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 to the kindness of God (v. 21-22)

• Matt 10:28-33

• Rom 11:23

• Phil 2:12

• Matt. 18:8

• Heb. 12:4

• Heb 12:18-29

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