The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from King James Bible:|
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.
ROM 9:19 Thou wilt say then unto me, Why doth he yet find fault? For
who hath resisted his will?
ROM 9:20 Nay but, O man, who art thou that repliest against God? Shall
the thing formed say to him that formed it, Why hast thou made me thus?
ROM 9:21 Hath not the potter power over the clay, of the same lump to
make one vessel unto honour, and another unto dishonour?
ROM 9:22 What if God, willing to shew his wrath, and to make his power
King James Bible