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208 Abraham's family WH

208 Abraham's family WH



God's providence through Abraham's family

God's providence through Abraham's family



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  • Terah is the father of both Abraham and Sarah, by different wives. That is why Sarah was Abraham’s half-sister (Gen. 20:12). Thus, Isaac had only one grandfather.This puts Terah in the same position as Zechariah, who was the father of both Jesus and also Jesus’ would-be bride, John the Baptist’s sister. The reason behind this providence in Jesus’ family was to make Jesus and his wife the second Adam and Eve. Adam and Eve were also brother and sisters, with only one father—God.According to the Principle, Abraham and Sarah were supposed to “restore the positions of Adam’s family” (p. 209) in the incident when they went down to Egypt and posed as brother and sister (Gen. 12:10-20). This, it is said, would have created a ‘model course’ for Jesus. So it is significant that God set up Abraham’s family to have one grandfather-figure, Terah, in the same way that Jesus’ family was later set up to have one grandfather-figure, Zechariah.
  • God's work of salvation aims to restore the sovereignty of goodness by first dividing good from evil and then destroying evil and uplifting the good. God had Abraham cut the sacrifices in two before offering them, with the intention of doing the symbolic work of dividing good from evil, The sacrifices were to be divided, first, to restore the situation in Adam's family in which Abel and Cain were divided into a representative of good and a representative of evil. Second, it was to restore the situation of having divided good from evil during the forty days of Noah's flood. Third, it was to make the symbolic condition to separate a realm of good sovereignty out of the universe ruled by Satan. Fourth, it was to make the condition to sanctify the offering by draining out the blood of death, which had entered fallen humanity when they were bound in blood-ties to Satan. First, not dividing the offering has the significance of not dividing Abel from Cain. Without being divided, the offering could not be acceptable to God because it did not provide Him with an Abel-type object partner which He could take. Consequently, the mistakes Cain and Abel had made in their sacrifices were not restored. Second, not dividing the offering was tantamount to repeating the failure of the providence in Noah's time, when good and evil remained undivided despite the flood. Like the failure of Noah's family, Abraham's failure to divide the offering also deprived God of His good object partner. Thus, it repeated the mistake which made the dispensation of the flood a failure. Third, not dividing the offering meant there was no symbolic condition to separate a realm of God's good sovereignty out of the universe under Satan's dominion. Fourth, because the blood of death was not drained out of it, not dividing the offering meant it could not be a sanctified offering acceptable to God. In other words, when Abraham offered the birds without first dividing them, it meant that he offered what had not been wrested from Satan's possession. His mistake had the effect of acknowledging Satan's claim of possession over them. The dove, symbolizing the formation stage, remained in Satan's possession. Consequently, Satan also claimed the ram, symbolizing the growth stage, and the heifer, symbolizing the completion stage, both of which were to be fulfilled based upon the formation stage. Since it had the effect of handing over the entire symbolic offering to Satan, not dividing the birds constituted a sin.
  • Now Sarai, Abram's wife, had borne him no children. She had a female Egyptian servant whose name was Hagar. 2 And Sarai said to Abram, “Behold now, the LORD has prevented me from bearing children. Go in to my servant; it may be that I shall obtain children[a] by her.” And Abram listened to the voice of Sarai. 3 So, after Abram had lived ten years in the land of Canaan, Sarai, Abram's wife, took Hagar the Egyptian, her servant, and gave her to Abram her husband as a wife. 4 And he went in to Hagar, and she conceived. And when she saw that she had conceived, she looked with contempt on her mistress.[
  • Meaning ambiguous. Could mean younger will serve elder.
  • Should Jacob have taken Esau’s blessing. Why didn’t Rebecca question Isaac? Why didn’t Isaac explain to Rebecca what he was doing?
  • Isaac sends Jacob to his uncle to marry his cousin. And gives him his blessing – Adam and Abraham’s blessing. More spiritual and religious/covenatal than Esau’s blessing
  • He loved Jacob – as older brother. He respected him because he was very successful – family and wealth. But never got to stage of following directions or of multiplying goodness
  • Judah saves Joseph’s life. Risks himself to protect him
  • Restores Adam’s position?
