Grafted for purpose

Romans 11:19-24
So you will say, “Branches were broken off so that I might be grafted in.” True, but so what? They were broken off because of their lack of trust. However, you keep your place only because of your trust. So don’t be arrogant; on the contrary, be terrified! For if God did not spare the natural branches, he certainly won’t spare you! So take a good look at God’s kindness and his severity: on the one hand, severity toward those who fell off; but, on the other hand, God’s kindness toward you—provided you maintain yourself in that kindness! Otherwise, you too will be cut off! Moreover, the others, if they do not persist in their lack of trust, will be grafted in; because God is able to graft them back in. For if you were cut out of what is by nature a wild olive tree and grafted, contrary to nature, into a cultivated olive tree, how much more will these natural branches be grafted back into their own olive tree!
 
As believers we must understand that we are grafted into the nation state of Israel, not that the body of believers has replaced Israel as the apple of God’s eye. We have a purpose to provoke the nation of Israel to jealousy so that they will return to the one true God. As Sha’ul said the non-believing jews were removed so we believing gentiles could be grafted in. Why, so the jews may regain trust in Adonai by our example and one day say as a nation ‘Blessed is he who comes in the name of ADONAI.’ Lord God let my example be true to Your heart and Your Torah, let Your chosen people come to trust in You through the sacrifice of the Mashiach, Yeshua. I ask this in Yeshua’s name, amen
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