Through his lineal and adopted descendants, the blessings of the gospel would be made available to all men and women for us, abraham is a focal point of our covenant history, and faithful saints rejoice to be counted among his descendants and seek to follow his example of righteousness. All the nations will ask me to bless them as i have blessed your descendants--all because you obeyed my command holman christian standard bible and all the nations of the earth will be blessed by your offspring because you have obeyed my command. As you have been a curse among the nations, o house of judah and house of israel, so i will save you, and you will be a blessing and thou shall be a blessing to. Jacob at bethel receives this blessing, that he will have many descendants, they will live in the promised land, but then they will spread to the east, to the west, to the north and the south, and because they spread out, they will then become a blessing to all the nations of the world. Israel will be blessed both spiritually and physically, and israel will in turn bless all the nations of the earth chapter 11 , the millennial age of the kingdom of god gives details about this glorious age.
God's blessing for all nations (jonah 1:16, 3:1-4:2) back to table of contents back to table of contents jonah disobeys god's call because he objects to god's intent to bless israel's adversaries, the nation of assyria and its capital city, nineveh, and when he ultimately relents and his mission is successful, he resents god's mercy. God promised abraham that his descendants would have a land, and would be a blessing to all the nations of the earth the anglican friends of israel believe that modern israel is a fulfilment of that promise: we rejoice unashamedly at this, israel's 70th birthday, thanking the god of abraham, isaac and jacob for the restoration of the jewish. And so, blessings and curses work together in god's economy, or god's providence, to eventually lead to jacob becoming a blessing to all the nations this is the theme that comes out for the.
Today it is commonly understood that jesus christ was the fulfillment of god's promise to bless all families of the earth through abraham it is also acknowledged that abraham's descendants multiplied and eventually became the ancient nations of israel and judah. And so, blessings and curses work together in god's economy, or god's providence, to eventually lead to jacob becoming a blessing to all the nations this is the theme that comes out for the people of israel in the days of moses.
Was it because god wanted to bless the nation of israel and curse all the other nations of the earth or was it because god wanted to bless israel so that all the other nations of the earth could be blessed through the nation israel the answer is found in genesis chapter 12. Israel is a blessing to the other nations as long as israel succeeds in informing other peoples and proving that yahweh is god, it will be understood to be a blessing to these nations the very examples often employed to dispel the idea of israel's being a blessing serve as evidence to support it. In genesis 12:1-3, abraham was told that if he obeyed god, he would become a great nation and be a blessing to all nations in genesis 17:1-8, abraham was promised to be the father of many nations, and, as a result of his obedience, these promises became unconditional and were expanded. One of those promises is that israel will be a blessing to the nations i will bless those who bless you, and i will curse him who curses you and in you all the families of the earth shall be blessed (gen 12:3. As a nation, israel did not bless the nations by her obedience in the plan and purpose of god, israel became a source of blessing to the nations by her disobedience israel's rejection of messiah brought about the preaching of the gospel to the gentiles.
We all know the scripture of genesis 12:3, i will bless those who bless you, i will curse those who curse you but sometimes we forget that the scripture continues, the nations of the world will be blessed through you we all want to be one with god's heart, and blessing israel is one. 1 if you indeed obey the lord your god and are careful to observe all his commandments i am giving you today, the lord your god will elevate you above all the nations of the earth 2 all these blessings will come to you in abundance if you obey the lord your god: 3 you will be blessed in the city and blessed in the field 4 your children. The hebrew university of jerusalem, israel's leading academic and research institution, is ranked among the top 100 universities in the world founded in 1918 by visionaries including albert einstein, the hebrew university is a pluralistic institution where science and knowledge are advanced for the benefit of humankind.
Israel's conquests prove to be a blessing to other nations, as they allow the peoples to live by accepting yahweh as god though israel's actions may not initially allow it to be apparent, israel is a blessing to other nations.
Since abraham will surely become a great and mighty nation, and in him all the nations of the earth will be blessed and i will make you a great nation, and i will bless you, and make your name great and so you shall be a blessing and i will bless those who bless you, and the one who curses you i. Genesis 12:3 - i will bless those who bless you, and whoever curses you i will curse and all peoples on earth will be blessed through you genesis 18:18 - abraham will surely become a great and powerful nation, and all nations on earth will be blessed through him.
The scriptures are quite clear that among all the nations in the world, god chose israel as the one he would work with this was the nation that god delivered out of slavery in egypt, the nation to whom god gave the land of canaan, and the nation through whom would come jesus, the messiah. Israel: a blessing to all nations niki tank i will make of you a great nationand you shall be a blessingand all the families of the earth shall bless themselves by you (gen 12:2-3) israel is a blessing to the other nations. The technology that israel has utilized in haiti is far beyond almost all nations who have sent aid israel seeks to be a blessing to the world—and its response in haiti is a powerful illustration of that conviction. God revealed the mystery of israel's temporary fall to the apostle paul , but this will last only until the all of the gentiles called by the lord have become partakers of the new covenant blessings, and then כָּל־יִשְׂרָאֵל יִוָּשֵׁעַ / kol-yisrael yivashea: all israel shall be saved.