Comes this blessedness then on the circumcision only, or on the uncircumcision also?…
I. HOW THEY ARE RECKONED.
1. Not by birth.
2. Not according to law.
3. But by faith.
II. HOW THEY ARE DISTINGUISHED.
1. By the true circumcision of the heart, which is both a sign and a seal of the righteousness of faith.
2. By walking in the steps of Abraham's faith.
III. WHAT ARE THEIR PRIVILEGES.
(J. Lyth, D. D.)
Parallel VersesKJV: Cometh this blessedness then upon the circumcision only, or upon the uncircumcision also? for we say that faith was reckoned to Abraham for righteousness.