Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
I know that you are Abraham’s descendants; yet you seek to kill Me, because My word has no place in you.
and do not suppose that you can say to yourselves, ‘
We have Abraham for our father’; for I say to you that from these stones God is able to raise up children to Abraham.
so that you may be sons of your Father who is in heaven; for He causes His sun to rise on the evil and the good, and sends rain on the righteous and the unrighteous.
he is not a Jew who is one outwardly, nor is circumcision that which is outward in the flesh.
and the father of circumcision to those who not only are of the circumcision, but who also follow in the steps of the faith of our father Abraham which
he had while uncircumcised.
nor are they all children
because they are Abraham’s descendants, but: “ through Isaac your descendants will be named.”
be sure that it is those who are of faith who are sons of Abraham.
You see that
faith was working with his works, and as a result of the works, faith was perfected;