Thematic Bible: Instances of faith in Christ


Thematic Bible



And Jesus, walking about by the sea of Galilee, saw two brethren, Simon being called Peter, and Andrew his brother, casting a sweep-net into the sea; for they were fishermen. And he says to them, Come after me, and I will make you the fishermen of men. And they instantly having let go their nets, followed him. read more.
And having proceeded thence, he saw other two brethren, James him of Zebedee, and John his brother, in the ship with Zebedee their father, adjusting their nets; and he called them. And they having instantly let go the ship and their father,. followed him.

Then Simon Peter answered him, Lord, to whom shall we go away? thou hast the words of eternal life. And we have believed, and known, that thou art Christ, Son of the living God.

And walking by the sea of Galilee, he saw Simon and Andrew his brother, casting a large sweep-net in the sea: for they were fishermen. And Jesus said to them, Come after me, and I will make you to become fishermen of men. And quickly having left their nets, they followed him. read more.
And having moved forward a little from thence, he saw James of Zebedee, and John his brother, and they in the ship adjusting their nets. And quickly he called them: and having left their father Zebedee in the ship with the hirelings; they went after him.

And when he ceased speaking, he said to Simon, Sail out into the deep, and slacken your nets for fishing. And Simon having answered, said to him, Commander, wearied for the whole-night, we took nothing: but at thy word I will slacken the net.


And they come into Jericho: and he going out from Jericho, and his disciples, and a sufficient crowd, Bartimeus the blind, son of Timms, sat by the way asking alms. And having heard that it is Jesus the Nazarite, he began to cry, and to say, Son of David, O Jesus, compasaionate me. And many were rebuking him, that he should be silent: and he cried much more, Son of David, compassionate me. read more.
And Jesus having stood, spake for him to be called. And they call the blind man, saying to him, Take courage, arise; he calls thee. And he, having cast away his garment, having risen, came to Jesus. And Jesus having answered, said to him, What wishest thou I should do to thee? And the blind said to him, Rabboni, that I might see again. And Jesus said to him, Retire; thy faith has saved thee. And quickly he looked up, and followed Jesus in the way.

And, behold, two blind sitting by the way, having heard that Jesus passes by, cried out, saying, Pity us, O Lord, son of David. And the crowd censured them that they should be silent: but they cried the more, saying, Pity us, O Lord, son of David. And Jesus having stood, called them, and said, What will ye I shall do to you? read more.
They say to him, Lord, that our eyes might be opened. And Jesus, having felt compassion, touched their eyes: and quickly their eyes looked up, and they followed him.

And it was in his drawing near to Jericho, a certain blind sat by the way, begging: And having heard the multitude passing by, he inquired what this might be. And they announced to him, That Jesus the Nazarite passes by. read more.
And he cried out, saying, Jesus, son of David, pity me. And they going before censured him, that he be silent: and he so much the more cried out, O son of David, pity me. And Jesus having stood, commanded him to be brought to him: and he having drawn near, he asked him, Saying, What wilt thou I shall do to thee? And he said, Lord, that I:night see again. And Jesus said to him, See again: thy faith has saved thee.


And Jesus, walking about by the sea of Galilee, saw two brethren, Simon being called Peter, and Andrew his brother, casting a sweep-net into the sea; for they were fishermen. And he says to them, Come after me, and I will make you the fishermen of men. And they instantly having let go their nets, followed him. read more.
And having proceeded thence, he saw other two brethren, James him of Zebedee, and John his brother, in the ship with Zebedee their father, adjusting their nets; and he called them. And they having instantly let go the ship and their father,. followed him.

He first finds his own brother Simon, and says to him, We have found Messias, which is, being interpreted, Christ.

And walking by the sea of Galilee, he saw Simon and Andrew his brother, casting a large sweep-net in the sea: for they were fishermen. And Jesus said to them, Come after me, and I will make you to become fishermen of men. And quickly having left their nets, they followed him. read more.
And having moved forward a little from thence, he saw James of Zebedee, and John his brother, and they in the ship adjusting their nets. And quickly he called them: and having left their father Zebedee in the ship with the hirelings; they went after him.


