Romans the Glorious Gospel #16 – The Sovereign Mercy of God (Romans 9:1-29)

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Sermon outline.

Wonder and tragedy

Paul’s pain: the tragedy of Jewish unbelief (9:1-5)

Paul’s consolation: the sovereign mercy of God

God chooses his people, and always has (9:6-13)

His choice is free and undeserved mercy (9:14-19)

This mercy is given to surprising people (9:19-29)

The humbling, energising reality of God’s sovereign mercy