The Promise Given to Abraham
Kaiser reflects on the significance of the covenant promise God made to Abraham.
Abraham, Israel and the Church
What is the relationship between the promises of God for Abraham and the way the New Testament makes use of the Old Testament narratives? This article wants to affirm that the New Testament's use of these promises is in line with the original intentions of God with Abraham to be a blessing to the nations.
"Company of Nations" in Genesis 35:11 and the Abrahamic Promise of Blessings for the Nations
Who is the "company of nations” referred to in Genesis 35:11 that shall come from Jacob? This article wants to understand its significance within the broader framework of the promise to Abraham in Genesis 12:3 and the way it developed in Genesis. The author proposes that the promise of “a company of nations” coming from Jacob is closely related to the initial promise to Abraham regarding blessings for the nations.
God's Covenant with Abraham
Did God make one or three or perhaps even more covenants with Abraham? Do Genesis 12, Genesis 15, Genesis 17, and Genesis 22 refer to different covenants? This article argues that the Lord made a single covenant with Abraham and later supplemented that covenant by adding name changes, requirements, and promises.
The Seed of the Woman and the Blessing of Abraham
Could it be that the blessings given to Abraham in Genesis 12:1-3 are direct answers to the curses of Genesis 3:14-19? This essay considers whether Genesis 12 is the antidote of Genesis 3.