26 And it shall be in the place where it was said unto them, (A)Ye are not my people, that there they shall be called, The children of the living God.

27 [a]Also Isaiah crieth concerning Israel, (B)Though the number of the children of Israel were as the sand of the sea, yet shall but a remnant be saved.

28 For he will make his account, and gather it into a [b]short sum with righteousness: for the Lord will make a short count in the earth.

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  1. Romans 9:27 Contrariwise, Neither any outward general calling, neither any worthiness of our ancestors is a sufficient witness of election, unless by faith and belief we answer God’s calling: which thing came to pass in the Jews, as the Lord had forewarned.
  2. Romans 9:28 God purposeth to bring the unkind and unthankful people to an extreme fewness.

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