The Seed of Abraham: A Theological Analysis of Galatians 3 and Its Implications for Israel

Nondispensationalists often claim that Paul’s identification of believing Gentiles as “the seed of Abraham” in Galatians 3 means that the church is now “spiritual Israel,” and that a future fulfillment of national and political blessings to Israel are now excluded. Yet a proper understanding of the “seed” concept in Galatians and the rest of the Bible shows this is not the case. Jesus’ identification as the ultimate seed of Abraham is the basis for the fulfillment of all of the Abrahamic blessings, including national and political promises to Israel along with Gentile inclusion.

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Turabian: Riccardi, Michael. "The Seed of Abraham: A Theological Analysis of Galatians 3 and Its Implications for Israel." The Master's Seminary Journal 25, no. 1 (Spring 2014): 51-64.

APA: Riccardi, M. (2014). The Seed of Abraham: A Theological Analysis of Galatians 3 and Its Implications for Israel. The Master's Seminary Journal, 25(1), 51-64.