Bible: Romans 4:16-17

4:16 For this reason it is by faith so that it may be by grace, 1  with the result that the promise may be certain to all the descendants – not only to those who are under the law, but also to those who have the faith of Abraham, 2  who is the father of us all 4:17 (as it is written, “I have made you the father of many nations). 3  He is our father 4  in the presence of God whom he believed – the God who 5  makes the dead alive and summons the things that do not yet exist as though they already do. 6 
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