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

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Genesis 12:3
I will bless those who bless you, and I will curse him who curses you. All of the families of the earth will be blessed in you."
Genesis 17:4
"As for me, behold, my covenant is with you. You will be the father of a multitude of nations.
Genesis 22:17
that I will bless you greatly, and I will multiply your seed greatly like the stars of the heavens, and like the sand which is on the seashore. Your seed will possess the gate of his enemies.
Genesis 28:14
Your seed will be as the dust of the earth, and you will spread abroad to the west, and to the east, and to the north, and to the south. In you and in your seed will all the families of the earth be blessed.
Genesis 49:10
The scepter will not depart from Judah, nor the ruler's staff from between his feet, until he comes to whom it belongs. To him will the obedience of the peoples be.
Psalm 2:8
Ask of me, and I will give the nations for your inheritance, the uttermost parts of the earth for your possession.
Psalm 72:11
Yes, all kings shall fall down before him. All nations shall serve him.

Through the

Galatians 3:16
Now the promises were spoken to Abraham and to his seed. He doesn't say, "To seeds," as of many, but as of one, "To your seed," which is Christ.

But through

Romans 4:11
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 those who believe, though they might be in uncircumcision, that righteousness might also be accounted to them.

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Genesis 22:16
and said, "I have sworn by myself, says Yahweh, because you have done this thing, and have not withheld your son, your only son,
Galatians 4:28
Now we, brothers, as Isaac was, are children of promise.