Doctrine Debates Made Easy - Are There Two Peoples of God?

Few subjects divide Christians more than Israel and the Church. Was the promise to Abraham everlasting? Were the old Testament promises to Israel fulfilled by Jesus? Does God have a future plan for the Jewish nation? Two Christians with opposing views discuss the subject in a way that anyone can understand. No politics, no jargon, just straight up doctrine.

On this edition, Jeremy Moodey from Embrace the Middle East and Terry Boyle from Insight For Living UK go head to head!

Dr Boyle builds his argument for there being two peoples of God by applying an ultra-literalist interpretation, or hermeneutic, to selected Scriptures.... More

First I would like to thank Jeremy for his constructive and careful dialogue in this debate. I have enjoyed reading his submissions and even... More

Purpose Statement: Dr Boyle began his argument by focusing on the Abrahamic land promise in Genesis 17:7-8. I responded that the Bible teaches... More

Preliminary Remarks: I started out by speaking of the Covenant with Abraham. Put simply, that was the moment when a new phase of God’s kingdom... More

Purpose Statement: Dr Boyle’s opening case addresses a separate issue from that under discussion, focusing on God’s land promise to Abram (Abraham)... More

Preliminary Remarks: At Communion we proclaim Christ’s death until He comes (1 Corinthians 11:26). We are waiting for something to be different when... More

Purpose Statement: This blog sets out the Scriptural arguments, from a Christian perspective, against the notion that there are two peoples of... More

Purpose Statement: This blog makes the case that whatever the current situation, the promise of land and descendants to Abraham remains. Israel... More