II. Israel's Present: The Rejection of God............ 9:30-10:21
Rom 9:30What shall we say then? That the Gentiles, which followed not after righteousness, have attained to righteousness, even the righteousness which is of faith.
Rom 9:31But Israel, which followed after the law of righteousness, hath not attained to the law of righteousness.
Rom 9:32Wherefore? Because they sought it not by faith, but as it were by the works of the law. For they stumbled at that stumblingstone;
Rom 9:33As it is written, Behold, I lay in Sion a stumblingstone and rock of offence: and whosoever believeth on him shall not be ashamed.
Rom 10:1Brethren, my heart's desire and prayer to God for Israel is, that they might be saved.
Rom 10:2For I bear them record that they have a zeal of God, but not according to knowledge.
Rom 10:3For they being ignorant of God's righteousness, and going about to establish their own righteousness, have not submitted themselves unto the righteousness of God.
Rom 10:4For Christ is the end of the law for righteousness to every one that believeth.
Rom 10:5For Moses describeth the righteousness which is of the law, That the man which doeth those things shall live by them.
Rom 10:6But the righteousness which is of faith speaketh on this wise, Say not in thine heart, Who shall ascend into heaven? (that is, to bring Christ down from above:)
Rom 10:7Or, Who shall descend into the deep? (that is, to bring up Christ again from the dead.)
Rom 10:8But what saith it? The word is nigh thee, even in thy mouth, and in thy heart: that is, the word of faith, which we preach;
Rom 10:9That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved.
Rom 10:10For with the heart man believeth unto righteousness; and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation.
Rom 10:11For the scripture saith, Whosoever believeth on him shall not be ashamed.
Rom 10:12For there is no difference between the Jew and the Greek: for the same Lord over all is rich unto all that call upon him.
Rom 10:13For whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved.
Rom 10:14How then shall they call on him in whom they have not believed? and how shall they believe in him of whom they have not heard? and how shall they hear without a preacher?
Rom 10:15And how shall they preach, except they be sent? as it is written, How beautiful are the feet of them that preach the gospel of peace, and bring glad tidings of good things!
Rom 10:16But they have not all obeyed the gospel. For Esaias saith, Lord, who hath believed our report?
Rom 10:17So then faith cometh by hearing, and hearing by the word of God.
Rom 10:18But I say, Have they not heard? Yes verily, their sound went into all the earth, and their words unto the ends of the world.
Rom 10:19But I say, Did not Israel know? First Moses saith, I will provoke you to jealousy by them that are no people, and by a foolish nation I will anger you.
Rom 10:20But Esaias is very bold, and saith, I was found of them that sought me not; I was made manifest unto them that asked not after me.
Rom 10:21But to Israel he saith, All day long I have stretched forth my hands unto a disobedient and gainsaying people.