11-12 Then he said: A certain man used to have two sons. And the younger of them said to the father: Father, give me my share of your property. He now divided his livelihood among them.
With much heartache the apostle Paul - in the chapters 9, 10 and 11 of his Letter to the Romans – has recorded the awful results of that stubborn attitude for the nation.
For how long?
Until the fullness of the Gentiles should enter. For then, a mere Remnant of the nation will eventually come to repentance and recovery. Everything points to the fact that this happy reversal is approaching swiftly (Rom 11: 25-33).