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 his son's son, and Sarai his daughter in law, his son Abram's wife; and they went forth with them from Ur of the Chaldeans, to go into the land of Canaan; and they came unto Haran, and dwelt there.
Now the LORD had said unto Abram, Get you out of your country, and from your kindred, and from your father's house, unto a land that I will show you:
And I took your father Abraham from the other side of the river, and led him throughout all the land of Canaan, and multiplied his descendants, and gave him Isaac.
You are the LORD, the God who did choose Abram, and brought him forth out of Ur of the Chaldees, and gave him the name of Abraham;
Who raised up the righteous man from the east, called him to his feet, gave the nations before him, and made him rule over kings? he gave them as the dust to his sword, and as driven stubble to his bow.
Look unto Abraham your father, and unto Sarah that bore you: for I called him alone, and blessed him, and increased him.
And he said, Men, brethren, and fathers, hearken; The God of glory appeared unto our father Abraham, when he was in Mesopotamia, before he dwelt in Haran,
And the LORD appeared unto Abram, and said, Unto your descendants will I give this land: and there built he an altar unto the LORD, who appeared unto him.
For all the land which you see, to you will I give it, and to your descendants forever.
And he said unto him, I am the LORD that brought you out of Ur of the Chaldees, to give you this land to inherit it.
And I will give unto you, and to your descendants after you, the land in which you are a sojourner, 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 will bless you; for unto you, and unto your descendants, I will give all these countries, and I will perform the oath which I swore unto Abraham your father;
Not for your righteousness, or for the uprightness of your heart, do you go to possess their land: but for the wickedness of these nations the LORD your God does drive them out from before you, and that he may perform the word which the LORD swore unto your fathers, Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.
Which covenant he made with Abraham, and his oath unto Isaac;
For I will take you from among the nations, and gather you out of all countries, and will bring you into your own land.
Who through faith subdued kingdoms, worked righteousness, obtained promises, stopped the mouths of lions,
And being made perfect, he became the author of eternal salvation unto all them that obey him;
And in your descendants shall all the nations of the earth be blessed; because you have obeyed my voice.
And he brought him forth outside, and said, Look now toward heaven, and count the stars, if you be able to number them: and he said unto him, So shall your descendants be.
Therefore whosoever hears these sayings of mine, and does them, I will liken him unto a wise man, who built his house upon a rock:
By whom we have received grace and apostleship, for obedience to the faith among all nations, for his name:
But God be thanked, that you were the servants of sin, but you have obeyed from the heart that form of doctrine which was delivered you.
But they have not all obeyed the gospel. For Isaiah says, Lord, who has believed our report?
2 Corinthians 10:5
Casting down arguments, and every high thing that exalts itself against the knowledge of God, and bringing into captivity every thought to the obedience of Christ;
What does it profit, my brethren, though a man says he has faith, and has not works? can faith save him?
1 Peter 1:22
Seeing you have purified your souls in obeying the truth through the Spirit unto sincere love of the brethren, see that you love one another with a pure heart fervently:
1 Peter 3:1
Likewise, you wives, be in subjection to your own husbands; that, if any obey not the word, they also may without the word be won by the conduct of the wives;
1 Peter 4:17
For the time is come that judgment must begin at the house of God: and if it first begins with us, what shall the end be of them that obey not the gospel of God?
Thus did Noah; according to all that God commanded him, so did he.
And Abraham rose up early in the morning, and saddled his donkey, and took two of his young men with him, and Isaac his son, and cut the wood for the burnt offering, and rose up, and went unto the place of which God had told him.
Because Abraham obeyed my voice, and kept my charge, my commandments, my statutes, and my laws.
And he said unto him, I will not go; but I will depart to my own land, and to my kindred.
And he arose, and took the young child and his mother, and came into the land of Israel.
And they went, and found as he had said unto them: and they made ready the passover.