Why did Israel fail to attain unto righteousness?

Answer

"But Israel, which followed after the law of righteousness, hath not attained to the law of righteousness.
Wherefore? Because they sought it not by faith, but as it were by the works of the law. For they stumbled
at that stumbling-stone!' Rom. 9: 31, 32.
 


For what purpose were the Scriptures written?
After His resurrection, what effect had this prediction upon His disciples?
What is the fear of the Lord declared to be?
By what are all men proved guilty?
Notwithstanding the lamb like appearance of this power, what is it ultimately to do?
Under whose influence are the nations to be assembled?
For what did Abraham look?

Questions & Answers are from the book Bible Readings for the Home Circle