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.
So that there descended even from one, and him in a manner dead, a posterity like the stars of heaven for multitude, and as the sand on the sea shore, innumerable.
or is He the God of the Jews only, and not also of the Gentiles?
for if Abraham were justified by works, he hath something to boast of; but this he hath not before God:
And if the Spirit of Him that raised up Jesus from the dead, dwelleth in you, He that raised up Christ from the dead, will also restore your mortal bodies to life, by his Spirit that now dwelleth in you.
"We have Abraham for our father:" for I tell you, that God is able of these stones to raise up children to Abraham.
For as the Father raiseth up the dead and giveth life: even so the Son maketh alive whom He pleaseth.
The spirit is the principle of life, the flesh availeth nothing: now the words that I speak unto you are spirit, and therefore life.
1 Corinthians 15:45
And so it is written, "The first man Adam was made a living soul." But the last Adam is an enlivening spirit.
And you hath he made alive who were dead in trespasses and sins,
1 Timothy 6:13
I charge thee before God, who giveth life to all, and before Christ Jesus who witnessed a good confession before Pontius Pilate,
for those whom he foreknew, He also predetermined to be conformed to the image of his Son, that He might be as the first-born among many brethren: and whom He before ordained, these He also called;
And in the place where it was said to them, Ye are not my people, there shall they be called the children of the living God.
Now all his works are known unto God from the beginning of the world:
1 Corinthians 1:28
and things in the opinion of the world ignoble, and despicable, and accounted as nothing, hath God chosen, to abolish things that are in esteem among men;
By faith Noah being warned by God of things which were not yet seen, moved with pious fear, prepared an ark for the safety of his family; whereby he condemned the world, and became heir of the righteousness which is by faith.
1 Peter 2:10
who heretofore were not a people, but are now the people of God: who had not obtained mercy, but now have obtained mercy.
2 Peter 3:8
But, beloved; be not ignorant of this one thing, that one day is with the Lord as a thousand years, and a thousand years as one day.
Now we, brethren, like Isaac, are children of the promise.