The word “faith” occurs 514 times in the Bible.
And we share on faith:
“And whatever you ask in prayer, you will receive, if you have faith.”
And without faith it is impossible to please Him, for whoever would draw near to God must believe that he exists and that He rewards those who seek Him.
So faith comes from hearing, and hearing through The Word of Christ.
Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen.
You believe that God is One; you do well. Even the demons believe—and shudder!
1 Corinthians 13:13
So now faith, hope, and Love abide, these three; but the greatest of these is Love.
1 Corinthians 13:2
And if I have prophetic powers, and understand all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have all faith, so as to remove mountains, but have not Love, I am nothing.
1 Corinthians 16:13
Be watchful, stand firm in the faith, act like men, be strong.
1 Corinthians 2:5
That your faith might not rest in the wisdom of men but in the POWER of God.
1 John 5:1
Everyone who believes that Jesus is The Christ has been born of God, and everyone who Loves the Father Loves whoever has been born of Him.
1 John 5:4
For everyone who has been born of God overcomes the world. And this is the victory that has overcome the world—our faith.
1 Peter 3:15
But in your hearts honor Christ The Lord as holy, always being prepared to make a defense to anyone who asks you for a reason for the hope that is in you; yet do it with gentleness and respect.
1 Timothy 6:12
Fight the good fight of the faith. Take hold of the eternal life to which you were called and about which you made the good confession in the presence of many witnesses.
2 Corinthians 5:7
For we walk by faith, not by sight.
2 Timothy 4:7
I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.
For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God.
In all circumstances take up the shield of faith, with which you can extinguish all the flaming darts of the evil one.
Yet we know that a person is not justified by works of the law but through faith in Jesus Christ, so we also have believed in Christ Jesus, in order to be justified by faith in Christ and not by works of the law, because by works of the law no one will be justified.
I have been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me. And the life I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me.
Behold, his soul is puffed up; it is not upright within him, but the righteous shall live by his faith.
By faith Noah, being warned by God concerning events as yet unseen, in reverent fear constructed an ark for the saving of his household. By this he condemned the world and became an heir of the righteousness that comes by faith.
Looking to Jesus, the founder and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy that was set before Him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is seated at the right hand of The Throne of God.
For you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness.
But let him ask in faith, with no doubting, for the one who doubts is like a wave of the sea that is driven and tossed by the wind.
So also faith by itself, if it does not have works, is dead.
You see that a person is justified by works and not by faith alone.
In the beginning was The Word, and The Word was with God, and The Word was God.
For God so Loved the world, that He gave His only Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have eternal life.
“Whoever believes in The Son has eternal life; whoever does not obey The Son shall not see life, but the wrath of God remains on him.”
Jesus said to them, “I am The bread of life; whoever comes to Me shall not hunger, and whoever believes in Me shall never thirst.”
“I told you that you would die in your sins, for unless you believe that I am He you will die in your sins.”
“For nothing will be impossible with God.”
The apostles said to The Lord, “Increase our faith!”
But He said, “What is impossible with men is possible with God.”
And Jesus said to him, “Go your way; your faith has made you well.” And immediately he recovered his sight and followed Him on the way.
And Jesus answered them, “Have faith in God.”
“Therefore I tell you, whatever you ask in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours.”
“Whoever believes and is baptized will be saved, but whoever does not believe will be condemned.”
And Jesus said to him, “If you can! All things are possible for one who believes.”
Then Jesus answered her, “O woman, great is your faith! Be it done for you as you desire.” And her daughter was healed instantly.
He said to them, “Because of your little faith. For truly, I say to you, if you have faith like a grain of mustard seed, you will say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there,’ and it will move, and nothing will be impossible for you.”
And Jesus answered them, “Truly, I say to you, if you have faith and do not doubt, you will not only do what has been done to the fig tree, but even if you say to this mountain, ‘Be taken up and thrown into the sea,’ it will happen.”
“No one can serve two masters, for either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve God and money.”
I can do all things through Him who strengthens me.
Trust in The Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding.
“Be still, and know that I am God. I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the Earth!”
For in it the righteousness of God is revealed from faith for faith, as it is written, “The righteous shall live by faith.”
Because, if you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised Him from the dead, you will be saved.
For by the grace given to me I say to everyone among you not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think, but to think with sober judgment, each according to the measure of faith that God has assigned.
May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope.