Romans 11:15-24 NIV

15 For if their rejection is the reconciliation1 of the world, what will their acceptance be but life from the dead?2

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16 If the part of the dough offered as firstfruits3 is holy, then the whole batch is holy; if the root is holy, so are the branches.

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17 If some of the branches have been broken off,4 and you, though a wild olive shoot, have been grafted in among the others5 and now share in the nourishing sap from the olive root,

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18 do not boast over those branches. If you do, consider this: You do not support the root, but the root supports you.6

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19 You will say then, "Branches were broken off so that I could be grafted in."
20 Granted. But they were broken off because of unbelief, and you stand by faith.7 Do not be arrogant,8 but be afraid.9

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21 For if God did not spare the natural branches, he will not spare you either.
22 Consider therefore the kindness10 and sternness of God: sternness to those who fell, but kindness to you, provided that you continue11 in his kindness. Otherwise, you also will be cut off.12

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23 And if they do not persist in unbelief, they will be grafted in, for God is able to graft them in again.13

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24 After all, if you were cut out of an olive tree that is wild by nature, and contrary to nature were grafted into a cultivated olive tree,14 how much more readily will these, the natural branches, be grafted into their own olive tree!

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