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Gentiles, the Fulness of the

This is spoken of in connection with the olive-tree as God's tree of promise and privilege on the earth. Israel was that tree, Jeremiah 11:16; but because of unbelief some (perhaps the most) of the branches were broken off, and some Gentiles were, contrary to nature, grafted into the good olive-tree. But if these Gentiles do not continue in the goodness of God, they also will be broken off, the fulness of the Gentiles will have come in, and Israel will be reinstated. Romans 11:15-25 . It therefore follows that as the admission of the Gentiles to privilege is linked with the failure of Israel, so the taking up of the Jews again for blessing is linked with the apostasy of the Gentiles. A solemn fact for Christendom!

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Morrish, George. Entry for 'Gentiles, the Fulness of the '. Morrish Bible Dictionary. 1897.

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