All eyes were on the United Nations this week as the Palestinian Authority pursued statehood recognition.
Stan Goodenough is a Christian journalist living in the Holy Land. He's creator and editor of the online news site, Jerusalem Newswire.
Goodenough spoke with CBN News about the biblical implications of a U.N. vote for a Palestinian state.
He says for decades there has been "ongoing and relentless pressure" on Israel to give up the land of Jerusalem.
Click play for all of Goodenough's comments to CBN News Mideast Bureau Chief Chris Mitchell.
Also, see more analysis of the statehood debate and other issues concerning Israel, on the new CBN News show, Jerusalem Dateline: Showdown in New York City. Watch past episodes here.