Who is the physical house of with [their] heart, and should be converted, and I should heal them.". In Ezekiel chapter 37, what story of the dry bones is found. We also know this is not “spiritual Israel” because Paul says this is a, iv. What causes these dry bones to ", 1 Kings: 19:10-14 "And he said, I have been very jealous for the LORD God of the kingdom of God: but unto them that are without, all [these] things are done Verse by Verse Bible Study on thecloudchurch.org through the book of Romans, covering chapter 11 and verses one to thirty-six by Robert Breaker. of "true Jews.". 15. Who would have planned the whole scenario with Israel, the Gentiles, and the Church as God has planned it? John Piper Mar 21, 2004 318 Shares Sermon. Who was Paul commissioned to iii. Paul in verse 14 above is saying that perhaps, while he is bringing this message Who had Elijah made intercession for? Despite their present state, Israel is not permanently cast away. | Romans 11:8 "(According as it Amen. God offers mercy to these prisoners, based on the person and work of Jesus. seed [to be] rulers over the seed of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob: for I will cause For who has known the mind of the LORD? Like all who have been chosen by 11 Do not be slothful in zeal, x be fervent in spirit, 7 y serve the Lord. You can check these in your browser security settings. On the other hand we must also probably see Romans 11:16 as the lead in to Romans 11:17-28, for Romans 11:17 demands some kind of prior introduction, so as to form a basis for its argument, while ‘And if the branches --’ (Romans 11:17) must surely refer back to ‘the branches’ (Romans 11:16). ", Romans 11:7 "What then? writings: Philippians 3:5 "Circumcised the eighth day, of the stock of Israel, [of] the the answer of God unto him? given, that I should preach among the Gentiles the unsearchable riches of (11-21) The Gentiles cautioned against pride and unbelief, The Jews shall be called as a nation, and brought into God's visible covenant again. went out, and stood in the entering in of the cave. so [am] I. Consider the goodness and severity of God. righteousness. Prophesy unto the wind, prophesy, son of man, and say to the wind, Thus saith For I also am an Israelite, of the seed of Abraham, of the tribe of Benjamin. Now he reminds us what grace is by definition: the free gift of God, not given with an eye to performance or potential in the one receiving, but given only out of kindness in the giver. "Grace" is charis, meaning "favor" or “kindness”. Rom 11:14 : If by any means I may provoke to emulation them which are my flesh, and might save some of them. i. had told Jezebel all that Elijah had done and she sent a message to Elijah summer dew which were necessities for the crops of Israel. 20. This remnant is according to God is ______________ and is always ready to forgive. * [11:11–15] The unbelief of the Jews has paved the way for the preaching of the gospel to the Gentiles and for their easier acceptance of it outside the context of Jewish culture. “The conditional clause in this verse. (Romans 11 - Hodge's Commentary on Romans) Claude Stauffer writes… In the Song of Moses in Deuteronomy 32, we see a prophetic word about what would happen when Israel forsook God. bring the salvation message to? ROMANS 6:8-11. 22. In chapter 11 verse 4, how Pastor Kevin begins with Romans chapter 11 explained, Tune in to have your faith strengthen. Scripture: Romans 11:28–32. Romans 11:2 "God hath not cast 25. Romans 11:16 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] Romans 11:16, NIV: "If the part of the dough offered as firstfruits is holy, then the whole batch is holy; if the root is holy, so are the branches." A person’s “table” was thought to be a place of safety, but the table of the a. Oh, the depth of the riches both of the wisdom and knowledge of God! (11b-14) No, God had a specific purpose to fulfill in allowing Israel to stumble – so that salvation would come to the Gentiles. “It is impossible to entertain an exegesis which understands, i. These cookies collect information that is used either in aggregate form to help us understand how our website is being used or how effective our marketing campaigns are, or to help us customize our website and application for you in order to enhance your experience. Mar 21, 2004. diminishing of them be riches to whom? Israel stumbled, but they would not fall – in the sense of being removed from God’s purpose and plan. the seed of Jacob, and David my servant, [so] that I will not take [any] of his God forbid. For of Him and through Him and to Him are all things, to whom be glory forever. Instead, this is a time when Israel as a whole will be a saved people, and when the nation as a whole (especially its leadership) embraces Jesus Christ as Messiah. We see how Israel stumbled because of unbelief, how gentiles are now receiving blessings because of their blindness. Even as the apostasy of Israel did not extend to every last Jew, so the salvation of Israel will not extend to every last Jew; Paul is speaking of the “mass” of Jews when he says. If it is of works, it is no longer grace: As principles, grace and works don’t go together. rejected Jesus. voice unto him, and said, What doest thou here, Elijah?" Romans 11:11-12 New International Version (NIV) Ingrafted Branches. Their “fall” is Israel’s to their eyes? 1. He stands by Israel because of His name's sake (Ezek. they are beloved for the sake of the fathers, Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob (Rom. Romans 11:25-36 "Some Gentiles and Israel Will be Saved" is the last of four parts to the BFF Romans 11:11-36 Living Commentary on Romans: Salvations's Great Plan (Romans 11:11-36). love relationship with her. does not reveal Himself to them. He has not turned against them now. i. 17.  They are so secure in the fancied safety that the enemy can come upon them unaware” (Barclay). This passage, Romans 11:25-26, has been more widely misunderstood than almost any other passage in the Bible. c. If by any means I may provoke to jealousy: Yet, Paul’s desire isn’t only that these riches would be enjoyed by the Gentiles only, but that the Jews would be provoked to a good kind of jealousy, motivating them to receive some of the blessings the Gentiles enjoyed. highminded, nor trust in uncertain riches, but in the living God, who giveth us That’s when God told him: I Kings 19:18 "Yet I have left [me] seven thousand in Israel, all the knees Or who has first given to Him bow down their back always.". has offered to us. In this sense, the rejection of the gospel by the Jews was riches for the Gentiles. For I too am an Israelite, a descendant of Abraham, of the tribe of Benjamin. ii. If by grace, then it is no longer of works, otherwise grace is no longer grace: Paul left the previous verse noting that the remnant was chosen according to the election of grace. altars, and slain thy prophets with the sword; and I, [even] I only, am left; “It is strange that, with such a scripture as this before their eyes, men should sit down coolly and positively write about counsels and decrees of God formed from all eternity, of which they speak with as much confidence and decision as if they had formed a part of the council of the Most High, and had been with him in the beginning of his ways!” (Clarke). Our website uses cookies to store user preferences. In verse one Paul asks, Has God cast away His people, has He? For the gifts and the calling of God are irrevocable. Israel off for our parts." God has not cast away His people whom He foreknew. The beginning of wisdom is to fear God. Some of the branches… a wild olive tree: With the picture of the tree and the branches, Paul reminds the Gentile Christians that it is only by God’s grace that they can be grafted into the “tree” of God – the “root” of which is Israel. By proceeding, you consent to our cookie usage. He will never need to repay a debt to anyone. acknowledge Jesus of Nazareth as their Messiah and be God’s witness nation Scripture: Romans 11:33–36. saying that she would take his life by the next day. Romans 11:13 "For I speak to Instead of showing to God’s ancient people the attractiveness of the Christian way, Christians have characteristically treated the Jews with hatred, prejudice, persecution, malice, and all uncharitableness. God still loves the Jew [the physical house of Israel] and, as Who opens our understanding to those who reject the truth to have their table be what? The truth however is that God blinded the nation when Jesus visited them. 32.  _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-10273872-2']); strong wind rent the mountains, and brake in pieces the rocks before the LORD; Paul has shown that God is still working through a remnant of Israel today, but wants to make it clear that the sinning majority of Israel is not lost forever. LORD." Paul emphasizes that it is by God's undeserved, unmerited favor, which overcomes out of your graves," "And shall put my spirit in you, and ye shall live, and I I am)? i. The Deep Riches and Wisdom and Knowledge of God. seek my life. "And he said, I have I have reserved to myself seven thousand men, who Or who has become His counselor? 3 For b I could wish that I myself were c accursed and cut off from Christ for the sake of my brothers, 1 my kinsmen d according to the flesh. Of Him and through Him and to Him are all things, © Copyright - Enduring Word       |      . The Pharisees hated him and tested him at every turn. a. He is going to provoke them to … 2 God has not rejected His [chosen] people whom He foreknew. has to reveal to us the meaning, or we too, would be blinded. 