Contributed by Don Baggett on Mar 29, 2008
The apostle Paul began chapter 9 by saying that he could wish himself accursed from Christ if his countrymen according to the flesh could be saved but that could never happen, because Jesus had already been the once and for all sacrifice for sins. He b
Chapter 9 concludes by saying that the gentiles have attained to something that Israel had not: the righteousness of faith, v30. They missed the righteousness of God, because they did not pursue it by faith, v32, and it became a stumbling block to them.
The apostle Paul began chapter 9 by