Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And the scripture, foreseeing that God would justify the heathen through faith, preached before the gospel unto Abraham, saying, In thee shall all nations be blessed.
And this agrees with the predictions of the prophets which say,
For we hold that a man is made upright by faith; the observance of the Law has nothing to do with it.
Then what do we conclude? That heathen who were not striving for uprightness attained it, that is, an uprightness which was produced by faith;
For we have had good news preached to us, just as they did, but the message they heard did them no good because they did not agree through faith with what they heard.
Now the promises were made to Abraham and his line. It does not say, "and to your lines," in the plural, but in the singular, "and to your line," that is, Christ.
For David says of him, 'I constantly regarded the Lord before me, For he is at my right hand, so that I may not be displaced.
Then the seventh angel blew his trumpet, and loud voices were heard in heaven, saying, "The sovereignty of the world has passed into the possession of our Lord and his Christ, and he will reign forever and ever."