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Acts xxiv. 25. Paul reasoned of righteousness, temperance, and judgment to come.
1 Cor. xiii. 2. Though I have all faith, so that I could remove mountains, and have not charity I am nothing.
Ver. 13. Now abideth faith, hope, charity, but the greatest of these is charity.
2 Cor. viii. 7. As ye abound in faith, in utterance, in knowledge, and in all diligence, and in your love to us; see that ye abound in this grace also of liberality.
Gal. v. 6. Faith worketh by love.
Ver. 22. The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, long-suffering, gentleness, goodness, faith.
Ver. 23. Meekness, temperance.
Eph. i. 15. After I heard of your faith in the Lord Jesus, and love to all the saints, I cease not to give thanks for you. Col. i. 4.
iii. 17. I pray that Christ may dwell in your hearts by faith, that ye being rooted and grounded in love, &c.
1 Thess. i. 23. We give thanks to God, remembering your work of faith, and labour of love, and patience of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ.
Ver. 7. Ye were examples to all them that believe in Macedonia and Achaia.
v. 8. Let us who are of the day, be sober, putting on the breastplate of faith and love, and for an helmet the hope of salvation.
2 Thess. i. 3. We are bound to thank God always for you brethren, because that your faith groweth exceedingly, and the charity of every one of you towards each other aboundeth.
ii. 13. God hath chosen you to salvation, through sanctification of the Spirit, and belief of the truth.
1 Tim. i. 5. The end of the commandment is charity, out of a pure heart, and of a good conscience, and of faith unfeigned.
Ver. 14. The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, was exceeding abundant with faith and love which is in Christ Jesus.
ii. 15. Continue in faith, and charity, and holiness, with sobriety. iii. 9. Holding the mystery of faith, in a pure conscience.
iv. 12. Be thou an example of the believers, in word, in conversation, in charity, in spirit, in faith, in purity.
2 Tim. i. 13. Hold fast the form of sound words, in faith and love, which is in Christ Jesus.
ii. 22. Follow righteousness, faith, charity, peace, with them that call on the Lord, out of a pure heart.
iii. 10. Thou hast fully known my doctrine, manner of life, purpose, faith, long suffering, charity, patience.
Ver. 14. Continue in the things thou hast learned.
Ver. 17. Be perfect, thoroughly furnished to all good works.
Tit. i. I. The faith of God's elect, and the acknowledgment of the truth which is after godiiness.
ii. 1. Speak thou the things that become sound doctrine.
Ver. 2. That the aged men may be sober, grave, temperate, sound in the faith, in charity and in patience.
iii. 8. This is a faithful saying, and these things I will that thou
affirm constantly, that they which have believed in God, might be careful to maintain good works. Ver. 14.
Heb. vi. 12. Be ye followers of them, who through faith and patience inherit the promises.
James ii. 14. What doth it profit, my brethren, though a man say he have faith, and have not works? Can faith save him?
Ver. 17. Faith if it hath not works is dead, being alone. Ver. 20. Know, O vain man, that faith without works is dead. Ver. 26. As the body without the spirit is dead, so faith without works is dead also. See ver. 22, 24.
2 Pet. i. 5, 6, 7. Add to your faith, virtue, knowledge, temperance, patience, godliness, brotherly kindness, and charity.
1 John iii. 23. This is God's commandment, that we should believe on the name of his Son Jesus Christ and love one another.
Jude 20. Ye, beloved, building yourselves up in your most holy faith, praying in the Holy Ghost.
Ver. 21. Keep yourselves in the love of God, looking for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ, to eternal life.
Rev. ii. 19. I know thy works, and charity, and service and faith, and thy patience, and thy works, and the last to be more than the first.
xiii. 10. Here is the patience and faith of the saints.
xiv. 12. Here are they that keep the commandments of God and the faith of Jesus.
XV. The author, or cause and means of faith. God the author and supreme cause of faith.
Matt. xvi. 16. Peter said to Jesus, thou art Christ, the Son of the living God.
Ver. 17. Jesus answered and said unto him, blessed art thou, Simon Barjonah, for flesh and blood hath not revealed it unto thee, but my Father which is in heaven.
John i. 13. They that believed on his name were born not of blood, nor of the will of the flesh, nor of the will of man, but of God. 1 John iv. 14, 15.-v. 1.
