And not only she; the particle this is not in the Greek. Paul has mentioned in an earlier chapter, among the notes of true religion, the exclusion of boasting (Romans 3:27); and in substance that is the argument he is using here. To this the Apostle replies in Romans 9:10 … "Commentary on Romans 9:10". B Eerdmans Publishing Company, 1968), 2p. N.A.S.B. And not only this - A Jew might object: "Ishmael was rejected, not by the sovereign will of God, but because he was the son of the handmaid, or bond-woman, and therefore unworthy to be the peculiar seed; but observe, this was not the only limitation of the seed of Abraham with regard to inheriting the promise, for when Rebecca was with child by that one person of Abraham's issue to whom the promise was made, namely, our father Isaac, she went to inquire of the Lord, Genesis 25:22, Genesis 25:23; : And the Lord said unto her, Two nations are in thy womb, and two manner of People shall be separated from thy bowels; and the one People shall be stronger than the other People; and the elder shall serve the younger. 9 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. "Commentary on Romans 9:10". Amplified® Darby I.S.V. There is no way in which they can be established; and, as we have just seen, God acts in entire disregard of them. To this the Apostle replies in Romans 9:10-13. Commentary on Romans 9:10-33. οὐ μόνον δέ: cf. 1835. Update. But God raised Jesus to live. The meaning, however, is, that the difference as to the possession of the promise may not only be seen in the children of Abraham, but that there is a much more evident example in Jacob and Esau: for in the former instance some might allege that their condition was unequal, the one being the son of an handmaid; but these were of the same mother, and were even twins: yet one was rejected, and the other was chosen by the Lord. "Commentary on Romans 9:10". Ishmael under Abraham, Esau under Isaac, and those, who resembled Ishmael and Esau under Israel, rebelled.— ῥεβέκκα, Rebecca) viz., ἐστὶν, is, i.e. So you must believe this in your heart. Copyright StatementThese files are public domain and are a derivative of an electronic edition that is available on the Christian Classics Ethereal Library Website. BibliographyNicol, W. Robertson, M.A., L.L.D. This document has been generated from XSL (Extensible Stylesheet Language) source with RenderX XEP Formatter, version 3.7.3 Client Academic. Verses 9-10 God considers us *righteous because of Jesus’ death. 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. The idea is here rejected that God ever chose any man to eternal life or death before he was born. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/jab/romans-9.html. 3 For I could wish that I myself were accursed and cut off from Christ for the sake of my brothers, my kinsmen according to the flesh. That the purpose of God according to election might stand — Whose purpose was, to elect or choose the promised seed. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/scn/romans-9.html. In the case in question His action in regard to Jacob and Esau agrees with His word in the prophet Malachi: Jacob I loved but Esau I hated; and further than this we cannot go. Romans 9-12 Listen : Israel's spiritual position before God (Romans 9:1-33) There is not a more thorough chapter in scripture that more clearly defines the doctrine of God's foreknowledge, election and predestination than Romans 9. Romans 9:10. Read Introduction to Romans . 1840-57. The Bible says in Romans 10:9-10: “ That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved. He was a profane person and a fornicator (Hebrews 12:16). 1983-1999. Thus the elder did serve the younger. Copyright StatementThe Robertson's Word Pictures of the New Testament. 7-9) to answer an objection that came out of the previous illustration. Romans 9 begins with Paul describing his anguish for his people Israel in their rejection of Christ. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/jfu/romans-9.html. His resurrection proved that the penalty or price for sin had been paid ( Romans 6:9-10 ). David Guzik commentary on Romans 10 describes how Israel is still rejecting the gospel of salvation through Jesus Christ. Learn, 3. Romans 9:10 ff. "The Bible Study New Testament". Beginning with verse nine, Paul developed the content of what we believe. There was a separation in the immediate family of Abraham when Ishmael was cut off, and there was another separation in Isaac's immediate family when the Edomites (children of Esau) were cut off. MUST I AUDIBLY CONFESS “JESUS IS LORD” TO BE SAVED? κοίτη, couch, bed, often marriage bed (Hebrews 13:4), is found seldom in the classical writers (Eur. Romans 10:9-10 .  