  • Dinah was already pregnant by Shechem, and bore him a posthumous daughter. Her brothers wished to kill the child, as custom demanded, lest any Canaanite might say 'The maidens of Israel are without shame!' Jacob, however, restrained them, hung about his grand-daughter's neck a silver disk on which were engraved the words 'Holy to God!', and laid her underneath a thorn bush -- hence she was called 'Asenath'. That same day Michael, in the shape of an eagle, flew off with Asenath to On in Egypt, and there laid her beside God's altar. The priest, by name Potipherah, seeing his wife was barren, brought up Asenath as his own child. Many years later, when Joseph had saved Egypt from famine and made a progress through the land, women threw him thank-offerings. Among them was Asenath who, having no other gift, tossed Joseph her silver disk, which he caught as it flew by. He recognized the inscription and, knowing the she must be his own niece, married her.[5]Genesis records nothing more about Asenath, but her story is elaborated in the apocryphalJoseph and Asenath. There, she is a virgin who rejects several worthy suitors in favor of Joseph, but Joseph will not have a pagan for a wife. She locks herself in a tower and rejects her idolatry in favor of Joseph's God Yahweh, and receives a visit from an angel who accepts her conversion. A ritual involving a honeycomb follows. Bees cover her and sting her lips to remove the false prayers to the pagan gods of her past. Joseph now consents to marry her. She bears him their sons Mannaseh and Ephraim. Pharaoh's son wants Asenath for himself, however, and with the aid of Joseph's brothers Dan and Gad, he conspires to kill her husband. The loyal brother Benjamin interferes, and Pharaoh's son is ultimately slain. Asenath forgives the conspirators, and she and Joseph rule over Egypt for 48 years, after which they pass the crown to Pharaoh's grandson.
  • Turned defeat into victory. No rancour or accusation. Like Jacob and jesusand Father.
  •  26 All those who went to Egypt with Jacob—those who were his direct descendants, not counting his sons’ wives—numbered sixty-six persons. 27 With the two sons[f] who had been born to Joseph in Egypt, the members of Jacob’s family, which went to Egypt, were seventy[g] in all.
  • Father clarified in December 1985: “When you all think about Cain and Abel in the Principle, who do you think is more precious, Cain or Abel? Who is precious? Everyone thinks Abel is more precious, but that is a mistake. Abel is in the younger brother's position. and Cain is in the elder son's position. You must understand this correctly. The position of the firstborn son is more precious than that of the second son, Abel. There is only one firstborn son, but younger brothers can be many. Can there be several firstborn sons? There is only one first child. The reason why the first child is precious is that there is only one. The following children can be many in number. You must understand this.”
  • God designates Abel to restore the right of the firstborn son. This cannot be achieved by force; you have to inspire people by love. You have to achieve restoration by melting them with love. If you can not stand in the position of having loved them, if you cannot win their heart through offering your love, then you will not be in a position to truly love your own son or daughter. As viewed from God's ideal of creation, the firstborn son was originally to be loved first rather than the second child.” On January 21, 1986 True Father explained: “If you are to be victorious, you must go out into the world. You must go out and restore the rights of the firstborn son. The firstborn son must ultimately attend the second son, who is the younger brother, as though he were an older brother, and come to the point where he can say, ‘I will receive all the blessings through you. In this way, the firstborn son comes down to the position of the second son, and the second son must rise up to take the position of the firstborn son. So only after the first son says, ‘You go up, instead of me,’ and pushes the second son forward, does it becomes possible to move from the family level rights of the first son to the tribal level rights of the firstborn son, and so on. In this way you can go up stage by stage. Only when the first son pushes you, can you go up. You cannot go up as you are. Because of this principle, you must fulfill the standard of restoring the rights of the firstborn son in this way.

