Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And think not to say within yourselves, We have Abraham to our father: for I say unto you, that God is able of these stones to raise up children unto Abraham.
For within, out of the heart of men, go forth evil reflections, adulteries, fornications, murders,
Do ye therefore fruits worthy of repentance, and begin not to, say in yourselves, We have a father A braham : for I say to you, That God is able to raise children to Abraham of these stones.
And Jesus having known their reflections, having answered, said to them, What do ye reason with yourselves in your hearts?
And the Pharisee having called him, seeing, said within himself, This, if he were a prophet, had known who and what race of woman which had touched him: for she is sinful.
And he calculated in himself, saying, What shall I do, for I have not where I shall collect together my fruits?
Son of man, they inhabiting these wastes upon the land of Israel say, saying, Abraham was one, and he will inherit the land: and we are many; the land was given to us for a possession.
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.
They answered him, We are Abraham's seed, and have never served any; how sayest thou, That ye shall be free?
Men, brethren, sons of Abraham's race, and those among you fearing God, to you was the word of this salvation sent.
What then shall we say Abraham our father to have found, according to the flesh?
Neither that the seed of Abraham, are all children: but, In Isaac shall the seed be called to thee.
For it has been written, that Abraham had two sons, one by the bondmaid, and one by the free.
And I say to you, That many shall come from the sunrising and the descents, and shall recline with Abraham, and Isaac, and Jacob, in the kingdom of the heavens.
And having answered, he said to them, I say to you that if these should be silent, the stones shall cry out.
Simeon related how God first reviewed to take from the nations a people for his name.
(As it has been written, That have set thee father of many nations,) over against him who believed God, making alive the dead, and calling things not being as being.
1 Corinthians 1:27
But the foolish things of the world, has God chosen that he might shame the wise; and the weak things of the world has God chosen that he might shame things strong;
For as many of you as were immersed into Christ have put on Christ.
That ye were in that time without Christy alienated from the citizenship of Israel, and foreigners from the covenants of solemn promise, having no hope, and without God in the world: