12 so that you may not be sluggish, but dimitators of those who through faith and patience inherit the promises.
17 So when God desired to show more convincingly to ithe heirs of the promise jthe unchangeable character of his purpose, khe guaranteed it with an oath,
6 But this man wwho does not have his descent from them received tithes from Abraham and blessed xhim who had the promises.
The Promise Realized Through Faith
13 For ethe promise to Abraham and his offspring fthat he would be heir of the world did not come through the law but through the righteousness of faith.