Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Look unto Abraham your father, and unto Sarah that bare you: for I called him alone, and blessed him, and increased him.
After these things, the word of the Lord came to Abram in a vision, saying, Have no fear, Abram: I will keep you safe, and great will be your reward.
Now Abraham and Sarah were very old, and Sarah was past the time for giving birth.
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.
What, then, may we say that Abraham, our father after the flesh, has got?
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 the Lord had said to Abram, after Lot was parted from him, From this place where you are take a look to the north and to the south, to the east and to the west:
Then said the Lord, This man will not get the heritage, but a son of your body will have your property after you.
That I will certainly give you my blessing, and your seed will be increased like the stars of heaven and the sand by the seaside; your seed will take the land of those who are against them;
Now Abraham was old and far on in years: and the Lord had given him everything in full measure.
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;
Son of man, those who are living in these waste places in the land of Israel say, Abraham was but one, and he had land for his heritage: but we are a great number; the land is given to us for our heritage.
So then those who are of faith have a part in the blessing of Abraham who was full of faith.
By faith Abraham did as God said when he was ordered to go out into a place which was to be given to him as a heritage, and went out without knowledge of where he was going.