Sunday, March 20, 2011

Who is the true Son of Promise?

God’s final atonement for sin was not a ram caught in the thicket but the Son of the promise. Isaac could be spared, must be spared, for while he was the seed of the promise, he was so only in shadow, pointing to the true Seed, the beloved Son, not of Abraham but of the heavenly Father. God the Father spared the beloved son of Abraham but not His own Beloved.

-Edmund Clowney, Preaching Christ in All of Scripture

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