Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Was not Abraham our father justified by works, when he had offered Isaac his son upon the altar?
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.
Let your thoughts be turned to Abraham, your father, and to Sarah, who gave you birth: for when he was but one, my voice came to him, and I gave him my blessing, and made him a great people.
And say not to yourselves, We have Abraham for our father; because I say to you that God is able from these stones to make children for Abraham.
The oath which he made to Abraham, our father,
And he gave a cry and said, Father Abraham, have mercy on me and send Lazarus, so that he may put the end of his finger in water and put it on my tongue, for I am cruelly burning in this flame.
In answer they said to him, Our father is Abraham. Jesus said to them, If you were Abraham's children you would do what Abraham did.
And he said, My brothers and fathers, give hearing. The God of glory came to our father Abraham, when he was in Mesopotamia, before he was living in Haran,
What, then, may we say that Abraham, our father after the flesh, has got?
And they came to the place of which God had given him knowledge; and there Abraham made the altar and put the wood in place on it, and having made tight the bands round Isaac his son, he put him on the wood on the altar.
And stretching out his hand, Abraham took the knife to put his son to death.
Because Abraham gave ear to my voice and kept my words, my rules, my orders, and my laws.
You see that a man's righteousness is judged by his works and not by his faith only.