Gods Promise to Abraham and His Seed

Watering the Garden

Now the Lord had said unto Abram. Get thee out of thy country, and from thy kindred, and from thy father’s house, And I will make of thee a great nation, and I will bless thee, and make thy name great; and thou shalt be a blessing: And I will bless them that bless thee, and curse him that curseth thee: and in thee shall all families of the earth be blessed. (Genesis 12:1-3)

And the LORD said unto Abram, after that Lot was separated from him, Lift up now thine eyes, and look from the place where thou art northward, and southward and eastward, and westward For all the land which thou seest, to thee will I give it and to thy seed forever. And I will make thy seed as the dust of the earth: so that if a man can number the dust of the earth, then shall thy seed also be numbered. (Genesis 13:14-16)

And he brought him forth abroad, and said, look now toward heaven, and tell the stars, if thou be able to number them: and he said unto him, So shall thy seed be. And he believed in the LORD; and he counted it to him for righteousness. (Genesis 15:5-6)

And when Abram was ninety years old and nine, the LORD appeared to Abram, and said unto him, I am the Almighty God; walk before me, and be thou perfect. And I will make my covenant between thee, and me and will multiply thee exceedingly. And Abram fell on his face: and God talked with him, saying As for me, behold, my covenant is with thee, and thou shalt be a father of many nations. Neither shall thy name any more be called Abram, but thy name shall be Abraham; for a father of many nations have I made of thee. And I will make thee exceeding fruitful, and I will make nations of thee, and kings shall come out of thee. And I will establish my covenant between me and thee and thy seed after thee in their generations for an everlasting covenant, to be a God unto thee, and to thy seed after thee. And I will give unto thee, and to thy seed after thee, the land wherein thou art a stranger, all the land of Canaan, for an everlasting possession; and I will be their God. (Genesis 17:1-8)

And the angel of the LORD called unto Abraham out of heaven the second time, And said, By myself have I sworn, saith the LORD, for because thou has done this thing, and hast not withheld thy son, thine only son; That in blessing I will bless then, and in multiplying I will multiply thy seed as the stars of heaven, and as the sand which is upon the sea shore; and thy seed shall possess the gate of his enemies; And in thy seed shall all the nations of the earth be blessed; because thou has obeyed my voice. (Genesis 22:15-18)

God was pleased because Abraham believed and obeyed him and he made several promises directly to Abraham. God promised he would multiply Abraham’s seed and that his descendents would be a blessing to the entire earth.

Where are all these children of promise which God said would be numerous as the dust of the earth or the stars of the heavens? There are those who believe these are the ten lost tribes which are called Anglo-Saxon (Isaac’s sons) or the Caucasians which crossed over the Caucus Mountains and later settled in Europe? God also says he will bless those that bless Abraham’s descendents and curse them that curse his descendents.

Our Father promised Abraham that his children would be a blessing to the entire earth and would be as numerous as the stars of heaven and that those who blessed Abraham’s seed would themselves be blessed.

Our Father appreciates the fact that you are trying. May God’s blessing be upon this
study of His word, Amen.

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  1. Hi,

    In lady’s bible class we are studying Galations. One of the questions is
    “How could being Christ’s make us Abrahams seed?” I think I know the answer, but would like your opinion.

    Thanks so much,
    Your sister in Christ

  2. @Katrina Lazenby:

    There are 2 ways to answer that Katrina. First, when we become a Christian we are grafted into the family of God. The other would be that we actually are a descendent of the lost tribes of Israel and are thus Abrahams seed.