He died for the seed of abraham
16For verily he took not on him the nature of angels; but he took on him the seed of Abraham.
Talking about the Limited intent of the atonement, there is perhaps no scripture that declares it more plainly than this one..
That the GodMan Mediator came to identify with the choice people he came to die for..not all of mankind, but the seed of abraham, that is a chosen people..
O ye seed of Abraham his servant, ye children of Jacob his chosen.
But thou, Israel, art my servant, Jacob whom I have chosen, the seed of Abraham my friend
remember Jesus said :
13Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.[chosen ones]
When paul declared in 1 Cor 15:3
3For I delivered unto you first of all that which I also received, how that Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures;
our sins = The seed of abraham
17Wherefore in all things it behoved him to be made like unto his brethren[seed of abraham], that he might be a merciful and faithful high priest in things pertaining to God, to make reconciliation for the sins of the people[seed of abraham].
Notice, it says made like unto His brethern, which is the seed of abraham..
This is the same brethern as in Rom 8:29
29For whom he did foreknow, he also did predestinate to be conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many brethren.
Yes, the seed of abraham is distinguished and particular, but the scope was broad, the scope was the world, and not Just israel..
18Who against hope believed in hope, that he might become the father of many nations, according to that which was spoken, So shall thy seed be.
So, yes limited atonement is true, and must be preached truthfully or you have no gospel..
That Jesus christ came and Identifed with , the seed of abraham, and died for the seed of abraham, and rose again for the Justification of the seed of abraham...This is the Gospel of the Kingdom..
Yes, no doubt, all are sinners, but not all sinners are of the seed of abraham..