When we regard the church as the thing in itself apart from Israel, that is, by disregarding the centrality of Israel in God's purposes, we are "making the part stand for the whole." God is just as much jealous for the whole faith as He is for the whole t
From Isaiah 6, Art shows that the prophetic word of judgment upon Israel still holds, and can only be alleviated by another prophetic word out of the mouths of those who have passed through Isaiahs own seeing.
Art probes the perplexity of the mystery of Israel given in Romans 11 and Psalm 102. It is a mystery that profoundly affects the contemporary Gentile church and the only mystery that carries a penalty for our willful ignorance of it.