What Does The Bible Say About Faith?

What Does The Bible Say About Faith?

Quotes are from the RSV Catholic Edition or the Douay-Rheims

Wisdom 7:14 – for it is an unfailing treasure for men; those who get it obtain friendship with God, commended for the gifts that come from instruction.

Wisdom 7:22-23 – For in her there is a spirit that is intelligent, holy, unique, manifold, subtle, mobile, clear, unpolluted, distinct, invulnerable, loving the good, keen, irresistible, beneficent, humane,
steadfast, sure, free from anxiety, all-powerful, overseeing all, and penetrating through all spirits that are intelligent and pure and most subtle.

Wisdom 8:4 – For she is an initiate in the knowledge of God, and an associate in his works.

Wisdom 15:3 – For to know thee is complete righteousness, and to know thy power is the root of immortality.

Jeremiah 9:23-24 – Thus says the Lord: “Let not the wise man glory in his wisdom, let not the mighty man glory in his might, let not the rich man glory in his riches; but let him who glories glory in this, that he understands and knows me, that I am the Lord who practice steadfast love, justice, and righteousness in the earth; for in these things I delight, says the Lord.”

Hosea 2:20 –  I will betroth you to me in faithfulness; and you shall know the Lord.

John 17:3 – And this is eternal life, that they know thee the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom thou hast sent.

John 20:29 – Jesus said to him, “Have you believed because you have seen me? Blessed are those who have not seen and yet believe.”

Romans 1:17 -For in it the righteousness of God is revealed through faith for faith; as it is written, “He who through faith is righteous shall live.”

1 Corinthians 2:9-10 – But, as it is written, “What no eye has seen, nor ear heard, nor the heart of man conceived, what God has prepared for those who love him,” God has revealed to us through the Spirit. For the Spirit searches everything, even the depths of God.

1 Corinthians 13:12-13 – For now we see in a mirror dimly, but then face to face. Now I know in part; then I shall understand fully, even as I have been fully understood. So faith, hope, love abide, these three; but the greatest of these is love.

2 Corinthians 5:7 – for we walk by faith, not by sight.

2 Corinthians 10:4-5 – for the weapons of our warfare are not worldly but have divine power to destroy strongholds. We destroy arguments and every proud obstacle to the knowledge of God, and take every thought captive to obey Christ,

Hebrews 11:1-3 – Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen. For by it the men of old received divine approval. By faith we understand that the world was created by the word of God, so that what is seen was made out of things which do not appear.

James 2:19 -You believe that God is one; you do well. Even the demons believe—and shudder.


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