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Ishmael not part of the Covenant

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in response to reader comment: The root word of Hagar, and it seems that Ishmael was not part of the Covenant...

Submitted by Apostle Alfonzo (United Kingdom), Oct 5, 2013 at 01:03

One thing we have to bear in mind - God was creating the Nations - The promise was made to Abram - later fulfilled in Abraham - Ishmael was born and conceive out of impatiently waiting frm a Sarai - Yet God kept HIS promise - Abram "you will b a great nation" so irrespective if sarai cud not wait God placed HIMSELF within Ishmael - "el" and the end of Ishmael's name "also meaning "God hears / heard " God gave Ishmael -nationality - and made him a Nation to self exist - bcuz HE is a promise keeper - the promise to Abram - but the covenant( a promise u can willingly or unwillingly brake - but not a covenant - once the covenant is cut - theirs no turning back -" The covenant is cut between God / Abraham / Isaac. Hagar as her name depict her took flight-lost her way - kept on wandering - until she reach her point of death - only then spiritual eyes are open - once faced with death - so God through His angel made her to find her way again.

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