And when he was in Jerusalem at the paseha, in the festival, many believed in his name, beholding his signs which he did.

He speaking these, many believed in him.

Then many of the Jews, having come to Mary, and seeing what Jesus did, believed in him.

Because many for him retired, and believed in Jesus.


For he cured many; so as to fall upon him that they might touch him, as many as had plagues.

And besought him that they might only touch the hem of his garment: and as many as touched were saved from danger.

And they having come out of the ship, quickly having known him. Running round about that whole country, began to bring the afflicted upon couches, where they heard that he is there. And wherever he went, in towns, or cities; or fields, they set the sick in the market places, and besought him that they might even touch the hem of his garment: and as many as touched him were saved.



And now Timothy having come to us from you, and having announced to us the good news, your faith and love, and that ye have good remembrance. of us always, greatly desiring to see us, as we also you: For this, brethren, were we comforted in you in all our pressure, and necessity by your faith: For now we live, if ye stand in the Lord.

We ought to return thanks to God always for you, brethren, as is fitting, for your faith increases exceedingly, and the love of each one of you all enlarges to one another; So that we ourselves boast in you in all the churches of God for your patience and faith in all your expulsions and pressures which ye endure:


And, behold, a woman, a Canaanite, having come forth from those boundaries, cried out to him, saying, Pity me, Lord, son of David; my daughter is badly possessed with an evil spirit. And he answered her not a word. And his disciples, having come, asked him, saying, Loose her; for she cries out after us. And he, having answered, said, I was not sent except to the sheep having been lost, of the house of Israel. read more.
And she, having come, worshipped him, saying, Lord, help me. And he, having answered, said, It is not good to take the children's bread, and cast it to the little dogs. And she said, Yes, Lord; for the little dogs also eat from the crumbs falling from the table of their lord. Then Jesus, having answered, said to her, O woman, great thy faith: let it be to thee as thou wilt. And her daughter was healed from that hour.

For a woman having heard of him, whose daughter had an unclean spirit, having come, fell at his feet: And the woman was a Grecian, a Syrophenician by birth; and she entreated him that he would cast the demon out of her daughter. And Jesus said to her, Permit the children first to be satisfied; for it is not good to take the children's bread, and cast to little dogs. read more.
And she answered and says to him, Yes, Lord: for also the little dogs under the table eat from the children's crumbs. And he said to her, For this word retire; the demon has gone out of thy daughter. And having departed to her house, she found the demon gone forth, and the daughter cast upon the bed.


Then Mary, when she came where Jesus was, seeing him, fell at his feet, saying to him, Lord, if thou wert here, my brother had not died.

And it was in their going forth, and he came to a certain town : and a certain woman by the name of Martha received him in her house. And also a sister was to her, called Mary; and she having sat at Jesus' feet, heard his word. And Martha was perplexed about much service, and having stood before, said, Lord, carest thou not that my sister left me to serve alone ? speak therefore to her that she may lay hold and assist with me. read more.
And Jesus having answered, said to her, Martha,.Martha, thou bast care, and art confused about many things And of one thing there is need : and Mary has chosen the 'good part which shall not betaken away from her.


And having proceeded thence, he saw other two brethren, James him of Zebedee, and John his brother, in the ship with Zebedee their father, adjusting their nets; and he called them. And they having instantly let go the ship and their father,. followed him.

And having moved forward a little from thence, he saw James of Zebedee, and John his brother, and they in the ship adjusting their nets. And quickly he called them: and having left their father Zebedee in the ship with the hirelings; they went after him.






And he arrived at Derbe and Lystra: and, behold, a certain disciple was there, by name Timothy, son of a certain woman, a faithful Jewess; and of a Greek father:


He speaking these things to them, behold, a ruler, having come, worshipped him, saying; That my daughter has just now died: but having come, put thy hand upon her, and she shall live.

And Jesus having come into the ruler's house, and seeing the flute players and the crowd making an uproar, He says to them, Give way; for the girl is not dead but sleeps; and they mocked him. But when the crowd was driven forth, having entered, he seized her hand, and the little girl was awakened.


