Jesus assures us that Abraham is in heaven.
NAB LUK 13:28
And there will be wailing and grinding of teeth when you see **Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob and all the prophets in the kingdom of **God and you yourselves cast out.
Old Testament people are under God’s covenant of the Law. God promises Old Testament people that they will live if they obey His commandments.
NAB DEU 30:15 The Choice before Israel.
"**Here then, I have today set before you life and prosperity, death and doom. **If you obey the commandment****s of the LORD, your God, which I enjoin on you today, loving him, and walking in his ways, and keeping his commandments, statutes and decrees, you will live
**NAB MAT **19:16
“Teacher, what good must I do to possess everlasting life?” He answered, “Why do you question me about what is good? There is One who is good. If you wish to enter into life, keep the commandments.”
NAB DEU 30:19
“I call heaven and earth today to witness against you:** I have set before you life and death, the blessing and the curse. Choose life**, then, that you and your descendants may live, by loving the LORD, your God, heeding his voice, and holding fast to him.”
NAB DEU 6:1
"These then are the commandments, the statutes and decrees which the LORD, your God, has ordered that you be taught to observe in the land into which you are crossing for conquest, so that you and your son and your grandson may fear the LORD, your God, and keep, throughout the days of your lives, all his statutes and commandments which I enjoin on you, and thus have long life. Hear then, Israel, and be careful to observe them, that you may grow and prosper the more in keeping with the promise of the LORD, the God of your fathers, to give you a land flowing with milk and honey." The great commandment. Hear, O Israel! The LORD is our God, the LORD alone! Therefore, you shall love the LORD, your God, with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your strength.
NAB LUK 10:25
**“Teacher, what must I do to inherit everlasting life?” Jesus answered him: ****“What is written in the law? How do you read it?” **He replied:
**"You shall love the Lord your God **
**with all your heart, **
**with all your soul, **
**with all your strength, **
and with all your mind; **
and your neighbor as yourself." **
Jesus said, "You have answered correctly. Do this and you shall live."