Does Romans 9 Teach Double Predestination?

Does God damn most people to Hell from Eternity? Does Paul talk about this in Romans 9:22-23? That’s what’s up today for Ask The Pastor. To answer this we look carefully at the Romans text. We also then consult the Lutheran Confessors, who dealt with this specific issue in 1577 in the Formula of Concord. Here is the link ( to the text of the Formula of Concord Pastor reads. While you’re at it, read the entire text of Article XI, as it roots predestination in the revealed will of God rather than the hidden will of God where Calvin wanted to explore it.

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