Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

For the promise, that he should be the heir of the world, was not to Abraham, or to his seed, through the law, but through the righteousness of faith.

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For the

Genesis 12:3
and I will bless them that bless thee, and him that curseth thee will I curse: and in thee shall all the families of the earth be blessed.
Genesis 17:4
As for me, behold, my covenant is with thee, and thou shalt be the father of a multitude of nations.
Genesis 22:17
that in blessing I will bless thee, and in multiplying I will multiply thy seed as the stars of the heavens, and as the sand which is upon the seashore. And thy seed shall possess the gate of his enemies.
Genesis 28:14
And thy seed shall be as the dust of the earth, and thou shalt spread abroad to the west, and to the east, and to the north, and to the south. And in thee and in thy seed shall all the families of the earth be blessed.
Genesis 49:10
The sceptre shall not depart from Judah, Nor the ruler's staff from between his feet, Until Shiloh come: And unto him shall the obedience of the peoples be.
Psalm 2:8
Ask of me, and I will give thee the nations for thine inheritance, And the uttermost parts of the earth for thy possession.
Psalm 72:11
Yea, all kings shall fall down before him; All nations shall serve him.

Through the

Galatians 3:16
Now to Abraham were the promises spoken, and to his seed. He saith not, And to seeds, as of many; but as of one, And to thy seed, which is Christ.

But through

Romans 4:11
and he received the sign of circumcision, a seal of the righteousness of the faith which he had while he was in uncircumcision; that he might be the father of all them that believe, though they be in uncircumcision, that righteousness might be reckoned unto them;

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Genesis 22:16
and said, By myself have I sworn, saith Jehovah, because thou hast done this thing, and hast not withheld thy son, thine only son,
Galatians 4:28
Now we, brethren, as Isaac was, are children of promise.

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