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own body now dead, &c. but was strong in faith, giving glory to God; and being fully persuaded that what he had promised he was able also to perform: and therefore it was imputed to him for righteousness.-Rom. iv. 5. 16. 18-22.
Now if we be dead with Christ, we believe that we shall also live with him.-Rom. vi. 8.
We are saved by hope: but hope that is seen is not hope: for, what a man seeth, why doth he yet hope for? But if we hope for that we see not, then do we with patience wait for it, &c. I am persuaded that neither life, &c.-Rom. viii. 24, 25. 38, 39.
The righteousness which is of faith, speaketh on this wise: say not in thine heart, Who shall ascend into heaven? that is, to bring Christ down from above: or, Who shall descend into the deep? that is, to bring up Christ again from the dead. But what saith it? The word is nigh thee, in thy mouth, and in thy heart; that is, the word of faith which we preach; that if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved; for with the heart man believeth unto righteousness.-Rom. x, 6-10.
But put ye on the Lord Jesus Christ, &c.-Rom, xiii. 14.
No man can say that Jesus is the Lord, but by the holy Ghost.-1 Cor. xii. 3.
have a building of God, an house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens, &c. We are confident, I say, and willing rather to be absent from the body, and to be present with the Lord, &c. Knowing therefore the terror of the Lord, we persuade men, &c.-2 Cor. v. 1. 6. 8. 11.
My preaching was not with enticing words, &c. that your faith should not stand in the wisdom of men, but in the power of God.-1 Cor. ii, 4, 5.
We also believe, and therefore speak; knowing that he which raised up the Lord Jesus, shall raise up us also, by Jesus, and shall present us with you, &c. While we look not at the things which are seen, but at the things which are not seen, &c. which are eternal.-2 Cor. iv. 13, 14. 18.
We know that if our earthly house of this tabernacle were dissolved, we
When I call to remembrance the unfeigned faith that is in thee, &c. I am not ashamed, for I know whom I have believed; and I am persuaded, that he is able to keep that which I have committed unto him against that day.-2 Tim. i. 5. 12. James i. 5, 6.
According to the faith of God's elect, &c. In hope of eternal life, which God, that cannot lie, promised before the world began, &c. Rebuke them sharply, that they may be found sound in the faith.-Titus i. 1, 2. 13. ii. 2.
And faith which thou hast towards the Lord Jesus.-Phil. 5. Acts xx. 20,21.
The word, &c. did not profit them, not being mixed with faith in them that heard it, &c. We which have believed do enter into rest.-Heb. iv. 2, 3.
We, &c. who have fled for refuge to lay hold upon the hope set before .us.-Heb. vi. 18.
Faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not
seen. For he that cometh to God We have seen and do testify, that must believe that he is, and that he the Father hath sent the Son to be the Saviour, &c. Whosoever shall confess that Jesus is the Son of God, God dwelleth in him, and he in God. And we have known and believed the love which God hath unto us, &c.1 John iv. 14—16.
is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him, &c. By faith Abraham, &c, sojourned in the land of promise, &c. For he looked for a city which hath foundations, whose builder and maker is God. Through faith also Sarah herself receiveth strength, &c, because she judged him faithful who had promised, &c. These all died in faith, not having received the promises, but having seen them afar off, and were persuaded of them, and embraced them, and confessed, &c. Abraham offered Isaac, &c. accounting that God was able to raise him up from the dead, &c. Moses had respect unto the recompense of reward, &c. as seeing him who is invisible. And some refused deliverance, that they might obtain a better resurrection. Heb. xi. 1. 6. 8-11. 13. 17. 19. 26, 27. 35. vi. 18.
If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, &c. but let him ask in faith, nothing wavering: for he that wavereth is like a wave of the sea, &c. For let not that man think that he shall receive any thing of the Lord. -James i. 5—7.
Blessed be God, &c. which hath begotten us again unto a lively hope, through the resurrection of Jesus Christ, &c. whom, having not seen, ye love; in whom, though now you see him not, yet believing, &c. who by him do believe in God, &c. that your faith and hope might be in God. -1 Pet. i. 3. 8. 21.
To whom coming as unto a living stone, &c. ye also, as lively stones, are built up, &c.-1 Pet. ii. 4, 5.
To them that have obtained like precious faith with us.-2 Pet. i. 1.
Who is a liar, but he that denieth that Jesus is the Christ?-1 John ii. 22.
