19 You will say to me then, “Why does he still find fault? For (A)who can resist his will?” 20 But who are you, O man, (B)to answer back to God? (C)Will what is molded say to its molder, “Why have you made me like this?” 21 (D)Has the potter no right over the clay, to make out of the same lump (E)one vessel for honorable use and another for dishonorable use? 22 What if God, desiring to show his wrath and to make known his power, has endured with much patience (F)vessels of wrath (G)prepared for destruction, 23 in order to make known (H)the riches of his glory for vessels of mercy, which he (I)has prepared beforehand for glory— 24 even us whom he (J)has called, (K)not from the Jews only but also from the Gentiles? 25 As indeed he says in Hosea,

(L)“Those who were not my people I will call ‘my people,’
    and her who was not beloved I will call ‘beloved.’”
26 (M)“And in the very place where it was said to them, ‘You are not my people,’
    there they will be called (N)‘sons of the living God.’”

Read full chapter

Bible Gateway Recommends

ESV Men's Study Bible (TruTone, Brown)
ESV Men's Study Bible (TruTone, Brown)
Retail: $69.99
Our Price: $46.49
Save: $23.50 (34%)
ESV Student Study Bible (TruTone, Gray), Leather, imitation, Grey
ESV Student Study Bible (TruTone, Gray), Leather, imitation, Grey
Retail: $39.99
Our Price: $24.99
Save: $15.00 (38%)
5.0 of 5.0 stars
ESV Student Study Bible, TruTone, Sky Blue with Ivy Design
ESV Student Study Bible, TruTone, Sky Blue with Ivy Design
Retail: $39.99
Our Price: $18.99
Save: $21.00 (53%)
5.0 of 5.0 stars
ESV Economy Bible, Softcover
ESV Economy Bible, Softcover
Retail: $2.99
Our Price: $2.25
Save: $0.74 (25%)
3.5 of 5.0 stars