Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
What then? Israel hath not obtained that which he seeketh for; but the election hath obtained it, and the rest were blinded
And the rest
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1 Corinthians 10:19
What do I say therefore? that an idol is any thing? or that what is sacrificed to an idol is any thing?
For what? but in any manner, whether in pretence, or truth, Christ is announced; and in this I rejoice, and certainly I will rejoice.
And Israel following the law of justice, reached not the law of justice.
For not knowing the justice of God, and seeking to establish their own justice, they have not been subjected to the justice of God.
Then they shall call upon me, and I will not answer; they shall seek me, and shall not find me;
Strive earnestly to enter through the narrow gate: for many, I say to you, shall seek to enter in, and shall not be able.
For ye know also afterwards, wishing to inherit the praise, he was disapproved of: for he found no place for a change of mind, although having sought it with tears.
But the election
So then also in the time now has been a remnant according to the election of grace.
And we know that to them loving God, all things work together for good, to them being called according to the setting up.
And that he might make known the riches of his glory upon the vessels of mercy, which he before prepared for glory
As he chose us in him before the foundation of the world, for us to be holy and blameless before him in love:
2 Thessalonians 2:13
And we ought to return thanks to God always for you, brethren dearly beloved by the Lord, that God chose you from the beginning to salvation in consecration of the Spirit and belief of the truth:
1 Peter 1:2
According to the foreknowledge of God the Father, in the consecration of the Spirit, to obedience and sprinkling of the blood of Jesus Christ: Grace to you, and peace, be multiplied.
And the rest
Make the heart of this people fat and their ears heavy, and blind their eyes, lest they shall see with their eyes and hear with their ears, and their heart shall understand and turn back and be healed to them.
They will not know, and they will not discern: he spread over their eyes from seeing; their heart from considering.
And the prophecy of Esaias is filled up in them, saying, In hearing shall ye hear, and not understand; and seeing ye shall see, and not perceive.
He has blinded their eyes, and hardened their heart: lest they see with the eyes, and understand with the heart, and should turn back, and I should heal them.
2 Corinthians 3:14
But their minds were hardened: for until this day the same veil upon the reading of the old covenant. remains not uncovered;for in Christ it is left unemployed.
2 Corinthians 4:4
In whom the God of this world blinded the minds of the unbelieving, so that the enlightening of the good news of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God, does not enlighten them.
2 Thessalonians 2:10
And in all deceit of iniquity in the lost; because they received not the love of the truth, for them to be saved.
Surely then, whom he will he commiserates, and whom he will he hardens.