We know that when he shall appear, we shall be like him; for we shall see him as he is. That we should believe on the name of his Son Jesus Christ.-1 John iii. 2, 3. 23. v. 13.
Whosoever believeth that Jesus is the Christ is born of God, &c. Who is he that overcometh the world, but he that believeth that Jesus is the Son of God? &c. If we receive the witness of men, the witness of God is greater, &c. We know we are of God. We know that the Son of God is come, &c. His Son Jesus Christ; this is the true God and eternal life. -1. John v. 1. 5. 9. 19, 20.
touched he their eyes, saying, According to your faith be it unto you. And their eyes were opened.-Matt. ix. 28-30. Luke xviii. 42.
When Peter was come down out of the ship, he walked on the water to go to Jesus; but when he began to fear, he began to sink, &c. And Jesus said unto him, O thou of little faith, wherefore didst thou doubt?-Matt. xiv. 28-31.
The faith of the woman with the bloody issue derived virtue from Christ to heal her, &c. Jesus said to the ruler (when news was brought that his daughter was dead), Be not afraid; only believe and Christ raised her. -Mark v. 27-29. 35, 36. 42.
When Christ saw the faith of the woman of Canaan, Jesus answered and said unto her, O woman, great is thy faith: be it unto thee even as thou-Acts iii. 16. wilt. And her daughter was made whole.-Matt. xv. 26-28. Luke xviii. 42. vii. 7.
If thou canst believe, all things are possible to him that believeth, &c. He cried out, Lord, I believe: help thou my unbelief. Jesus healed his child.-Mark ix. 23-27.
What things soever ye desire when ye pray, believe that ye receive them, and ye shall have them.-Mark xi. 24. James i. 5-7. Matt. xxi. 22.
I am come a light into the world, that whosoever believeth on me, should not abide in darkness.-John xii. 46. If thou wouldest believe, thou shouldest see the glory of God.→ John xi. 40.
The disciples came to Jesus apart, and said, Why could not we cast him out? And Jesus said unto them, Be--Acts xv. 9. cause of your unbelief: for verily I say unto you, if you have faith as a grain of mustard-seed, ye shall say unto this mountain, Remove hence into yonder place, and it shall remove; and nothing shall be impossible unto you.-Matt. xvii. 19, 20. Mark xi. 23. Matt. xxi. 21.
The centurion's faith healed his servant.-Luke vii. 9, 10. Matt. viii. 13.
He that believeth on me (as the scripture hath saith), out of his belly shall flow rivers of living water. But this spake he of the Spirit, which they that believe on him should receive.-John vii. 38, 39. iv. 14.
Christ prayed for those who had, and afterwards should believe on him. —John xvii. 20.
Through faith in his name, hath made this man strong, whom ye see and know; yea, the faith which is by him, hath given him this perfect soundness in the presence of you all.
What doth hinder me to be baptized? If thou believest with all thine heart, thou mayest.-Acts viii. 36, 37.
And put no difference between them and us, purifying their hearts by faith.
Paul's faith saved the passengers in their dangerous voyage and in shipwreck; he believed God.-Acts xxvii. 22-25.
Rejoicing in hope.-Rom. xii. 12. The God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing.-Rom. xv. 13.
We are always confident; knowing that whilst we are at home in the body, we are absent from the Lord; for we walk by faith, and not by sight. We are confident, I say, and willing rather to be absent from the body, and to be present with the Lord. 2 Cor. v. 6-8.
They which are of faith, the same are the children of Abraham, &c. We received, &c. the Spirit through faith. -Gal. iii. 7. 14.
In whom after that ye believed, ye were sealed with the Holy Spirit.Eph. i. 13.
In whom we have boldness, and access with confidence, by the faith of him, &c. that Christ may dwell in your hearts by faith.-Eph. iii. 12. 17. Heb. iv. 16.
Above all, taking the shield of faith, wherewith ye shall be able to quench all the fiery darts of the wicked. -Eph. vi. 16.
We are the circumcision, &c. which rejoice in Christ, and have no confidence in the flesh.-Phil. iii. 3.
Putting on the breast-plate of faith and love; and for an helmet the hope of salvation.-1 Thess. v. 8.
Therefore we both labour, and suffer reproach, because we trust in the living God, who is the Saviour of all men, especially of those that believe. 1 Tim. iv. 10.
Fight the good fight of faith, lay hold on eternal life.-1 Tim. vi. 12.
