In reading the creation account yet again I noticed something that I hadn’t in all my previous readings of Genesis 1. Something pivotal that caused me to get out other versions of the Bible to check what I noticed.
Attempting to gain a greater understanding of Romans 8-9. I am reminded of the Princess Bride quote, "you keep using that word. Inconceivable! That word...I do not think it means what You think it means."
"...it is important to remember that in using Isaac and Jacob to illustrate God’s prerogative to choose whoever he pleases, Paul was not concerning himself with the eternal destinies of people. His concern was solely to show God’s sovereignty in electing people to a historical vocation. "