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1. The contrast between law and grace is affirmed here:

For the law was given through Moses; grace and truth came through Jesus Christ. (John 1:17)

No amount of exegetical/hermeneutic work can explain this contrast away.

2. You won’t find what the Old and New Testament have in common in “narrative”, but in the prophetical element of the Old Testament. Here:

 “Behold, the days are coming, declares the Lord, when I will make a new covenant with the house of Israel and the house of Judah, not like the covenant that I made with their fathers on the day when qI took them by the hand to bring them out of the land of Egypt, my covenant that they broke, though I was their husband, declares the Lord. For this is the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel after those days, declares the Lord: I will put my law within them, and I will write it on their hearts. And I will be their God, and they shall be my people. 34 And no longer shall each one teach his neighbor and each his brother, saying, ‘Know the Lord,’ for they shall all know me, from the least of them to the greatest, declares the Lord. For I will forgive their iniquity, and I will remember their sin no more.” (Jer 31:31-34)

Jesus has brought all this, but in its overwhelming majority, “the house of Israel and the house of Judah” have rejected it.

3. “Paul’s olive tree analogy in Romans 11:16-24” does not suggest at all that, since Jesus came, “Jews and Christians are ‘different branches’ of the same family”. It suggets that many (most) Jewish branches “were broken off because of their unbelief” so that a “wild shoot” of Gentile believers in Jesus Christ “might be grafted in”, but Paul envisages a time when “the natural branches” will be “grafted back into their own olive tree” (Rom 11:24), when “all Israel will be saved” (Rom 11:26).

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