Romans 11:22-23

22 Therefore consider the goodness and severity of God: on those who fell, severity; but toward you, goodness, if you continue in His goodness. Otherwise you also will be cut off.

23 And they also, if they do not continue in unbelief, will be grafted in, for God is able to graft them in again.

severity — the present, temporary dealing of God with unbelieving Israel

cut off — The warning here does not signify that a believer can lose his salvation. Paul is not now dealing with the subject of individual union with Christ. That he had shown in chapter 8 to be inseparable (Romans 8:1 and 30-39). He is here speaking of the principles upon which God has acted towards Jew and Gentile. The Gentile needs to be warned of the danger of an evil heart of unbelief as much as a Jew, and of coming under the disciplinary severity of God. — Vine, page 168.

grafted in — rejection of Israel, not irrevocable

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