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Historically, Christianity has taught supersessionism (replacement theology), which implies or outright states that Christianity has superseded Judaism, and that the Mosaic Covenant of the Hebrew Bible has been superseded by the New Covenant of Jesus, wherein salvation is brought about by the grace of God, and not by obedience to the Torah.
This is generally complemented with the concept of God having transferred the status of "God's people" from the Jews to the Christian Church.

I cannot believe this and am not able to stand for this conviction, although Israel has rejected Jesus, it has not forfeited its status as God's chosen people. God does not change His mind or Contradict Himself. As Jesus stated in the words of Matthew and Paul Matthew 5:17 (AMP)“17 Do not think that I have come to do away with or undo the Law or the Prophets; I have come not to do away with or undo but to complete and fulfill them.”
Romans 11:29 (AMP)“29 For God’s gifts and His call are irrevocable. [He never withdraws them when once they are given, and He does not change His mind about those to whom He gives His grace or to whom He sends His call.]”
The core of supersessionism, in which the Mosaic Covenant is canceled, is less agreed upon. Though God's Commandments may or may not be seen as necessary, most are still followed, especially the keeping of Shabbat, some of the kashrut (dietary laws), and other holy days.
Jesus has provided a way to come to God through grace for both Jew and gentile alike, the Law as spoken off does not lead to heaven, as it is impossible to keep in our current day. This results in the words of Jesus where “Jesus said to him, I am the Way and the Truth and the Life; no one comes to the Father except by (through) Me.”John 14:6 (AMP)

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