Lesson for September 3, 2016.

THE ADOPTION OF GENTILES INTO THE COMMONWEALTH OF ISRAEL

Scripture Reading: Romans 11; Ephesians 2.

Memory Verses: Ephesians 2:12,13.

  1. What great advantage had the Jews over other nations under heaven? Romans 3:1,2; 3:9:4,5; John 4:22.
  2. What does the Bible say about the Gentile nations? Ephesians 2:12.
  3. What infallible promise does God give them? Hosea 2:23; Isaiah 62:2.
  4. When implementing His Promise to the Gentile nations, what wretched condition befell the Jewish nation? Romans 11:7-10.
  5. How long was the above condition to prevail? Isaiah 6:11-13.
  6. What mysterious results did the falling of the Jewish nation have on the Gentile nations? Romans 11:11,25,28,30-33.
  7. What has made it possible for the Gentile nations to be grafted into the commonwealth of Israel? Ephesians 2:11-14.
  8. Are they now members of Abraham’s family and fellow-heirs? Galatians 3:26-29; Ephesians 3:5,6; Romans 10:12.
  9. What severe warning is given to the grafted in heirs? Romans 11:20-23.
  10. What are the Gentile believers dutifully bound to do?  1 Peter 2:5,9,10.
  11. How unsearchable is this mysterious act of God? Romans 11:33-36.

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