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Ps. cxix. 66. I have believed thy com. Rev. ii. 13. Thou holdest fast my name. mandments.
Ch. iii. 8.
IX. Faith in Christ. John vi. 29. Jesus XII. Denying Christ;. threats. Matt. said, This is the work of God, that ye be- x. 33. Whosoever shall deny me before lieve on him whom he hath sent.
men, him will I also deny before my Fa1 John ii. 23. This is God's command-ther which is in heaven. ment, That we should believe on the Luke xii. 9. He that denieth me before name of his Son Jesus Christ, and love men, shall be denied before the angels of one another.
God. John xii. 36. Believe in the light, that 2 Tim. ii. 12. If we deny him, he also ye may be the children of light.
will deny us. xiv. 1. Jesus said, Ye believe in God, 2 Pet. ii. 1. False teachers shall bring believe also in me.
in damnable heresies, even denying the xx. 27. Jesus said to Thomas, Be not Lord that bought them. faithless but believing.
1 John ii. 22, 23. Who is a liar, but
that denieth that Jesus is the Christ? He X. Faith in Christ: brief summaries is Antichrist that denieth the Father and thereof. John ix. 25. Dost thou believe in the Son. Whosoever dunieth the Son, the Son of God? Ver. 38.
the same hath not the Father. xi. 27. I believe that thou art Christ Jude 4. Ungodly men turn the grace the Son of God, that should come into the of God into lasciviousness, denying the world.
only Lord God, and our Lord Jesus Christ. xvi. 30. We believe that thou camest See Acts iii. 14. Matt. xxvi. 70. forth from God.
xvii. 6. Jesus said, I have manifested XIII. The certainty and assurance of thy name unto the men which thou gavest faith. Luke i. 1. Many have taken in me out of the world.—Ver. 8. And they hand to set forth a declaration of those have believed that thou didst send me. things which are most surely believed Ver. 21.
among us.-Ver. 4. It seemed good to Acts viii. 37. Philip said to the eunuch, me also, that thou mightest know the If thou believest with all thine heart, thou certainty of those things wherein thou mayest be baptized : and he answered and hast been instructed. said, I believe that Jesus Christ is the John iv. 22. We have heard ourselves, Son of God. Ver. 38. And Philip bap- and know that this is indeed the Christ, tized him.
the Saviour of the world. Rom. vi. 8. If we be dead with Christ, vi. 69. We believe and are sure, that we believe that we shall also live with him. thou art Christ the Son of the living God.
X. 9. If thou shalt confess with thy xvi. 30. Now are we sure that thou mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe knowest all things: by this we believe that in thine heart that God raised him from thou camest forth from God. Ver. 31. the dead, thou shalt be saved.
xvii. 8. Jesus said, They have known 1 Thess. iv. 14. If we believe that Jesus surely that I came out from thee, and died and rose again, even so them also they have believed that thou didst send that sleep in Jesus will God bring with me. Ch. xvi. 27. him.
Acts i. 36. Let all the house of Israel
know assuredly, that God hath made that XI. Confessing Christ; promises. Matt. same Jesus both Lord and Christ. x. 32. Whosoever shall confess me before xvii. 31. God hath appointed a day in my Father which is in heaven.
the which he will judge the world in Rom. x. 9, 10. If thou shalt confess righteousness, by that man whom he hath with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt ordained; whereof he hath given assurbelieve in thine heart that God raised him ance unto all men, in that he hath raised from the dead, thou shalt be saved. For him from the dead. with the heart man believeth unto right- Heb. x. 22. Let us draw near with a eousness, and with the mouth confession true heart, in full assurance of faith. is made unto salvation.
xi. 1. Faith is the substance of things 1 John iv. 15. Whosoever shall confess hoped for, the evidence of things not seen. that Jesus is the Son of God, God dwell. See Col. ii. 2. 1 Thess. i. 5. 2 Tim. iji. eth in him, and he in him.
14. 1 John iii. 19,
Of being strong, steadfast, and perse- James i. 3. The trying of your faith vering in faith. Rom. iv. 9. Abraham, worketh patience. 1 Pet. i. 7. being not weak in faith.