Acts xiii. 48. As many as were ordained to eternal life, believed. xiv. 27. God opened a door of faith to the Gentiles.
Rom. xii. 3. Think soberly, as God hath dealt to every man, the measure of faith.
1 Cor. ii. 5. Your faith should not stand but in the power of God. Eph. ii. 8. By grace ye are saved through faith, and that not of yourselves, it is the gift of God.
Phil. i. 29. Unto you it is given on the behalf of Christ, not only to believe on him, but also to suffer for his sake.
2 Thess. ii. 13. God hath chosen you to salvation through sanctification of the Spirit, and belief of the truth. See 1 Tim. i. 14.
XVI. God being the author of faith, he is prayed to and thanked for faith, as his gift. Rom. xv. 3. The God of hope, fill you with all joy and peace in believing.
Eph. i. 15. After I heard of your faith in the Lord Jesus Christ and love to all the saints, I cease not to give thanks for you, making mention of you in my prayers. Col. i. 3, 4. Philem. ver. 5.
Eph. vi. 23. Peace be to the brethren and love with faith, from God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.
1 Thess. i. 2, 3. We give thanks to God always for you, remembering your work of faith and labour of love. Col. ii. 13.
2 Thess. i. 3. We are bound to thank God always for you brethren, because your faith groweth exceedingly.
Ver. 11. We pray always for you that our God would count you worthy of this calling, and fulfil all the good pleasure of his goodness, and the work of faith with power.
XVII. Christ the author of faith. Luke xvii. 5. The apostles said, Lord increase our faith.
1 Tim. i. 13. The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, was exceeding abundant with faith and love, which is in Christ Jesus.
Heb. xii. 1. Let us run with patience, the race set before us, looking to Jesus the author and finisher of our faith.
1 Pet. i. 21. Ye by him do believe in God, who raised him from the dead.
2 Pet. i. 1. To them that have obtained like precious faith with us, through the righteousness of God, and our Saviour Jesus Christ. See Eph. vi. 23. 2 Thess. i. 12.
The Holy Ghost the author of faith. 1 Cor. xii. 8. To one is given by the Spirit, the word of wisdom, to another the word of knowledge. Ver. 9. To another faith, by the same Spirit.
2 Cor. iv. 13. We having the same Spirit of faith, we also believe. Gal. v. 22. The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, long-suffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, meekness, temperance.
XVIII. Subordinate mean of faith, is God's word. John xx. 31. These are written, that ye might believe that Jesus is the Christ the Son of God. Rom. i. 16. 1 John v. 3. Rev. i. 19.
XIX. A gospel ministry the means of faith. John. i. 7. John came for a witness that all men might believe. Acts xix. 4.
xvii. 20. Jesus said, I pray not for those alone which thou gavest me out of the world, but for them also which shall believe on me through their word.
xix. 35. He that saw bare record, that ye might believe.
Acts. ii. 41. At hearing Peter's sermon, were added to the church about three thousand souls.
iv. 4. Many that heard the word believed.
viii. 12. They believed Philip preaching the things concerning the kingdom of God and the name of the Lord Jesus. Ver. 13.
Acts xi. 21. The hand of the Lord was with the apostles, and a great number believed.
xiv. 1. Paul and Barnabas so spake that a great number believed. xv. 7. Paul said, God made choice among us, that the Gentiles by my mouth should hear the word of the gospel and believe.
xvii. 2. Paul reasoned out of the scriptures, &c.
Ver. 4. And some of the Jews believed, of the devout Greeks a great multitude, and of the chief women not a few.
Ver. 34. Certain men clave to Paul, and believed. See Acts xviii. 4, 8, 27, 28.-xix. 9.
xxvi. 17. Jesus said to Paul, I send thee to the Gentiles to open their eyes, and to turn them from darkness to light, and from the power of Satan unto God.
Acts. xxvi. 18. That they may receive forgiveness of sins, and an inheritance among them which are sanctified by faith that is in me. Rom. i. 5. By whom we have received grace and apostleship, for obedience to the faith.
x. 8. The word is nigh thee, the word of faith which we preach. Ver. 14. How shall they call upon him on whom they have not believed? and how shall they believe in him of whom they have not heard? and how shall they hear without a preacher?
Ver. 15. And how shall they preach except they be sent ?
