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, "Go in peace, keep warm and eat well," but you do not give them what the body needs, what good is it?
"'But just look at you! You are putting your confidence in a false belief that will not deliver you.
For circumcision has its value if you practice the law, but if you break the law, your circumcision has become uncircumcision.
1 Corinthians 13:3
If I give away everything I own, and if I give over my body in order to boast, but do not have love, I receive no benefit.
1 Timothy 4:8
For "physical exercise has some value, but godliness is valuable in every way. It holds promise for the present life and for the life to come."
Do not be carried away by all sorts of strange teachings. For it is good for the heart to be strengthened by grace, not ritual meals, which have never benefited those who participated in them.
But someone will say, "You have faith and I have works." Show me your faith without works and I will show you faith by my works.
But be sure you live out the message and do not merely listen to it and so deceive yourselves.
For I tell you, unless your righteousness goes beyond that of the experts in the law and the Pharisees, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven.
"Not everyone who says to me, 'Lord, Lord,' will enter into the kingdom of heaven -- only the one who does the will of my Father in heaven.
But the person who hears and does not put my words into practice is like a man who built a house on the ground without a foundation. When the river burst against that house, it collapsed immediately, and was utterly destroyed!"
Even Simon himself believed, and after he was baptized, he stayed close to Philip constantly, and when he saw the signs and great miracles that were occurring, he was amazed.
and he made no distinction between them and us, cleansing their hearts by faith.
1 Corinthians 13:2
And if I have prophecy, and know all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have all faith so that I can remove mountains, but do not have love, I am nothing.
1 Corinthians 16:22
Let anyone who has no love for the Lord be accursed. Our Lord, come!
For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision nor uncircumcision carries any weight -- the only thing that matters is faith working through love.
1 Thessalonians 1:3
because we recall in the presence of our God and Father your work of faith and labor of love and endurance of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ.
1 Timothy 1:5
But the aim of our instruction is love that comes from a pure heart, a good conscience, and a sincere faith.
They profess to know God but with their deeds they deny him, since they are detestable, disobedient, and unfit for any good deed.
This saying is trustworthy, and I want you to insist on such truths, so that those who have placed their faith in God may be intent on engaging in good works. These things are good and beneficial for all people.
By faith Noah, when he was warned about things not yet seen, with reverent regard constructed an ark for the deliverance of his family. Through faith he condemned the world and became an heir of the righteousness that comes by faith.
2 Peter 1:5
For this very reason, make every effort to add to your faith excellence, to excellence, knowledge;
1 John 5:4
because This is the conquering power that has conquered the world: our faith.