Abraham was one of the great types of Christ in the Scriptures.
Abraham stood alone for God against the idolaters of his age. Jesus stood alone for God against the idolaters of all ages.
Abraham was promised that all the nations of the earth would be blessed through his seed, yet he was childless even into his old age. Jesus was heir to the same promises but never even made it into old age.
Abraham believed God and it was reckoned to him as righteousness. Jesus believed God like no one ever had and He was reckoned “the Righteous One.”
Abraham finally bore a child according to the promise of God when his body was as good as dead. Jesus bore children for God according to the promise after He actually was dead.
Abraham sojourned in the land of promise looking for a city with foundations, whose designer and maker was God. Jesus sojourned on the earth, with no place to lay His head, looking forward to the joy of the heavenly Jerusalem set before Him.
Abraham was the progenitor of a great race of people. Jesus became progenitor of an entirely new human race as the second, and last, Adam.
Abraham was the great example of faith…until the Greater Example came along.
The purpose of this blog is to praise Jesus Christ in biblical terms.