Ver. 17. So faith cometh by hearing, and hearing by the word of God.
xvi. 25, 26. The mystery which was kept secret, is now made known to all nations for the obedience of faith.
1 Cor. i 21. It pleased God by the foolishness of preaching to save them that believe.
iii. 5. Who is Paul or Apollos, but ministers by whom ye believed, even as the Lord gave to every man.
Ver. 6. I have planted, Apollos watered, but God gave the increase. Ver. 7.
xv. 2. I have delivered unto you the gospel by which ye are saved, if ye keep in memory what I preached unto you, unless ye have believed in vain.
Ver. 11. So we preach, and so ye believed.
2 Cor. i. 14. Not that we have dominion over your faith, but are helpers of your joy.
Eph. ii. 20. Ye are all built upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ himself being the chief corner stone. iv. 11. Christ gave some apostles, and some prophets, and some evangelists, and some pastors and teachers.
Ver. 12. For the perfecting of the saints, for the work of the ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ.
Ver. 13. Till we all come in the unity of the faith, and of the knowledge of the Son of God unto a perfect man.
Phil. i. 25. I shall continue with you for your furtherance and joy of faith.
ii. 17. If I be offered upon the sacrifice and service of your faith, I joy and rejoice with you all.
1 Thess. ii. 3. We sent Timotheus to establish and comfort you, concerning your faith.
Ver. 10. Praying that we might see your face, and perfect that which is lacking in your faith.
Heb. xiii. 7. Remember them which have the rule over you, who have spoken unto you the word of God, whose faith follow.
1 John i. 3. That which we have seen and heard declare we unto
THE GOSPEL CALLED FAITH, AND THE LAW OF FAITH.
Rom. iii. 27. Boasting is excluded by the law of faith. x. 8. The word of faith which we preach.
Gal. i. 23. Paul preached the faith which once he destroyed.
Gal. iii. 2. Received ye the Spirit by the works of the law, or by the hearing of faith? Ver. 5.
Ver. 23. Before faith came we were shut up unto the faith that should afterward be revealed. Ver. 25. See 1 Tim. i. 4.-v. 8. Jude ver. 3. Rev. ii. 13.
XX. Promises to faith, justification to believing in God, promised. Gen. xv. 6. Abram believed in the Lord, and he counted it to him for righteousness. Rom. iv. 3, 9. Gal. iii. 6. Jam. ii. 23.
John v. 24. Jesus said, he that heareth my words and believeth on him that sent me, hath everlasting life, and shall not come into condemnation, but is passed from death unto life. See Luke i. 45.
XXI. Justification to believing in Christ promised. Acts xiii. 39. By him all that believe are justified from all things, from which they could not be justified by the law of Moses.
Rom. iii. 21. The righteousness of God (i. e. justification) without the law is manifested, being witnessed by the law and the prophets.
Ver. 22. Even the righteousness of God, which is by faith of Jesus Christ, unto all and upon all that believe.
Ver. 25. Jesus Christ hath God set forth, to be a propitiation through faith in his blood, to declare his righteousness for the remission of sins.
Ver. 26. To declare his righteousness, that he might be just, and the justifier of them that believe in Jesus.
Ver. 28. Therefore we conclude that a man is justified by faith without the deeds of the law.
Ver. 30. God shall justify the circumcision by faith, and the uncircumcision through faith.
Rom. iv. 5. He that worketh not but believeth on him that justifieth the ungodly, his faith is counted to him for righteousness, or justification.
v. 1. Being justified by faith we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ.
x. 4. Christ is the end of the law for righteousness (or justification) to every one that believeth.
xi. 20. Thou standest by faith. 2 Cor. i. 24.
Ver. 23. The Jews, if they abide not still in unbelief, shall be grafted in.
Ver. 26. And so all Israel shall be saved. Ver. 30, 31, 32.
Gal. ii. 16. A man is not justified by the works of the law, but by the faith of Jesus Christ.
Ver. 21. If righteousness came by the law, then is Christ dead in
iii. 8. The scripture foreseeing that God would justify the heathen, through faith preached before the gospel to Abram, saying, in thee shall all nations be blessed. Gen. xii. 3.
Ver. 9. So they which be of faith are blessed with faithful Abraham.
Ver. 11. But that no man is justified by the law in the sight of God is evident, for the just shall live by faith. Hab. ii. 4. Rom.i. 17.
Heb. x. 38.