Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
So then they who are of faith are blessed with faithful Abraham.
And he believed in the LORD; and he counted it to him for righteousness.
For what says the scripture? Abraham believed God, and it was counted unto him for righteousness.
Why? Because they sought it not by faith, but as it were by the works of the law. For they stumbled at that stumbling stone;
And the scripture was fulfilled which says, Abraham believed God, and it was imputed unto him for righteousness: and he was called the Friend of God.
Even as David also describes the blessedness of the man, unto whom God imputes righteousness without works,
2 Corinthians 5:19
That is, that God was in Christ, reconciling the world unto himself, not imputing their trespasses unto them; and has committed unto us the word of reconciliation.