Anf-01 ii.ii.x Pg 2 was found faithful, inasmuch as he rendered obedience to the words of God. He, in the exercise of obedience, went out from his own country, and from his kindred, and from his father’s house, in order that, by forsaking a small territory, and a weak family, and an insignificant house, he might inherit the promises of God. For God said to him, “Get thee out from thy country, and from thy kindred, and from thy father’s house, into the land which I shall show thee. And I will make thee a great nation, and will bless thee, and make thy name great, and thou shall be blessed. And I will bless them that bless thee, and curse them that curse thee; and in thee shall all the families of the earth be blessed.”46
Isa. xli. 8; 2 Chron. xx. 7; Judith viii. 19; Jas. ii. 23.
Anf-01 v.iii.x Pg 11 and in his seed all those have been blessed704
Matt. iii. 9; Isa. xli. 8; Jas. ii. 23. Some read, “children of God, friends of Abraham.”
Anf-01 ix.vi.xiv Pg 15 But the Word of God did not accept of the friendship of Abraham, as though He stood in need of it, for He was perfect from the beginning (“Before Abraham was,” He says, “I am”3959
Jas. ii. 23.
Anf-01 ix.vi.xvii Pg 11 Then, again, Lot, without circumcision, was brought out from Sodom, receiving salvation from God. So also did Noah, pleasing God, although he was uncircumcised, receive the dimensions [of the ark], of the world of the second race [of men]. Enoch, too, pleasing God, without circumcision, discharged the office of God’s legate to the angels although he was a man, and was translated, and is preserved until now as a witness of the just judgment of God, because the angels when they had transgressed fell to the earth for judgment, but the man who pleased [God] was translated for salvation.3992
Jas. ii. 23.
Anf-02 vi.iv.ii.v Pg 4.1
Anf-03 iv.ix.ii Pg 15 if not on the ground of equity and righteousness, (in the observance) of a natural law? Whence was Melchizedek named “priest of the most high God,”1150
See Isa. xli. 8; Jas. ii. 23.
Anf-03 vi.vii.vi Pg 3