11 For the Scripture says, “Everyone who believes in him will not be put to shame.”
12 For there is no distinction between Jew and Greek; for the same Lord is Lord of all, bestowing his riches on all who call on him.
13 For “everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved.” – Romans 10:11-13
“Everyone”, “no distinction”, “Lord of all”, “on all”, “everyone”. Paul’s is going to great lengths to be inclusive. He is going back to the message that both Jew and Gentile are saved by the one Lord Jesus Christ. All who call on the name of the Lord will be saved. This point emphasised throughout the letter to the Romans. In the first chapter Paul laid out his intent:
16 For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes, to the Jew first and also to the Greek.
17 For in it the righteousness of God is revealed from faith for faith, as it is written, “The righteous shall live by faith.” – Romans 1:16-17
“For the Jew first and also to the Greek” (Romans 2:10) Salvation through Jesus is for all. And all are made one in Christ:
28 There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is no male and female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus.
29 And if you are Christ’s, then you are Abraham’s offspring, heirs according to promise. – Galatians 3:28-29
Just as God blessed Abraham, God bestows His riches on anyone who calls on Him:
Both riches and honor come from you, and you rule over all. In your hand are power and might, and in your hand it is to make great and to give strength to all. – 1 Chronicles 29:12
Because he inclined his ear to me, therefore I will call on him as long as I live. – Psalm 116:2
And I will put this third into the fire, and refine them as one refines silver, and test them as gold is tested. They will call upon my name, and I will answer them. I will say, ‘They are my people’; and they will say, ‘The LORD is my God.'” – Zechariah 13:9
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