Replacement Theology Is Right But Gentiles Replaced by Jews

Replacement theology as taught by Paul in Roman's 9-11 is true. However, the Fullness of the Gentiles has come in. The existence of physical Israel is a sign of this according to Luke.

Will Gentiles who are not descended from Jacob be saved after the fullness of those Gentiles has come in? That is determined by God, not man.

However, the nation of Israel will not be saved, only the elect Jews called to Christ from before the making of the world. The sign of Israel is not a defense of the false teaching of Dispensationalism which is discussed in other articles on this site.

And the elect Jews are saved as part of the body of Christ in the exact same way the early Jewish Christian's were saved. This is also the way the Gentiles were saved until their fullness was completed.

If you are saved, truly saved, now that it could be that the Gentiles meant to be saved have been saved, you are physically descended from Jacob, with at least one Jewish ancestor somewhere in your past, as Paul explains in Roman's 11. And you believe in the Savior.

You may not have any Jewish DNA left. If you wish to satisfy your curiosity, you may take a DNA test, upload it to Gedmatch, then see through admixture if you have any modern or ancient Jewish DNA left.

You may even have Jewish cousins. Ancient Jewish DNA can be found in some admixture tests, especially the Gedrosian tests.

But finding DNA is not a test of faith. Knowing you are called in Christ is your only test of faith regarding your place in Christ.

There is one way of faith for Jew and Gentile. The elect Gentiles have been saved. Few are granted power to enter the gate.

Gentiles replaced Jews. Now Jews have replaced Gentiles. Israel is a sign but is not holy, and its Zionism is not the true Zion. The elect in Christ are the true New Zion.

The question remains whether Jews were saved in Christ after the falling away of the church predicted by the Apostle Paul. Certainly, it is possible, but unlikely. The conversions in the middle ages were to the state church, and those were false sacralist churches. Of course there were exceptions and it is not revealed in scripture if the hardening was complete.

It would be a pleasant surprise of Jews were saved after the hardening, and it would be a pleasant surprise if some Gentiles were saved during this time of Jewish salvation.

Paul himself said that after the hardening when he turned to the Gentiles he still held out hope for the salvation of some of his Jewish people. Therefore it is possible that Jews were saved, not by forced conversions to false sacralist religion, but by true conversion through the power of the gospel. But it isn't revealed in scripture.

See also, New Covenant Theology statement.


Popular posts from this blog

Summary of Gospel and Christian Doctrine

Predestined to Hell

The Word