DISPENSATION NUMBER 4 – J
NAME PROMISE
WHERE FOUND Gen. 28:12-16; 32:26-31
APPLIES TO WHOM Abraham & Seed (Confirmed to Jacob)
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