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
As He saith also in Hosea, I will call them my people, who were not my people, and her beloved, who was not beloved.

Obtained

Romans 11:6
And if by grace, it is no more of works: for then grace is no longer grace. But if of works, it is no more grace: for then work is no longer work.
1 Corinthians 7:25
But concerning single persons I have no commandment of the Lord: yet I give my judgement as one that hath obtained mercy of the Lord to be faithful.
1 Timothy 1:13
who before was a blasphemer, and a persecutor, and an oppressor. But I obtained mercy, because I did it ignorantly in unbelief: and the grace of our Lord superabounded,
Hebrews 4:16
Let us therefore come with freedom to the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy and find grace for our seasonable help.

General references

Romans 9:16
So then it is not of him that willeth, nor of him that runneth, but of God that sheweth mercy.