St. Paul’s Letter To The Romans Chapter 11


Yahweh, Faithful Father of Your
Covenant People,

You called upon a Jewish girl to
become the mother of the Messiah and from her womb You formed with her DNA and
her blood the human body of Your Son’born of a Jewish girl to be fully human and
fully Divine and fully Jewish’Yeshua [Jesus] of Nazareth, a physical descendant
of Abraham through Your servant David, King of Israel.  Like Joseph of ancient
times who was rejected by his brothers and yet was raised up by Your divine
providence to be the Prime Minister of the great Pharaoh of Egypt and to rule a
mighty world empire so too was Your Son Jesus, rejected by His brothers and yet
by the power of the Holy Spirit He was raised up from the dead to rule as King
of Kings from His heavenly throne over the world-wide empire of the Kingdom of
Heaven on earth’the Catholic Church, from which His appointed Vicar, the Pope
[father of fathers] reigns until His return.  We pray, Lord, for the full and
complete reunification of Your Covenant people as one people and one universal
Church serving the One True God.  Send Your Holy Spirit, Father to guide us in
our study as we examine the question of the future of Your Chosen People,
Israel.  We pray in the name of God the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit.


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This passage comes from the first of Moses’ 3 last homilies
to the Old Covenant Church, the children of Israel.  First he warns of sever
judgment for apostasy; then he gives this promise: “If, however, from there
you start searching once more for Yahweh your God, and if you search for him
honestly and sincerely, you will find him.  You will suffer; everything I have
said will befall you, but in the Final Days you will return to Yahweh your God
and listen to his voice.  For Yahweh your God is a merciful God and will not
desert or destroy you or forget the covenant which he made on oath with your

The reunification of
the nation of Israel by the prophet 8th century prophet Isaiah:
“That day, the root of Jesse, standing as a signal for the peoples, will be
sought out by the nations and its home will be glorious.  When that day comes,
the Lord will raise his hand a second time to ransom the remnant of his people,
those still left, from Assyria, from Egypt, from Pathros, Cush and Elam, from
Shinar, Hamath and the islands of the Sea.  He will hoist a signal for the
nations and assemble the outcasts of Israel; he will gather the scattered people
of Judah from the four corners of the earth.  Then Ephraim’s jealousy will cease
and Judah’s enemies be suppressed.   Ephraim will no longer be jealous of Judah
nor Judah any longer hostile to Ephraim… […].  

“For I shall take you from among the nations and gather you
back from all the countries, and bring you home to you own country.  I shall
pour clean water over you and you will be cleansed; I shall cleanse you of all
your filth and of all your foul idols.  I shall give you a new heart, and put a
new spirit in you; I shall remove the heart of stone from your bodies and give
you a heart of flesh instead.  I shall put my spirit in you, and make you keep
my laws and respect and practice my judgments.”

The prophecy of Israel and Judah being reunited as one
kingdom by the 6th century Prophet Ezekiel: “David my servant is
to be their prince for ever.  I shall make a covenant of peace with them, an
eternal covenant with them.  I shall resettle them and make them grow; I shall
set my sanctuary among them for ever.  I shall make my home above them; I shall
be their God, and they will be my people.  And the nations will know that I am
Yahweh the sanctifier of Israel, when my sanctuary is with them forever.”

Catechism of the Catholic Church # 60: “The people
descended from Abraham would be the trustees of the promise made to the
patriarchs, the chosen people, called to prepare for that day when God would
gather all his children into the unity of the Church.  They would be the root
onto which the Gentiles would be grafted, once they came to

“The mystery, as it is now revealed in the Spirit to his
holy apostles and prophets, was unknown to humanity in previous generations:
that the Gentiles now have the same inheritance and form the same Body and enjoy
the same promise in Christ Jesus through the Gospel.”

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