Brothers, my heart's desire and prayer to God for Israel is, that they might be saved.…
Concerning the Jews, consider —
I. WHAT THEY DID.
1. They trusted to their self-righteousness.
2. They sought to establish it
3. They laboured diligently to do this.
II. WHAT THEY DID NOT DO. They did not —
1. Accept God's righteousness.
2. Realise its extent.
3. Bow down to it.
III. THE CAUSE OF THEIR SELF-RIGHTEOUS IGNORANCE, which was —
(J. Burns, D.D.)
Parallel VersesKJV: Brethren, my heart's desire and prayer to God for Israel is, that they might be saved.