1 Pet. v. 8, 9. Your adversary the devil, Ver. 20–22. He staggered not at the walketh about seeking whom he may de. promise of God, through unbelief; but vour: whom resist, steadfast in the faith. was strong in faith, giving glory to God: 2 Pet. iii. 7. Beware lest ye fall from Being fully persuaded, that what God had your steadfastness. promised he was able to perform. And 1 John v. 4. This is the victory that therefore it was imputed to him for overcometh the world, even your faith. righteousness.
See John viii. 31. Compare with Rom. 1 Cor. xvi. 13. Watch ye, stand fast x. 8. See also, Acts xiv. 22. Eph. vi. 10. in the faith, quit you like men, be 2 Tim. ii. 1. 1 John ii. 14. Rev. ii. 13.strong.
xiii. 8. See Heb. chap. xi. throughout. 2 Cor. v. 7. We walk by faith, not by sight.
XIV. Graces and duties accompanying iv. 18. We look not at the things true faith ; or marks and evidences of true which are seen and are temporal, but at faith. Exod. iv. 31. The people believed, the things which are not seen, and are and worshipped. eternal. Heb. xi. 27. Moses endured as xiv. 31. The people feared the Lord, seeing him who is invisible.
and believed the Lord. xiii. 5. Examine yourselves whether Ps. cvi. 11, 12. The waters covered ye be in the faith; prove your own their enemies: then believed they his selves.
words; they sung his praise. Gal. ii. 20. The life which I now live cxvi. 10. I believed, therefore have I in the flesh, I live by faith of the Son of spoken. 2 Cor. iv. 13. Ps. xxvii. 13. God.
Jonah iii. 5. The people of Nineveh Eph. iii. 17. I pray that Christ may believed God, and proclaimed a fast. dwell in your hearts by faith.
Acts xv. 9. God purifying the hearts of vi. 16. Take the shield of faith, where the Gentiles by faith. by ye may be able to quench all the fiery xvi. 34. The keeper of the prison redarts of the wicked one.
joiced, believing in God, with all his Phil. i. 27. Stand fast in one Spirit, house. with one mind, striving together for the XX. 21. Paul testified both to the Jews faith of the gospel.
and also to the Greeks, repentance toward Col. i. 23. Continue in the faith, ground. God, and faith toward our Lord Jesus ed and settled, and be not moved away Christ. from the hope of the gospel, which ye xxiv. 24, 25. Felix heard Paul con. have heard.
cerņing the faith. Paul reasoned of righii. 5, 6, 7. I am with you in the spirit, teousness, temperance, and judgment to joying and beholding the steadfastness come. of your faith in Christ. As ye have re- 1 Cor. xiii. 2. Though I have all faith, ceived Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk so that I could remove mountains, and ye in him; rooted and built up in him, have not charity, I am nothing.-Ver. 13. and established in the faith, as ye have Now abideth faith, hope, charity. been taught, abounding therein with 2 Cor. viii. 7. As ye abound in faith, thanksgiving
in utterance, in knowledge, and in all 1 Tim. vi. 12. Fight the good fight of diligence, and in your love to us; see faith, lay hold on eternal life.
that ye abound in this grace also [of li. 2 Tim. i. 13. Hold fast the form of berality). sound words, which thou hast heard, Gal. v. 6. Faith worketh by love. in faith and love which is in Christ Ver. 22. The fruit of the Spirit is love, Jesus.
joy, peace, long-suffering, gentleness, iv. 7, 8. I have fought a good fight, goodness, faith. I have finished my course, I have kept Eph. i. 15. After I heard of your faith the faith. Henceforth there is laid up for in the Lord Jesus, and love to all the me a crown of righteousness.
saints, I cease not to give thanks for you. Tit. i. 13. Rebuke them sharply, that Col. i. 4. they may be sound in the faith.
ii. 17. I pray that Christ may dwell in Heb. x. 23. Hold fast the profession of your hearts by faith; that ye being rooted your faith without wavering.
and grounded in love, &c,
1 Thess. i. 3. We give thanks to God, James ii. 15. What doth it profit, my remembering your work of faith, and la- brethren, though a man say he have faith, bour of love, and patience of hope in our and have not works? Can faith save Lord Jesus Christ.Ver. 7. Ye were ex- him ?-Ver. 17. Faith if it hath not works amples to all them that believe in Mace- is dead, being alone.—Ver. 20. Know, donia and Achaia.
