Romans 9:8 That is, They which are the children of the flesh, these
are not the children of God: but the children of the promise are counted
for the seed.
9 For this is the word of promise, At this time will I come,
and Sara shall have a son.
10 And not only this; but when Rebecca also had conceived by
one, even by our father Isaac;
highlighted verses: Romans 9:11 (For the children being not yet born,
neither having done any good or evil, that the purpose of God according
to election might stand, not of works, but of him that calleth;) 12
It was said unto her, The elder shall serve the younger. 13
As it is written, Jacob have I loved, but
Esau have I hated. 14
What shall we say then? Is there unrighteousness with God? God forbid. 15
For he saith to Moses, I will have mercy on whom I will have mercy, and
I will have compassion on whom I will have compassion. 16
So then it is not of him that willeth, nor of him that runneth, but of
God that sheweth mercy.
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