The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from King James Bible:|
ROM 9:14 What shall we say then? Is there unrighteousness with God? God
ROM 9:15 For he saith to Moses, I will have mercy on whom I will have
mercy, and I will have compassion on whom I will have compassion.
ROM 9:16 So then it is not of him that willeth, nor of him that
runneth, but of God that sheweth mercy.
ROM 9:17 For the scripture saith unto Pharaoh, Even for this same
purpose have I raised thee up, that I might shew my power in thee, and
that my name might be declared throughout all the earth.
ROM 9:18 Therefore hath he mercy on whom he will have mercy, and whom
he will he hardeneth.
King James Bible