Sermon Text: Romans 9:1-5
We’ve heard a lot of bold promises from God the last couple of weeks in Romans. Last week we heard about how God says that in him, no matter what the situation, we are “more than conquerors,” or “super-conquerors,” and because of that nothing in the highest heavens or the depths of the earth can separate us from our God. Pretty bold. Or the week before that we heard God’s promise that all things work out for the good of those who love him – even things that are very difficult and unpleasant. The week before that when God said that when we pray, the Spirit is there with us, expressing our thoughts and words even when we can’t figure out what exactly to say. And if you keep working backward, you’ll find more. Bold promises. Has the thought ever crossed your mind that maybe some of this sounded just a little too good to be true?
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