Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
So then faith cometh by hearing, and hearing by the word of God.
But how, say you, shall they call on him on whom they have not believed? and how shall they believe in him of whom they have not heard?
for I am not ashamed of the gospel, since it is divinely effectual to salvation, to everyone that believes, to the Jew first, and then to the Gentile.
but Abraham replied, they have Moses and the prophets, let them mind them.
1 Corinthians 1:18
For tho' the doctrine of the cross seems folly to those that perish: yet we that are to be saved, do feel its energy is divine.
having heard of your faith in Christ Jesus, and of the affection you have to all christians;
1 Thessalonians 2:13
nor do we fail of giving thanks to God continually, that, when you received the word of God, which we preach, you did not receive it as the doctrine of men, but as a doctrine that appears to be truly divine, by the influences it displays in you, who believe.
2 Thessalonians 2:13
As for you, my brethren, the favourites of the Lord, we are oblig'd to render perpetual thanks to God, for having chosen you from the beginning, in purifying you by his spirit, upon your believing the gospel.
'tis he that has voluntarily renew'd us by the oracles of truth, that we might be the first converts of the new creation.
1 Peter 1:23
since your regeneration is not owing to any corruptible principles, but to the unchangeable word of the immortal God.
1 Peter 2:1
Renouncing therefore every kind of malice, and knavery, hypocrisy, envy, and detraction, as new-born infants desire that mystical milk,
And consider, said he, how you hear; for in proportion as you weigh what is communicated to you, new light shall be given:
now the meaning of the parable is this: the seed sown signifies the word of God.
but rather, said he, happy are they who hear the word of God, and put it in practice.
2 Corinthians 2:17
for we are not like others, who adulterate the word of God; but we preach the pure gospel of Christ, as I receiv'd it from God, and as in the presence of God.
for the word of God is active and efficacious, sharper than any two-edged sword, penetrating even to the division of soul and spirit, to the smallest and most inward parts, distinguishing the thoughts, and intentions of the heart.
I JOHN, who am your brother, and partake in the tribulation, in the reign, and in the patience of Jesus Christ, was in the isle called Patmos, for the word of God, and for the testimony I gave of Jesus Christ.