The Prophet: Unclean! Unclean!
Isaiah 5 & 53
As one reads through the ebb and flow of Israel’s successes and failures, the threat of judgment and the promise of hope… It all starts to feel like polishing the brass on the titanic. How long can we keep this up? How will Israel act as a rescuing agent when Israel herself is in need of saving? Isaiah has some of the Scripture’s most profound things to say about this problem, but accessing it is complicated.