|Scripture |Addressed to: |Circumstance of Reiterated Promise. |“Ingredients” of Promise |Development in Genesis |Change in content/Emphasis | |Genesis 12:1-3, “ 1 The LORD had |Abraham |God’s initial calling of Abraham to |He would move from current land of |God’s initial call. |God’s initial call and God encourage| |said to Abram, “Leave your country, | |follow. |Haran to the land of Canaan. This | |Abraham to follow where God leads. | |your people and your father’s | | |move also included an inheritance of| | | |household and go to the land I will | | |land and God’s blessing. | | | |show you. | | | | | | | 2 “I will make you into a great | | | | | | |nation and I will bless you; I will | | | | | | |make your name great, and you will | | | | | | |be a blessing.
3 I will bless those | | | | | | |who bless you, and whoever curses | | | | | | |you I will curse;
and all peoples on| | | | | | |earth will be blessed through you.”| | | | | | |Genesis 12:7, “ 7 The LORD appeared |Abraham |Abraham was overlooking the land of |God will give the land of Canaan to |Abraham and company arrived in |God showed Abraham the land and | |to Abram and said, “To your | |the Canaanites |Abraham’s offspring, and Abraham |Canaan from Haran, and were |identified that his descendants | |offspring[a] I will give this land.”| | |built an altar. |overlooking the land of Canaan. |would inherit it. | |So he built an altar there to the | | | | | | |LORD, who had appeared to him. | | | | |...
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