Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Which in time past were not a people, but are now the people of God: which had not obtained mercy, but now have obtained mercy.

General references

Bible References

Were

Romans 9:25
So also in Hosea He says, "I will call that nation My People which was not My People, and I will call her beloved who was not beloved.

Obtained

Romans 11:6
But if it is in His grace that He has selected them, then His choice is no longer determined by human actions. Otherwise grace would be grace no longer.
1 Corinthians 7:25
Concerning unmarried women I have no command to give you from the Lord; but I offer you my opinion, which is that of a man who, through the Lord's mercy, is deserving of your confidence.
1 Timothy 1:13
though I was previously a blasphemer and a persecutor and had been insolent in outrage. Yet mercy was shown me, because I had acted ignorantly, not having as yet believed;
Hebrews 4:16
Therefore let us come boldly to the throne of grace, that we may receive mercy and find grace to help us in our times of need.

General references

Romans 9:16
And from this we learn that everything is dependent not on man's will or endeavour, but upon God who has mercy. For the Scripture said to Pharaoh,