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Wherein God, willing more abundantly to shew unto the heirs of promise the immutability of his counsel, confirmed it by an oath:

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John 10:10
The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have life, and have it abundantly.
1 Peter 1:3
Blessed be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In his great mercy he has caused us to be born again into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,

The heirs

Hebrews 6:12
so that you may not be sluggish, but imitators of those who through faith and patience inherit the promises.
Hebrews 11:7
By faith Noah, being warned by God about things not yet seen, in godly fear prepared an ark for the salvation of his household, by which he condemned the world, and became an heir of the righteousness which comes by faith.
Romans 8:17
and if children, then heirsheirs of God and fellow heirs with Christ, if indeed we suffer with him, in order that we may also be glorified with him.
Galatians 3:29
And if you belong to Christ, then you are Abraham's offspring, heirs according to promise.
James 2:5
Listen, my beloved brethren: has not God chosen those who are poor in the world to be rich in faith and heirs of the kingdom which he has promised to those who love him?
1 Peter 3:7
Husbands, in the same way be considerate as you live with your wives, and treat them with honor as the weaker partner, since you are joint heirs of the grace of life, so that your prayers will not be hindered.

The immutability

Hebrews 6:18
so that, by two unchangeable things in which it is impossible for God to lie, we who have taken refuge would have strong encouragement to take hold of the hope set before us.
Romans 11:29
For the gifts and the call of God are irrevocable.
James 1:17
Every good thing given and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shifting shadow.

Confirmed it

Hebrews 6:16
Men swear by one greater than themselves, and in all their disputes the oath is final for confirmation.

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Luke 1:73
the oath which he swore to our father Abraham: