Abrahamic Covenant

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ABRAHAMIC COVENANT

Reference:| Addressed To:| Circumstance Under Which it was Reiterated:| “Ingredients”Which compose the Covenant:| Development in the Book of Genesis:| Any Change in Content or Emphasis:| | Genesis 12:1- The Lord has said to Abram, “Leave your country, your people and your father’s household and go to the land I will show you.| Abram| God called Abram to move from Haran to Canaan| Faith | This all started with a call from God| The emphasis here is placed on Faith as God calls Abram by Faith| | Genesis 12:2- “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.| Abram| Abram is called by God to move by Faith| Blessing/Seed| God calls Abram| God promises to Bless Abram| | Genesis 12:3- I will bless those who bless you, and whoever curses you I will curse; and all peoples on earth will be blessed through you.”| Abram| Abram is called to move by Faith| Blessing/Curse| This call is just the beginning| God promises Blessings and cursing’s to those who bless and curse Abram.| |

Reference:| Addressed To:| Circumstance Under Which it was Reiterated:| “Ingredients”Which compose the Covenant:| Development in the Book of Genesis:| Any Change in Content or Emphasis:| | Genesis 12: 7- The Lord appeared to Abram and said, “To your offspring I will give this land.” So he built an altar there to the Lord, who had appeared to him.| Abram| Abram was in the Land that God promised him.| Seed/Land| | | | Genesis 13: 14-15- The Lord said to Abram after Lot had parted from him, “Lift up your eyes from where you are and look north and south, east and west. All the land that you see I will give to you and your offspring forever.| Abram| Abram in Canaan| Seed/Land| | | | Genesis 13: 16- I will make your offspring like the dust of the earth, so that if anyone could count the dust, then your offspring could be counted.| Abram| Abram in Canaan| Seed| | | |

Reference:| Addressed To:| Circumstance Under Which it was Reiterated:| “Ingredients”Which compose the Covenant:| Development in the Book of Genesis:| Any Change in Content or Emphasis:| | Genesis 13:17- Go, walk through the length and breadth of the land, for I am giving it to you.”| Abram| Abram in Canaan| Land| | | | Genesis 15: 4- Then the word of the Lord came to him: “This man will not be your heir, but a son coming from your own body will be your heir.”| Abram| Abram’s Vision| Seed| | | | Genesis 15: 5- He took him outside and said, “Look up at the heavens and count the stars-if indeed you can count them.” Then he said to him, “So shall your offspring be.”| Abram| Abram’s Vision| Seed| | | |

Reference:| Addressed To:| Circumstance Under Which it was Reiterated:| “Ingredients”Which compose the Covenant:| Development in the Book of Genesis:| Any Change in Content or Emphasis:| | Genesis 15: 7- He also said to him, “I am the Lord, who brought you out of Ur of the Chaldeans to give you this land to take possession of it.”| Abram| Abram’s Vision| Land| | | | Genesis 15: 18- 19- On that day the Lord made a covenant with Abram and said, “To your descendants I give this land, from the river of Egypt to the great river, the Euphrates-the land of the Kenites, Kenizzites, Kadomonites, Hittites, Perizzites, Rephaites, Amorites, Canaanites, Girgashites and Jebusites.| Abram| Abram’s Vision | Seed/Land| | | | Genesis 16: 10- Then the angel added, “I will so increase your descendants that they will be too numerous to count.”| Hagar| Hagar Flees to a spring in the desert beside the road to Shur| Seed| | | |

Reference:| Addressed To:| Circumstance Under Which it was Reiterated:| “Ingredients”Which compose the Covenant:| Development in the Book of Genesis:| Any Change in Content or Emphasis:| | Genesis 17: 2- I will confirm my covenant between me and you and will greatly increase your...
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