"Wherefore, as by one man sin entered into the world, and death by sin; and so death passed upon all men, for that all have sinned......

"...as concerning the flesh, Christ came" (Rom.9:5)



....much more the grace of God, and the gift by grace, which is by one man, Jesus Christ, hath abounded unto many..." (Rom.5:10-21)


Sun, Moon and stars are for signs

Abraham's seed (Star, Dust and Sand)

Now the Lord had said unto Abram, (Abraham
Gen.17) Get thee out of thy country, and from thy kindred, and from thy father's house, unto a land that I will shew thee: And I will make of thee a great nation, and I will bless thee, and make thy name great; and thou shalt be a blessing: And I will bless them that bless thee, and curse him that curseth thee: and in thee shall all families of the earth be blessed. (Gen.12:1-2)

I.   So Abram departed, as the Lord had spoken unto him
      A.  God called Abram (Abraham
Gen.17:5), and blesses him with a promise of Christ (John.8:56, Gal.3:16)
      B.  He departs from Haran
II.  Then the Lord appeared unto Abram, (Abraham
Gen.17:5) and said, Unto thy seed will I give this
: (Canaan)
      A.  Abraham built an Altar
      B.  Abraham meets Melchizedec.
(Gen.14:17-24, Psa.110:4, Heb.7:1-4)
III. Then God said that Abraham's seed will as the star's of heaven  
      A.  Tell (Count) the stars...so shall your seedbe (Gen.15:1-5, John.8:56)
      B.  This would continue through Isaac  and be fullfilled in Christ(Gen.15:1-21; 16:1-16; 21:1-1-13)
            NOTE: That God said that Abraham would be a father to many "Nations"
            1.  The Sand seed - The children of the flesh of Abraham
(Gen.22:17; 23:12, Rom.9:27)
            2.  The Dust seed - the Gentile Nations
(Gen.13:16; 28:14)


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;
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