What shall we say then that Abraham our father hath found pertaining to the flesh?
For if Abraham were justified by works, he hath reason to glory, but not before God.
For what saith the Scripture? "Abraham believed God, and it was counted unto him for righteousness."
Now to him that worketh, his reward is reckoned not according to grace, but according to debt.
But to him that worketh not, but believeth in Him that justifieth the ungodly, his faith is counted for righteousness,
even as David also describeth the blessedness of the man unto whom God imputeth righteousness without works, saying,