Long Victory


There’s an interesting passage in Romans 9 from which we can mine a number of interesting truths:

I am speaking the truth in Christ—I am not lying; my conscience bears me witness in the Holy Spirit—that I have great sorrow and unceasing anguish in my heart.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.

Romans 9:1-3

Among these truths are:

  1. It’s good and right to love your people in a special way. Therefore, the multicultural/egalitarian urge to say that we should love all people equally is false.
  2. If man is determined to either accept or reject Christ by God Himself, then it’s not a stretch to say that Paul loves Israel more than God – Paul would trade his salvation for theirs and God won’t merely change their desires to accomplish the same…

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