Abraham - The promises to him are mentioned throughout the bible

The purpose of this section is to prove that the promises to Abraham are a central theme of all scripture, look at the following verses strewn throughout the entire bible which show that the promises to Abraham were on the minds of all the faithful from Genesis to Revelation.

Exodus 32:13 Remember Abraham, Isaac, and Israel…I give unto your seed, and they shall inherit it for ever.


Deuteronomy 1: 8 … go in and possess the land which the LORD sware unto your fathers, Abraham, Isaac…

Deuteronomy 9: 5 …That he may perform the word which the LORD sware unto thy fathers, Abraham…

Deuteronomy 30:20 … dwell in the land which the LORD sware unto thy fathers

2 Chronicles 20:7 … God, who didst drive out the inhabitants of this land … and gavest it to the seed of

Nehemiah 9:7 … and madest a covenant with him to give the land of the Canaanites

Psalms 105:42 For he remembered his holy promise, and Abraham his servant.


Micah 7:20 … thou hast sworn unto our fathers from the days of old.


Matthew 22:32 I am the God of Abraham, …God is not the God of the dead, but of the living.


Luke 1: 72 To perform the mercy promised to our fathers, and to remember his holy covenant;
73 The oath…Abraham,


Acts 3: 25 Ye are the children of the prophets, and of the covenant which God made with our fathers, saying unto Abraham, And in thy seed shall all the kindreds of the earth be blessed.


Acts 7:1 … The God of glory appeared unto our father Abraham, when he was in Mesopotamia…And he gave him none inheritance in it, no, not so much as to set his foot on: yet he promised that he would give it to him for a possession

Acts 26: 6 And now I stand and am judged for the hope of the promise made of God, unto our fathers

Romans 4: 3 For what saith the scripture? Abraham believed God, and it was counted unto him for righteousness.

Romans 4:13 For the promise, that he should be the heir of the world, was not to Abraham, or to his seed, through the law, but through the righteousness of faith.

Romans 4:16 Therefore it is of faith, that it might be by grace; to the end the promise might be sure to all the seed

Romans 4:20 … what he had promised, he was able also to perform.


Romans 15:8 …that Jesus Christ was a minister of the circumcision ..to confirm the promises made unto the fathers:


Galatians 3:6 …they which are of faith, the same are the children of Abraham. 8 And the scripture, foreseeing that God would justify the heathen through faith, preached before the gospel unto Abraham, saying, In thee shall all nations be blessed.  9 So then they which be of faith are blessed with faithful Abraham.


Galatians 3:14 …That the blessing of Abraham might come on the Gentiles through Jesus Christ

Galatians 3:16 Now to Abraham and his seed were the promises made. He saith not, And to seeds, as of many; but as of one, And to thy seed, which is Christ.…18 For if the inheritance be of the law, it is no more of promise: but God gave it to Abraham by promise.


Galatians 3:29 And if ye be Christ’s, then are ye Abraham’s seed, and heirs according to the promise.


Ephesians 2:12 That at that time ye were without Christ, being aliens from the commonwealth of Israel, and strangers from the covenants of promise, having no hope, and without God in the world:


Colossians 3:23 Knowing that of the Lord ye shall receive the reward of the inheritance…

Hebrews 6: 12 That ye be not slothful, but followers of them who through faith and patience inherit the promises.


Hebrews 7: 6 …and blessed him that had the promises.

Hebrews 9: 15 … they which are called might receive the promise of eternal inheritance.


Hebrews 11: 9 …the heirs with him of the same promise

Ephesians 1:11 obtained an inheritance…

Ephesians 1:14 Which is the guarantee of our inheritance

Ephesians 2:12 strangers from the covenants of promise

Ephesians 3:6 that the gentiles should be fellow heirs

Colossians 3:24 ye shall receive the reward of the inheritance