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and not all of Abraham’s children are his true descendants; but “It is through Isaac that descendants shall be named for you.”

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12 But God said to Abraham, “Do not be distressed because of the boy and because of your slave woman; whatever Sarah says to you, do as she tells you, for it is through Isaac that offspring shall be named for you.

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18 of whom he had been told, “It is through Isaac that descendants shall be named for you.”

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37 I know that you are descendants of Abraham; yet you look for an opportunity to kill me, because there is no place in you for my word. 38 I declare what I have seen in the Father’s presence; as for you, you should do what you have heard from the Father.”[a]

Jesus and Abraham

39 They answered him, “Abraham is our father.” Jesus said to them, “If you were Abraham’s children, you would be doing[b] what Abraham did,

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Footnotes

  1. John 8:38 Other ancient authorities read you do what you have heard from your father
  2. John 8:39 Other ancient authorities read If you are Abraham’s children, then do

For it is we who are the circumcision, who worship in the Spirit of God[a] and boast in Christ Jesus and have no confidence in the flesh—

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Footnotes

  1. Philippians 3:3 Other ancient authorities read worship God in spirit

23 One, the child of the slave, was born according to the flesh; the other, the child of the free woman, was born through the promise.

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33 They answered him, “We are descendants of Abraham and have never been slaves to anyone. What do you mean by saying, ‘You will be made free’?”

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30 He said, ‘No, father Abraham; but if someone goes to them from the dead, they will repent.’

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24 He called out, ‘Father Abraham, have mercy on me, and send Lazarus to dip the tip of his finger in water and cool my tongue; for I am in agony in these flames.’ 25 But Abraham said, ‘Child, remember that during your lifetime you received your good things, and Lazarus in like manner evil things; but now he is comforted here, and you are in agony.

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Bear fruits worthy of repentance. Do not begin to say to yourselves, ‘We have Abraham as our ancestor’; for I tell you, God is able from these stones to raise up children to Abraham.

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