REVEALER OF MYSTERIES Lest you be wise in your own sight, I do not want you to be unaware of this mystery, brothers: a partial hardening has come upon Israel, until the fullness of the Gentiles has come in.  And in this way all Israel will be saved.  Romans 11:25          When something happens that …

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LOVE DOES NOT GIVE UP If the first fruit is holy, so is the whole lump, and if the root is holy, so are the branches.  Romans 11:16          The technicalities associated with a scriptural passage are important but I should not get lost in the minutia and miss the beauty of the larger meaning.  …

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BEYOND HUMAN POSSIBILITY For if their (the Jews) rejection means the reconciliation of the world, what will their acceptance mean but life from the dead?  Romans 11:15          Does it seem far-fetched to believe that the Jews can one day be reconciled to God out of their unbelieving state?  Has their long history of antagonism …

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