Eschatology in Galatians Paul said Abraham had two sons, one born of Hagar, and one of Sarah. Note: These are the TWO covenants. Not the ONE, but the TWO COVENANTS, v. 24. Hagar is the covenant of bondage and answers to "Jerusalem" which "NOW IS". There is the word now in context, in the first century. Paul did not say it NOW "WAS", but it "NOW IS". Next he says Hagar was in "bondage with her children", i.e. the Old Covenant people he now refers to as the "Ishmael" of the allegory. Next, he says but the Jerusalem which is ABOVE is ...
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