Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Was not Abraham our father justified by works, when he had offered Isaac his son upon the altar?

Bible References


Joshua 24:3
And I will take your father Abraham from beyond the river, and I will lead him into all the land of Canaan, and I will multiply his seed and I will give to him Isaak.
Isaiah 51:2
look to Abraham your father, and to Sarah bringing you forth: for one I called him, and I will bless him, and I will increase him.
Matthew 3:9
And think not to say in yourselves we have Abraham a father; for I say to you that God can of these stones raise up children to Abraham.
Luke 1:73
The oath which he sware to Abraham our father,
Luke 16:24
And he having called out, said, Father Abraham, pity me, and send Lazarus, that he might dip his finger in water, and cool my tongue; for I am tormented in this flame.
John 8:39
They answered and said to him, Abraham is our Father. Jesus says to them, If ye were Abraham's children, ye had done Abraham's works.
Acts 7:2
And he said, Men, brethren, and fathers, hear ye: The God of glory was sent to our father Abraham, being in Mesopotamia, before he dwelt in Charran,
Romans 4:1
What then shall we say Abraham our father to have found, according to the flesh?


Genesis 22:9
And they will come to the place which God said to him; and Abraham will build an altar there, and put in order the wood: and he will find Isaak his son, and put him upon the altar, upon the wood.

General references

Genesis 22:10
And Abraham will stretch out the hand and will take the knife to slaughter his son.
Genesis 26:5
Because that Abraham listened to my voice, and he will watch my watches, my commands, my statutes, and my precepts.
James 2:24
Therefore ye see that man is justified from works, and not from faith alone.