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I.                   Intro

A.                The story of British Jews Mission

B.                 The Creation Museum with disclaimer

II.                Supresessionism: Old error repackaged

A.                Types of Supersessionism

1.                   Punitive

a)                  Israel sinned so Israel is replaced

b)                  The Church Father and this type of supersessionism

(1)               the epistle of Barnabas

(a)                “Ye ought therefore to understand. Moreover I ask you this one thing besides, as being one of yourselves and loving you all in particular more than my own soul, to give heed to yourselves now, and not to liken yourselves to certain persons who pile up sin upon sin, saying that our covenant remains to them also”

(2)               . Michael Vlach in his article: for Masters seminary states,

(a)                "When the writings of the church theologians of the patristic period are compiled, a consensus on five issues emerges… 3. The church is the new Israel… 4. As the new Israel, the church assumes the Jewish scriptures and covenant blessings that were given first to the nation Israel

B.                 Economic

1.                  Definition

a)                  This view is not as harsh as punitive Supersessionism since it does not emphasize Israel’s disobedience and punishment as the primary reason for its displacement as the people of God. Instead, it focuses on God’s plan for the people of God to transfer from an ethnic group (Israel) to a universal group not based on ethnicity (church).

(1)               Michael J. Vlach, “Various Forms of Replacement Theology,” Master's Seminary Journal 20, no. 1 (Spring 2009): 57-69.

C.                Structural Supersessionism

1.                  Definition

a)                  A form of Replacement Theology that teaches Israel’s place in God’s plan was a matter of convenience and a relic ignoring her continuing purpose in the plan of God.

II.               The Olive tree without a trunk

A.                Background of the book of Romans as it relates to Jew and Gentile

1.                   Read Romans 1:7

2.                  Rome’s Jewish population

3.                  The Decree of Claudius and  Acts 18:1-2

4.                  Tensions begin as Jewish Believers return

B.                 the structure of Romans chapters 9 through 11

C.                 the structure of Romans 11

D.                The Olive Tree

III.           Now what

A.                 First, you must be ready to insist on the historic connection between the Jewish people in the Bible and the Jewish people as a people today.

B.                  Second, . The Jewish backgrounds of the faith and Jewish studies help to inform Christian theology—Jesus was address Jewish question and speaking to the Judaism of his day.

1.                  Luke 18:18-22; Jewish question about eternal life and light and heavy Commandments

2.                   you must realize that the Christian faith is informed by its Jewish roots, remember you were grafted into an olive tree that previously existed the church

C.                 Third, there must be a continuing commitment to the great commission in relation to the Jewish people

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