Sunday Pulpit Series
The Power of Truth 13
By Rev Robert Ampiah-Kwofi
Everything in the Abrahamic covenant depended on the seed that God promised to Abraham.
Genesis 12:7 KJV
“And the Lord appeared unto Abram, and said, Unto thy seed will I give this land: and there builded he an altar unto the Lord, who appeared unto him.”
God later repeated this promise. Abraham protested because his promised seed had not yet been born.
Genesis 15:3 KJV
“And Abram said, Behold, to me thou hast given no seed: and, lo, one born in my house is mine heir.”
The Lord reassured Abraham that the promised seed would surely come.
Genesis 15:4 KJV
“And, behold, the word of the Lord came unto him, saying, This shall not be thine heir; but he that shall come forth out of thine own bowels shall be thine heir.”
Out of the promised seed would come countless descendants.
Genesis 15:5 KJV
“And he brought him forth abroad, and said, Look now toward heaven, and tell the stars, if thou be able to number them: and he said unto him, So shall thy seed be.”
Abraham had eight sons in all.
He had Ishmael with Hagar, and Isaac with Sarah and six more sons with Keturah, who he married after Sarah died.
Genesis 25:1-2 KJV
“Then again Abraham took a wife, and her name was Keturah.
And she bare him Zimran, and Jokshan, and Medan, and Midian, and Ishbak, and Shuah.”
Only Isaac the promised seed was pivotal to the plan of God.
Hebrews 11:18 NKJV
“Of whom it was said, “In Isaac your seed shall be called,”
Isaac was a type of Christ the Messiah.
Galatians 3:16 NKJV
“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.”
All the promises of God are fulfilled in the Seed.
2 Corinthians 1:20 NIV
“For no matter how many promises God has made, they are “Yes” in Christ. And so through him the “Amen” is spoken by us to the glory of God.”
As you go to church, may all the promises of God be “YES” in your life.