20 Do you want to be shown, you foolish person, that faith apart from works is useless? 21 (A)Was not Abraham our father justified by works when he offered up his son Isaac on the altar? 22 You see that (B)faith was active along with his works, and faith was completed (C)by his works; 23 and the Scripture was fulfilled that says, (D)“Abraham believed God, and it was counted to him as righteousness”—and he was called a (E)friend of God. 24 You see that a person is justified by works and not by faith alone.

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