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12 For there is no distinction between Jew and Greek, for the same Lord over all is rich to all who call upon Him.

 

12 For

The reason God will vindicate all is that anyone who believes, Jew or Greek, will have the “same LORD” by faith.

there is no distinction [difference] between Jew and Greek [Gentile],

Jesus is Lord to both Jew and Gentile. God will save both the same way—by grace through faith. When it comes to salvation, there is no distinction about the availability of salvation. All men are alike in God’s sight when it comes to redemption.

Ro 3: 22 even the righteousness of God, through faith in Jesus Christ, to all and on all who believe. For there is no difference; 23 for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God,

for the same Lord over all

Christ has exalted universal Lordship over all. Both Jew and Greek must have the same way of salvation, because there is one LORD who saves and He never changes.

Ga 3: 28 There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is neither male nor female; for you are all one in Christ Jesus. 29 And if you are Christ’s, then you are Abraham’s seed, and heirs according to the promise.

 is rich to all

God’s grace is open to anyone. He gives out of the riches of His resources in Christ. God is freely rich to all who will avail themselves of His wealth. God is no miser. He is especially generous in His grace.

who call upon Him.

“Call” here is prayer by the one who believes. God’s attitude is rich with salvation toward sinners. Those who call on Christ draw on God’s immense resources.

Eph 2: 4 But God, who is rich in mercy, because of His great love with which He loved us,

PRINCIPLE:

Everyone who receives salvation receives the deluxe model.

APPLICATION:

There is no penal judgment for the Christian. Those who believe in Christ are declared to be as right as He is right. Because of this, no Christian will undergo condemnation from God (Ro 8:1). God gives salvation out of His unadulterated grace. He is no miser when it comes to declaring us as righteous as He is righteous.

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