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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Bible References

For the

Genesis 12:3
And I will bless them that bless you, and curse him that curses you: and in you shall all families of the earth be blessed.
Genesis 17:4
As for me, behold, my covenant is with you, and you shall be a father of many nations.
Genesis 22:17
That in blessing I will bless you, and in multiplying I will multiply your descendants as the stars of the heaven, and as the sand which is upon the seashore; and your descendants shall possess the gate of their enemies;
Genesis 28:14
And your descendants shall be as the dust of the earth, and you shall spread abroad to the west, and to the east, and to the north, and to the south: and in you and in your descendants shall all the families of the earth be blessed.
Genesis 49:10
The scepter shall not depart from Judah, nor a lawgiver from between his feet, until Shiloh comes; and unto him shall the gathering of the people be.
Psalm 2:8
Ask of me, and I shall give you the nations for your inheritance, and the uttermost parts of the earth for your 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 and his descendant were the promises made. He says not, And to descendants, as of many; but as of one, And to your descendant, who 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 yet being uncircumcised: that he might be the father of all them that believe, though they be not circumcised; that righteousness might be imputed unto them also:

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Genesis 22:16
And said, By myself have I sworn, says the LORD, for because you have done this thing, and have not withheld your son, your only son:
Galatians 4:28
Now we, brethren, as Isaac was, are the children of promise.