Didn’t the Jewish people reject and crucify their Messiah, Jesus Christ? Although a few accepted Jesus, didn’t Israel as a nation reject Jesus? Don’t all the promises originally to Israel now belong to Christians?
Certainly, Apostle Paul explains, “With the breaking off of some ‘natural branches’ of the figurative olive tree, there was a grafting in of ‘wild’ non Israelite ones…(Rom. 11:17-24; Gal. 3:28,29)….Natural Israel failed to produce the required number [for his Church], so God ‘turned his attention to the nations to take out of them a people for his name’ (Acts 15:14)…” (Aid to Bible Understanding, p.855).
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