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Supersessionism is the Christian theological belief that Christianity is the fulfillment of Biblical Judaism. In its more radical form, generally termed "replacement theology", supersessionism maintains that the Jews are no longer considered to be God's Chosen people in any sense. The Church is the People of God and the New Israel, to whom alone the promises of God belong. The more general understanding of this view in a milder form is therefore that Jews who deny that Jesus is the Jewish Messiah fall short of their calling as God's Chosen people, but God has not entirely cast them off as His Chosen, to whom the promises also belong through Jesus, the Christ (Anointed) Son of David.

He will be great, and will be called the Son of the Most High;
and the Lord God will give to him the throne of his father David,
and he will reign over the house of Jacob for ever;
and of his kingdom there will be no end.
—Luke 1:32-33 RSVCE
Because Christ Jesus is ruler over the house of Jacob, the Lord Jesus rules the history and destiny of the Jews even now, although they are unaware of it.

The Tanakh: the Scriptures of the Jews

According to the ordinary reading of the New Testament and the consensus of the majority of Christians from the 1st century to this day, the authority of the kingdom of God had been wholly taken away from the Jews in the 1st century and given to the leaders of the Gentiles and Jews in Christ long before the Council of Jamnia. Stephen the first martyr for Christ testified to the Sanhedrin this fact by the Holy Spirit:
"Ye stiffnecked and uncircumcised in heart and ears, ye do always resist the Holy Ghost: as your fathers did, so do ye. Which of the prophets have not your fathers persecuted? and they have slain them which shewed before of the coming of the Just One; of whom ye have been now the betrayers and murderers: Who have received the law by the disposition of angels, and have not kept it." Acts 7:51-53 KJV
The Apostle Paul himself testified that the Jews are no longer the arbiters of Holy Scripture, but instead that Christian leaders are to be accounted as "the stewards of the mysteries of God". See the testimony of the following scriptures of the Bible:
Matthew 15:13-14
Matthew 16:18-19
Matthew 18:17-18
Matthew 21:43
Matthew 28:18-20
Luke 1:32-33
Luke 10:16
Luke 22:29-30
Acts 7:51-53
Romans 16:17-19
1 Corinthians 4:1
1 Corinthians 6:2-3
2 Corinthians 3:14-16
2 Corinthians 5:18-20
1 Thessalonians 2:13-16
1 Timothy 3:14-15
1 Timothy 6:20-21
Hebrews 13:17
1 John 4:2-6
2 John 9-ll
Jude 3

See also



Christian mysteries

Orthodox Mysteries