Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And he received the sign of circumcision, a seal of the righteousness of the faith which he had yet being uncircumcised: that he might be the father of all them that believe, though they be not circumcised; that righteousness might be imputed unto them also:
This is My covenant, which you shall keep, between Me and you and your descendants after you: every male among you shall be circumcised.
The blood shall be a sign for you on the houses where you live; and when I see the blood I will pass over you, and no plague will befall you to destroy you when I strike the land of Egypt.
“But as for you, speak to the sons of Israel, saying, ‘
You shall surely observe My sabbaths; for this is a sign between Me and you throughout your generations, that you may know that I am the Lord who sanctifies you.
Also I gave them My sabbaths to be a
sign between Me and them, that they might know that I am the Lord who sanctifies them.
he is not a Jew who is one outwardly, nor is circumcision that which is outward in the flesh.
the Lord your God will circumcise your heart and the heart of your descendants, to love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul, so that you may live.
2 Corinthians 1:22
sealed us and gave us the Spirit in our hearts as a pledge.
Him, you also, after listening to the message of truth, the gospel of your salvation—having also believed, you were sealed in Him with the Holy Spirit of promise,
Do not grieve the Holy Spirit of God, by whom you were sealed for the day of redemption.
They were told not to
hurt the grass of the earth, nor any green thing, nor any tree, but only the men who do not have the seal of God on their foreheads.
the promise to Abraham or to his descendants that he would be heir of the world was not through the Law, but through the righteousness of faith.
righteousness of God through faith in Jesus Christ for all those who believe; for there is no distinction;
What shall we say then? That Gentiles, who did not pursue righteousness, attained righteousness, even the righteousness which is by faith;
the righteousness based on faith speaks as follows: “ Do not say in your heart, ‘Who will ascend into heaven?’ (that is, to bring Christ down),
through the Spirit, by faith, are waiting for the hope of righteousness.
and may be found in Him, not having
a righteousness of my own derived from the Law, but that which is through faith in Christ, the righteousness which comes from God on the basis of faith,
Noah, being warned by God about things not yet seen, in reverence prepared an ark for the salvation of his household, by which he condemned the world, and became an heir of the righteousness which is according to faith.
2 Peter 1:1
Simon Peter, a To those who have received bond-servant and apostle of Jesus Christ, a faith of the same kind as ours, by the righteousness of our God and Savior, Jesus Christ:
just as David also speaks of the blessing on the man to whom God credits righteousness apart from works:
And I will make you a great nation,
I will bless you,
And make your name great;
you shall be a blessing;
And make your name great;
Now Abraham was ninety-nine years old when
he was circumcised in the flesh of his foreskin.
the eighth day the flesh of his foreskin shall be circumcised.
And no one, after drinking old wine wishes for new; for he says, ‘The old is good enough.’”
Surely no one can refuse the water for these to be baptized who have received the Holy Spirit just as we did, can he?”
God who will justify the circumcised by faith and the uncircumcised through faith is one.
those who are of faith are blessed with Abraham, the believer.