Those individuals refer to such statements made by Paul in Romans 11:28-29 which states "but as far as election is concerned, they [Israel] are loved on account of the patriarchs, for God’s gifts and his call are irrevocable."
Burge maintains the Jewish people living in Israel today have no divine right or authority to claim Israel as their God-given homeland. Like a domino affect Burge has also become involved in evangelical efforts to delegitimize Israel's claim to land and has become a participant in various pro-Palestinian Christian efforts to cast dispersion on the nation of Israel in their treatment of Palestinians.
The debate rages on.
Last year Rydelnik and Burge appeared on Moody Radio on the Janet Parshall show to discuss their views on "land theology." I recommend my readers spend the time to listen to this quick moving dialogue over an essential issue.
Has God given the Jewish people the land of Israel to be their homeland, or has the covenant God made with Abraham to give his descendant the land of Israel ended because of their disobedience?
Listen to Rydelnik and Burge hash out their different perspectives on this most essential issue. Please click here to listen to this broadcast.