God’s Gift and Calling are Irrevocable

Passage: Romans 11:25-30 Point 1: The mystery of the gospel humbles us. (v.25) Col 1:26-27 Eph. 3:9-10 Prov. 3:5-7 Point 2:  Paul describes the mystery in three parts: a.    Partial hardening has come upon Israel (v. 25b) b.    Israel’s hardening is temporary (time for the Gentiles to come in to the kingdom) • 2 Peter […]

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Kindness and Severity

Passage: Romans 11:20-24 Point 1: God’s dealing with Israel reveals God’s kindness and also his severity Ex 34:6-7 Rom 2:4-6 Point 2: The fruit of God’s severity is twofold (vv. 20-22) a. The severity of God keeps us humble and in awe or fear of God (v. 20) b. The severity of God propels us […]

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Wholly Holy

Passage: Romans 11:16-21 Summary: Point 1. Paul’s love for Israel wasn’t simply nationalism but a reflection of God’s love for them. Point 2.  Israel is Holy despite the failure of most of it’s people. Point 3.  Therefore the Gentiles must not be arrogant toward Israel but be in awe.

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God’s Perfect Plan Through Imperfect People

Passage: Romans 11:13-15 Sermon Outline: God’s perfect plan was fulfilled through the failure of Israel (vv. 13-14) Rom 1:16 – For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes, to the Jew first and also to the Greek. Matt 15:24 – He answered, “I […]

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The Mystery of God’s Divine Plan Fulfilled

Passage: Romans 11:11-12 Why does the failure of Israel lead to salvation of the Gentiles? Gen 12:3 – I will bless those who bless you, and him who dishonors you I will curse, and in you all the families of the earth shall be blessed.” Ps 22:27 – All the ends of the earth shall remember and turn […]

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