Lesson for January 8, 2022

THE ABRAHAMIC  COVENANT

Scripture reading: Genesis 15:1-18.

Memory verse: Galatians 3:16.

  1. Who made a covenant with Abraham? Genesis 15: 18; 17:2.
  2. The Lord swore by whom to confirm His covenant? Genesis 22:16; Hebrews 6:13.
  3. What promise constitute the Abrahamic covenant? Genesis 22:17, 18.

Note. A promise of numerous descendants, power over enemies, and blessing to all mankind.

  1. Was this covenant conditional upon future actions by Abraham and his seed, or certain because of past faithfulness on Abraham’s part? Genesis 22:18; 26:5.
  2. How numerous was Abraham’s seed to be? Genesis 13:16; 15:5; 22:17.
  3. How many nations would trace their origin to Father Abraham? Genesis 17:5.
  4. What territory did the covenant give Abraham’s numerous descendants? Genesis 15:18.
  5. Through which particular seed was the covenant to be confirmed? Genesis 17:21.
  6. Will the territory still be greater than Palestine? Romans 4:13; Matthew 5:5.
  7. What is this covenant called? Genesis 17:7.
  8. With what words did Zechariah refer to the Abrahamic covenant? Luke 1:67-69.
  9. How can everyone lay claim to this covenant, and obtain the inheritance? Ephesians 2:12, 13.