Was not Abraham our father justified by works when he offered his son Isaac upon the altar?
and said, By myself I have sworn, said the LORD, for because thou hast done this thing and hast not withheld thy son, thine only son;
And when they came to the place which God had told him of, Abraham built an altar there and laid the wood in order and bound Isaac his son and laid him on the altar upon the wood.
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 generation and gave him Isaac.
And enter not into judgment with thy slave; for in thy sight shall no man living be justified.
Look unto Abraham your father and unto Sarah that bore you; for I called him alone and blessed him and multiplied him.
and think not to say within yourselves, We have Abraham as our father, for I say unto you that God is able to raise up children unto Abraham of these stones.
For by thy words thou shalt be justified, and by thy words thou shalt be condemned.
When the Son of man shall come in his glory and all the holy angels with him, then he shall sit upon the throne of his glory,
And he cried and said, Father Abraham, have mercy on me and send Lazarus that he may dip the tip of his finger in water and cool my tongue; for I am tormented in this flame.
And he said, No, father Abraham; but if one went unto them from the dead, they will repent.
They answered and said unto him, Abraham is our father. Jesus said unto them, If ye were Abraham's sons, ye would do the works of Abraham.
Art thou greater than our father Abraham who died? and the prophets died; whom makest thou thyself?
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,
For by the deeds of the law, no flesh shall be justified in his sight; for by the law is the knowledge of sin.
that he be the father of the circumcision: not only to those who are of the circumcision, but also unto those who walk in the steps of the faith that was in our father Abraham before he was circumcised.
Therefore by faith, that it might be by grace, to the end the promise might be sure to all the seed, not only to that which is of the law, but also to that which is of the faith of Abraham, who is the father of us all,
But someone may say, Thou hast faith, and I have works; show me thy faith without thy works, and I will show thee my faith by my works.