DISPENSATION NUMBER 4 – A
NAME PROMISE
WHERE FOUND Gen. 12:1, Ex. 19:8
APPLIES TO WHOM Abraham & Seed
EVENT TO EVENT Call of Abraham to Exodus
DURATION 430 years
CONDITION OF MAN Idolatry and nation scattered
RULES IN EFFECT Stay in land of promise, Gen.12:5
MAN’S FAILURE Went into Egypt
GOD’S REACTION Slavery
END RESULT In Egypt under Pharaoh
GOD’S PROMISE Promise of seed thru Abraham more definite Gen. 22:18
INSTRUCTION God did not abandon world by choosing Abraham