Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
So then faith cometh by hearing, and hearing by the word of God.
How are they to call on one they have not believed in? And how are they to believe in one they have not heard of? And how are they to hear without someone preaching to them?
For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is God's power for salvation to everyone who believes, to the Jew first and also to the Greek.
But Abraham said, 'They have Moses and the prophets; they must respond to them.'
1 Corinthians 1:18
For the message about the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God.
since we heard about your faith in Christ Jesus and the love that you have for all the saints.
1 Thessalonians 2:13
And so we too constantly thank God that when you received God's message that you heard from us, you accepted it not as a human message, but as it truly is, God's message, which is at work among you who believe.
2 Thessalonians 2:13
But we ought to thank God always for you, brothers and sisters loved by the Lord, because God chose you from the beginning for salvation through sanctification by the Spirit and faith in the truth.
By his sovereign plan he gave us birth through the message of truth, that we would be a kind of firstfruits of all he created.
1 Peter 1:23
You have been born anew, not from perishable but from imperishable seed, through the living and enduring word of God.
1 Peter 2:1
So get rid of all evil and all deceit and hypocrisy and envy and all slander.
Let the prophet who has had a dream go ahead and tell his dream. Let the person who has received my message report that message faithfully. What is like straw cannot compare to what is like grain! I, the Lord, affirm it!
And he said to them, "Take care about what you hear. The measure you use will be the measure you receive, and more will be added to you.
"Now the parable means this: The seed is the word of God.
But he replied, "Blessed rather are those who hear the word of God and obey it!"
2 Corinthians 2:17
For we are not like so many others, hucksters who peddle the word of God for profit, but we are speaking in Christ before God as persons of sincerity, as persons sent from God.
For the word of God is living and active and sharper than any double-edged sword, piercing even to the point of dividing soul from spirit, and joints from marrow; it is able to judge the desires and thoughts of the heart.
I, John, your brother and the one who shares with you in the persecution, kingdom, and endurance that are in Jesus, was on the island called Patmos because of the word of God and the testimony about Jesus.