…you are My offspring…Acts 17.28.
The initial meaning of the word offspring is: the immediate descendant or descendants of a person, animal, etc; progeny; a product, outcome, or result. It’s root meaning is literally: To spring from someone/something and spring means: to come into being by growth, as from a seed or germ, bulb, root,etc.; grow, as plants; to proceed or originate from a specific source; being suddenly released from a coiled or constrained position.
It is generally used in the collective, as in all of those who came from the one source.
Jesus said: I am the vine. You are the branches. (John 15) All those who