Archive for October 28th, 2008

LAND promise becomes the New Earth

It was not through law that Abraham and his offspring received the promise that he would be heir of the world …
(Romans 4:13-14)

For Abraham was looking forward to the city with foundations, whose architect and builder is God. … they were longing for a better country–a heavenly one.
(Hebrews 11:10,16)

PEOPLE promise is fulfilled in an Israel made of both Jews and Gentiles who believe in Jesus

If you belong to Christ, then you are Abraham’s seed, and heirs according to the promise.
(Galatians 3:29)

A man is not a Jew if he is only one outwardly, nor is circumcision merely outward and physical.
No, a man is a Jew if he is one inwardly; and circumcision is circumcision of the heart, by the Spirit …
(Romans 2:28-29)

BLESSING promise happens through the gospel

Understand, then, that those who believe are children of Abraham. The Scripture foresaw that God would justify the Gentiles by faith, and announced the gospel in advance to Abraham: “All nations will be blessed through you.” So those who have faith are blessed along with Abraham, the man of faith.
(Galatians 3:7-9)

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