Misinterpreting “seed”-the natural vs. the spiritual

“The problem most have with interpreting the “seed” in Jeremiah 31:35-37 is beginning in the “middle” or at the “end” rather than at the beginning. God defined the seed of Abraham in Gen. 12:7; 21:12; 22:18 (which by the way is none other than the “seed” in Gen, 3:15).

He said, “In Isaac shall thy seed be called“. A significant point about Isaac is that God commands Abraham to kill him (offer him as a sacrifice) which he did (Gen 22:1-12; Heb. 11:17-19). (Abraham did OFFER ISAAC as a sacrifice.)

The significance of this point is missed. Isaac was Abraham’s natural seed, but through offering him up as a sacrifice ended that natural seed connection, “figuratively speaking.” This action is prophetic of what was to come later.”



..because you have done this thing, and have not withheld your [Abraham] son, your only son—blessing I will bless you [Abraham], and multiplying I will multiply your descendants…In your [Abraham’s] seed all the nations of the earth shall be blessed…


THE BLESSING of Abraham is given, through Jesus Christ, so that we may receive the PROMISE of the Spirit through faith. What is that PROMISE?



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