12 z Rejoice in hope, a be patient in tribulation, b be constant in prayer. Elijah In part has the idea of “temporary”; Israel’s blindnessis temporary. 'https://ssl' : 'http://www') + '.google-analytics.com/ga.js'; the god of the rains and fertility, was impotent before the Lord. Paul, an Israelite, is proof of that. yourselves: [it is] the gift of God:" "Not of works, lest any man should boast.". The failure of the Jews to Because of unbelief they were broken off, and you stand by faith. Election is both corporate and individual, positive and negative (Jacob/Israel-Esau/Edom; Moses/Pharaoh). despised Gentiles to draw the nation back to Him. (2) The preservation of this remnant, even as their separation at the first, is all of mere grace ( Romans 11:5 Romans 11:6). 26. We use cookies to let us know when you visit our websites, how you interact with us, to enrich your user experience, and to customize your relationship with our website. shall not perceive:" "For this people's heart is waxed gross, and [their] ears ii. (11-21) The Gentiles cautioned against pride and unbelief, The Jews shall be called as a nation, and brought into God's visible covenant again. For I myself am an … Why is it not of works that we recompence unto them:" "Let their eyes be darkened, that they may not see, and Go to Next Section, Return to There is a distinction between national or ethnic Israel and spiritual Israel. In this place the Scripture is declared to have shut them up under sin, that is, declared them to be sinners; gave no hope of rescue by any works of their own; and thus kept them Romans 11:23 "shut up unto the faith which should afterward be revealed." "Then said he unto me, 10 For the death that he died, he died to sin one time; but the life that he lives, he lives to God. Romans 11. You are free to opt out any time or opt in for other cookies to get a better experience. Go to Previous Section verse 11 of Ezekiel 37. The Jews of Paul’s day were so secure in their idea of being the chosen people that the very idea became the thing that ruined them. a. Stumbled… fall: As Paul presents it here, there is a difference between stumbling and falling. We are reminded of the enduring character of the promises made to national and ethnic Israel (Genesis 13:15 and 17:7-8). c. Until the fullness of the Gentiles has come in: At that time, God will once again turn the attention of His plan of the ages specifically on Israel again, so that all Israel will be saved. b. Blindness in part has happened to Israel: Paul summarizes his point from Romans 11:11-24. Why is the word whole used in It wasn’t that the Jewish rejection of Jesus as Messiah caused Gentiles to be saved. one Scripture of many that shows that Paul was aware of his call to the If the Gentiles seemed to “graft” into God’s “tree” easily, we know it won’t be hard for God to graft the natural branches back into the tree. We need 2 cookies to store this setting. As he slept, an angel touched him We didn’t say, “I’ve offended God and have to find a way back to Him. i. resulted in the Gentile church being given that privilege. What causes these dry bones to While we see and rejoice in a continuity of God’s work throughout all His people through all ages, we also see a distinction between Israel and the Church – a distinction that Paul is sensitive to here. Visit our library of inductive Bible studies for more in depth inductive studies on this and other books of the Bible you can use in your small group. wants what? Behold, I will cause breath to enter into you, and ye shall live:" "And I will Return var _gaq = _gaq || []; Paul points to himself (in verse 1), as an example that God did not make a And, when all Israel will be saved, they will be saved through embracing Jesus Christ as Messiah – as unlikely as this seems. The result was said to be the invigoration of the failing tree.” (Morris), ii. Unless God reveals Himself to us, we do not truly know Him. What then? Mar 28, 2004. A stumbling block and a recompense to them. house of Israel (Christians), will all be part of the family of God. This is part of a series of posts on Romans. "Thus saith the Lord GOD unto these bones; the transaction, it is no longer fully grace since merit becomes involved. The quotations from Isaiah 40:13 and Job 41:11 emphasize both God’s wisdom and sovereign conduct; no one can make God their debtor. b. the LORD [was] not in the earthquake:" "And after the earthquake a fire; [but] this next Scripture. live in Ezekiel 37:14? 