Romans 11:17-21

17 But if some of the branches were broken off, and you, although a wild olive shoot, were grafted in among the others and now share in the nourishing root[c] of the olive tree, 18 do not be arrogant toward the branches. If you are, remember it is not you who support the root, but the root that supports you. 19 Then you will say, “Branches were broken off so that I might be grafted in.” 20 That is true. They were broken off because of their unbelief, but you stand fast through faith. So do not become proud, but fear. 21 For if God did not spare the natural branches, neither will he spare you.

One response to “Romans 11:17-21

  1. Christ is the root and God’s sovereign choice is the gardener. He removed parts of Israel that rejected the Messiah and the message of Him. He reached into the Gentiles and chose us to be part of His tree, His kingdom. But what right have I to brag or to disdain the branch who was removed? If it Him and Him alone.

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