Faith, As A Body Of Beliefs
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For this I was appointed a preacher and an apostle (I am telling the truth, I am not lying) as a teacher of the Gentiles in faith and truth.
The word of God kept on spreading; and the number of the disciples continued to increase greatly in Jerusalem, and a great many of the priests were becoming obedient to the faith.
Jesus said to him, "I am the way, and the truth, and the life; no one comes to the Father but through Me.
but in case I am delayed, I write so that you will know how one ought to conduct himself in the household of God, which is the church of the living God, the pillar and support of the truth.
I am amazed that you are so quickly deserting Him who called you by the grace of Christ, for a different gospel;
For it is only right for me to feel this way about you all, because I have you in my heart, since both in my imprisonment and in the defense and confirmation of the gospel, you all are partakers of grace with me.
Retain the standard of sound words which you have heard from me, in the faith and love which are in Christ Jesus.
"Men of Israel, listen to these words: Jesus the Nazarene, a man attested to you by God with miracles and wonders and signs which God performed through Him in your midst, just as you yourselves know--
Now I make known to you, brethren, the gospel which I preached to you, which also you received, in which also you stand,
Have this attitude in yourselves which was also in Christ Jesus,
He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of all creation.
It is a trustworthy statement, deserving full acceptance, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners, among whom I am foremost of all.
By common confession, great is the mystery of godliness: He who was revealed in the flesh, Was vindicated in the Spirit, Seen by angels, Proclaimed among the nations, Believed on in the world, Taken up in glory.
It is a trustworthy statement: For if we died with Him, we will also live with Him;
Therefore leaving the elementary teaching about the Christ, let us press on to maturity, not laying again a foundation of repentance from dead works and of faith toward God,
For I would have you know, brethren, that the gospel which was preached by me is not according to man.
All Scripture is inspired by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, for training in righteousness;
for no prophecy was ever made by an act of human will, but men moved by the Holy Spirit spoke from God.
holding fast the faithful word which is in accordance with the teaching, so that he will be able both to exhort in sound doctrine and to refute those who contradict.
"Remember the word that I said to you, 'A slave is not greater than his master ' If they persecuted Me, they will also persecute you; if they kept My word, they will keep yours also.
The things which you have heard from me in the presence of many witnesses, entrust these to faithful men who will be able to teach others also.
For we did not follow cleverly devised tales when we made known to you the power and coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, but we were eyewitnesses of His majesty.
After they had preached the gospel to that city and had made many disciples, they returned to Lystra and to Iconium and to Antioch,
Be on the alert, stand firm in the faith, act like men, be strong.
Therefore, since we have a great high priest who has passed through the heavens, Jesus the Son of God, let us hold fast our confession.
Therefore as you have received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk in Him,
And He gave some as apostles, and some as prophets, and some as evangelists, and some as pastors and teachers,
Test yourselves to see if you are in the faith; examine yourselves! Or do you not recognize this about yourselves, that Jesus Christ is in you--unless indeed you fail the test?
But if anyone does not provide for his own, and especially for those of his household, he has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever.
For the love of money is a root of all sorts of evil, and some by longing for it have wandered away from the faith and pierced themselves with many griefs.
Take care, brethren, that there not be in any one of you an evil, unbelieving heart that falls away from the living God.
Therefore, do not throw away your confidence, which has a great reward.
See to it that you do not refuse Him who is speaking For if those did not escape when they refused him who warned them on earth, much less will we escape who turn away from Him who warns from heaven.
Only conduct yourselves in a manner worthy of the gospel of Christ, so that whether I come and see you or remain absent, I will hear of you that you are standing firm in one spirit, with one mind striving together for the faith of the gospel;
But the Spirit explicitly says that in later times some will fall away from the faith, paying attention to deceitful spirits and doctrines of demons,
For among them are those who enter into households and captivate weak women weighed down with sins, led on by various impulses,
For there are many rebellious men, empty talkers and deceivers, especially those of the circumcision,
but sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts, always being ready to make a defense to everyone who asks you to give an account for the hope that is in you, yet with gentleness and reverence;
I have fought the good fight, I have finished the course, I have kept the faith;
An overseer, then, must be above reproach, the husband of one wife, temperate, prudent, respectable, hospitable, able to teach,
Fight the good fight of faith; take hold of the eternal life to which you were called, and you made the good confession in the presence of many witnesses.