Contributed by John Shearhart on Apr 21, 2013
The nation of Israel is promised to Abraham. This foreshadows the blessed spiritual nation of all God’s elect.
Genesis chapter 12 is one of the most important chapters in the whole Bible. Our interpretation of these first three verses affects nearly everything we believe about the church, salvation, and the end of time:
Now the LORD had said unto Abram, Get thee out of thy country, and from thy kindred,