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.
He answered, "Brothers and fathers, listen. The glorious God appeared to our forefather Abraham when he was in Mesopotamia, before he settled in Haran,
who by their faith conquered kingdoms, attained uprightness, received new promises, shut the mouths of lions,
and when he was fully qualified, he became a source of unending salvation for all who obey him,
"Everyone, therefore, who listens to this teaching of mine and acts upon it, will be like a sensible man who built his house on rock.
through whom we have received God's favor and been commissioned in his name to urge obedience and faith upon all the heathen,
But, thank God! though you were once slaves of sin, you have become obedient from your hearts to the standard of teaching that you received,
It is true, they have not all accepted the good news, for Isaiah says, "Lord, who has believed what we have told?"
2 Corinthians 10:5
I destroy arguments and every obstacle that is raised against the knowledge of God, and I take captive every thought and make it obey Christ,
My brothers, what is the good of a man's saying he has faith, if he has no good deeds to show? Can faith save him?
1 Peter 1:22
Now that by obeying the truth you have purified your souls for sincere love of the brotherhood, you must love one another intensely and heartily,
1 Peter 3:1
You married women, in the same way, must be submissive to your husbands, so that any who refuse to believe the message may be won over without argument through the behavior of their wives
1 Peter 4:17
For the time has come for the judgment to begin with the household of God, and if it begins with us, what will be the end of those who refuse God's good news?