is not
Romans 4:17
as it is written, "I have made you the father of many nations" --in the presence of the God in whom he believed, who gives life to the dead and calls into existence the things that do not exist.
Romans 14:9
For to this end Christ died and lived again, that he might be Lord both of the dead and of the living.
Hebrews 11:13-16
13
These all died in faith, not having received what was promised, but having seen it and greeted it from afar, and having acknowledged that they were strangers and exiles on the earth.
14
For people who speak thus make it clear that they are seeking a homeland.
15
If they had been thinking of that land from which they had gone out, they would have had opportunity to return.
16
But as it is, they desire a better country, that is, a heavenly one. Therefore God is not ashamed to be called their God, for he has prepared for them a city.
ye
Mark 12:24
Jesus said to them, "Is not this why you are wrong, that you know neither the scriptures nor the power of God?
Proverbs 19:27
Cease, my son, to hear instruction only to stray from the words of knowledge.
Hebrews 3:10
Therefore I was provoked with that generation, and said, `They always go astray in their hearts; they have not known my ways.'