Now the promises were spoken to Abraham and to his seed. He does not say, “And to seeds,” as referring to many, but rather to one, “ And to your seed,” that is, Christ.
The Lord appeared to Abram and said, “ To your descendants I will give this land.” So he built an altar there to the Lord who had appeared to him.
As He spoke to our fathers, To Abraham and his descendants forever.”
For the promise to Abraham or to his descendants that he would be heir of the world was not through the Law, but through the righteousness of faith.
For this reason it is by faith, in order that it may be in accordance with grace, so that the promise will be guaranteed to all the descendants, not only to those who are of the Law, but also to those who are of the faith of Abraham, who is the father of us all,
And I will bless those who bless you, And the one who curses you I will curse. And in you all the families of the earth will be blessed.”
for all the land which you see, I will give it to you and to your descendants forever.
And He took him outside and said, “Now look toward the heavens, and count the stars, if you are able to count them.” And He said to him, “ So shall your descendants be.”
I will establish My covenant between Me and you and your descendants after you throughout their generations for an everlasting covenant, to be God to you and to your descendants after you.
But God said to Abraham, “ Do not be distressed because of the lad and your maid; whatever Sarah tells you, listen to her, for through Isaac your descendants shall be named.
indeed I will greatly bless you, and I will greatly multiply your seed as the stars of the heavens and as the sand which is on the seashore; and your seed shall possess the gate of their enemies.
Sojourn in this land and I will be with you and bless you, for to you and to your descendants I will give all these lands, and I will establish the oath which I swore to your father Abraham.
And behold, the Lord stood above it and said, “I am the Lord, the God of your father Abraham and the God of Isaac; the land on which you lie, I will give it to you and to your descendants.
“ The scepter shall not depart from Judah, Nor the ruler’s staff from between his feet, Until Shiloh comes, And to him shall be the obedience of the peoples.
It is you who are the sons of the prophets and of the covenant which God made with your fathers, saying to Abraham, ‘ And in your seed all the families of the earth shall be blessed.’
so we, who are many, are one body in Christ, and individually members one of another.
For even as the body is one and yet has many members, and all the members of the body, though they are many, are one body, so also is Christ.
Now you are Christ’s body, and individually members of it.
The Scripture, foreseeing that God would justify the Gentiles by faith, preached the gospel beforehand to Abraham, saying, “ All the nations will be blessed in you .”
For all of you who were baptized into Christ have clothed yourselves with Christ.
but speaking the truth in love, we are to grow up in all aspects into Him who is the head, even Christ,
for no one ever hated his own flesh, but nourishes and cherishes it, just as Christ also does the church,
This mystery is great; but I am speaking with reference to Christ and the church.
and not holding fast to the head, from whom the entire body, being supplied and held together by the joints and ligaments, grows with a growth which is from God.
a renewal in which there is no distinction between Greek and Jew, circumcised and uncircumcised, barbarian, Scythian, slave and freeman, but Christ is all, and in all.