The promise of the seed was an indispensable part of the Covenant and became the testing ground for Abraham’s faith, culminating in the triumph of faith on Mount Moriah when he was willing to sacrifice Isaac if God so required, believing that God would raise him from the dead. The “seed theme” has its origins in Genesis 3 and runs through Scripture to the book of Revelation. Of course the crucial fulfilment was in the incarnation of Jesus the Messiah but the conflict between the seed of the serpent and the seed of the woman extends to the end of time.

The Seed – Part 1

The covenant with Abraham is foundational to all that follows. We need to understand what is meant by covenant and the differing types. Genesis 12:1-3 is the foundation of the subsequent story of God and His people…

The Seed – Part 2

In this session we backtrack to consider the assault on the purity of the seed line in the period prior to the flood. This is in the context of the struggle between the seed of the woman and the seed of the serpent…

The Seed – Part 3

Four women, appear in the genealogy between Judah and Jesus the Messiah. Two had children through “irregular” sexual relationships and two were foreigners from societies under the judgement of God…

The Seed – Part 4

This session continues the themes of the previous one, following the threat to the seed and how God took action to preserve it. Two strategies emerged, genocide and assimilation, and two prongs – external (physical) and internal (spiritual)…

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