Abraham the Friend of God

This is a subsidiary post of Friends of God.

James 2:22, 23 (alluding to 2 Chronicles 20:7 and Isaiah 41:8-9 below)  –  “…and the Scripture was fulfilled which says, ‘AND ABRAHAM BELIEVED GOD, AND IT WAS RECKONED TO HIM AS RIGHTEOUSNESS,’ and he was called the friend of God.”


2 Chronicles 20:7 (alluded to in James 2:22-23 above)  –  “Did You not, O our God, drive out the inhabitants of this land before Your people Israel and give it to the descendants of Abraham Your friend forever?”

Isaiah 41:8, 9 (alluded to in James 2:22-23 above)  –  “But you, Israel, My servant, Jacob whom I have chosen, descendant of Abraham My friend…”

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