Christian In Israel

Israel and the enduring land promise

The latest to challenge Israel’s irrevocable calling is the Church of Scotland, which concluded the land promise to Israel no longer stands.

The Kilmory Church, on the Isle of Arran in Scotland
Photo by: Wikimedia Commons
Gentile Christians have always had a problem with understanding and accepting God’s enduring election over Israel. The latest to challenge Israel’s irrevocable calling is the Church of Scotland, which recently issued a report entitled “The Inheritance of Abraham,” that concluded the land promise to Israel no longer stands and was allegorical to begin with.

After sharp criticism from the Jewish community and fellow Christians, the Scottish church is now reconsidering this document. But in it, they also insisted that the divine election of Israel can no longer be defended in light of the New Testament message of God’s universal love.



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