Christ and the Abrahamic Covenant

October 2, 2016 ()

Bible Text: Genesis 12 |

Series:

Northwest Bible Church – Oct. 2, 2016 – Worship Service – Alan Conner

Gen. 12

Christ and the Abrahamic Covenant

Intro

THE CALL OF ABRAHAM (Gen. 12).

1. A sovereign call.

2. A gracious call. Josh. 24:2.

3. It was an efficacious call.

B. THE COVENANT WITH ABRAHAM (Gen. 12).

Mark Dever, “The most crucial event in the Bible between the fall of Adam and the birth of Christ occurs in Genesis 12.”

1. “A great nation” (12:2).

a) The obvious problem.

b) How does God provide a seed for Abraham?

c) Its fulfillment in the new covenant.

2. “In you all the families of the earth will be blessed” (12:3).

3. “To your descendants I will give this land” (12:7).

a) An eternal inheritance (13:15; 17:8).

b) God seals His promise of the land (15:7-8).

c) The glorious future of the land promise.

d) Why the land promise?

Conclusion