Christian Catechism - The Saviour Promised

The Saviour Promised

How could man know that a Redeemer was to come and atone for sin?
The Lord God made this known to Adam; for he said to the serpent: The seed of the woman (Christ) shall bruise thy head, and thou shalt bruise his heel. – Gen. 3:15.
Has this promise reference to Christ?
It refers to Christ, who was crucified. – Col. 2: 15, 1 John 3: 8, Rev. 13: 8.
Did the faithful, before the flood, believe in this promise?
Yes: by faith Abel offered unto God. Enoch and Noah were also believers. – Heb. 11: 4-7.
To whom did God make this promise more clearly?
To Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, when he said: in thee shall all families of the earth be blessed. -Gen. 12: 3, Gen. 26: 4, 28: 14, Gal. 3: 16,
By what means did God nurture the people of Israel, before the advent of Christ?
He gave them the law of Moses; especially the ten commandments on Mount Sinai, written upon two tables of stone. – Exod. 20.


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