Paul continues his letter to the Romans in chapter 10 still addressing the fact that the church there is struggling with its mixture of Jews and Gentiles. It is a laborious task that he undertakes because the Jews especially have had a vested interest in being the children of the promise for thousands of years. Now Paul tells them that the children of Abraham’s flesh are not the only children of the promise.
He says in verses 12-13, he says that all who “call upon the name” of the Lord will be saved. He says that there is no distinction between Jew and Greek. And then he quotes a couple of scriptures to show the Jews that none of this should be a surprise.
From Deuteronomy 32:21: I will make you jealous of those who are not a nation; with a foolish nation I will make you angry.
And from Isaiah 65:1: I have been found by those who did not seek me; I have shown myself to those who did not ask for me.
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