How Not to Read Romans 9

| November 8, 2016


“Don’t confuse justice and mercy. Justice and mercy are not symmetric characteristics of God. By definition God always, every time, has to act justly. But equity is not a requirement of mercy. God doesn’t have to show mercy.” — Dave Gobbett

Text: Romans 9:1–21

Preached: May 31, 2015

Location: Highfields Church, Cardiff, Wales

Dave Gobbett is lead minister of Highfields Church in Cardiff, Wales. Prior to moving to Cardiff, Gobbett served as a pastoral assistant at Capitol Hill Baptist Church in Washington, D.C., and then as associate pastor at Eden Baptist Church in Cambridge. He is a trustee of Word Alive and a frequent speaker at Christian Union missions.

You can listen to his episode of TGC Word of the Week here.


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