Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
God forbid. for he saith to Moses, "I will show favour to whom I will show favour, and I will have compassion on whom I will have compassion."
the law was introduc'd, that the greatness of the fall might fully appear; but the more sin display'd its enormity, the divine favour was so much the more transcendent.
to display the glory of his grace, which has render'd us acceptable by his beloved son:
wherefore God abandon'd them to the impure passions of their own hearts, so that they themselves dishonour'd their own bodies;
"What then, hath not Israel obtained what he sought for?" no, but the chosen remnant have obtained it, and the rest are obdurate to this day,
and in them is fulfilled that prophecy of Esaias, "by hearing ye shall hear, and shall not understand: and seeing ye shall see, and shall not perceive.
"go to this people and say, hearing you shall hear, and shall not understand; and seeing ye shall see, and not perceive.
2 Thessalonians 2:10
and with all the vile methods of imposture, to the ruin of those, who are averse to the truth, by which they might be saved.