Why did not these ancient worthies receive the promise?

Answer

"And these all, having obtained a good report through faith, received not the promise: God having provided
some better thing for us, that they without us should not be made perfect." Heb. 11: 39,40.
 


With what words do the Scriptures conclude the record of Christ's early life?
What positive assurance of the resurrection is given?
In connection with what historical event was the old covenant made?
Does the first commandment show who the author of the law is?
How much honor is due to Christ?
What do our transient afflictions do for us?
For what purpose did God give His Son to the world?

Questions & Answers are from the book Bible Readings for the Home Circle