Advent Reflections: The Seed of Abraham

“And in your seed all the nations of the earth shall be blessed, because you have obeyed My voice.”

-Genesis 22:18, NASB

In my last post, I talked about Jesus being the seed of woman (or the seed of Eve). He was also the seed of Abraham. A couple of years ago I did an in-depth study on the story of Abraham, and a lot of things about it surprised me. You may already know the story of how Abraham and Sarah bore Isaac when they were 100 and 91 years old respectively. Some people find inspiration in that story. I didn’t. I thought of my…