These authors are missing the biblical narrative. It seems unfathomable to them that their neutral Jesus arose out of the lineage of one man (Abraham) and one nation (Israel). (Sorry, but God did choose one nation above all others for the salvation of the world, and it wasn’t America.) Israel was the Lord’s preference as his chosen people and granted them blessings that have never been granted to any other nation (Romans 9.4-5). It was only according to the flesh of Israel that Jesus became Messiah King over all peoples.
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