( vain man, that faith without works is v. 8. Let us who are of the day be dead.—Ver. 26. As the body without the sober, putting on the breast-plate of faith spirit is dead, so faith without works is and love, and for an helmet the hope of dead also ? See ver. 22, 24. salvation.
2 Pet. i. 5—7. Add to your faith, vir2 Thess. i. 3. We are bound to thank tue, knowledge, temperance, patience, God always for you, brethren, because godliness, brotherly kindness, and charity. that your faith groweth exceedingly, and
1 John iii. 23. This is God's command the charity of every one of you towards ment, That we should believe on the name each other aboundeth.
of his Son Jesus Christ, and love one anii. 13. God hath chosen you to salva- other. tion, through sanctification of the Spirit, Jude 20, 21. Ye, beloved, building yourand belief of the truth.
selves up in your most holy faith, pray1 Tim. i. 5. The end of the commanding in the Holy Ghost, keep yourselves ment is charity, out of a pure heart, and in the love of God, looking for the mer. of a good conscience, and of faith uncy of our Lord Jesus Christ, to eternal feigned.
life. Ver. 14. The grace of our Lord Jesus „Rev. ii. 19. I know thy works, and Christ was exceeding abundant, with faith charity, and service, and faith, and thy and love which is in Christ Jesus. patience, and thy works; and the last to
ii. 15. Continue in faith, and charity, be more than the first. and holiness, with sobriety.
xiii. 10. Here is the patience and faith iii. 9. Holding the mystery of faith, in of the saints. a pure conscience.
xiv. 12. Here are they that keep the iv. 12. Be thou an example of the be- commandments of God, and the faith of lievers, in word, in conversation, in chari. Jesus. ty, in spirit, in faith, in purity.
2 Tim. i. 13. Hold fast the form of XV. The author, or cause and means sound words, in faith and love, which is of faith. God the author and supreme in Christ Jesus.
cause of faith. Matt. xvi. 16, 17. Peter ii. 22. Follow righteousness, faith, said to Jesus, Thou art Christ, the Son charity, peace, with them that call on the of the living God. Jesus answered and Lord out of a pure heart.
said unto him, Blessed art thou Simon iii. 10. Thou hast fully known my Barjonah, for flesh and blood hath not doctrine, manner of life, purpose, faith, revealed it unto thee, but my Father long-suffering, charity, patience.—Ver. 14. which is in heaven. Continue in the things thou hast learn. John i. 13. They that believed on his ed.-- Ver. 17. Be perfect, thoroughly fur- name were born, not of blood, nor of the nished to all good works.
will of the flesh, nor of the will of man, Tit. i. 1. The faith of God's elect, and but of God. 1 John iv. 14, 15.-v. 1. the acknowledgment of the truth which Acts xiii. 48. As many as were ordained is after godliness.
to eternal life, believed. ii. 1, 2. Speak thou the things that xiv. 27. God opened the door of faith to become sound doctrine; that the aged the Gentiles. men may be sober, grave, temperate, Rom. xii. 3. Think soberly, as God sound in the faith, in charity, and in pa- hath dealt to every man the measure of tience.
faith. iii. 8. This is a faithful saying, and 1 Cor. . 5. Your faith should not stand these things I will that thou affirm con- but in the power of God. stantly, That they which have believed Eph. ii. 8. By grace ye are saved, in God, might be careful to maintain good through faith ; and that not of yourselves, works. Ver. 14.
it is the gift of God. Heb. vi. 12. Be ye followers of them Phil. i. 29. Unto you it is given on the who through faith and patience inherit behalf of Christ, not only to believe on the promises.
him, but also to suffer for his sake,
2 Thess. ii. 13. God hath chosen you is the Christ the Son of God. Rom. i. 16. to salvation, through sanctification of the 1 John v. 3. Rev. i. 19. Spirit, and belief of the truth. See 1 Tim. i. 14.
