Episode 269 – Romans, Part 60 (Romans 9:13a)
One of the most controversial verses in the bible, “Just as it is written, ‘JACOB I LOVED, BUT ESAU I HATED.”
This week, we take our time to discuss the context and meaning of this verse, starting with the first half, “Jacob I loved.”
- Where was this verse quoted from in the O.T.?
- What did it mean, in context, in the O.T.?
- Why is this verse not the national election of Israel, but individual salvation?
- What does it mean for God to love?