Tag: GOD’s promises to Abraham

  • Biblical Principle #74: God Cut a Covenant with Abraham

    Biblical Principles List Principle God cut a covenant with Abraham. Explanation Genesis 15 tells the story of GOD again speaking to Abraham and, this time, promising Abraham he would have a son and that Abraham’s seed would become as numerous as the stars. Abraham asked for a sign of this promise. Look at what GOD…

  • Biblical Principle #70: The Bible Story is About the Fulfillment of Abraham’s Promises

    Biblical Principles List Principle The focus of the entire Bible story is how God fulfilled His promises to Abraham (and his descendants). Explanation We previously established that GOD made Abraham a series of promises as a reward for Abraham’s faith. However, Abraham and all the faithful in Scripture lived their life without receiving the promises.…

  • The Most Important Ignored Old Testament Scripture [part 2]

    In the previous post, we looked at the Song of Moses in its broader context—a passage I’m convinced is the most important ignored text in the Old Testament. In this post, I’m going to show you why the Song of Moses is so important. This realization, in turn, sheds light on other doctrines which we…

  • The Most Important Ignored Old Testament Scripture [part 1]

    The Old Testament has a lot of Scriptures that we probably tend to overlook. But one rises above the rest in significance and impact upon the Bible’s overall narrative. In this two-part article, we look at that Scripture in its context and then examine what makes it so important. This is an important message because…

  • An Important Truth from GOD’s Promises to Abraham

    GOD’s promises to Abraham are an important component of the narrative of Scripture. It is, after all, a result of these promises that Israel arises as GOD’s chosen people. And the entirety of Scripture concerns GOD’s people and their struggle against evil and the unfolding of GOD’s plan of redemption. GOD did not reveal to…