Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And the father of circumcision to them who are not of the circumcision only, but who also walk in the steps of that faith of our father Abraham, which he had being yet uncircumcised.
Not that God's message has failed. For not everybody who is descended from Israel really belongs to Israel,
Do not suppose that you can say to yourselves, 'We have Abraham for our forefather,' for I tell you God can produce descendants for Abraham right out of these stones!
And in Hades he looked up, tormented as he was, and saw Abraham far away, with Lazarus beside him.
They answered, "Our father is Abraham." Jesus said to them, "If you are Abraham's children, then do what Abraham did.
For the Scripture says that Abraham had two sons, one by the slave-girl, and one by the free woman.
In the steps
2 Corinthians 12:18
I asked Titus to go and I sent his brother with him. Did Titus make anything out of you? Did not he and I act in the same spirit, and take the very same steps?
1 Peter 2:21
That is the life to which you have been called, for Christ himself suffered for you, leaving you an example so that you might follow his footsteps.
And the Pharisees and the scribes asked him, "Why do your disciples not observe the rules handed down by our ancestors, but eat food without purifying their hands?"
No one after drinking old wine wants new, for he says, 'The old is better!' "
there is but one God, and he will make the circumcised upright on the ground of their faith and the uncircumcised upright because of theirs."