The word preached did not profit them, not being mixed with faith in them that heard it, &c. For we which have believed, do enter into rest, &c. For he that is entered into rest, he also hath ceased from his own works. -Heb. iv. 2, 3. 10. 2 Chron. xx. 20.
That by two immutable things, &c. we might have strong consolation, who have fled for refuge to lay hold upon the hope set before which hope we have, as an anchor of the soul, both sure and stedfast, &c.Heb. vi. 18, 19.
Faith enabled men to do and suffer great things for God.-See at large Heb. xi. xii. 1, &c. prayer of faith shall save the sick, and the Lord shall raise him up.-James v. 15.
Who are kept by the power of God, through faith unto salvation, &c. re ceiving the end of your faith, even the salvation of your souls. - 1 Pet. i.
To them that have obtained like precious faith with us.-2 Pet. i. 1.
This is the victory that overcometh the world, even our faith.-1 John v.4.
sound and unfeigned faith.-2 Tim, i. 5. Titus i. 1. 13. ii. 2.
much more precious than of gold, &c, That the trial of your faith being might be found unto praise, and of Jesus Christ.-1 Pet. i. 7. honour, and glory, at the appearing
reason of the hope that is in you.Be ready always to give, &c. 1 Pet. iii. 15.
believing the divine threatenings, Abimelech and Pharaoh's servants, obeyed God.-Gen. xx. 7, &c.—Exod, ix. 19, 20.
haste.-Isa. xxviii. 16. vii. 9. Prov. He that believeth, shall not make xvi. 3. 2 Chron. xx. 20.
God, and proclaimed a fast, and put The people of Nineveh believed on sackcloth, &c. Who can tell if God saw their works, that they turned God will turn, and repent? &c. And from their evil way, &c.-Jonah iii, 5. 8-10.
when he threatened for sin.-Ezra ix. 4. They trembled at the words of God, 2 Kings xxii. 11. 13. 18, 19. Isa. lxvi. 2.
time: but at the end it shall speak, The vision is yet for an appointed and shall not lie: though it tarry, wait for it, &c. Behold his soul which is lifted up, is not upright in him; but the just shall live by his faith.→ Hab. ii. 3, 4.
that ye have no faith?-Mark iv. 40. Why are ye so fearful? How is it Heb. xi. 23. 27.
The woman who had much forgiven it much; and Jesus said, Her sins, unto her, loved much, and expressed which are many, are forgiven; for she loved much: but to whom little is forgiven, the same loveth little.— Luke vii. 38. 42, 43. 47.
And the apostles said unto the Lord, Increase our faith.-Luke xvii. 5. Mark ix. 24.
The faith of the poor impotent people made them wait at the pool, though they were disappointed often, for the moving of the water: and yet still they waited.-John v. 2—7.
Abraham rejoiced to see my day;
receive the promise, &c. The just shall live by faith.-Heb, x. 35-38.
By faith Noah, being warned of God of things not seen as yet, moved with fear, prepared an ark, &c. By faith Abraham, when he was called to go, &c. obeyed; and he went out, not knowing whither he went, &c. Confessed that they were strangers, &c. By faith Abraham, when he was tried, offered up Isaac, &c. his only begotten son, of whom it was said, &c. By faith Moses refused to be called the son of Pharaoh's daughter; choosing rather to suffer affliction with the people of God, than to enjoy the pleasures of sin for a season: esteeming the reproach of Christ greater riches than the treasures in Egypt: for, &c. -Heb. xi. 7, 8. 13. 17, 18. 24-26.
What doth it profit, my brethren, though a man say he hath faith, and have not works; can faith save him? Faith, if it hath not good works, is dead, being alone, or by itself. Yea, a man may say, Thou hast faith, and I have works; shew me thy faith without thy works, and I will shew thee my faith by my works. Thou believest that there is one God, &c. but wilt thou know, O vain man, that faith without works is dead? Was not Abraham our father justified by works, when he had offered Isaac his son upon the altar? Seest thou how faith wrought with his works? and by works was faith made perfect, &c. Faith without works is dead.-James ii. 14. 17-22. 26.
Jesus Christ, whom having not seen ye love; in whom, though now ye see him not, yet believing, ye rejoice with joy unspeakable and full of glory.— 1 Pet. i. 7, 8.
Unto you therefore which believe, he is precious (or an honour).— 1 Pet. ii. 7.
We know that when he shall appear, we sha 1 be like him, for we shall see him as he is. And every man that hath this hope in him, purifieth himself, as he is pure.1 John