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We ought always to give thanks to God for you, brethren, as is only fitting, because your faith is greatly enlarged, and the love of each one of you toward one another grows ever greater;
"And why are you worried about clothing? Observe how the lilies of the field grow; they do not toil nor do they spin,
"Consider the lilies, how they grow: they neither toil nor spin; but I tell you, not even Solomon in all his glory clothed himself like one of these.
He said to them, "Why are you afraid, you men of little faith?" Then He got up and rebuked the winds and the sea, and it became perfectly calm.
And He said to them, "Where is your faith?" They were fearful and amazed, saying to one another, "Who then is this, that He commands even the winds and the water, and they obey Him?"
And He said to them, "Because of the littleness of your faith; for truly I say to you, if you have faith the size of a mustard seed, you will say to this mountain, 'Move from here to there,' and it will move; and nothing will be impossible to you.
Nevertheless many even of the rulers believed in Him, but because of the Pharisees they were not confessing Him, for fear that they would be put out of the synagogue;
After these things Joseph of Arimathea, being a disciple of Jesus, but a secret one for fear of the Jews, asked Pilate that he might take away the body of Jesus; and Pilate granted permission. So he came and took away His body.
Now accept the one who is weak in faith, but not for the purpose of passing judgment on his opinions.
Now concerning things sacrificed to idols, we know that we all have knowledge Knowledge makes arrogant, but love edifies.
let us draw near with a sincere heart in full assurance of faith, having our hearts sprinkled clean from an evil conscience and our bodies washed with pure water.
And a woman who had been suffering from a hemorrhage for twelve years, came up behind Him and touched the fringe of His cloak;
A woman who had had a hemorrhage for twelve years,
And a woman who had a hemorrhage for twelve years, and could not be healed by anyone,
Let no one look down on your youthfulness, but rather in speech, conduct, love, faith and purity, show yourself an example of those who believe.
Remember those who led you, who spoke the word of God to you; and considering the result of their conduct, imitate their faith.
The statement found approval with the whole congregation; and they chose Stephen, a man full of faith and of the Holy Spirit, and Philip, Prochorus, Nicanor, Timon, Parmenas and Nicolas, a proselyte from Antioch.
for he was a good man, and full of the Holy Spirit and of faith And considerable numbers were brought to the Lord.
But flee from these things, you man of God, and pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, perseverance and gentleness.
Now flee from youthful lusts and pursue righteousness, faith, love and peace, with those who call on the Lord from a pure heart.
Though the fig tree should not blossom And there be no fruit on the vines, Though the yield of the olive should fail And the fields produce no food, Though the flock should be cut off from the fold And there be no cattle in the stalls,
"As for me, I know that my Redeemer lives, And at the last He will take His stand on the earth.
And when the men of that place recognized Him, they sent word into all that surrounding district and brought to Him all who were sick;
Wherever He entered villages, or cities, or countryside, they were laying the sick in the market places, and imploring Him that they might just touch the fringe of His cloak; and as many as touched it were being cured.
But just as you abound in everything, in faith and utterance and knowledge and in all earnestness and in the love we inspired in you, see that you abound in this gracious work also.
For even though I am absent in body, nevertheless I am with you in spirit, rejoicing to see your good discipline and the stability of your faith in Christ.
"Be strong and courageous, do not fear or be dismayed because of the king of Assyria nor because of all the horde that is with him; for the one with us is greater than the one with him.
as we night and day keep praying most earnestly that we may see your face, and may complete what is lacking in your faith?
Joshua the son of Nun and Caleb the son of Jephunneh, of those who had spied out the land, tore their clothes;
but I have prayed for you, that your faith may not fail; and you, when once you have turned again, strengthen your brothers."
strengthening the souls of the disciples, encouraging them to continue in the faith, and saying, "Through many tribulations we must enter the kingdom of God."
For I long to see you so that I may impart some spiritual gift to you, that you may be established;
and we sent Timothy, our brother and God's fellow worker in the gospel of Christ, to strengthen and encourage you as to your faith,
In hope against hope he believed, so that he might become a father of many nations according to that which had been spoken, "SO SHALL YOUR DESCENDANTS BE."
And He took him outside and said, "Now look toward the heavens, and count the stars, if you are able to count them " And He said to him, "So shall your descendants be."
Consider it all joy, my brethren, when you encounter various trials,
In this you greatly rejoice, even though now for a little while, if necessary, you have been distressed by various trials,