Then the LORD said: Name him Not My People, for you are not My people, and I will not be your God.
Yet the number of the Israelites will be like the sand of the sea, which cannot be measured or counted. And in the place where they were told: You are not My people, they will be called: Sons of the living God.
As He also says in Hosea: I will call "Not-My-People," "My-People," and she who is "Unloved," "Beloved."
And it will be in the place where they were told, you are not My people, there they will be called sons of the living God.
I will sow her in the land for Myself, and I will have compassion on No Compassion; I will say to Not My People: You are My people, and he will say: [You are] My God.
Now if by grace, then it is not by works; otherwise grace ceases to be grace.
What then? Israel did not find what it was looking for, but the elect did find it. The rest were hardened,
As you once disobeyed God, but now have received mercy through their disobedience,
About virgins: I have no command from the Lord, but I do give an opinion as one who by the Lord's mercy is trustworthy.
one who was formerly a blasphemer, a persecutor, and an arrogant man. Since it was out of ignorance that I had acted in unbelief, I received mercy,
Therefore let us approach the throne of grace with boldness, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help us at the proper time.