Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

For if the inheritance be of the law, it is no more of promise: but God gave it to Abraham by promise.

General references

Bible References

If

Galatians 3:10
For all who rely on the works of the law are under a curse, because it is written: Everyone who does not continue doing everything written in the book of the law is cursed.
Galatians 2:21
I do not set aside the grace of God, for if righteousness comes through the law, then Christ died for nothing.
Romans 4:13
For the promise to Abraham or to his descendants that he would inherit the world was not through the law, but through the righteousness that comes by faith.
Romans 8:17
and if children, also heirs—heirs of God and coheirs with Christ—seeing that we suffer with Him so that we may also be glorified with Him.

But

Galatians 3:16
Now the promises were spoken to Abraham and to his seed. He does not say “and to seeds,” as though referring to many, but referring to one, and to your seed, who is Christ.
Psalm 105:6
you offspring of Abraham His servant,
Jacob’s descendants—His chosen ones.
Micah 7:18
Who is a God like You,
removing iniquity and passing over rebellion
for the remnant of His inheritance?
He does not hold on to His anger forever,
because He delights in faithful love.
Luke 1:54
He has helped His servant Israel,
mindful of His mercy,
Hebrews 6:12
so that you won’t become lazy but will be imitators of those who inherit the promises through faith and perseverance.

General references

Deuteronomy 5:3
He did not make this covenant with our fathers, but with all of us who are alive here today.

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