The Promise of the Spirit in Gen. 12:3 In the previous study we examined the promise which God made to Abraham. We established that the promise of Gen. 12:3 was not land but justification by faith according to Galatians 3:7.  In other words, God defined Genesis 12:3 and what it meant to be blessed by Abraham. Some want to confine this blessing only to Israel. But that cannot be correct. Why? It's because God said, "And the Scripture, foreseeing that God would justify the Gentiles by faith, preached the gospel to Abraham beforehand saying, "in you all the nations shall be blessed. ...