XIX. A gospel ministry the means of
faith. John i. 7. John came for a witness, XVI. God being the author of faith, he that all men might believe. Acts xix. 4. is prayed to and thanked for faith as his xvii. 20. Jesus said, I pray not for gift. Rom. xv. 3. The God of hope, fill these alone which thou gavest me out of you with all joy and peace in believing the world, but for them also which shall
Eph. i. 15. After I heard of your faith believe on me through their word. in the Lord Jesus Christ, and love to all xix. 35. He that saw bare record, that the saints, I cease not to give thanks for ye might believe. you, making mention of you in my Acts ii. 41. At hearing Peter's ser. prayers. Col. i. 3, 4. Philem. ver. 5. mon, there were added to the church
vi. 23. Peace be to the brethren, and about three thousand souls. love with faith, from God the Father, and iv. 4. Many that heard the word be. the Lord Jesus Christ.
lieved. 1 Thess. i. 2, 3. We give thanks to viii. 12. The believed Philip, preach. God always for you, remembering your ing the things concerning the kingdom work of faith and labour of love. Col. ii. 13. of God, and the name of the Lord Jesus.
2 Thess. i. 3. We are bound to thank Ver. 13. God always for you brethren, because xi. 21. The hand of the Lord was your faith groweth exceedingly.–Ver. 11. with the apostles, and a great number We pray always for you, that our God believed. would count you worthy of this calling, xiv. 1. Paul and Barnabas so spake and fulfil all the good pleasure of his good that a great number believed. ness, and the work of faith with power. xv. 7. Paul said, God made choice
among us, that the Gentiles by my mouth XVII. Christ the author of faith. Luke should hear the word of the gospel, and xvii. 5. The apostles said, Lord increase believe. our faith.
xvii. 2. Paul reasoned out of the scrip1 Tim. i. 13. The grace of our Lord tures, &c.-Ver. 4. And some of the Jesus Christ was exceeding abundant, Jews believed, of the devout Greeks a with faith and love, which is in Christ great multitude, and of the chief women Jesus.
not a few.-Ver. 34. Certain men clave Heb. xii. 1. Let us run with patience to Paul and believed. See Acts xviii. the race set before us, looking to Jesus, 4. 8. 27, 28.-xix. 9. the author and finisher of our faith.
xxvi. 17, 18. Jesus said to Paul, I send 1 Pet. i. 21. Ye by him do believe in thee to the Gentiles, to open their eyes, God who raised him from the dead. and to turn them from darkness to light,
2 Pet. i. 1. To them that have obtain- and from the power of Satan unto God. ed like precious faith with us, through That they might receive forgiveness of the righteousness of God, and our Sa- sins, and an inheritance among them viour Jesus Christ. See Eph. vi. 23. 2 which are sanctified by faith that is in me. Thess. i. 12.
Rom. i. 5. By whom we have received The Holy Ghost the author of faith. 1 grace and apostleship, for obedience to Cor. xii. 8, 9. To one is given by the the faith. Spirit the word of wisdom, to another X. 8. The word is nigh thee: that is, the word of knowledge: To another the word of faith which we preach. faith, by the same Spirit.
Ver. 14, 15. How shall they call upon 2 Cor. iv. 13. We having the same him on whom they have not believed ? Spirit of faith, also believe.
and how shall they believe in him of Gal. v. 22. The fruit of the Spirit is whom thay have not heard ? and how love, joy, peace, long-suffering, gentle- shall they hear without a preacher ? and ness, goodness, faith, meekness, temper-how shall they preach except they be
sent ? Ver. 17. So faith cometh by hear.
ing, and hearing by the word of God. XVIII. Subordinate mean of faith is xvi. 25, 26. The mystery which was God's word. John xx. 31. These are kept secret, is now made known to all written, that ye might believe that Jesus nations for the obedience of faith.
