Romans 1:7; Romans 4:1; Romans 4:11-12; Romans 4:16-18; Romans 6:4; Romans 9:5; Romans 9:10; Romans 11:28; Romans 15:6
To all that be in Rome, beloved of God, called to be saints: Grace to you and peace from God our Father, and the Lord Jesus Christ.
What shall we say then that Abraham our father, as pertaining to the flesh, hath found ?
And he received the sign of circumcision, a seal of the righteousness of the faith which he had yet being uncircumcised: that he might be the father of all them that believe , though they be not circumcised; that righteousness might be imputed unto them also:
And the father of circumcision to them who are not of the circumcision only, but who also walk in the steps of that faith of our father Abraham, which he had being yet uncircumcised.
Therefore it is of faith, that it might be by grace; to the end the promise might be sure to all the seed; not to that only which is of the law, but to that also which is of the faith of Abraham; who is the father of us all,
(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 .
Who against hope believed in hope, that he might become the father of many nations, according to that which was spoken , So shall thy seed be .
Therefore we are buried with him by baptism into death: that like as Christ was raised up from the dead by the glory of the Father, even so we also should walk in newness of life.
Whose are the fathers, and of whom as concerning the flesh Christ came, who is over all, God blessed for ever. Amen.
And not only this; but when Rebecca also had conceived by one , even by our father Isaac;
As concerning the gospel, they are enemies for your sakes : but as touching the election, they are beloved for the fathers' sakes.
That ye may with one mind and one mouth glorify God, even the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ.