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.
And thus there sprang from one man, and him practically dead, a nation like the stars of the sky in number, and like the sands on the sea shore which cannot be counted.
Is God simply the God of the Jews, and not of the Gentiles also? He is certainly the God of the Gentiles also,
For if he was held to be righteous on the ground of his actions, he has something to boast of; but not in the presence of God.
And if the Spirit of Him who raised up Jesus from the dead is dwelling in you, He who raised up Christ from the dead will give Life also to your mortal bodies because of His Spirit who dwells in you.
and do not imagine that you can say to yourselves, 'We have Abraham as our forefather,' for I tell you that God can raise up descendants for Abraham from these stones.
For just as the Father awakens the dead and gives them life, so the Son also gives life to whom He wills.
It is the spirit which gives Life. The flesh confers no benefit whatever. The words I have spoken to you are spirit and are Life.
1 Corinthians 15:45
In the same way also it is written, "The first man Adam became a living animal"; the last Adam is a life-giving Spirit.
To you Gentiles also, who were dead through your offences and sins,
1 Timothy 6:13
I charge you--as in the presence of God who gives life to all creatures, and of Christ Jesus who at the bar of Pontius Pilate made a noble profession of faith--
For those whom He has known beforehand He has also pre-destined to bear the likeness of His Son, that He might be the Eldest in a vast family of brothers;
And in the place where it was said to them, 'No people of Mine are you,' there shall they be called sons of the everliving God."
Says the Lord, who has been making these things known from ages long past.'
1 Corinthians 1:28
and the things which the world regards as base, and those which it sets utterly at nought--things that have no existence--God has chosen in order to reduce to nothing things that do exist;
Through faith Noah, being divinely taught about things as yet unseen, reverently gave heed and built an ark for the safety of his family, and by this act he condemned the world, and became an heir of the righteousness which depends on faith.
1 Peter 2:10
Once you were not a people, but now you are the people of God. Once you had not found mercy, but now you have.
2 Peter 3:8
But there is one thing, dear friends, which you must not forget. With the Lord one day resembles a thousand years and a thousand years resemble one day.
But you, brethren, like Isaac, are children born in fulfilment of a promise.