1 Cor. i. 21. It pleased God by the XX. Promises to faith. Justification foolishness of preaching to save them that promised to believing in God. Gen. xv. believe.
6. Abram believed in the Lord, and he ii. 5, 6, Who is Paul or Apollos, but counted it to him for righteousness. ministers by whom ye believed, even as Rom. iv. 3. 9. Gal. iii. 6. Jam. ii. 23. · the Lord gave to every man.
I have John v. 24. Jesus said, He that hear. planted, Apollos watered, but God gave eth my words, and believeth on him the increase. Ver. 7.
that sent me, hath everlasting life, and xv. 2. I have delivered unto you the shall not come into condemnation, but gospel by which ye are saved, if ye is passed from death unto life. See keep in memory what I preached unto Luke i. 45. you, unless ye have believed in vain.Ver. 11. So we preach, and so ye be- XXI. Justification to believing in Christ liered.
promised. Acts xiii. 39. By him all that 2 Cor. i. 14. Not that we have domi- believe are justified from all things, from nion over your faith, but are helpers of which they could not be justified by the your joy.
law of Moses. Eph. ii. 20. Ye are all built upon the Rom. iii. 21, 22. The righteousness foundation of the apostles and prophets of God (i. e. justification) without the Jesus Christ himself being the chief cor- law is manifested, being witnessed by ner-stone.
the law and the propheis: Even the iv. 11-13. Christ gave some apos- righteousness of God, which is by faith tles, and some prophets, and some evan- of Jesus Christ, unto all and upon all that gelists, and some pastors and teachers; believe. for the perfecting of the saints, for Ver. 25, 26. Jesus Christ hath God the work of the ministry, for the edify, set forth, to be a propitiation through ing of the body of Christ. Till we all faith in his blood, to declare his rightcome in the unity of the faith, and of the cousness for the remission of sins: To knowledge of the Son of God, unto a declare his righteousness; that he might perfect man.
be just, and the justifier of them that Phil. i. 25. I shall continue with you, believe in Jesus. for your furtherance and joy of faith. Ver. 28. Therefore we conclude that
ii. 17. If I be offered upon the sacri- a man is justified by faith without the fice and service of your faith, I joy and deeds of the law.–Ver. 30. God shall rejoice with you all.
justify the circumcision by faith and the 1 Thess. ii. 3. We sent Timotheus, to uncircumcision through faith. establish and comfort you concerning iv. 5. He that worketh not but be. your faith.—Ver. 10. Praying that we lieveth on him that justifieth the ungodly, might see your face, and perfect that his faith is counted to him for righteouswhich is lacking in your faith.
ness, (or justification.) Heb. xii. 7. Remember them which v. 1. Being justified by faith, we have have the rule over you, who have spo- peace with God through our Lord Jesus ken unto you the word of God, whose Christ. faith follow.
X. 4. Christ is the end of the law for 1 John i. 3. That which we have seen righteousness (or justification) to every and heard declare we unto you.
one that believeth. THE GOSPEL CALLED FAITH, AND THE xi. 20. Thou standest by faith. 2 Cor. LAW OF FAITH.—Rom. iii. 17. Boasting i. 24. is excluded by the law of faith.
Ver. 23. The Jews, if they abide not X. 8. The word of faith which we still in unbelief, shall be grafted in.preach.
Ver. 26. And so all Israel shall be saved. Gal. i. 23. Paul preached the faith Ver. 30, 31, 32. which once he destroyed.
Gal. ii. 16. A man is not justified by iii
. 2. Received ye the Spirit by the the works of the law, but by the faith works of the law, or by the hearing of of Jesus Christ.–Ver. 21. If righteous. faith? Ver. 5.
ness came by the law, then is Christ dead Ver. 23. Before faith came, we were in vain. shut up unto the faith that should after. iii. 8, 9. The scripture foreseeing ward be revealed. Ver. 25. See 1 Tim. that God would justify the heathen i. 4,-4. 8. Jude ver. 3, Rev. ii. 13. through faith, preached before the gos