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  • God’s providence of restoration Abraham’s family
  • Abraham’s family Noah Shem Ham 400 years10 generations Abraham Ishmael Isaac
  • What was Abraham’s world? Abraham came from Ur Ur was ruled by Nimrod  Dictator with a personality cult  Name means ‗let us revolt‘  Built the Tower of Babel to challenge God Abraham‘s father was called Terah. He was an idol maker Tower of Babel
  • Why could God choose Abraham? Satan GodThird son of Terah, idol-maker Abraham Ham
  • What is the change of lineage? Where is the change of blood lineage done? On the individual level, man has to go beyond the boundary of life and death. The individual has to go through life and death situations for the sake of God and the future dignity of man.(True Father, 1970)
  • How did Abraham discover God?Abraham discovers God Abram‘s belief in God was based on reason: There must be a First Cause There must be an unchanging reality behind the changing world of phenomena
  • How did Abraham discover God?Abraham discovers God Abraham and the idols
  • Terah’s family move to Haran
  • What is Abraham’s place in God’s providence?Now the Lord said to Abram, ―Go from your country and your kindred and your father‘s house to the land that I will show you. And I will make of you a great nation, and I will bless you and make your name great, so that you will be a blessing. I will bless those who bless you, and him who dishonours you I will curse, and in you all the families of the earth shall be blessed.‖Genesis12:1-3
  • Abraham’s journey
  • Abraham, Sarah and PharaohNow there was a famine in the land. So Abram went down to Egypt to sojourn there. Genesis 12:10
  • What is going on here?Satan Eve Adam Humanity Creation
  • How did Sarah restore the position of Eve? Pharaoh Sarah Abraham LotGenesis 12:10-20 Wealth
  • Abraham’s faith in God―Look toward heaven, andnumber the stars, if you are able to number them.‖ Then he said to him, ―So shall your offspring be.‖ And he believed the Lord, and he counted it to him as righteousness. Genesis15:5-6―I am the Lord whobrought you out from Ur of the Chaldeans to give you this land to possess.‖ But he said, ―O Lord God, how am I to know that I shall possess it?‖ Genesis 15:7-8
  • Restoring the foundation of faith God Heifer Completion Offering Ram & goat Growth Dove & pigeon Formation What did the offerings represent? Abraham Previous symbolic offerings Generations: Adam, Noah, AbrahamCentral person
  • Making the offeringAnd he brought him all these, cut them in half, and laideach half over against the other. But he did not cut thebirds in half. And when birds of prey came down on thecarcasses, Abram drove them away.As the sun was going down, a deep sleep fell on Abram.And behold, dreadful and great darkness fell upon him.Then the LORD said to Abram, ―Know for certain thatyour offspring will be sojourners in a land that is nottheirs and will be servants there, and they will be afflictedfor four hundred years.‖ Genesis 15:10-13
  • What’s going on here? Satan God Condition Curse Blessing Condition decides ownershipGreater indemnity Lesser indemnity
  • Abraham and Hagar Sarah was 76 Sarah offered her maid to Abraham Abraham slept with Hagar Sarah offers Hagar to Abraham
  • Sarah and Hagar Hagar shows contempt for Sarah Sarah treats Hagar harshly Hagar runs away Angel appears Ishmael is born Hagar and the angel
  • Abraham’s familyHagar Abraham Sarah Ishmael
  • Abraham and Isaac 13 years later God spoke to Abraham:―I will bless Sarah and I will give you a son by her; and she shall be a mother of nations; kings of peoples shall come from her.‖ An angel speaks to Abraham Genesis 17:16
  • Abraham’s familyHagar Abraham Sarah Ishmael Isaac Sarah said to Abraham, ―Cast out this slave woman with her son; for the son of this slave woman shall not be the heir with my son Isaac.‖Genesis 21:10
  • God’s promises about Ishmael―I will bless [Ishmael]and make him fruitfuland he shall be thefather of 12 princesand I will make him agreat nation. But I willestablish mycovenant with Isaac.‖ Genesis 17:20-21 Abraham sending Hagar and Ishmael away
  • Restoring the foundation of substance Abraham Isaac Ishmael (Abel) (Cain) Jews Arabs
  • Building the Ka’aba Later Abraham and Ishmael built the Ka‘aba, the first house for the worship of God As Abraham raised the foundations of the shrine, together with Ishmael (they prayed): ―Our Lord, accept this from us. You are the Hearer, the Omniscient.‖ Qu‘ran 2:127 Ishmael and Abraham pray after building the Ka‘aba
  • Second chance
