God gave the promise to Abraham and his child. a And notice that it doesn't say the promise was to his children, b as if it meant many descendants. But the promise was to his child -- and that, of course, means Christ.
Scripture quotations marked NLT are taken from the Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright 1996. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Wheaton, Illinois 60189. All rights reserved. (New Living Translation - The Bible Online)