A Nation and a Company of Nations
These tremendous promises were re-promised to Isaac and to Jacob.
Abraham's other sons were rejected
from this birthright.
Esau, Isaac's son and Jacob's twin brother sold it and was rejected.
The promise, as confirmed to Isaac is recorded in Genesis 28:1-5;
to Jacob in Genesis 27:26-29, where material blessing of wealth
in the things of the ground is added with the prophecy
that heathen nations shall be ruled by the birthright nations of Israel.
Again recorded in Genesis 28:13-14, where the added
detail that these nations of Israel,
shall eventually spread around the world.
Still later, God appeared unto
Jacob, whose name was changed to Israel,
still further defining the make up of these "many nations" thus:
"And God said unto him, I am God Almighty: be fruitful and multiply; a nation and a company of nations shall be of thee, and kings shall come out of thy loins" (Genesis 35:9-12).
So the 'many nations' are eventually to take shape as a nation, one great, wealthy, powerful nation; and another company of nations, a group or Commonwealth of Nations allied.
This promise never has been
fulfilled in the Jews.
It could not pertain to the Church, for there is but one true Church acknowledged in the Bible, and it (the church) is not a nation, or a group of nations, but a collection of called out individuals scattered throughout the nations.
Yet this amazing promise must
unless we are to deny the Bible and God's sacred Word!
The promise is fulfilled in Great Britain and America
Please read pamphlet #535
Also read #6026
Also read TheStoneKingdom
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