Messianic-churchesIn order for us to understand that the church’s reconnectionto Israel in the Spirit is also connected to the last great outpouring and harvest that is to come upon the earth, we need to first understand that God is not finished with the physical seed of Israel and that the church has not replaced them. While the church is obviously included in the Israel of God, which the apostle Paul refers to as the commonwealth of Israel [that Gentile believers are now citizens of Israel and co-heirs (Eph. 2:12, 19, KJV, NIV; Rom. 8:17)], the family of God is not complete until Israel’s spiritual restoration takes place and our first-born brethren are fully restored. More