Jews and gentiles (Rom 9:24)

“This includes us,

Whom he has called,

Not from the Jews only,

But also from the gentiles.”

οὓς καὶ ἐκάλεσεν ἡμᾶς οὐ μόνον ἐξ Ἰουδαίων ἀλλὰ καὶ ἐξ ἐθνῶν;

Paul said that this includes us (ἡμᾶς), whom God has called (οὓς καὶ ἐκάλεσεν), not from the Jews only (οὐ μόνον ἐξ Ἰουδαίων), but also from the gentiles (ἀλλὰ καὶ ἐξ ἐθνῶν).  Paul now turned to the gentiles or non-Jewish Christians.  He used the term us (ἡμᾶς), thus indicating Christians who may have been Jewish or gentile.  Previously, he had been speaking to Jewish Christians about their Israelite background.  Now, he was all inclusive with gentiles or non-Jewish people.  Do you make a distinction between Jewish and non-Jewish people?

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