Romans Week 3: Day 3

Pray and read

Praise God for revealing himself by his word, and ask him to help you hear and respond to it with repentance and faith by his Spirit at work in you. Read Romans 11:25-32.

Explore

Why did Israel experience a hardening? What is the result for the Gentiles?

What is the result of Israel’s disobedience, for Israel?

What gives Paul confidence that God will show Israel mercy?

What characteristic of God’s nature is brought to light in the face of our disobedience?

Read Luke 13:18-21. According to Jesus, what is God’s kingdom like? How does Jesus’ teaching about the kingdom resonate with Paul’s confidence regarding God’s salvation of Israel?

Apply

God’s salvation is going to be spectacular, both in quality, and quantity. What hope does that give you as you hold out the gospel to those around you? 

Pray

Praise God that he is generous in salvation.

Ask God to be faithful to his promise and have mercy on Israel.

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