Rom. 9:14 ¶ What then are we to say? Is there injustice on God’s part? By no means!
Rom. 9:15 For he says to Moses, “I will have mercy on whom I have mercy, and I will have compassion on whom I have compassion.”
Rom. 9:16 So it depends not on human will or exertion, but on God who shows mercy.
The context for a believer should at least be humility. Paul knew where he came from making the context humility and sorrow.
How many think that Jesus is good news?
Now imagine loved family & friends who have chose not to accept the Gospel? Here is the the context of ch 9. Even the best of news has a down side.
What is this called? A corollary. “An immediate consequence or immediately drawn conclusion. A natural consequence or result.”