Topics for 04/24/18

Passage: Romans 9:14-23

  • It has been said that the "it" in--So then it depends not on human will or exertion, but on God--could refer to our salvation, God's predestination of believers, or God's mercy in general. What do you think "it" refers to, and why?
  • We read a poetic summation of the doctrine of election in general and this passage in particular...can you write four lines of original poetry about any facet of our passage?
  • We read in 2 Corinthians 4 about Christians being jars of clay. Expand on that thought through the use of another similar passage.