Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary

16 Jan 2012

What Constitutes the Promised Land?

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Jordan River

There is a legitimate question whether the Promised Land includes territory on the east side of the Jordan River or not. Clearly God promised to give the land of Canaan on the west side of the Jordan River to Abraham and his descendants, but should the land given to Reuben, Gad, and half of Manasseh be considered part of the Promised Land. Todd Bolen presents the arguments for and against.