The Scripture says to Pharaoh, "I have raised you to your position for the very purpose of displaying my power in dealing with you, and making my name known all over the world."
I have made your self known to them and I will do so still, so that the love which you have had for me may be in their hearts, and I may be there also."
But what is God's reply? "I have left myself seven thousand men who have never knelt to Baal!"
The Scripture foresaw that God would accept the heathen as upright in consequence of their faith, and preached the good news in advance to Abraham in the words, "All the heathen will be blessed through you."
But the Scripture describes all mankind as the prisoners of sin, so that the promised blessing might on the ground of faith in Jesus Christ be given to those who have faith.