Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
What then? If some did not believe, does their unbelief nullify the faithfulness of God?
So I ask, God has not rejected his people, has he? Absolutely not! For I too am an Israelite, a descendant of Abraham, from the tribe of Benjamin.
God is not a man, that he should lie, nor a human being, that he should change his mind. Has he said, and will he not do it? Or has he spoken, and will he not make it happen?
In the same way, the promise that I make does not return to me, having accomplished nothing. No, it is realized as I desire and is fulfilled as I intend."
Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will never pass away.
If those people to whom the word of God came were called 'gods' (and the scripture cannot be broken),
2 Timothy 2:13
If we are unfaithful, he remains faithful, since he cannot deny himself.
In the same way God wanted to demonstrate more clearly to the heirs of the promise that his purpose was unchangeable, and so he intervened with an oath,
They are not
For a person is not a Jew who is one outwardly, nor is circumcision something that is outward in the flesh,
And he is also the father of the circumcised, who are not only circumcised, but who also walk in the footsteps of the faith that our father Abraham possessed when he was still uncircumcised.
Jesus saw Nathanael coming toward him and exclaimed, "Look, a true Israelite in whom there is no deceit!"
And all who will behave in accordance with this rule, peace and mercy be on them, and on the Israel of God.