The Abrahamic covenant was certainly a hereditary covenant and we see this clearly throughout the Old Testament. Most would claim that this has changed under the New Covenant, but in doing so they must deny many witnesses in both the New and Old Testaments to the continued exclusivity of the New Covenant with the house of Israel and the house of Judah.
Many will object to this saying that the Gospel was brought to the Gentiles, but Gentile (ethnos in the Greek, Strong’s G1484, goy in Hebrew, H1471) never meant “non-Israelite”. Rather it simply means “nation”. In fact the promise to Abraham and his offspring was that they would become many ethne/goyim/Gentiles (Genesis 17.4-6, 28.3, 35.11) and Jacob himself was called ethnos/goy/Gentile in the womb (Genesis 25.23).
Some will point to instances in the New Testament where we see that the Gospel…
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