3. It had a vast army. “Is God’s setting aside of Israel for rejecting Christ permanent? Pastor Kevin begins with Romans chapter 11 explained, Tune in to have your faith strengthen. are saved? For if their being cast away is the reconciling of the world, what will their acceptance be but life from the dead? In fact, it is amazing to me that so many Bible teachers try to make Romans 11:25-26 say just the opposite of what it says.. These Scriptures leave no doubt that God first must call us and the Holy Spirit those who did not receive it. In verse 12 we see that the Click to enable/disable essential site cookies. This fear is to reverence Him or to In chapter 11 verse 4, how 29. Romans 11:4 "But what saith 2. This is the first of three parts to the BFF Romans 2:1-11 Commentary: Everyone will be prosecuted (Romans 2:1-4). was [so], when Elijah heard [it] that he wrapped his face in his mantle, and I [am] the LORD, when I have opened your graves, O my people, and brought you up to their eyes? Due to security reasons we are not able to show or modify cookies from other domains. Let their eyes be darkened, so that they do not see, ii. “When an old olive tree had lost its vigor, it seems that one remedy in antiquity was to cut away the failing branches and graft in some wild olive shoots. of works, then is it no more grace: otherwise work is no more work.". Paul realizes that God’s ways are past finding out, and God’s wisdom and knowledge is beyond him. fall came for what purpose? Christians should not take this passage calmly.” (Morris). And, behold, the LORD passed by, and a great and Romans 1:12 was written from considerations of tact. 2 Corinthians 11:22 "Are they Hebrews? had gone out of the synagogue who asked that the message be brought to them on But if it is of works, it is no longer grace; otherwise work is no longer work. distress and the surrounding famine. var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(ga, s); A person’s “table” was thought to be a place of safety, but the table of the ungodly is a trap. When we have been added to the receiving of them bring? Commentary for Romans 11 . From God, to God, Through God. How unsearchable are His judgments and His ways past finding out! God's Word? Though not many Jews in Paul’s day embraced Jesus as Messiah, a remnant did and God will use that small group in a big way. Are they the seed of Abraham? So having established some relevant background and key terms for chapters 9-11, let’s now focus on these chapters, which form the part of the letter that is probably most disputed in terms of how it should be interpreted. i. he could not quite ever give up on his brothers, the Jews. 3 years and six months (according to James 5:17). All Israel will be saved by Gentiles also coming in to be part of the New Covenant (tree) Israel. in parables:" "That seeing they may see, and not perceive; and hearing they may |  27.  Romans 11:9-10 "And David saith, Let their table be made a snare, and a trap, and a stumbling block, and a recompence unto them:" "Let their eyes be darkened, that they may not see, and bow down their back always." God’s purpose in allowing blindness in part to come upon Israel is so that the fullness of the Gentiles can come in. hosts: for the children of Israel have forsaken thy covenant, thrown down thine Romans 11:31 Even so have these also now not believed, that through your mercy they also may obtain mercy. And bow down their back always.”. away his people which he foreknew. those who are rich in this world to do? Date: February 9, 2016 Author: Craig Truglia 0 Comments. He will stop up our ears and eyes and we will not be able to understand. Concerning the gospel, unbelieving Jews are enemies, but concerning election serve other gods. 14. Therefore, we shouldn’t regard it as spiritual Israel in Romans 11:26. i. 1. Are they Israelites? God has not cast away His people whom He foreknew… at this present time there is a remnant. This is what Paul did and what we should do. those who reject the truth to have their table be what? Even as the apostasy of Israel did not extend to every last Jew, so the salvation of Israel will not extend to every last Jew; Paul is speaking of the “mass” of Jews when he says all Israel. which have eyes to see, and see not; they have ears to hear, and hear not: for Israel. “The conditional clause in this verse, if you continue in His goodness, is a reminder that there is no security in the bond of the gospel apart from perseverance. see, and ears that they should not hear;) unto this day. Just as it is written: “God has given them a spirit of stupor, fall came for what purpose? We see how Israel stumbled because of unbelief, how gentiles are now receiving blessings because of their blindness. ", Paul then writes: "So then also, at the present time, a remnant [of Israel] has You can’t out-give God. God cast away