John Murray, The Epistle to the Romans (Grand Rapids, Michigan: Wm. Update. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/jtc/romans-9.html. It is not of works, but of Him Who effectually calls men. Part of the reason we know this is because Paul does not refer to salvation again until Romans 5:9-10. An original difference between Isaac and Ishmael might be alleged, since the one was born of the lawful wife of Abraham, the free woman, and the other was the son of the bond woman; but in the case now brought forward there existed no original difference. "Commentary on Romans 9:10". "Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible - Unabridged". Copyright StatementJames Burton Coffman Commentaries reproduced by permission of Abilene Christian University Press, Abilene, Texas, USA. Romans 10:9-10. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/hcc/romans-9.html. This instance of Ishmael and Isaac, is not the only one, proving that Abraham's natural seed, the children of the flesh, are not all children, the children of God: but when Rebecca also had conceived by one, even by our father Isaac, "it was said unto her", Romans 9:12, being in a parenthesis, "the elder shall serve the younger". Book of Romans Romans chapter 1 Romans chapter 2 Romans chapter 3 Romans chapter 4 Romans chapter 5 Romans chapter 6 Romans chapter 7 Romans chapter 8 Romans chapter 9 Romans chapter 10 Romans chapter 11 Romans chapter 12 Romans chapter 13 Romans chapter 14 Romans chapter 15 Romans chapter 16. Hatred here may be taken two ways, either. Finding the new version too difficult to understand? 1897. God's sovereign act of choice between Rebekah's twins took place before their birth; but God's decision was absolutely not capricious. I. 3 For I could wish that I myself were accursed and cut off from Christ for the sake of my brothers, my kinsmen according to the flesh. Our *salvation is complete. Romans 10 Commentary, One of over 110 Bible commentaries freely available, this commentary is one of the most respected interdenominational commentaries ever written. BibliographyRobertson, A.T. "Commentary on Romans 9:10". God’s purpose to save men, and make them heirs of His kingdom—a purpose which is characterised as κατʼ ἐκλογήν, or involving a choice—is not determined at all by consideration of such claims as the Jews put forward. Romans 10:9–10 9 because, if m you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and n believe in your heart o that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. Font Size. We are legitimate descendants of the patriarch and have Chosen People' status." But of him that called — Of his own good pleasure who called to that privilege whom he saw good. And this is not all.  For with the heart man believeth unto righteousness; and with the mouth confession is … Scripture: Romans 9:24–10:1. A Jewish opponent might say, “Ishmael was an illegitimate child, who naturally had no rights as against Isaac; we are the legitimate descendants of the patriarch, and our right to the inheritance is indefeasible”. Jacob and Esau, as individuals, were not the principal concern of the election, but the nations which they would produce. BibliographyDunagan, Mark. "Commentary on Romans 9:10". The proposition Paul was establishing by presenting these facts is that it was not by natural descent alone that the Jews themselves were reckoned to be children of Abraham, because the group identified as Jews were far from being his only natural descendants. Commentary on this … Some explain: not only Sarah, but Rebecca also, had a divine promise, was treated in the same manner. And in order to prove that this was done according to his own pleasure, he shows that the distinction was made before they were born; before they had formed any character; and, consequently, in such a way that it could not be pretended that it was in consequence of any works which they had performed. But the argument can be made more decisive. Isaac was the father of Rebecca's twin sons. Romans 9 – Has God Rejected Israel? : “non solum id, quod jam diximus, documentum est ejus, quod inferre volumus; Rebecca idem nos docet” (so Grotius, also