Terah took Abram his son, and Lot the son of Haran, his grandson, and Sarai his daughter-in-law, his son Abram’s wife; and they went out together from Ur of the Chaldeans in order to enter the land of Canaan; and they went as far as Haran, and settled there.
Now the Lord said to Abram,
“Go forth from your country,
And from your relatives
And from your father’s house,
To the land which I will show you;
Then I took your father Abraham from beyond the River, and led him through all the land of Canaan, and multiplied his descendants and gave him Isaac.
“You are the Lord God,
Who chose Abram
And brought him out from Ur of the Chaldees,
And gave him the name Abraham.
“Who has aroused one from the east
Whom He calls in righteousness to His feet?
He delivers up nations before him
And subdues kings.
He makes them like dust with his sword,
As the wind-driven chaff with his bow.
“Look to Abraham your father
And to Sarah who gave birth to you in pain;
When he was but one I called him,
Then I blessed him and multiplied him.”
And he said, “Hear me, brethren and fathers! The God of glory appeared to our father Abraham when he was in Mesopotamia, before he lived in Haran,
The Lord appeared to Abram and said, “To your descendants I will give this land.” So he built an altar there to the Lord who had appeared to him.
for all the land which you see, I will give it to you and to your descendants forever.
And He said to him, “I am the Lord who brought you out of Ur of the Chaldeans, to give you this land to possess it.”
I will give to you and to your descendants after you, the land of your sojournings, all the land of Canaan, for an everlasting possession; and I will be their God.”
Sojourn in this land and I will be with you and bless you, for to you and to your descendants I will give all these lands, and I will establish the oath which I swore to your father Abraham.
It is not for your righteousness or for the uprightness of your heart that you are going to possess their land, but it is because of the wickedness of these nations that the Lord your God is driving them out before you, in order to confirm the oath which the Lord swore to your fathers, to Abraham, Isaac and Jacob.
The covenant which He made with Abraham,
And His oath to Isaac.
For I will take you from the nations, gather you from all the lands and bring you into your own land.
who by faith conquered kingdoms, performed acts of righteousness, obtained promises, shut the mouths of lions,
And having been made perfect, He became to all those who obey Him the source of eternal salvation,
In your seed all the nations of the earth shall be blessed, because you have obeyed My voice.”
And He took him outside and said, “Now look toward the heavens, and count the stars, if you are able to count them.” And He said to him, “So shall your descendants be.”
“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.
through whom we have received grace and apostleship to bring about the obedience of faith among all the Gentiles for His name’s sake,
But thanks be to God that though you were slaves of sin, you became obedient from the heart to that form of teaching to which you were committed,
However, they did not all heed the good news; for Isaiah says, “Lord, who has believed our report?”
2 Corinthians 10:5
We are destroying speculations and every lofty thing raised up against the knowledge of God, and we are taking every thought captive to the obedience of Christ,
What use is it, my brethren, if someone says he has faith but he has no works? Can that faith save him?
1 Peter 1:22
Since you have in obedience to the truth purified your souls for a sincere love of the brethren, fervently love one another from the heart,
1 Peter 3:1
In the same way, you wives, be submissive to your own husbands so that even if any of them are disobedient to the word, they may be won without a word by the behavior of their wives,
1 Peter 4:17
For it is time for judgment to begin with the household of God; and if it begins with us first, what will be the outcome for those who do not obey the gospel of God?
Thus Noah did; according to all that God had commanded him, so he did.
So Abraham rose early in the morning and saddled his donkey, and took two of his young men with him and Isaac his son; and he split wood for the burnt offering, and arose and went to the place of which God had told him.
because Abraham obeyed Me and kept My charge, My commandments, My statutes and My laws.”
But he said to him, “I will not come, but rather will go to my own land and relatives.”
So Joseph got up, took the Child and His mother, and came into the land of Israel.
And they left and found everything just as He had told them; and they prepared the Passover.