Genesis 12:1-27, Romans 4:9-12
Genesis 17:1–3 (NKJV)
1 When Abram was ninety-nine years old, the Lord appeared to Abram and said to him, “I am Almighty God; walk before Me and be blameless. 2 And I will make My covenant between Me and you, and will multiply you exceedingly.” 3 Then Abram fell on his face, and God talked with him, saying:
I An encouragement and a reminder.
II The covenant sign of circumcision.
III Baptism and circumcision.
Colossians 2:11–12 (NKJV)
11 In Him you were also circumcised with the circumcision made without hands, by putting off the body of the sins of the flesh, by the circumcision of Christ, 12 buried with Him in baptism, in which you also were raised with Him through faith in the working of God, who raised Him from the dead.