Sermons on Romans 9

The Absolute Sovereignty of God: What Is Romans Nine About?

Romans 9:1-5

by John Piper

John Piper tells how Romans 9 changed his life and then discusses its overarching theological purpose.

My Anguish: My Kinsmen Are Accursed

Romans 9:1-5

by John Piper

Don’t think that God's sovereignty nullifies the need to pray for a sinner's salvation. Rather, see it as the ground for praying with hope.

How Great Is the Honor of Israel?

Romans 9:1-5

by John Piper

Recognizing Israel's privileges only underlines the tragedy that so many Jews are accursed and cut off from Christ because of unbelief.

God's Word Stands: Not All Israel Is Israel, Part 1

Romans 9:6-12

by John Piper

Every person who trusts in Christ becomes part of the true Israel of God.

God's Word Stands: Not All Israel Is Israel, Part 2

Romans 9:6-13

by John Piper

God’s election of the children of promise is what guarantees that his word never fails.

The Fame of His Name and the Freedom of Mercy

Romans 9:14-18

by John Piper

God chooses who will believe and undeservingly be saved, and who will rebel and deservingly perish.

God's Ultimate Purpose: Vessels of Mercy Knowing the Riches of His Glory

Romans 9:23-24

by John Piper

Heaven is where old glories only ripen in memory, and the thrill of new glories breaks upon us every day.

The Gentiles Are Included

Romans 9:24-29

by John Piper

The Gentiles Have Obtained Righteousness by Faith

Romans 9:30-33

by John Piper

The law teaches two things about obtaining salvation.

Believe in Your Heart that God Raised Jesus from the Dead

Easter Sunday

Romans 9:30 - 10:10

by John Piper

Faith never says, "The righteousness that leads to life is inaccessible." But faith recognizes its own helplessness and gladly accepts this righteousness as a gift from God.