Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
(As it is written, I have made thee a father of many nations,) before him whom he believed, even God, who quickeneth the dead, and calleth those things which be not as though they were.
Therefore from one man, and him as good as dead, were born descendants as many as the stars of heaven and as the innumerable grains of sand by the seashore.
Or is God the God of Jews only? Is he not the God of Gentiles also? Yes, of Gentiles also,
For if Abraham was justified by works, he has something to boast about, but not before God.
If the Spirit of him who raised Jesus from the dead dwells in you, he who raised Christ from the dead will give life to your mortal bodies also through his Spirit who dwells in you.
and do not think to say to yourselves, 'We have Abraham as our father.' For I tell you that God is able to raise up children to Abraham from these stones.
For as the Father raises the dead and gives life to them, even so the Son gives life to whom he will.
It is the Spirit who gives life; the flesh profits nothing. The words that I have spoken to you are spirit, and they are life.
1 Corinthians 15:45
So it is written, "The first man Adam became a living being"; the last Adam became a life-giving spirit.
And you were dead in your trespasses and sins,
1 Timothy 6:13
I charge you in the presence of God, who gives life to all things, and of Christ Jesus, who made the good confession before Pontius Pilate,
For those whom he foreknew he also predestined to be conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many brethren.
"And it will happen that in the very place where it was said to them, 'You are not my people,' they will be called 'sons of the living God.'"
says the Lord, who makes these things known from long ago.
1 Corinthians 1:28
God chose the lowly things of this world and the despised things, and the things that are not, to nullify the things that are,
By faith Noah, being warned by God about things not yet seen, in godly fear prepared an ark for the salvation of his household, by which he condemned the world, and became an heir of the righteousness which comes by faith.
1 Peter 2:10
Once you were not a people, but now you are the people of God; once you had not received mercy, but now you have received mercy.
2 Peter 3:8
But do not ignore this one fact, beloved, that with the Lord one day is like a thousand years, and a thousand years like one day.
Now you, brethren, like Isaac, are children of promise.