  • God’s covenant with Abraham ―I am God almighty; walk before me and be blameless. And I will make my covenant with you.‖ Genesis 17  Descendants number stars of heaven  Father of many nations  Everlasting covenant  Land of Canaan  Sign of the covenant - circumcision Promises to Sarah  Have a son  Mother of nations
  • Abraham’s absolute love Sodom and Gomorrah Cities full of wickedness Abraham argues with God:―Shall not the Judge of all the earth do what is just?‖ Lot and his family Lot‘s family flee Genesis 18-19
  • ―There was only one way to recover this lineageand ownership. This was the path to win thenatural subjugation of Satan, to have Satansurrender voluntarily. It can only beaccomplished by the power of true love, whenwe love our enemies more than we love ourchildren.‖ True Father
  • Restoration of EveAbimelech Sarah Abraham SlavesGenesis 20:1-16 Wealth  Resisted temptation  Mother of Israel  Eternal light  Sheltering cloud  Tent door always open
  • Restoring the foundation of faith God Condition of greater indemnityAbsolutefaith Offering Isaac Genesis 22:1-19 Abraham Central person―Take your son, your only son Isaac, whom you love, and offer him as aburnt offering. So Abraham rose early in the morning . . .‖
  • Angel intervenes―Do not lay your hand on the lador do anything to him; for now Iknow that you fear God, seeingyou have not withheld your son,your only son, from me.‖ Genesis 22:9-12
  • Isaac inherits Abraham’s mission God The angel of the Lord said, ―I swear by myself, declares the Abraham and Isaac offer Lord, that because you have done this and have not withheld a ram as a sacrifice your son, your only son, I will surely bless you . . .‖ Genesis 22:15-17 AbrahamIsaac restoresHam‘s mistake Absolute Love Faith Isaac Obedience
  • Restoring the foundation of substance Isaac Rebekah Jacob Esau (Abel) (Cain) ―Two nations are in your womb, and two peoples, born of you, shall be divided; the one shall be stronger than the other, the elder shall serve the younger.‖
  • Restoration of EveAbimelech Rebekah Isaac Rebekah: Wealth  Resisted temptation  Same lineage Genesis 26:1-16  Same tradition of hospitality  Same faith
  • Jacob acquires birthright Isaac tells his sons about the birthright Jacob buys the birthright from Esau ―Thus Esau despised the birthright.‖Genesis 25: 34 Jacob buys the birthright
  • Jacob takes Esau’s blessing Isaac wants to bless Esau Rebekah tells Jacob to take Esau‘s blessing Jacob deceives his father and receives Esau‘s blessing Isaac blessing Jacob
  • Isaac’s blessing for Esau―May God give you heaven‘s dew and earth‘s richness— an abundance of grain and new wine. May nations serve you and peoples bow down to you. Be lord over your brothers, and may the sons of your mother bow down to you. May those who curse you be cursed and those who bless you be blessed.‖ Genesis 27:28-29
  • Foundation of substance Isaac Jacob Esau (Abel) (Cain)Now Esau hated Jacob because of the blessing with which hisfather had blessed him, and Esau said to himself, ―The days ofmourning for my father are approaching; then I will kill my brotherJacob.‖ Genesis 27:41
  • Mother - son cooperation► Rebekah should have restored Eve and Sarah‘s role by helping her sons to love each other► She favoured Jacob based on her dream► She saves Jacob‘s life by sending him to Haran
  • Isaac blesses Jacob―May God Almighty bless you and makeyou fruitful and increase your numbersuntil you become a community of peoples.May he give you and your descendantsthe blessing given to Abraham, so that youmay take possession of the land whereyou now live as an alien, the land Godgave to Abraham.‖ Genesis 28:3-4
  • Jacob’s ladder―I am the Lord . . . I willgive you and yourdescendants the land onwhich you are lying.Your descendants willbe like the dust of theearth. All peoples onearth will be blessedthrough you and youroffspring. I will bring youback to this land.‖ Jacob‘s ladder Genesis 28: 13-15
  • Jacob restores elder son’s birthright 21 years in Haran with Uncle LabanThree Blessings Man of character Establishes family with eleven children Acquires wealth Jacob leaving Laban
  • Jacob goes to meet EsauJacob sent messengers before him to his brother Esau . . .[saying] ―I [Jacob] have sent to tell my lord, in order thatI may find favour in your sight.‖ Genesis 32: 3And the messengers returned to Jacob, saying, ―We cameto your brother Esau, and he is coming to meet you, andfour hundred men with him.‖ Then Jacob was greatly afraidand distressed. Genesis 32: 6-7
  • Jacob’s strategy Jacob divided possessions in two and sent gifts to Esau ―They belong to your servant Jacob; they are a present sent to my lord Esau; and moreover he is behind us.‖ Genesis 32:18 ―I may appease him with the present that goes before me, and afterwards I shall see his face; perhaps he will accept me.‖Genesis 32:20
