And Abram said, Behold, to me Thou hast given no seed: and, lo, one born in my house is mine heir. And, behold, the Word of the LORD came unto him, saying, This shall not be thine heir; but he that shall come forth out of thine own bowels shall be thine heir. And He brought him forth abroad, and said, Look now toward heaven, and tell the stars, if thou be able to number them: and He said unto him, So shall thy seed be. And he believed in the LORD; and He counted it to him for righteousness. And He said unto him, I am the LORD that brought thee out of Ur of the Chaldees, to give thee this land to inherit it. (Gen 15:3-7)
Abraham believed the Word of GOD and the righteousness of GOD (for we have no righteousness of our own) was credited to him because of his faith. GOD has no plan B, it has always been faith in Jesus Christ, the Word made flesh, the Son of GOD who is GOD the Son and His finished and perfect work on the Cross of Calvary that saves us.
And because we have no righteousness of our own, and because only faith in Christ and what He has already done can save us, we must go and tell, and as we go, proclaim the Good News of Jesus Christ to this lost and dying world. We are commanded and are obedient because of our faith in His Word, to minister to the hurting, disciple one another, and share His love and the grace that is found in the Gospel freely offered to all, and the Salvation that comes to those that believe.
For GOD is not willing that any should perish, but that all would come to repentance and the knowledge of the Truth. Jesus loves you and wants to establish a covenant relationship with Him that is real and personal. Surrender to GOD on His terms and receive Him by faith in His finished and perfect work on the Cross of Calvary and He will give you a brand new life of discipleship and fellowship with Him that is abundant and everlasting. Be counted because of your faith and trust in Him and His forgiveness and Salvation as a child of Abraham and a child of GOD.