Faith   

True faith in God and His Word is an awesome gift given to everyone who loves and follows Jesus.
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1) And he said, I will hide my face from them, I will see what their end shall be: for they are a very froward generation, children in whom is no faith. Deuteronomy 32:20

(Those who don’t love God, cannot not have faith in Him, and He is unable to save them from their sins.)

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2) The just shall live by his faith. Habakkuk 2:4

(Faith in God will take us through every test and give us the assurance of His love and power to overcome sin.)

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3) Wherefore, if God so clothe the grass of the field, which to day is, and to morrow is cast into the oven, shall he not much more clothe you, O ye of little faith? Matthew 6:30

(If grass is important to God, certainly we should be able to trust in Him.)

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4) And he saith unto them, Why are ye fearful, O ye of little faith? Then he arose, and rebuked the winds and the sea; and there was a great calm. Matthew 8:26

(With Jesus, we can have peace even in the midst of life’s most difficult trials.)

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5) ...they brought to him a man sick of the palsy, lying on a bed: and Jesus seeing their faith said unto the sick of the palsy; Son, be of good cheer; thy sins be forgiven thee. Matthew 9:2

(Jesus rewards the faith others have in Him for us, even if our own faith may be weak.)

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6) Then touched he their eyes, saying, According to your faith be it unto you. Matthew 9:29

(You too can have faith in His healing touch.)

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7) If ye have faith as a grain of mustard seed, ye shall say unto this mountain, Remove hence to yonder place; and it shall remove; and nothing shall be impossible unto you. Matthew 17:20

(If we place our faith in Him, however small it may appear, He will do amazing things for us. Do you believe?)

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8) And Jesus answering saith unto them, Have faith in God. Mark 11:22

((People today are told to believe in themselves, but God’s Word does not encourage us to do this. What we need is faith in God. This faith is a true and living faith.)

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9) And the apostles said unto the Lord, Increase our faith. Luke 17:5

(God will give us faith, but we must first see our need and ask Him to supply what we lack.)

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10) So then faith cometh by hearing, and hearing by the word of God. Romans 10:17

(You receive faith from God through studying the promises found in His Word.)

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11) God hath dealt to every man the measure of faith. Romans 12:3

(He gives each of us enough faith to believe in Him, but we must follow Him to have our faith increased.)

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12) Examine yourselves, whether ye be in the faith; prove your own selves. 2 Corinthians 13:5

(The kind of faith we need is faith in God. We should search our hearts to see if our faith is truly grounded in Him.)

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13) And that from a child thou hast known the holy scriptures, which are able to make thee wise unto salvation through faith which is in Christ Jesus. 2 Timothy 3:15

(The study of God’s Word transforms our hearts and lives, and by faith we receive eternal life through Jesus our Savior.)

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14) Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen. Hebrews 11:1 (Our faith in God is the foundation of our hope in Him, and this faith will enable us to trust the promises in His Word.)

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15) Looking unto Jesus the author and finisher of our faith. Hebrews 12:2

(Jesus is the Creator and Supplier of our faith. He gives us faith and completes the perfecting of our faith in Him.)

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16) Even so faith, if it hath not works, is dead, being alone. 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. James 2:17-18

(Faith must take action. True faith must allow God to transform us into His image as it takes hold of the promises in His Word. This is a living faith and has a saving influence in our lives.)

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17) Here is the patience of the saints: here are they that keep the commandments of God, and the faith of Jesus. Revelation 14:12

(Ask Jesus to give you His faith.)

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Additional References (KJV)
Matthew 21:21; Mark 10:52; Luke 7:9, 18:42; Acts 20:21; Romans 1:8, 3:22; 1 Timothy 1:12; 1 Peter 1:7
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Author: Steve Nelson