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Grafted in or Cut Off?

Grafting is a horticultural technique of splicing a bud or branch of one tree into the trunk/root system of another. Over time the splice heals, allowing the new branch to thrive and bare fruit—if such is it's nature.

In his letter to the Romans, Paul uses grafting as an analogy to depict a concept of the Gentiles believers being included in the blessings of Abram:

Harvest of Tares

"But while his men were sleeping, his enemy came and sowed tares among the wheat, and went away." (Mat 13:24-25 NAU)

Remembering that Jesus said, "I was sent only to the lost sheep of the house of Israel." (Matt. 15:24). His words and parables, therefore, must also pertain primarily, if not exclusively, to those same lost sheep—Israel...

Without Prejudice. © 2012, Steven., house of bij de Leij., a man.