1 aI am telling the truth in Christ, I am not lying, my conscience testifies with me in the Holy Spirit,
9 For this is the word of promise: “aAt this time I will come, and Sarah shall have a son.”
12 it was said to her, “aThe older will serve the younger.”
13 Just as it is written, “aJacob I loved, but Esau I hated.”
15 For He says to Moses, “aI will have mercy on whom I have mercy, and I will have compassion on whom I have compassion.”
18 So then He has mercy on whom He desires, and He ahardens whom He desires.
“aI will call those who were not My people, ‘My people,’
And her who was not beloved, ‘beloved.’ ”
26 “aAnd it shall be that in the place where it was said to them, ‘you are not My people,’
There they shall be called sons of bthe living God.”
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