  • Victory over the angel―Your name shall no longer be called Jacob, but Israel, for you have striven with God and with men, and have prevailed.‖ Genesis 32:28 The Ford of Jabbok
  • Jacob and Esau embraceJacob went on bowinghimself to the groundseven times, until hecame near to hisbrother.But Esau ran to meethim, and embracedhim, and fell on hisneck and kissed him,and they wept. Genesis 33:3-4 Jacob and Esau reconciled
  • Their conversationEsau: ―What do you mean by all this company which I met?‖ Jacob: ―To find favour in the sight of my lord.‖Esau: ―I have enough, my brother; keep what you have for yourself.‖Jacob: ―I pray you, if I have found favour in your sight, then accept my present from my hand; for truly to see your face is like seeing the face of God, with such favour you have received me. Accept, I pray you, my gift that is brought to you, because God has dealt graciously with me, and because I have enough.‖ Genesis 33:8-11
  • Foundation of substanceGod Indemnity condition to remove fallen nature Affectionately welcomedJacob Esau(Adam) (Lucifer)(Abel) (Cain)Jacob won Esau‘s heart, and together they fulfilledthe indemnity condition to remove the fallen nature
  • Did Jacob and Esau make the foundation of substance?―For Jacob and Esau to fulfill the indemnitycondition to remove the fallen nature,Esau needed to love Jacob, respect himas his mediator to God, obediently submitto Jacobs directions, and finally, multiplygoodness by inheriting goodness fromthe bearer of Gods blessing.‖ EDP
  • What happened next? Jacob and Esau go separate ways Meet up to bury Isaac Jacob becomes ancestor of Hebrews Esau becomes ancestor of Edomites They were enemies Eventually Edomites converted to Judaism Edom
  • Lasting foundation Jacob established the pattern for the natural and voluntary subjugation of Satan by winning Esau‘s heart and respect It is the pattern followed later by Joseph, Moses, Jesus and Sun Myung Moon Abraham‘s family established the heavenly tradition ―God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob‖ Three Great Kingships
  • Foundation for the Messiah Jesus Jewish nation Twelve Tribes Twelve Sons Jacob IsaacAbraham
  • Why didn’t the messiah come then? Egyptian, Nation Assyrian Society Empires Tribe Family Family Jacob’s Individual Individual Victory Satan’s God’s Foundation Foundation
  • Jacob’s family Leah Jacob RachelZilpah BilhahGad Joseph Benjamin ReubenSimeon Levi Dan Napthali Judah Issachar Zebulun Dinah
  • What happened next? When his brothers saw that their father loved him more than all his brothers, they God hated him and could not speak peacefully God to him. Genesis 37:4Father‘s favourite They saw him from afar, and before he came near to them they conspired againstDreams him to kill him. Genesis 37:18RobeBad reports Joseph Joseph Brothers (Abel) (Cain) Hated Joseph Jealous of Joseph Wanted to killSlavery Reuben defended -> pit
  • Joseph sold into slaveryThen Judah said to his brothers, ―What profit is it if we kill our brother and conceal his blood? Come, let us sell him to the Ishmaelites, and let not our hand be upon him, for he is our brother, our own flesh.‖ And his brothers listened to him. Then Midianite traders passed by. And they drew Joseph up and lifted him out of the pit, and sold him to the Joseph sold into slavery Ishmaelites. They took Joseph to Egypt. Genesis 37:26-28
  • Joseph and Potiphar’s wifeHis master‘s wife cast her eyes on Joseph and said, "Lie with me." But he refused and said, "Behold, because of me my master has no concern about anything in the house, and he has put everything that he has in my charge. He has not kept back anything from me except yourself, because you are his wife. How then can I do this great wickedness and sin against God?" And as she spoke to Joseph day after day, he would not listen to her, to lie beside her or to be with her. Genesis 39:7-10 Potiphar‘s wife tries to seduce Joseph
  • How did Joseph fare in prison?But the Lord was with Joseph and showed him steadfast love and gave him favourin the sight of the keeper of the prison. And the keeper of the prison put Joseph in charge of all the prisoners who were in the prison. Whatever was done there, he was the one who did it. The keeper of the prison paid no attention to anything that was in Joseph‘s charge, because the Lord was with him. And whatever he did, the Lord made it succeed. Genesis 39:21-23 Joseph interprets dreams
  • Joseph and Pharaoh Joseph interprets Pharaoh‘s dream 7 years of plenty followed by 7 years of famine Joseph appointed Prime Minister of Egypt when 30 years old Marries Asenath Joseph interprets Pharaoh‘s dream
