25 Bible Verses about God's Promise To Abraham
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Now the Lord said to Abram,
“Go forth from your country,
And from your relatives
And from your father’s house,
To the land which I will show you;
And I will make you a great nation,
And I will bless you,
And make your name great;
And so you shall be a blessing;
And I will bless those who bless you,
And the one who curses you I will curse.
And in you all the families of the earth will be blessed.”
indeed I will greatly bless you, and I will greatly multiply your seed as the stars of the heavens and as the sand which is on the seashore; and your seed shall possess the gate of their enemies.
Now the promises were spoken to Abraham and to his seed. He does not say, “And to seeds,” as referring to many, but rather to one, “And to your seed,” that is, Christ.
For the promise to Abraham or to his descendants that he would be heir of the world was not through the Law, but through the righteousness of faith.
For if the inheritance is based on law, it is no longer based on a promise; but God has granted it to Abraham by means of a promise.
And so, having patiently waited, he obtained the promise.
But the son by the bondwoman was born according to the flesh, and the son by the free woman through the promise.
And we preach to you the good news of the promise made to the fathers,
And now I am standing trial for the hope of the promise made by God to our fathers;
who are Israelites, to whom belongs the adoption as sons, and the glory and the covenants and the giving of the Law and the temple service and the promises,
For I say that Christ has become a servant to the circumcision on behalf of the truth of God to confirm the promises given to the fathers,
But He gave him no inheritance in it, not even a foot of ground, and yet, even when he had no child, He promised that He would give it to him as a possession, and to his descendants after him.
“But as the time of the promise was approaching which God had assured to Abraham, the people increased and multiplied in Egypt,
For if those who are of the Law are heirs, faith is made void and the promise is nullified;
Why the Law then? It was added because of transgressions, having been ordained through angels by the agency of a mediator, until the seed would come to whom the promise had been made.
Is the Law then contrary to the promises of God? May it never be! For if a law had been given which was able to impart life, then righteousness would indeed have been based on law.
But the Scripture has shut up everyone under sin, so that the promise by faith in Jesus Christ might be given to those who believe.
In the same way God, desiring even more to show to the heirs of the promise the unchangeableness of His purpose, interposed with an oath,
But the one whose genealogy is not traced from them collected a tenth from Abraham and blessed the one who had the promises.
By faith he lived as an alien in the land of promise, as in a foreign land, dwelling in tents with Isaac and Jacob, fellow heirs of the same promise;
By faith even Sarah herself received ability to conceive, even beyond the proper time of life, since she considered Him faithful who had promised.
By faith Abraham, when he was tested, offered up Isaac, and he who had received the promises was offering up his only begotten son;
And you brethren, like Isaac, are children of promise.
That is, it is not the children of the flesh who are children of God, but the children of the promise are regarded as descendants.
to be specific, that the Gentiles are fellow heirs and fellow members of the body, and fellow partakers of the promise in Christ Jesus through the gospel,
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