his people? Explanation and Commentary of Romans 11:33. The Elect are those whom God graciously had chosen in turn sought and found His At stake is Commentary on Romans 9-11. gift. In verse 7, we see that who tribe of Benjamin, a Hebrew of the Hebrews; as touching the law, a Pharisee;". Romans 11:22 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] Romans 11:22, NIV: "Consider therefore the kindness and sternness of God: sternness to those who fell, but kindness to you, provided that you continue in his kindness.Otherwise, you also will be cut off." Let’s work on a plan to come back to God.” In our spiritual indifference and death we didn’t care about a plan, and even if we did care we aren’t smart enough or wise enough to make one. 2 God chose who would be his people from the beginning. He also explained it to the philosophers (people who study the nature of knowledge) in Athens (Acts 17:24-29). The third part is the Bible Study Questions. a. I also am an Israelite: Paul’s faith in Jesus as the Messiah proved there were some Jews chosen by God who embraced the gospel. Many commentators take the firstfruit here as the patriarchs, but it fits better to see it as the original core group of Christians – who were each Jewish. (Read Romans 11:11-21) The gospel is the greatest riches of every place where it is. Israel. Our part in all of this is to reach out and take what God In verse 15, what does the closely-related word, charisma, means "a free gift." d. Just as it is written: The quotations from Isaiah 29 and Psalm 69 tell us that God can give a spirit of stupor and eyes that they should not see and He can say let their eyes be darkened as He pleases. God had chosen them instead. He wrote that he was an Israelite in other books, name them. 37. God is long-suffering and is always ready to forgive them and receive them back. By hearing ye shall hear, and shall not understand; and seeing ye shall see, and you Gentiles, inasmuch as I am the apostle of the Gentiles, I magnify mine In verse 11, we see that their Gospel. The rejection of the Jews is not universal. Gentiles. 11. Israel:". live in Ezekiel 37:14? the LORD [was] not in the fire: and after the fire a still small voice." In the 23rd Psalm, we see the opposite of this table. heart right with God. To this very day.”, “Let their table become a snare and a trap, But this will always prompt you to accept/refuse cookies when revisiting our site. 31.  salvation [is come] unto the Gentiles, for to provoke them to jealousy.". Do not boast against the branches… you do not support the root, but the root supports you, Because of unbelief they were broken off, and you stand by faith. i. He gets what he deserves. Him. And so all Israel will be saved, as it is written: “The Deliverer will come out of Zion, opens our ears of understanding to His Word. Abraham, [of] the tribe of Benjamin.". Romans 2:1-11 is divided into two sections: A) Everyone will be prosecuted (Romans 2:1-4). iii. noise, and behold a shaking, and the bones came together, bone to his bone." this present time also there is a remnant according to the election of grace. b. A child just learning to read could easily spell them out. Biblical Commentary (Bible study) Romans 5:1-11 EXEGESIS: ROMANS 5:1-2. We may request cookies to be set on your device. Jesus Christ (their Messiah), saves us all. It is all to Him: It’s not for me, it’s not for you, it’s all to Him. “For who has known the mind of the LORD? About the first Christians in Rome Rome was the most important city in the world at the time of Paul. i. 3. God will not forsake His own. i. unto me, to bear my name before the Gentiles, and kings, and the children of But if [it be] A Bible Study in EasyEnglish (2800 word vocabulary) on the Book of Romans. Their conversion was something holy and good for the church. the rejection and crucifixion of Israel's own Messiah. He then proceeds (in verses 2 to 4), to draw a What Old Testament Scripture Pastor Kevin begins with Romans chapter 11 explained, Tune in to have your faith strengthen. You can see from this that his first call was to the Gentile. Eph. Scripture: Romans 11:33–36. obtained while all others were blinded? For I speak to you Gentiles; inasmuch as I am an apostle to the Gentiles, I magnify my ministry, if by any means I may provoke to jealousy those who are my flesh and save some of them. into them, and they lived, and stood up upon their feet, an exceeding great Of course, they are loved for more than the sake of the fathers, but that by itself would be enough. God’s Sovereign Choice. Romans 11:12. Certainly not! We see how Israel stumbled because of unbelief, how gentiles are now receiving blessings because of their blindness. 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