The covenant God cut with Abraham only applied to Abraham, Jesus, and Jewish people. However, through the blood of Jesus, non-Jewish people
were included in the Abrahamic covenant. By receiving the righteousness
of God through faith in the blood of Jesus and believing what that
blood has accomplished, you are empowered to overcome and defeat the

  1. God cut a blood covenant with Abraham to confirm that His promise would come to pass.
    1. God made promises to Abraham, and Abraham asked for a way to believe God's promises would come to pass (Genesis 15:1-8).
      1. Because Abraham needed hope that what God said would come to pass, God cut a blood covenant with him (Genesis 15:9, 10, 17, 18).
      2. The blood covenant confirmed that God would fulfill His promises and gave Abraham hope.
        1. It takes a covenant to give you hope; without a covenant, you're hopeless (Ephesians 2:12).
        2. Because God cut a covenant with Abraham, his faith was strengthened, and he no longer staggered at the promises of God through unbelief (Romans
      3. The covenant God made with Abraham was an everlasting covenant that applied only to Jewish people (Genesis 17:1-7).
        1. To Abraham and his Seed (Jesus) were the promises made (Galatians 3:16-18).
        2. The covenant God made with Abraham was a covenant of blessing and covered all the blessings mentioned in Deuteronomy 28.

  2. In a covenant, what you ask your covenant partner to do, you must be willing to do also and take it to the next level (Genesis 22:1-18).
    1. God requested Abraham, His covenant partner, to sacrifice his only son (vs. 1, 2).
      1. Abraham obeyed God and was willing to sacrifice his only son (vs. 3).
      2. Abraham prophesied that God would provide a lamb (vs.8).
      3. Abraham proved he feared God, because he obeyed God where sacrificing his son was concerned (vs. 9-12).
      4. God provided a sacrifice substitute for Abraham's son, and Abraham called the place Jehovah Jireh-the place where God provided.
        1. Because Abraham was willing to sacrifice his son, God had to do the same and take it to the next level.
    2. God released the blessing over Abraham because he obeyed His voice (vs. 17).
      1. There were four things passed down with the blessing.
        1. The Word
        2. The Blessing iii. The Fruitfulness
        3. The Multiplication.

  3. Jesus' blood was shed to destroy the curse and release the blessing of Abraham on the Gentiles.
    1. The Words of the covenant created and gave birth to the flesh, and blood body of Jesus (John 1:14).
      1. God's blood was born out of God's Word.
      2. Mary gave birth to the Earth tabernacle of God; God's blood was Jesus in the flesh.
    2. Jesus' blood had to be shed, so non-Jewish people could be a part of the Abrahamic covenant.
      1. His blood removed sin and destroyed the curse.
      2. Before Jesus, all non-Jews were in bondage to the curse; the blood of Christ redeemed us from the curse and allowed non-Jewish people to be part of
        the covenant God made with Abraham, Jesus, and Jewish people (Galatians
        3:13, 14).
        1. He was made a curse so the blessing of Abraham could come on the Gentiles.
    3. You were once alienated from wealth that was common to Israel, but now, you're no longer strangers-you've been brought near by the blood of
      Christ (Ephesians 2:12, 13, 19).
      1. If you're in Christ, you're Abraham's seed and heirs according the promise God made to Abraham (Galatians 3:29).
        1. Jesus is the only way into the Abrahamic covenant.

  4. You must believe in the blood of Jesus and by faith receive what it has accomplished.
    1. The first time Jesus' blood entered the atmosphere was when God made a covenant to raise Him from the dead (Luke 22:42-44).
    2. You're not justified or made righteous by the deeds of the law, which simply exposes sin.
      1. Righteousness is received by faith in Jesus Christ and believing that the blood of Jesus has purchased your righteousness (Romans 3:20-25).
      2. Sin was available to all, so likewise, righteousness is also available to all.
    3. You're saved, spared from wrath, and reconciled to God through the blood of Christ (Romans 5:8-11).
      1. You don't go to Hell for sinning, you go to Hell for rejecting the blood-not believing what the blood has accomplished.
    4. You overcome the enemy by the blood of the Lamb and the word of your testimony about what the blood has done for you (Revelations 12:11).
      1. You must learn how to appropriate the blood of Christ and understand what you have a right to through the blood.

Scripture References:

  • Genesis 15:1-10, 17, 18
  • Ephesians 2:12
  • Romans 4:17-21
  • Genesis 17:1-7
  • Galatians 3:16-18
  • Genesis 22:1-18
  • John 1:14
  • Galatians 3:13, 14
  • Ephesians 2:12, 13, 19
  • Galatians 3:29
  • Luke 22:42-44
  • Romans 3:20-25
  • Romans 5:8-11
  • Revelations 12:11
Pastor Robert Bagonza
Redeemed Church