Romans 11:19-36 New American Standard Bible

19  You will say then , "Branches were broken off so that I might be grafted in." 20  Quite right , they were broken off for their unbelief , but you stand by your faith . Do not be conceited e , but fear ; 21  for if God did not spare the natural branches , He will not spare you, either . 22  Behold then the kindness and severity of God ; to those who fell , severity , but to you, God's kindness , if you continue in His kindness ; otherwise you also will be cut off . 23  And they also , if they do not continue in their unbelief , will be grafted in, for God is able to graft them in again . 24  For if you were cut off from what is by nature a wild olive tree , and were grafted contrary to nature into a cultivated olive tree , how much more will these who are the natural e branches be grafted into their own olive tree ?

The Restoration of Israel

25  For I do not want you, brethren , to be uninformed of this mystery -so e that you will not be wise in your own estimation -that a partial hardening has happened to Israel until the fullness of the Gentiles has come in; 26  and so all Israel will be saved ; just as it is written , " THE DELIVERER WILL COME FROM ZION , HE WILL REMOVE UNGODLINESS FROM JACOB ." 27  " THIS IS MY COVENANT WITH THEM, WHEN I TAKE AWAY THEIR SINS ." 28  From the standpoint of the gospel they are enemies for your sake , but from the standpoint of God's choice they are beloved for the sake of the fathers ; 29  for the gifts and the calling of God are irrevocable . 30  For just as you once were disobedient to God , but now have been shown mercy because of their disobedience , 31  so these also now have been disobedient , that because of the mercy shown to you they also may now be shown mercy . 32  For God has shut up all in disobedience so that He may show mercy to all .

33  Oh , the depth of the riches both of the wisdom and knowledge of God ! How unsearchable are His judgments and unfathomable His ways ! 34  For WHO HAS KNOWN THE MIND OF THE Lord , OR WHO BECAME HIS COUNSELOR ? 35  Or WHO HAS FIRST GIVEN TO HIM THAT IT MIGHT BE PAID BACK TO HIM AGAIN? 36  For from Him and through Him and to Him are all things . To Him be the glory forever . Amen .

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