Seb. And not only this, but there was Rebekah also, when she had conceived twins by one man, our father Isaac; To report dead links, typos, or html errors or suggestions about making these resources more useful use our convenient, Haldane's Exposition on the Epistle to the Romans, John Gill's Exposition of the Whole Bible, but when Rebecca also had conceived by one, even by our father Isaac, Robertson's Word Pictures in the New Testament, Expository Notes with Practical Observations on the New Testament, For thy violence against thy brother, Jacob, shame shall cover thee, and thou shalt be cut off for ever, Heinrich Meyer's Critical and Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament, Johann Albrecht Bengel's Gnomon of the New Testament, Matthew Poole's English Annotations on the Holy Bible. God's Sovereign Choice. In the light of such knowledge, could God have chosen the weaker? She was pregnant by one man, and yet how different was the divine determination with respect to the two children! "Commentary on Romans 9:10". BibliographySchaff, Philip. This shows that the choice of Jacob was altogether a sovereign act of God, not dependent upon anything that either Jacob or Esau had either done or left undone, the election coming before either of them was born. 1871-8. Romans 9:10-13. New York, USA. Abilene Christian University Press, Abilene, Texas, USA. Copyright StatementThese files are public domain.Text Courtesy of BibleSupport.com. BibliographyWhedon, Daniel. Romans 9-10. BibliographyCalvin, John. But divine wisdom will admit no foolish interferers. Romans 9:10 ff. Tholuck and Philippi); or: τοῦτο ἦν (Rückert, de Wette), so that the nominative ῥεβ. Learn, 4, and observe, That the apostle doth not say, That before the children had done either good or evil, God said, Jacob have I loved, and Esau have I hated: but only the elder shall serve the younger. Paul now shows that God has the right to reject any nation, including the Jews, and to choose other people, if it suits his purpose. And not only [this], or [so]; but when Rebecca also had conceived by one, even by our father Isaac. 10 And not only this; but when Rebecca also had conceived by one, even by our father Isaac; Ver. Simon (Peter) has described to us how God at first showed his concern by taking from the Gentiles a people for himself. Paul moved from the first illustration of Isaac and Ishmael (vv. ver. 1832. Bible Verse; Newest; Oldest; Most Viewed; Most Shared; Message. Commentaries on Romans. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/geb/romans-9.html. BibliographyBullinger, Ethelbert William. "The 1599 Geneva Study Bible". ἀλλὰ καὶ ῥεβέκκα: the sentence thus begun is never finished, but the sense is continued in Romans 9:12. ἰσαὰκ τοῦ πατρὸς ἡμῶν: Paul speaks here out of his own consciousness as a Jew, addressing himself to a problem which greatly exercised other Jews; and calls Isaac “father” as the person from whom the inheritance was to come. Ishmael and Isaac were born not of the same mother, nor at the same time,—and Ishmael was the son too of a bondmaid, Isaac of a free woman. If Isaac were to be designated as the father of Christians (Reiche, Fritzsche), the context must have necessarily and definitely indicated this, since believers are Abraham’s (spiritual) children. Book Notes Barnes' Book Notes Jamieson, Fausset, and Brown Book Notes Robertson's Book Notes (NT) Commentaries Adam Clarke Barnes' Notes Forerunner Commentary Jamieson, Fausset, and Brown John Wesley's Notes Matthew Henry People's Commentary (NT) … Romans 9:10 (New American Standard Bible) A.F.V A.S.V. In the case of Abraham, the children rejected were children of another mother, which might have been considered as the ground of the distinction; but, in the case of Esau and Jacob, a selection was made between two whose parentage on both sides was the same. Belief in the Resurrection of Christ. So Calvin: “ubi mentionem gloriæ Dei audis, illic justitiam cogita”. Suppose it were possible to get around the Ishmael rejection by claiming he was illegitimate, what of the two sons of Isaac? Commentary on Romans 9:25-29 (Read Romans 9:25-29) The rejecting of the Jews, and the taking in the Gentiles, were foretold in the Old Testament. Verse-by-Verse Bible Commentary Romans 9:10. God chose between two people from the very same family" (McGuiggan p. 289). p. 199. Reading through the passage we will comment on what certain of the