Examples Of Faith
Most Relevant Verses
By faith Abel offered to God a better sacrifice than Cain [did]. By this he was approved as a righteous man, because God approved his gifts, and even though he is dead, he still speaks through this.
By faith, Enoch was taken away so that he did not experience death, and he was not to be found because God took him away. For prior to his transformation he was approved, having pleased God.
By faith Noah, after being warned about what was not yet seen, in reverence built an ark to deliver his family. By this he condemned the world and became an heir of the righteousness that comes by faith.
Against hope, with hope he believed, so that he became the father of many nations, according to what had been spoken: So will your descendants be.
By faith Abraham, when he was called, obeyed and went out to a place he was going to receive as an inheritance; he went out, not knowing where he was going.
The Lord spoke to Moses:
But since My servant Caleb has a different spirit and has followed Me completely, I will bring him into the land where he has gone, and his descendants will inherit it.
Even if He kills me, I will hope in Him. I will still defend my ways before Him.
He put a new song in my mouth, a hymn of praise to our God. Many will see and fear, and put their trust in the Lord.
All the administrators of the kingdom, the prefects, satraps, advisers, and governors have agreed that the king should establish an ordinance and enforce an edict that for 30 days, anyone who petitions any god or man except you, the king, will be thrown into the lions' den.
Simon Peter answered, "You are the Messiah, the Son of the living God!"
These all died in faith without having received the promises, but they saw them from a distance, greeted them, and confessed that they were foreigners and temporary residents on the earth.
Then one of the Pharisees invited Him to eat with him. He entered the Pharisee's house and reclined at the table.
Now many Samaritans from that town believed in Him because of what the woman said when she testified, "He told me everything I ever did."
Jesus said to her, "I am the resurrection and the life. The one who believes in Me, even if he dies, will live.
The proposal pleased the whole company. So they chose Stephen, a man full of faith and the Holy Spirit, and Philip, Prochorus, Nicanor, Timon, Parmenas, and Nicolaus, a proselyte from Antioch.
So the preaching about God flourished, the number of the disciples in Jerusalem multiplied greatly, and a large group of priests became obedient to the faith.
To all who are in Rome, loved by God, called as saints. Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.
To the saints and faithful brothers in Christ in Colossae. Grace to you and peace from God our Father.
Paul, Silvanus, and Timothy: To the church of the Thessalonians in God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Grace to you and peace.
clearly recalling your sincere faith that first lived in your grandmother Lois, then in your mother Eunice, and that I am convinced is in you also.
I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.