  • Joseph meets his brothers 10 brothers go to Egypt to buy grain Joseph, ―You are spies.‖ All in prison for 3 days Simeon to remain behind ―Bring youngest brother next time.‖ The brothers before Joseph
  • Benjamin comes to Egypt Judah makes himself a surety for Benjamin Dinner with Joseph Silver cup put in Benjamin‘s sack All brought before Joseph Silver cup found in Benjamin‘s sack
  • The brothers before JosephJudah said, ―What shall we say to my lord? What shall we speak? Or how can we clear ourselves? God has found out the guilt of your servants; behold, we are my lord‘s servants, both we and he also in whose hand the cup has been found.‖ But Joseph said, ―Far be it from me that I should do so! Only the man in whose hand the cup was found shall be my servant. But as for you, go up in peace to your father.‖ Genesis 44:16-17
  • Judah speaks up―Now therefore, as soon as I come to my father, and the boy is not with us, then, as his life is bound up in the boy‘s life, as soon as he sees that the boy is not with us, he will die. For I became a pledge of safety for the boy to my father, saying, ‗If I do not bring him back to you, then I shall bear the blame before my father all my life.‘ Now therefore, please let me remain instead of the boy as a servant to my lord, and let the boy go back with his brothers. For how can I go back to my father if the boy is not with me? I fear to see the evil that would find my father.‖ Genesis 44:30-34
  • Joseph reveals himself And Joseph said to his brothers, ―I am Joseph!Is my father still alive?‖ But his brothers couldnot answer him, for they were dismayed at hispresence. So Joseph said to his brothers,―Come near to me, please.‖ And they camenear. And he said, ―I am your brother, Joseph,whom you sold into Egypt. And now do not bedistressed or angry with yourselves because yousold me here, for God sent me before you topreserve life. So it was not you who sent mehere, but God. He has made me a father toPharaoh, and lord of all his house and ruler overall the land of Egypt.‖
  • Joseph and brothers reconciled―You must tell my father of all my honour in Egypt, and of all that you have seen. Hurry and bring my father down here.‖ Then he fell upon his brother Benjamin‘s neck and wept, and Benjamin wept upon his neck. And he kissed all his brothers and wept upon them. After that his brothers talked with him. Joseph and his brothers reconciled Genesis 45:13-15
  • Tribal level foundation toreceive the Messiah established God Indemnity condition to remove fallen nature Overcame fallen nature Joseph Brothers (Adam) (Lucifer) (Abel) (Cain)
  • Restoring the foundation of substance ―For Jacob and Esau to fulfill the indemnity condition to remove the fallen nature, Esau needed to love Jacob, respect him as his mediator to God, obediently submit to Jacobs directions, and finally, multiply goodness by inheriting goodness from the bearer of Gods blessing.‖ EDP
  • Foundation of substance Rachel Jacob Leah Benjamin Judah (Abel) (Cain)King Saul Southern Kingdom King David
  • Joseph’s economic policy Joseph collected all the money in payment for the grain they were buying. Joseph: ―I will sell you food in exchange for your livestock, since your money is gone.‖ People: ―Exchange us and our land for food, and we with our land will be in bondage to Pharaoh.‖ The land became Pharaoh‘s, and Joseph reduced the people to servitude. Genesis 47
  • Lessons learnt from Abraham’s family1. When human beings fail in their responsibility, the providence is prolonged and a greater condition of indemnity must be set up2. We must separate good and evil within ourselves – life of sacrifice3. Abel must serve unconditionally – Cain‘s heart can change and Satan must surrender voluntarily
  • Judah and sons Judah ShuaEr Onan Shelah Tamar
  • Judah and Tamar Judah TamarPerez Zerah(Abel) (Cain) Restoration of eldersonship inside the womb Purification of the mother‘s womb
  • Rahab, Ruth and Bathsheba Adam Eve ArchangelPerezSalmon Rahab King of Jericho Boaz Ruth Kinsman David Bathsheba Uriah Solomon
  • Preparing for the BlessingFoundation for the Messiah The Blessing Divine Grace + Human Will → God’s Will Foundation Remove sinful nature of Substance Central person Foundation Offering of Faith Time period
  • Noah’s family represented Adam’s family Adam NoahCain Abel Seth Shem Ham Japeth Noah was a righteous man, blameless in his generation; Noah walked with God. Genesis 6:9
  • Hagar and Ishmael sent away
  • Restoring the foundation of substance God ―Two nations are in your womb, and two peoples, born of you, shall be divided; the one shall be stronger than the other, the elder shall serve the younger.‖ Abraham Genesis 25:23 Isaac Rebekah Jacob Esau (Abel) (Cain)