How does God view the diplomatic process that has Israel relinquishing control of territory in exchange for peace or, at least, for an end to military hostility from the recipient of that land? Do we know? Can we know?
Surely, if we were certain about how He sees it, we would have no doubts as to what our view should be? For what God-fearing person would champion a position contrary to His? Doing so would put us in opposition to the LORD we say we love; we’d be warring against Him, in fact. That’s something to consider for a minute.
I’m going to approach this subject by explaining the genesis and evolution of the term, Land-for-Peace. I will spell out how I believe God sees it, based on the Bible. And I will briefly discuss where this process could be taking Israel as we enter 2023.
What’s in a name?
It is notable that the original term, Land-for-Peace, appeared in relation to an agreement – UN Resolution 242 – signed...
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