Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
His faith did not weaken, although he realized that his own body was worn out, for he was about a hundred years old, and that Sarah was past bearing children.
and hope will not disappoint us. For, through the holy Spirit that has been given us, God's love has flooded our hearts.
It was in this hope that we were saved. But a hope that can be seen is not a hope, for who hopes for what he sees?
Even as he spoke people came from the house of the leader of the synagogue and said, "Your daughter is dead. Why should you trouble the Master any further?"
Zechariah said to the angel, "How am I to know that this is so? For I am an old man, and my wife is advanced in life."
So keep up your courage, gentlemen! For I have faith in God that it will be just as I was told.
Now we, brothers, are like Isaac, children born in fulfilment of the promise.