Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
By faith Abraham, when he was called to go out into a place which he should after receive for an inheritance, obeyed; and he went out, not knowing whither he went.
And Terah took Abram, his son, and Lot, the son of Haran, and Sarai, his daughter-in-law, the wife of his son Abram and they went out from Ur of the Chaldees, to go to the land of Canaan; and they came to Haran, and were there for some time.
Now the Lord said to Abram, Go out from your country and from your family and from your father's house, into the land to which I will be your guide:
And I took your father Abraham from the other side of the River, guiding him through all the land of Canaan; I made his offspring great in number, and gave him Isaac.
You are the Lord, the God, who took Abram and made him yours, guiding him from Ur of the Chaldees, and gave him the name of Abraham;
Who sent out from the east one who is right wherever he goes? he gives the nations into his hands, and makes him ruler over kings; he gives them as the dust to his sword, as dry stems before the wind to his bow.
Let your thoughts be turned to Abraham, your father, and to Sarah, who gave you birth: for when he was but one, my voice came to him, and I gave him my blessing, and made him a great people.
And he said, My brothers and fathers, give hearing. The God of glory came to our father Abraham, when he was in Mesopotamia, before he was living in Haran,
And the Lord came to Abram, and said, I will give all this land to your seed; then Abram made an altar there to the Lord who had let himself be seen by him.
For all the land which you see I will give to you and to your seed for ever.
And he said to him, I am the Lord, who took you from Ur of the Chaldees, to give you this land for your heritage.
And to you and to your seed after you, I will give the land in which you are living, all the land of Canaan for an eternal heritage; and I will be their God.
Keep in this land, and I will be with you and give you my blessing; for to you and to your seed will I give all these lands, giving effect to the oath which I made to your father Abraham;
Not for your righteousness or because your hearts are upright are you going in to take their land; but because of the evil-doing of these nations the Lord your God is driving them out from before you, and to give effect to his oath to your fathers, Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.
The agreement which he made with Abraham, and his oath to Isaac;
For I will take you out from among the nations, and get you together from all the countries, and take you into your land.
Who through faith overcame kingdoms, did righteousness, got their reward, kept the mouths of lions shut,
And when he had been made complete, he became the giver of eternal salvation to all those who are under his orders;
And your seed will be a blessing to all the nations of the earth, because you have done what I gave you orders to do.
And he took him out into the open air, and said to him, Let your eyes be lifted to heaven, and see if the stars may be numbered; even so will your seed be.
Everyone, then, to whom my words come and who does them, will be like a wise man who made his house on a rock;
Through whom grace has been given to us, sending us out to make disciples to the faith among all nations, for his name:
But praise be to God that though you were the servants of sin, you have now given yourselves freely to that form of teaching under which you were placed;
But they have not all given ear to the good news. For Isaiah says, Lord, who has had faith in our word?
2 Corinthians 10:5
Putting an end to reasonings, and every high thing which is lifted up against the knowledge of God, and causing every thought to come under the authority of Christ;
What use is it, my brothers, for a man to say that he has faith, if he does nothing? will such a faith give him salvation?
1 Peter 1:22
And as you have made your souls clean, being ruled by what is true, and loving one another without deceit, see that your love is warm and from the heart:
1 Peter 3:1
Wives, be ruled by your husbands; so that even if some of them give no attention to the word, their hearts may be changed by the behaviour of their wives,
1 Peter 4:17
For the time has come for the judging, starting with the church of God; but if it makes a start with us, what will be the end of those who are not under the rule of God?
And all these things Noah did; as God said, so he did.
And Abraham got up early in the morning, and made ready his ass, and took with him two of his young men and Isaac, his son, and after the wood for the burned offering had been cut, he went on his way to the place of which God had given him word.
Because Abraham gave ear to my voice and kept my words, my rules, my orders, and my laws.
But he said, I will not go with you, I will go back to the land of my birth and to my relations.
And he got up, and took the young child and his mother, and came into the land of Israel.
And they went, and it was as he had said: and they made the Passover ready.