Christ-followers are eager to serve and obey God to the best of our ability and knowledge. When there are gaps in our understanding, it behooves us to “grow in wisdom.” For example, what does the Bible say about the Promised Land and God’s chosen people? An introduction, with a link to a more in depth study.
Many Christians don’t know what the Bible says about Israel and God’s chosen people; many others think they know. Both groups owe themselves an honest look at the themes and patterns of the Bible as a whole, which might reveal a few surprises.
Many Americans believe that Israel was given to the Jewish people by God. But does the Bible support this belief? Answering this requires examining the conditions God put on the “land grant” and the consequences of violating those conditions. With this background, viewers are equipped to decide for themselves about the legitimacy of Israel’s claim.