Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
So Abram went forth as the Lord had spoken to him; and
Lot went with him. Now Abram was seventy-five years old when he departed from Haran.
Then Abraham took Ishmael his son, and all the servants who were
born in his house and all who were bought with his money, every male among the men of Abraham’s household, and circumcised the flesh of their foreskin in the very same day, as God had said to him.
For I have
chosen him, so that he may command his children and his household after him to keep the way of the Lord by doing righteousness and justice, so that the Lord may bring upon Abraham what He has spoken about him.”
and said, “
By Myself I have sworn, declares the Lord, because you have done this thing and have not withheld your son, your only son,
Praise the Lord!
blessed is the man who fears the Lord,
delights in His commandments.
Whoever then annuls one of the least of these commandments, and teaches others to do the same, shall be called least in the kingdom of heaven; but whoever keeps and teaches them, he shall be called great in the kingdom of heaven.
“Therefore everyone who hears these words of Mine and acts on them, may be compared to a wise man who built his house on the rock.
1 Corinthians 15:58
Therefore, my beloved brethren, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that your toil is not in vain in the Lord.
Christ Jesus neither circumcision nor uncircumcision means anything, but faith working through love.
Abraham, when he was called, obeyed by going out to a place which he was to receive for an inheritance; and he went out, not knowing where he was going.
Was not Abraham our father justified by works when he offered up Isaac his son on the altar?