Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
That is, They which are the children of the flesh, these are not the children of God: but the children of the promise are counted for the seed.
And he received the sign of circumcision as a seal of the righteousness that he had by faith while he was still uncircumcised, so that he would become the father of all those who believe but have never been circumcised, that they too could have righteousness credited to them.
For it is written that Abraham had two sons, one by the slave woman and the other by the free woman.
Hasn't he treated us like foreigners? He not only sold us, but completely wasted the money paid for us!
A whole generation will serve him; they will tell the next generation about the sovereign Lord.
The Lord writes in the census book of the nations, "This one was born there." (Selah)
-- children not born by human parents or by human desire or a husband's decision, but by God.
For in Christ Jesus you are all sons of God through faith.
But you, brothers and sisters, are children of the promise like Isaac.
1 John 3:1
(See what sort of love the Father has given to us: that we should be called God's children -- and indeed we are! For this reason the world does not know us: because it did not know him.