God's Promise To Abraham

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Genesis 12:1-3

The Call of AbramThe Lord said to Abram: Go out from your land,
your relatives,
and your father’s house
to the land that I will show you. I will make you into a great nation,
I will bless you,
I will make your name great,
and you will be a blessing. I will bless those who bless you,
I will curse those who treat you with contempt,
and all the peoples on earth
will be blessed through you.

Galatians 3:16

Now the promises were spoken to Abraham and to his seed. He does not say “and to seeds,” as though referring to many, but referring to one, and to your seed, who is Christ.

Romans 4:13

For the promise to Abraham or to his descendants that he would inherit the world was not through the law, but through the righteousness that comes by faith.

Galatians 3:18

For if the inheritance is from the law, it is no longer from the promise; but God granted it to Abraham through the promise.

Galatians 4:23

But the one by the slave was born according to the impulse of the flesh, while the one by the free woman was born as the result of a promise.

Acts 13:32

And we ourselves proclaim to you the good news of the promise that was made to our ancestors.

Acts 26:6

And now I stand on trial for the hope of the promise made by God to our fathers,

Romans 9:4

They are Israelites, and to them belong the adoption, the glory, the covenants, the giving of the law, the temple service, and the promises.

Romans 15:8

For I say that the Messiah became a servant of the circumcised on behalf of God’s truth, to confirm the promises to the fathers,

Acts 7:5

He didn’t give him an inheritance in it, not even a foot of ground, but He promised to give it to him as a possession, and to his descendants after him, even though he was childless.

Acts 7:17

“As the time was drawing near to fulfill the promise that God had made to Abraham, the people flourished and multiplied in Egypt

Romans 4:14

If those who are of the law are heirs, faith is made empty and the promise is canceled.

Galatians 3:19

Why then was the law given? It was added because of transgressions until the Seed to whom the promise was made would come. The law was put into effect through angels by means of a mediator.

Galatians 3:21

Is the law therefore contrary to God’s promises? Absolutely not! For if a law had been given that was able to give life, then righteousness would certainly be by the law.

Hebrews 7:6

But one without this lineage collected tenths from Abraham and blessed the one who had the promises.

Hebrews 11:9

By faith he stayed as a foreigner in the land of promise, living in tents with Isaac and Jacob, coheirs of the same promise.

Hebrews 11:11

By faith even Sarah herself, when she was unable to have children, received power to conceive offspring, even though she was past the age, since she considered that the One who had promised was faithful.

Galatians 4:28

Now you, brothers, like Isaac, are children of promise.

Romans 9:8

That is, it is not the children by physical descent who are God’s children, but the children of the promise are considered to be the offspring.

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