By Kim Barker
College Hill Church of Christ 

God's promise to Abraham


January 21, 2022

Abraham was revered by the Israelite nation from the time of Moses leading the twelve tribes out of Egypt through the time of Christ. Abraham was the grandfather of Jacob who was the father of the 12 tribes.

In Genesis 12 Abraham is given a promise from God. “I will make you a great nation. I will bless you and make your name great. And in you all the families of the earth shall be blessed.” This promise is about Jesus Christ and includes all the families of the earth, not just the Israelites.

The Israelites were God’s chosen people. “I will be your God and you will be My people.�...

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