Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
How then shall they call on him in whom they have not believed? and how shall they believe in him of whom they have not heard? and how shall they hear without a preacher?
1 Kings 8:41
Moreover concerning a stranger, that is not of your people Israel, but comes out of a far country for your name's sake;
Then the mariners were afraid, and cried every man unto his god, and cast forth the wares that were in the ship into the sea, to lighten it of them. But Jonah had gone down into the lower part of the ship; and he had lain down, and was fast asleep.
So the people of Nineveh believed God, and proclaimed a fast, and put on sackcloth, from the greatest of them even to the least of them.
But without faith it is impossible to please him: for he that comes to God must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him.
And the prayer of faith shall deliver the sick, and the Lord shall raise him up; and if he has committed sins, they shall be forgiven him.
And how shall
By whom we have received grace and apostleship, for obedience to the faith among all nations, for his name:
Now to him who is able to establish you according to my gospel, and the preaching of Jesus Christ, according to the revelation of the mystery, which was kept secret since the world began,
And he said unto them, Go you into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature.
And said unto them, Thus it is written, and thus it was fit for Christ to suffer, and to rise from the dead the third day:
But these are written, that you might believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God; and that believing you might have life through his name.
He said unto them, Received you the Holy Spirit when you believed? And they said unto him, We have not so much as heard whether there be any Holy Spirit.
Delivering you from the people, and from the Gentiles, unto whom now I send you,
2 Timothy 4:17
However the Lord stood with me, and strengthened me; that by me the preaching might be fully known, and that all the Gentiles might hear: and I was delivered out of the mouth of the lion.
But has in due times manifested his word through preaching, which is committed unto me according to the commandment of God our Savior;