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Romans 11:22

Oct 21, 2013   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   Daily Writing, Epistles (written), Romans, Romans 11, Writings  //  No Comments

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Monday, 21 October 2013

Therefore consider the goodness and severity of God: on those who fell, severity; but toward you, goodness, if you continue in His goodness. Otherwise you also will be cut off. Romans 11:22

“Therefore” asks us to go back and consider the preceding verses. Paul spoke of branches being broken off and branches being grafted in.… Read the rest

Romans 11:21

Oct 20, 2013   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   Daily Writing, Epistles (written), Romans, Romans 11, Writings  //  No Comments

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Sunday, 20 October 2013

For if God did not spare the natural branches, He may not spare you either. Romans 11:21

The olive tree symbolizes much about Israel. It remains green throughout the year which pictures God’s eternal and enduring faithfulness to His covenant promises. Its fatness can be interpreted as the great privileges and honors of being Israel.… Read the rest

Romans 11:20

Oct 19, 2013   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   Daily Writing, Epistles (written), Romans, Romans 11, Writings  //  No Comments

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Saturday, 19 October 2013

Well said. Because of unbelief they were broken off, and you stand by faith. Do not be haughty, but fear. Romans 11:20

Paul’s pre-emptive argumentation (and what could possibly be based on the spoken sentiments of that time by some counted among the faithful) continues in today’s verse.… Read the rest

Romans 11:19

Oct 18, 2013   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   Daily Writing, Epistles (written), Romans, Romans 11, Writings  //  No Comments

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Friday, 18 October 2013

You will say then, “Branches were broken off that I might be grafted in.” Romans 11:19

Paul just told the audience not to boast against the branches and he gave the reason for it – because they are supported by the same root that the broken off branches were supported by.… Read the rest

Romans 11:18

Oct 17, 2013   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   Daily Writing, Epistles (written), Romans, Romans 11, Writings  //  No Comments

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Thursday, 17 October 2013

…do not boast against the branches. But if you do boast, remember that you do not support the root, but the root supports you. Romans 11:18

It’s common for us to actually rejoice over the fall of others, especially when we have enmity towards them for whatever reason.… Read the rest