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  • by pudge (1) on 2005.08.09 13:27 (#42510) Homepage Journal
    God had a special covenant with the Jews, but as we later found out, it was only a portent of a covenant to come, under Christ. Think of the way it is under Christ: God allows all to come to salvation. But only those who are chosen may be saved. And only those who answer the call will be saved. (And many people believe there's a 1:1 relationship between those two groups.) In other words: many are called, but few are chosen.

    Not sure if that helps ... what may help is this: I gave up long ago trying to resolve the called/chosen paradox. It seems to me it is something about the nature of God, that we cannot comprehend.