Chapter 48 was addressed to the nation of Israel, the progeny of Jacob. God was giving them a tongue-lashing. He was finding fault because the great majority were the nominal mass and thus were not really His people in the sense of loving Him with all their hearts.
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We need to read slowly to catch the fine points and distinctions. When Jesus ascended on high, the cry went forth, “Worthy is the Lamb that was slain to receive power, and riches, and wisdom, and strength, and honour, and glory, and blessing” (Rev. 5:12). The Father highly commended Jesus and put His arm around him, as it were, saying, “This truly is my Son,” but in verse 6, Paul was speaking of an event yet future, namely, the recognition by the world and especially by natural Israel. Paul could have spoken bluntly, but he was purposely being tactful at the start of the letter.