And if some of the branches be broken off, and you, being a wild olive tree, were grafted in among them…
I. IN EVERY REVELATION WE HAVE OF GOD THESE TWO PHASES APPEAR. Look to —
3. The Bible.
4. The Cross.
5. The Jewish nation.
II. THE DISPLAY OF THESE TWO PHASES IS NECESSARY TO MAN IN THIS WORLD.
1. To keep the mind from extremes.
2. To induce sinners to repent.
Parallel VersesKJV: And if some of the branches be broken off, and thou, being a wild olive tree, wert graffed in among them, and with them partakest of the root and fatness of the olive tree;