Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved.
for it is written, "as I live, saith the Lord, every knee shall bow to me, and every tongue shall give praise to God."
Whosoever therefore shall own me before men, him will I own likewise before my father who is in heaven.
moreover I declare unto you, whoever shall acknowledge me before men, him shall the son of man also own before the angels of God.
his parents said this, because they were afraid of the Jews: for the Jews had agreed in this, that if any man did own him for the Messias, he should be excommunicated.
nevertheless there were many even among the chief rulers, who believed on him; but they did not own it publickly for fear the Pharisees should excommunicate them.
and that every nation should confess that Jesus Christ is the Lord, to the glory of God the father.
1 John 4:2
by this you may distinguish the spirit of God: "every spirit that confesseth that Jesus Christ is come in the flesh, is from God.
2 John 1:7
For there are many impostors started up in the world, who will not own that Jesus Christ was incarnate. such a one is an impostor and an anti-christ.
who shall condemn them? shall Christ that died, yea rather, that is risen again, who is even at the right hand of God, and makes intercession for us?
and we have believed and we have acknowledged that you are the Christ, the son of God.
Eight days after, when his disciples were again in private, and Thomas with them: Jesus came, the doors being shut, and stood in the midst, and said, peace be with you.
[and Philip said, if you believe with all your heart, you may. and he answered, I do believe that Jesus Christ is the son of God.]
1 Corinthians 15:14
and if Christ be not risen, then our preaching is empty talk, and your faith even meer amusement.
1 Peter 1:21
it is by him that you believe in God, who has raised him from the dead, and invested him with glory, that your faith and your hope might be in God.