Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But without faith it is impossible to please him: for he that cometh to God must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him.
see to it, brethren, that there is never in any one of you--as perhaps there may be--a sinful and unbelieving heart, manifesting itself in revolt from the ever-living God.
For Good News has been brought to us as truly as to them; but the message they heard failed to benefit them, because they were not one in faith with those who gave heed to it.
And signs shall attend those who believe, even such as these. By making use of my name they shall expel demons. They shall speak new languages.
He who trusts in Him does not come up for judgement. He who does not trust has already received sentence, because he has not his trust resting on the name of God's only Son.
That is why I told you that you will die in your sins; for, unless you believe that I am He, that is what will happen."
For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision nor uncircumcision is of any importance; but only faith working through love.
But as for cowards and the unfaithful, and the polluted, and murderers, fornicators, and those who practise magic or worship idols, and all liars--the portion allotted to them shall be in the Lake which burns with fire and sulphur. This is the Second Death."
Hence too He is able to save to the uttermost those who come to God through Him, seeing that He ever lives to plead for them.
"I am the Way," replied Jesus, "and the Truth and the Life. No one comes to the Father except through me.
But how are they to call on One in whom they have not believed? And how are they to believe in One whose voice they have never heard? And how are they to hear without a preacher?
because he deemed the reproaches which he might meet with in the service of the Christ to be greater riches than all the treasures of Egypt; for he fixed his gaze on the coming reward.
Be joyful and triumphant, because your reward is great in the Heavens; for so were the Prophets before you persecuted.
"But beware of doing your good actions in the sight of men, in order to attract their gaze; if you do, there is no reward for you with your Father who is in Heaven.
Every one who receives a prophet, because he is a prophet, will receive a prophet's reward, and every one who receives a righteous man, because he is a righteous man, will receive a righteous man's reward.
Nevertheless love your enemies, be beneficent; and lend without hoping for any repayment. Then your recompense shall be great, and you will be sons of the Most High; for He is kind to the ungrateful and wicked.
But make His Kingdom and righteousness your chief aim, and then these things shall all be given you in addition.
But make His Kingdom the object of your pursuit, and these things shall be given you in addition.
2 Peter 1:5
But for this very reason--adding, on your part, all earnestness-- along with your faith, manifest also a noble character: along with a noble character, knowledge;
2 Peter 3:14
Therefore, dear friends, since you have these expectations, earnestly seek to be found in His presence, free from blemish or reproach, in peace.