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Reference: Faithful


In many passages in the Bible, means "believing." Thus in Ga 3:9, believers are said to be blessed with Abraham, because of his preeminent distinction above all man for steadfast faith in God. This appellation is given in Scripture to true Christians, to indicate not only their saving faith in Christ, but their trustworthy and consistent Christian character, Ac 16:15; 1Co 4:17; Eph 6:21; Col 4:9; 1Pe 5:12. "A faithful saying" is one that cannot prove false, 1Ti 1:15; 2Ti 2:11.

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as a designation of Christians, means full of faith, trustful, and not simply trustworthy (Ac 10:45; 16:1; 2Co 6:15; Col 1:2; 1Ti 4:3,12; 5:16; 6:2; Tit 1:6; Eph 1:1; 1Co 4:17, etc.).

It is used also of God's word or covenant as true and to be trusted (Ps 119:86,138; Isa 25:1; 1Ti 1:15; Re 21:5; 22:6, etc.).

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aman, ??????. This word in both the O.T. and the N.T. is from the same root as 'faith.' It is being true to oneself, to one's nature, to any promise given, and to any trust committed. It is in various connections often applied to God Himself. De 7:9; Isa 49:7; 1Co 1:9; 10:13; 1Th 5:24; 2Ti 2:13; Heb 10:23; 1Pe 4:19; 1Jo 1:9. The Lord Jesus also is faithful. He is 'a faithful high priest' and 'a faithful and true witness.' 2Th 3:3; Heb 2:17; Re 1:5; 3:14; 19:11. The commandments and testimonies of God are called faithful. Ps 119:86,138. The words of the gospel are also faithful: the promises attached thereto will unquestionably be fulfilled. 1Ti 1:15; 4:9; 2Ti 2:11; Tit 3:8; Re 21:5. Christians are exhorted to be faithful as stewards to any trust committed to them, and faithful as witnesses to an absent Lord. "Be thou faithful unto death, and I will give thee a crown of life." Re 2:10.

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