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Messianic Prophecies: Seed of Abraham
Genesis 22:17-18 "in blessing I will bless you, and in multiplying I will multiply your descendants as the stars of the heaven and as the sand which is on the seashore, and your descendants shall possess the gate of their enemies. In your seed all the nations of the earth shall be blessed..."

Genesis 12:3 Bible Prophecy about the Messiah Genesis 12:3 And I will bless them that bless thee, and curse him that curseth thee: and in thee shall all families

Genesis 22:17-18 Bible Prophecy about the Messiah Genesis 22:17 - That in blessing I will bless thee, and in multiplying I will multiply thy seed as the stars of the heaven, and as the sand which [is] upon the sea shore; and thy seed shall possess the gate of his enemies; 18 - And in thy seed shall all the nations of the earth be blessed; because thou hast obeyed my voice.

Jesus was the Seed of Abraham Gal 3:16 Now to Abraham and his Seed were the promises made. He does not say, "And to seeds," as of many, but as of one, "And to your Seed," who is Christ. Key Points: - The Lord spoke this prophecy to Abraham 2000 years after the fall of man. - The coming redeemer would be from the seed of Abraham. - God spoke of a great multitude of Abrahamís descendants but one seed. - The promise was spoken about 400 years after the flood. - The world had again turned to idolatry and wickedness. - Abraham was the first Hebrew. - God first called Abraham in the city of Ur in Mesopotamia. - The promise included all families, which includes all gentile nations. - Paul confirms in the New Testament that Abrahamís promised seed was Christ. - The whole Bible is built upon this promise to Abraham. - The promise was repeated to Abrahamís son Isaac and his grandson Jacob. - Ancient Rabbinic Judaism regarded this passage as Messianic.

The Seed of Abraham The Messiah will be the offspring of Abraham, and Savior of the whole world. Genesis 12:3 I will bless those who bless you, and I will curse him who curses you; and in you all the families of the earth shall be blessed." Genesis 22:17-18 "in blessing I will bless you, and in multiplying I will multiply your descendants as the stars of the heaven and as the sand which is on the seashore, and your descendants shall possess the gate of their enemies. In your seed all the nations of the earth shall be blessed..." Gal 3:16 Now to Abraham and his Seed were the promises made. He does not say, "And to seeds," as of many, but as of one, "And to your Seed," who is Christ.

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