Romans 9: Israel’s rejection in relation to God’s sovereignty

1. The Jewish rejection was especially terrible because they had been so blessed.
      List some of their blessings from 9:4-5.

2. What was Paul burdened for?  (9:2)

3. Explain what Paul means when he writes that “they are not all Israel
      who are of Israel.” (9:6)

4. If we misunderstand God’s actions, what must we remember?  (Isaiah 55:8)

5. When we accept God’s gift of salvation, God will do what?  (Philippians 2:15)

6. What section of Romans (which 3 chapters) addresses the Jew’s position
      in the Kingdom of God? 

7. Explain the phrase in 9:8:  “the children of the promise are counted for the seed.”

8. Isaac’s mother was Sarah (9:8-10) 
        True or false.

9. Jacob served Esau.    9:12-13 and Genesis 25:24-28
      True or false.

10. God’s mercy and my good works guarantee my salvation. 
      True or false. 
11. What does Paul prove by using Pharaoh as an illustration in 9:16-18?

12. Is it implied in 9:19-23 that the Potter makes a vessel only to destroy it? Explain.

13. Who is “Osee?”  (KJV)  (9:25)

14. Whose children are we?  (9:26)

15. Who is “Esaias?”  (KJV)  (9:27)

16.  Who is the “remnant” today?
17. Research and define the term “Lord of Sabaoth.”  (KJV)  9:29

18. Why have so many Jews failed to receive God’s righteousness?

19. Research and define the phrase “stumbling stone.”

Maxim of the Moment

Rare is the one you can long hold dear.