The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from King James Bible:|
ROM 4:7 Saying, Blessed are they whose iniquities are forgiven, and
whose sins are covered.
ROM 4:8 Blessed is the man to whom the Lord will not impute sin.
ROM 4:9 Cometh this blessedness then upon the circumcision only, or
upon the uncircumcision also? for we say that faith was reckoned to
Abraham for righteousness.
ROM 4:10 How was it then reckoned? when he was in circumcision, or in
uncircumcision? Not in circumcision, but in uncircumcision.
ROM 4:11 And he received the sign of circumcision, a seal of the
righteousness of the faith which he had yet being uncircumcised: that he
might be the father of all them that believe, though they be not
King James Bible