For what does the Scripture say? “ Abraham believed God, and it was credited to him as righteousness.”
Then he believed in the Lord; and He reckoned it to him as righteousness.
Is this blessing then on the circumcised, or on the uncircumcised also? For we say, “ Faith was credited to Abraham as righteousness.”
and the Scripture was fulfilled which says, “ And Abraham believed God, and it was reckoned to him as righteousness,” and he was called the friend of God.
But to the one who does not work, but believes in Him who justifies the ungodly, his faith is credited as righteousness,
And it was reckoned to him for righteousness, To all generations forever.
To the law and to the testimony! If they do not speak according to this word, it is because they have no dawn.
Have you not even read this Scripture: ‘ The stone which the builders rejected, This became the chief corner stone;
and he received the sign of circumcision, a seal of the righteousness of the faith which he had while uncircumcised, so that he might be the father of all who believe without being circumcised, that righteousness might be credited to them,
Therefore it was also credited to him as righteousness.
For the Scripture says to Pharaoh, “ For this very purpose I raised you up, to demonstrate My power in you, and that My name might be proclaimed throughout the whole earth.”
For the Scripture says, “ Whoever believes in Him will not be disappointed.”
God has not rejected His people whom He foreknew. Or do you not know what the Scripture says in the passage about Elijah, how he pleads with God against Israel?
Even so Abraham believed God, and it was reckoned to him as righteousness.
Or do you think that the Scripture speaks to no purpose: “ He jealously desires the Spirit which He has made to dwell in us”?
But know this first of all, that no prophecy of Scripture is a matter of one’s own interpretation,