verses say rather than what they are presumed to say by those who don’t believe what they say. p. 594), with whom εὐνή and λέχος often have the same sense, euphemistically used as equivalent to concubitus, but frequently in the LXX. The words ἐξ ἑνὸς, rendered commonly “by one,” have never been satisfactorily accounted for. BibliographyAbbott, John S. C. & Abbott, Jacob. II. 1974. Thus, Esau was rejected and Jacob chosen because of God's foreknowledge of what would take place in the lives of both of them. Jacob and Esau had one father, one mother, and were twin sons; the only ground on which either could have been preferred was that of priority of birth, and this was disregarded by God; Esau, the elder, was rejected, and Jacob, the younger, was made heir of the promises. BibliographyBurkitt, William. 1685. "Commentary on Romans 9:10". Before discussing the doctrine of election, as it is called, which surfaces in these verses, it is important to note exactly what the Lord said with reference to the election of Jacob in preference to Esau. Rather, Paul is explaining a text from the Old Testament that mentions the mouth and the heart. 1874-1909. Barnab. He wishes to show that God’s promise has not broken down, though many of the children of Abraham have no part in its fulfilment in Christ. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/ice/romans-9.html. Scripture: Romans 9:30–10:4. 1. 25. Others find a broken construction, ‘Rebecca’ being re-introduced in Romans 9:12 : ‘unto her.’ Accepting the latter view, we place a dash at the end of this verse. We have become God’s friends, although we used to be his enemies. "Commentary on Romans 9:10". It tends very much to the clearing of a truth, to observe how the Scripture is fulfilled in it. And the prophet, Malachias, said of them, I have loved Jacob, but hated Esau, and turned his mountains into a desert, &c. --- That the purpose of God, his will, and his decree, (see the foregoing chap. "Commentary on Romans 9:10". But it did and so Christ was raised from the dead demonstrating His perfect sacrifice. They try to do good works, be nice people, or keep commandments in order to gain God’s pleasure. BibliographyMeyer, Heinrich. BibliographyVincent, Marvin R. DD. On the principle that an ellipsis should, if possible, be supplied from the immediate context, winner, Meyer, and others, supply the ellipsis thus: ‘Not only did Sarah receive a promise of a son, but Rebecca also.' might stand according to election, might be, not according to any works they had done, or that he foresaw they would do, but merely according to his mercy. John Piper Feb 21, 2001 10 Shares Sermon. Log In/Sign Up . https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/bnb/romans-9.html. God foreknew everything concerning the unborn twins, but he chose to tell Rebekah a part of what was foreknown. Both were sons of the same father and mother, and both were born at the same time. Explore a Book Book Summaries The Gospel. You can find the best commentary on Romans for … Nov 15, 2014. In forming it, and carrying it out, God acts with perfect freedom. We may say, if we please, that sovereignty in this sense is “just a name for what is unrevealed of God” (T. Erskine, The Brazen Serpent, p. 259), but though it is unrevealed we must not conceive of it as arbitrary—i.e., as non-rational or non-moral. What a marvelous thing! So God has forgiven our *sin. That Jacob and Esau are not here to be considered personally, but collectively; for the Israel that descended from Jacob, and for the Edomites which sprang from Esau: for Esau in his own person did not serve Jacob, but the Edomites did which sprang from Esau: for Esau in his own person did not serve Jacob, but the Edomites did serve the Israelites. Commentators on both sides seem to us to have overlooked the fact that the him that willeth and him that runneth signify not the suppliant or candidate before Jehovah for his mercy, but an intermediate third person (like Moses) between Jehovah and the suppliant. "Commentary on Romans 9:10". 10. K.J.V. The idea that Romans 11:26 is a future promise for the universal salvation of ethnic Jews, at the time that “the full number of the Gentiles has come in” i.e. For each of the Entire Bible '' the romans 9:10 commentary replies in Romans 9:10 Schaff... `` Haldane 's Exposition on the Epistle to the two sons of the elder journal... 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