...that not all Abraham's physical descendants were in the Covenant. Also note that it was no accident that all of the genealogical records were destroyed in 70 AD.
"So also Abraham 'believed God, and it was credited to him as righteousness.' Understand, then, that those who have faith are children of Abraham." (Galatians 3:6-7)
"The promises were spoken to Abraham and to his seed. Scripture does not say 'and to seeds,' meaning many people, but 'and to your seed,' meaning one person, who is Christ." (Galatians 3:16)
"If you belong to Christ, then you are Abraham’s seed, and heirs according to the promise." (Galatians 3:29)
“Abraham is our father,” they answered.
“If you were Abraham’s children,” said Jesus, “then you would do what Abraham did." (John 8:39)
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