They bring him to the Pharisees, him once blind. And it was the sabbath, when Jesus made clay, and opened his eyes. Then again the Pharisees also asked him how he saw again. He said to them, He put clay upon mine eyes, and I washed, and I see. read more.
Then said certain of the Pharisees, This man is not from God, for he keeps not the sabbath. Others said, How can a sinful man do such signs? And a division was among them. They say to the blind again, What sayest thou of him, for he opened thine eyes? He said, That he is a prophet. Then the Jews believed not of him that he was blind, and saw again, until they called the parents of him having looked up. And they asked them, saying, Is this your son, whom ye say that be was born blind how then does be now see His parents answered them and said, We know that this is our son, and that he was born blind: But how he now sees, we know not; or who opened his eyes, we know not: he has age; ask him: he shall speak for himself. These said his parents, for they feared the Jews: for already had the Jews agreed, that if any should acknowledge him Christ, he should be put out of the synagogue. Therefore said his parents, That he has age; ask him. Then called they the man of a second time, who was blind, and said to him, Give glory to God: we know that this man is sinful. He answered and said, If he be sinful, I know not: one thing I know, that, being blind, now I see. And again said they to him, What did he to thee? how opened he thine eyes? He answered them, I told you already, and ye heard not: why wish ye to hear again? ye wish not also to be his disciples? Then they reviled him, and said, Thou art his disciple; but we are Moses' disciples. We know that God has spoken to Moses; but this, we know not whence he is. The man answered and said to them, For in this is it wonderful, that ye know not whence he is, and he opened mine eyes. And we know that God hears not the sinful: but if any be godly, and do his will, this he hears. From forever was it not heard that any opened the eyes of him born blind. If this one were not of God, he could do nothing. They answered and said to him, In sins wert thou wholly born, and teachest thou us? And they cast him without. Jesus heard that they cast him without; and having found him, said to him, Believest thou in the Son of God? He answered and said, Who is he, Lord, that I might believe in him? And Jesus said to him, Thou hast also seen him, and he speaking with thee, the same is he. And he said I believe, Lord. And he worshipped him.


Then came Jesus again to Cana of Galilee, where he made the water wine. And there was a certain royal one, whose son was sick in Capernanm. He, having heard that Jesus was come from Judea to Galilee, went away to him, and asked him that he would go down and heal his son: for he was about to die. Then said Jesus to him, Except ye see signs and wonders, ye would not believe. read more.
The royal one says to Him, Lord, go down before my child dies. Jesus says to him, Go; thy son lives. And the man believed the word which Jesus said to him, and he went. And he already going down, his servants met him, and announced, saying, That thy child lives. Then he inquired of them the hour in which he was attended to. And they said to him, That yesterday the seventh hour the fever left him. Then the father knew that in that hour in which Jesus said to him, That thy son lives: and he believed, and his whole house.


And many of the Samaritans of that city believed in him for the woman's word testifying, That he told me all which I ever did. When therefore the Samaritans came to him, they asked him to remain with them: and he remained there two days. And many more believed on account of his word; read more.
And they said to the woman, That we no more believe for thy speaking: for we ourselves have heard and know, that this is truly Christ, the Saviour of the world.



And Jesus born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king, behold the magi from the sunrisings arrived in Jerusalem, saying: Where is he born King of the Jews? for we have seen his star in the sunrising, and have come to worship him.


And the hand of the Lord was with them; and a great number having believed, turned to the Lord. And the word was heard in the ears of the church in Jerusalem concerning them: and they sent Barnabas to pass through even to Antioch. Who, having been present, and seen the grace of God, rejoiced, and besought them all, with purpose of heart, to remain to the Lord. read more.
For he was a good man, and full of the Holy Spirit and of faith: and a crowd sufficient were added to the Lord.


And they said, Believe in the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved, and thy house. And they spake to him the word of the Lord, and to all in his house. And having taken them in that hour of the night, he washed out the blows; and was immersed, he and all his, immediately. read more.
And having brought them up to his house, he set a table before, and rejoiced with the entire household, having believed God.


