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speratus said:
Thanks for confirming the preposition is "to" not "of". In every post, I have denied that the verse refers to "election" or "reprobation".

HUH? Another attempt to avoid the obvious? You can deny that the verse refers to election and/or reprobation all you like. But in doing so, you stand in opposition to the inspired Word of God for the entire chapter displays the indisputable sovereignty of God in the salvation and damnation of mankind. Personally, I don't see how the Holy Spirit could have written it any clearer when He wrote:

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Romans 9:11 (ASV) for [the children] being not yet born, neither having done anything good or bad, that the purpose of God according to election might stand, not of works, but of him that calleth,"

Once again, you have succeeded in amazing me that you claim to be a Lutheran but deny one of the very fundamental doctrines which Luther himself not only taught but personally reveled in and upon which he was assured of his own salvation. rolleyes2

The Bible clearly teaches: God's Indisputable Sovereignty.

In His grace,


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