Covenant in Abraham

10 generations from Noah and 20 generations from Adam, the nations are again sprawling out on the earth.

Genesis 12:1-4 Abraham is called by God to move. By faith (Hebrews 11:8) he moves.

Covenant in Abraham (Genesis 15:18). The covenant is that God will give Abraham’s seed the land in Genesis 15.

This covenant is reinforced in Genesis 17:2-8 where Ishmael is excluded (17:20) and Isaac is the confirmed recipient (17:21). The token of this covenant is circumcision (17:11).

Genesis 22:1 Abraham’s faith is tried by God.

Abraham is first called the friend of God in 2 Chronicles 20:7 by the king of Judah. (Then later in Isaiah 41:8.)

John 8:39-59

God’s desire to bless the nations of the earth (Galatians 3:8; the gospel means good news.)

Romans 4:1-5

Hebrews 11:9-10

Hebrews 11:12-16 looking for a city whose builder and maker is God

Hebrews 11:17-19 Abraham’s faith is put on trial. Do you trust the Lord to give life or not?

James 2:14-23 (Imputed righteousness is in Genesis 15, called the Friend of God by others when his faith was put on trial. Jehovan Jireh – in the mount it shall be SEEN Genesis 22)