Friday, 26 August 2016

The Presupposition of Abraham's Promise

The fact God promised Abraham that " thy seed (not seeds plural, but seed singular - which was Christ) all families of the earth (without distinguishing between ethnicities) shall be blessed (justified, saved)" - which Paul said was the 'Gospel' - implies the removal of the Law (which was added later) - because the Law stood in the way of the blessing coming on the Gentiles (it stood in the way for Jews too!)
Thus, the true 'Hebrew Roots' of the Gospel go back further than the Law, to the Promise - a promise given to Abraham the Hebrew - before his grandson Jacob (Israel) ever became a nation; before the Law was given; and which presupposed the removal of the Law which was only added later.

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