Bible Themes
8000 - Life of the Believer


What the scriptures say about
8024 - Faith, Blessings of
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Confidence in the ability and willingness of God
to act in supernatural power to advance his kingdom,
and a commitment, expressed in prayer and action,
to being the means by which he does so.
God's power is released through faith
    Mt 17:20 See also Mk 9:23; Lk 17:6

    Praying in faith
      Mt 21:21-22; Mk 11:22-24 See also
      Jas 1:5-7; Jas 5:14-15

    Praying in Jesus Christ's name Jn 14:12-14

In the Old Testament, faith in God's power
    Heb 11:32-34 See also
    Heb 11:11-12 Abrahamís faith when promised an heir in his old age;
    Jos 14:6-14 Caleb receives Hebron;
    1Sa 14:6 Jonathanís confidence in Godís power to defeat the Philistines;
    1Sa 17:32-47 Davidís confidence in Godís power to overcome Goliath;
    2Ch 20:20 Jehoshaphatís faith in Godís power to give success against Moab and Ammon;
    2Ch 32:7-8 Hezekiahís faith in God when threatened by the Assyrians under Sennacherib;
    Da 6:23 Danielís faith when in the lionsíden

In the New Testament, healing in response to faith
    Mt 9:22; Mk 5:34; Lk 8:48 The woman who had exercised faith
      by touching the edge of Jesus Christís cloak
    Mt 9:29-30 Two blind men are healed;
    Mk 10:52, Lk 18:42 Bartimaeus receives his sight;
    Lk 17:19 One of the ten men healed from leprosy
      returned to thank Jesus Christ;

    Ac 3:16 the crippled man at the temple gate;
    Ac 14:8-10 the crippled man in Lystra

Powerful ministries marked by faith
    Ac 11:24-25 Barnabas;
    Ac 6:5-10 Stephen, Philip, Prochorus, Nicanor,
      Timon, Parmenas, and Nicolas of Antioch;
    1Co 12:9 Exceptional faith to meet specific needs is a special spiritual gift.

Faith and spiritual warfare
    Eph 6:16 See also 1Th 5:8; 1Jn 5:4-5

The importance of love accompanying faith
    1Co 13:2 (charity, KJV)



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