Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
What if some of the Jews were unfaithful? Their unfaithfulness cannot cancel God's faithfulness, can it?
So I ask, "God has not rejected his people, has he?" Of course not! I am an Israeli myself, a descendant of Abraham from the tribe of Benjamin.
God is not a human male he doesn't lie, nor is he a human being he never vacillates. Once he speaks up, he's going to act, isn't he? Once he makes a promise, he'll fulfill it, won't he?
so will my message be that goes out of my mouth it won't return to me empty. Instead, it will accomplish what I desire, and achieve the purpose for which I sent it.
Heaven and earth will disappear, but my words will never disappear."
If he called those to whom a message from God came "gods' (and the Scripture cannot be disregarded),
2 Timothy 2:13
Our faith may fail, his never wanes That's who he is, he cannot change!
In the same way, when God wanted to make the unchangeable character of his purpose perfectly clear to the heirs of his promise, he guaranteed it with an oath,
They are not
For a person is not a Jew because of his appearance, nor is circumcision something just external and physical.
He is also the ancestor of the circumcised those who are not only circumcised, but who also walk in the footsteps of the faith that our father Abraham had before he was circumcised.
Jesus saw Nathaniel coming toward him and said about him, "Look, a genuine Israeli, in whom there is no deceit!"
Now may peace be on all those who live by this principle, and may mercy be on the Israel of God.