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 as though the word of God has taken no effect. For they are not all Israel, who are of Israel:
And think not to say within yourselves, We have Abraham as our father: for I say unto you, that God is able of these stones to raise up children unto Abraham.
And in hades he lifted up his eyes, being in torment, and seeing Abraham far off, and Lazarus in his bosom.
They answered and said unto him, Abraham is our father. Jesus said unto them, If you were Abraham's children, you would do the works of Abraham.
For it is written, that Abraham had two sons, the one by a bondmaid, the other by a free woman.
In the steps
He puts my feet in the stocks, he marks all my paths.
That you may walk in the way of good men, and keep the paths of the righteous.
Song of Songs 1:8
If you know not, O you fairest among women, go your way forth in the footsteps of the flock, and feed your kids beside the shepherds' tents.
2 Corinthians 12:18
I urged Titus, and with him I sent a brother. Did Titus make a gain of you? walked we not in the same spirit? walked we not in the same steps?
1 Peter 2:21
For even to this were you called: because Christ also suffered for us, leaving us an example, that you should follow his steps:
And in the eighth day the flesh of his foreskin shall be circumcised.
Then the Pharisees and scribes asked him, Why walk not your disciples according to the tradition of the elders, but eat bread with unwashed hands?
No man also having drunk old wine immediately desires new: for he says, The old is better.
Seeing it is one God, who shall justify the circumcision by faith, and uncircumcision through faith.