Israel had many excuses for not responding to God's Word; People today are not much different, but the Gospel of Grace and the Hands of God are still extended TODAY.
Forgiveness, Excuses, Obstinate, Mighty To Save, God's Forgiveness, God's Sovereign Will
The argument turns from how to be saved to why Israel wasn't saved with these verses. Like so many people today the Jews had rejected God's plan to save the world, they had rejected Jesus as the Messiah basically because they had rejected God's Word.
Israel, Understanding, Jealous, Disobedient, Obstinate, Bible Influence