18 Abraham will surely become a great and powerful nation, and all nations on earth will be blessed through him. 19 For I have chosen him, so that he will direct his children and his household after him to keep the way of the LORD by doing what is right and just, so that the LORD will bring about for Abraham what he has promised him.”
If the Law was to set people right before God, it was not working---even after so long a period of time, if any kind of rule-keeping had power to create life in us, we would certainly have gotten it by this time.
Numbers 23:19 God is not a man, that he should lie, nor a son of man, that he should change his mind. Does he speak and then not act? Does he promise and not fulfill?
Pro 2:5-6 then you will understand the fear of the LORD and find the knowledge of God. For the LORD gives wisdom, and from his mouth come knowledge and understanding.
Matt 18:20 "For where two or three come together in my name, there am I with them.”
Gal 6:9-10 Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up. Therefore, as we have opportunity, let us do good to all people, especially to those who belong to the family of believers.
James 1:12 Blessed is the man who perseveres under trial, because when he has stood the test, he will receive the crown of life that God has promised to those who love him.
John 14:26 "But the Counselor, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, will teach you all things and will remind you of everything I have said to you."
Acts 16:31 “Believe in the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved—you and your household.”
Ps 5:11 "But let all who take refuge in you be glad; let them ever sing for joy. Spread your protection over them, that those who love your name may rejoice in you."
Ps 85:8 "I will listen to what God the LORD will say; He promises peace to His people, His saints— but let them not return to folly."
“So I say to you: Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you."
"...and receive from him anything we ask, because we obey his commands and do what pleases him."
"Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make your paths straight."