And it was in his going to Jerusalem, and he came through the land of Samaria and Galilee. And he coming to a certain town, ten leprous men met him, who stood far off: And they lifted up the voice, saying, Jesus, faster, pity us. read more.
And having seen, he said to them, Having gone, show yourselves to the priests. And it was in their retiring they were cleansed. And one of them, having seen that he was healed, turned back, with a great voice honouring God. And he fell upon the face at his feet, thanking him: and he was a Samaritan. And Jesus having answered said, Were not ten cleansed? and where the nine? They were not found returning to give glory to God, except this of another race. And he said to him, Having risen, go: thy faith has saved thee.





And Philip finds Nathanael, and says to him, Of whom Moses wrote in the law, and the prophets, we have found, Jesus, son of Joseph, him from Nazareth. And Nathanael said to him, Can any good be from Nazareth? Philip says to him, Come and see.


And, behold, men bringing upon a bed a man who was affected with paralysis; and they sought to bring him, and set before him. And not finding how they might bring him in, for the crowd, having ascended upon the house, they put him down through the tiles, with the small couch, in the midst before Jesus. And having seen their faith, he said to him, Man, thy sins are remitted to thee.


And a certain one of the Pharisees asked him that he would eat with him. And having come into the Pharisee's house, he reclined. And, behold, a woman in the city, who was sinful, knowing that he is reclining at table in the Pharisee's house, having brought an alabaster box of perfumed oil, And stood at his feet behind, weeping, been to wet his feet with tears, and wiped with the hairs of her head; and she kissed his feet, and anointed with the perfumed oil. read more.
And the Pharisee having called him, seeing, said within himself, This, if he were a prophet, had known who and what race of woman which had touched him: for she is sinful. And Jesus having answered, said to him, Simon, I have something to say to thee. And he says, Teacher, speak. Two debtors were to a certain money-lender: one owed five hundred drachmas, and the other fifty. And they not having to pay, he bestowed as a gift upon both. Which of them therefore will love him the more? Say thou. And Simon, having answered, said, I suppose, that to whom he bestowed more favor. And he said to him, Thou hast judged rightly, And having turned to the woman, he said to Simon, Thou seest this woman? I came into thy house, thou gavest me no water for my feet: and she wet my feet with tears, and wiped them with the hairs of her head. Thou gavest me no kiss: and she from when I came in left not kissing my feet. Thou anointedst not my head with oil: and she anointed my feet with perfumed oil. For which I say to thee, Her many sins are remitted; for she loved much: and he to whom little is remitted, loves little. And he said to her, Thy sins are remitted. And they reclining together began to say in themselves, Who is this who also remits sins? And he said to the woman, Thy faith has saved thee; go in peace.


For she said in herself, If I should only touch the hem of his garment, I shall be saved. And Jesus having turned round, and seeing her, said, Take courage, daughter; thy faith has saved thee. And the woman was saved from that hour.


Then touched he their eyes, saying, According to your faith be it to you. And their eyes were opened; and Jesus threatened them, saying, See, let none know.


And a certain man, Simon by name, was before in the city using magic, and astonishing the nation of Samaria, saying himself to be somebody great: To whom attended from little to great, saying, This is the great power of God. And they attended to him, because for a sufficient time they were astonished by magics. read more.
And when they believed Philip announcing the good news of the kingdom of God, and the name of Jesus Christ, they were immersed, both men and women.







Then, therefore, went in also the other disciple, having first come to the tomb, and he saw, and believed.










And a certain woman, by name Lydia, a dealer in purple garments, of the city of Thyatira, worshipping God, heard: whose heart the Lord opened to attend to things spoken by Paul.




And all dwelling in Lydda and Saron saw him, who turned back to the Lord.




He having heard Paul speaking, who having looked intently upon him, and seen that he has faith to be cured,


And Philip said, If thou believest from the whole heart, it is lawful. And having answered, he said, I believe the Son of God to be Jesus Christ.


And it was known through the whole of Joppa: and many believed upon the Lord.




Hearing of thy love and faith, which thou bast to the Lord Jesus, and to all the holy;




And, behold, they brought him a paralytic, laid upon a bed; and Jesus seeing their faith, said to the paralytic, Take courage, child thy sins are let go to thee.