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Romans 11:17

Oct 16, 2013   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   Daily Writing, Epistles (written), Romans, Romans 11, Writings  //  No Comments

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Wednesday, 16 October 2013

And if some of the branches were broken off, and you, being a wild olive tree, were grafted in among them, and with them became a partaker of the root and fatness of the olive tree,… Romans 11:17

From the symbolism of this verse, if from nothing else, it should be evident that the church has not replaced Israel.… Read the rest

Romans 11:16

Oct 15, 2013   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   Daily Writing, Epistles (written), Romans, Romans 11, Writings  //  No Comments

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Tuesday, 15 October 2013

For if the firstfruit is holy, the lump is also holy; and if the root is holy, so are the branches. Romans 11:16

Firstfruit… lump… root… branches? Paul was just talking about Israel’s being cast away and then returned to favor. What is the connection?

“For” – This is a different conjunction than verse 15.… Read the rest

Romans 11:15

Oct 14, 2013   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   Daily Writing, Romans, Romans 11, Writings  //  No Comments

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Monday, 14 October 2013

For if their being cast away is the reconciling of the world, what will their acceptance be but life from the dead? Romans 11:15

The introductory conjunction “for” is given to tie verse 15 back to verses 11 and 12 which spoke of the fall and then the fullness of the Jewish people.… Read the rest

Romans 11:14

Oct 13, 2013   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   Daily Writing, Epistles (written), Romans, Romans 11, Writings  //  No Comments

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Sunday, 13 October 2013

…if by any means I may provoke to jealousy those who are my flesh and save some of them.  Romans 11:14

The process of how salvation occurs is debated over and strange views have arisen throughout the years concerning it. In Genesis 5 it says, “So all the days of Enoch were three hundred and sixty-five years.… Read the rest

Romans 11:13

Oct 12, 2013   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   Daily Writing, Epistles (written), Romans, Romans 11, Writings  //  No Comments

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Saturday, 12 October 2013

For I speak to you Gentiles; inasmuch as I am an apostle to the Gentiles, I magnify my ministry,… Romans 11:13

The context of what is being said in Romans 11:13 is important. Paul has been speaking about the Jewish nation’s rejection of Christ which resulted in the message going to gentiles.… Read the rest