Jewish tradition lists Moses as the author of Genesis and of the next four books. Together these books are called the Pentateuch. Jesus said "If you believed Moses, you would believe Me; for he wrote about Me. Moses wrote Genesis after 1440 B.C."
God blessed the descendants of Abraham, and all peoples on earth have been blessed through them .
And I will make of thee a great nation and I will bless thee and make thy name great and thou shalt be a blessing And I will bless them that bless thee and curse him that curseth thee and in thee shall all families of the earth be blessed
God established his covenant with Abraham and greatly increased his numbers, so that he became a father of many nations .
And I will make my covenant between me and thee and will multiply thee exceedingly
Nothing is too hard for the Lord .
Is any thing too hard for the Lord At the time appointed I will return unto thee according to the time of life and Sarah shall have a son.
God chose Abraham, "so that he will direct his children and his household after him to keep the way of the Lord by doing what is right and just, so that the Lord will bring about for Abraham what he has promised him."
For I know him that he will command his children and his household after him and they shall keep the way of the Lord to do justice and judgment that the Lord may bring upon Abraham that which he hath spoken of him.
The Judge of all the earth will always do right.
That be far from thee to do after this manner to slay the righteous with the wicked and that the righteous should be as the wicked that be far from thee Shall not the Judge of all the earth do right.
The NKJV version says... "And Abraham called the name of the place, The-Lord-Will-Provide; as it is said to this day, In the Mount of the Lord it shall be provided.”
And Abraham called the name of that place Jehovahjireh as it is said to this day In the mount of the Lord it shall be seen.
God promised to bless Abraham and make his descendants as numerous as the stars in the sky and as the sand on the seashore. Through his offspring, all nations on earth would be blessed, because he obeyed God.
That in blessing I will bless thee and in multiplying I will multiply thy seed as the stars of the heaven and as the sand which is upon the sea shore and thy seed shall possess the gate of his enemies And in thy seed shall all the nations of the earth be blessed because thou hast obeyed my voice.
No matter how many promises are made, they are yes and amen in Christ. Keep in mind that Christ has fulfilled the Law for righteousness and you are in him. His faithfulness qualifies you for any and all promises, not your ability to keep the Law or remain faithful. Now it's up to you to believe in your heart that you are in Him and He is your righteousness. Remember that you are a joint-heir with Jesus as you read thru these Old Testament promises.
These promises are all from God. Some are for a specific time, some for specific purpose, some for specific people and others are for everyone. So, as you read these, invite the Holy Spirit to show you how these promises reveal His character, purpose, plan and hope for your life and all those who are in Christ.
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