Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
What doth it profit, my brethren, though a man say he hath faith, and have not works? can faith save him?
and one of you says to them, "Goodbye, keep warm and have plenty to eat," without giving them the necessaries of life, what good does it do?
Circumcision will help you only if you observe the Law; but if you are a lawbreaker, you might as well be uncircumcised.
1 Corinthians 13:3
Even if I give away everything I own, and give myself up, but do it in pride, not love, it does me no good.
1 Timothy 4:8
Physical training is of some service, but religion is of service in every way, for it carries with it the promise of life here and hereafter.
You must not be carried away with strange varieties of teaching. The true way to steadfastness of heart is through God's mercy, not through scruples about food, which have never done their adherents any good.
But someone may say, "You have faith, and I good deeds." Show me your faith without any good deeds, and I will show you my faith by my good deeds.
Obey the message; do not merely listen to it, and deceive yourselves.
For I tell you that unless your uprightness is far superior to that of the scribes and Pharisees, you will never even enter the Kingdom of Heaven!
It is not everyone who says to me 'Lord! Lord!' who will get into the Kingdom of Heaven, but only those who do the will of my Father in heaven.
But the man who listens to it, and does not act upon it, is like a man who built a house on the ground without any foundation. The torrent burst upon it, and it collapsed at once, and the wreck of that house was complete."
Even Simon himself believed and after his baptism devoted himself to Philip, and he was amazed at seeing such signs and great wonders taking place.
making no difference between us and them, but cleansing their hearts by faith.
1 Corinthians 13:2
If I am inspired to preach and know all the secret truths and possess all knowledge, and if I have such perfect faith that I can move mountains, but have no love, I am nothing.
1 Corinthians 16:22
A curse upon anyone who has no love for the Lord. Lord, come quickly!
For in union with Christ Jesus, neither circumcision nor the want of it counts for anything, but only faith acting through love.
1 Thessalonians 1:3
for we can never forget before our God and Father your energetic faith, your loving service, and your unwavering expectation of our Lord Jesus Christ.
1 Timothy 1:5
The aim of your instruction must be love that springs from a pure heart and from a good conscience and from a sincere faith.
They profess to know God, but they disown him by what they do; they are detestable, disobedient men, worthless for any good purpose.
This is a trustworthy teaching, and I want you to insist on these things, so that those who believe in God may make it their business to do good. All this is right and beneficial to mankind.
Faith led Noah, when he was warned by God of things no one then saw, in obedience to the warning to build an ark in which to save his family, and by such faith he condemned the world, and came to possess that uprightness which faith produces.
2 Peter 1:5
For this very reason make every effort to supplement your faith with goodness, goodness with knowledge,
1 John 5:4
for every child of God is victorious over the world. Our faith is the victory that has triumphed over the world.