Faith, Necessity Of
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Trust in the LORD and do good. Dwell in the land and feed on faithfulness. Delight yourself in the LORD, and he will give you the desires of your heart. Commit your way to the LORD; Trust him, and he will act.
Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and do not depend on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make your paths straight.
"Trust in the LORD forever, for in the LORD GOD you have an everlasting rock.
Then they asked him, "What must we do to perform God's works?" Jesus answered them, "This is God's work: to believe in the one whom he has sent."
He said, "The time is now! The kingdom of God is near! Repent, and keep believing the gospel!"
he took them outside and asked, "Sirs, what must I do to be saved?" They answered, "Believe on the Lord Jesus, and you and your family will be saved."
Through him we received grace and a commission as an apostle to bring about faithful obedience among all the gentiles for the sake of his name.
And this is his commandment: to believe in the name of his Son, Jesus the Messiah, and to love one another as he commanded us.
Philip told him, "Lord, show us the Father, and that will satisfy us." "Have I been with you all this time, Philip, and you still do not know me?" Jesus asked him. "The person who has seen me has seen the Father. So how can you say, "Show us the Father'? You believe, don't you, that I am in the Father and the Father is in me? The words that I say to you I don't speak on my own. It is the Father who dwells in me and who carries out his work. read more.
Believe me, I am in the Father and the Father is in me. Otherwise, believe me because of what I've been doing.
Consequently, faith results from listening, and listening results through the word of the Messiah. But I ask, "Didn't they hear?" Certainly they did! In fact, "Their voice has gone out into the whole world, and their words to the ends of the earth."
He was in the world, and the world was made through him. Yet the world did not recognize him. He came to his own creation, yet his own people did not receive him. However, to all who received him, those believing in his name, he gave authority to become God's children,
For God's wrath is being revealed from heaven against all the ungodliness and wickedness of those who in their wickedness suppress the truth. For what can be known about God is plain to them, because God himself has made it plain to them. For since the creation of the world God's invisible attributes his eternal power and divine nature have been understood and observed by what he made, so that people are without excuse. read more.
For although they knew God, they neither glorified him as God nor gave thanks to him. Instead, their thoughts turned to worthless things, and their senseless hearts were darkened.
What advantage, then, does the Jew have, or what value is there in circumcision? There are all kinds of advantages! First of all, the Jews have been entrusted with the utterances of God. What if some of the Jews were unfaithful? Their unfaithfulness cannot cancel God's faithfulness, can it? read more.
Of course not! God is true, even if everyone else is a liar. As it is written, "You are right when you speak, and win your case when you go into court."
Now to the one who is able to strengthen you with my gospel and the message that I preach about Jesus, the Messiah, by revealing the secret that was kept hidden from long ago but now has been made known through the prophets to all the gentiles, in keeping with the decree of the eternal God to bring them to the obedience that springs from faith to the only wise God, through Jesus the Messiah, be glory forever! Amen.
"Where is the benefit in owning a carved image, that motivates its maker to carve it? It is only a cast image a teacher that lies because the engraver entrusts himself to his carving, crafting speechless idols. "Woe to the one who says to a tree, "Wake up!' or "Arise!' to a speechless stone. Idols like this can't teach, can they? Look, even though it is overlaid with gold and silver, there's no breath in it at all." "The LORD is in his holy Temple. All the earth be quiet in his presence."
Why should the nations ask "Where now is their God?" when our God is in the heavens and he does whatever he desires? Their idols are silver and gold, crafted by human hands.read more.
They have mouths, but cannot speak; they have eyes, but cannot see. They have ears, but cannot hear; they have noses, but cannot smell. They have hands, but cannot touch; feet, but cannot walk; they cannot even groan with their throats. Those who craft them will become like them, as will all those who trust in them. Israel, trust in the LORD! He is their helper and shield. House of Aaron, trust in the LORD! He is their helper and shield. You who fear the LORD, trust in the LORD! He is their helper and shield.
The one who lives in the shelter of the Most High, who rests in the shadow of the Almighty, will say to the LORD, "You are my refuge, my fortress, and my God in whom I trust!" He will surely deliver you from the hunter's snare and from the destructive plague.read more.
With his feathers he will cover you, under his wings you will find safety. His truth is your shield and armor.
"Look! God yes God is my salvation; I will trust, and not be afraid. For the LORD is my strength and my song, and he has become my salvation."
The LORD is good a refuge in troubled times. He knows those who are confiding in him.
You will keep perfectly peaceful the one whose mind remains focused on you, because he remains in you.
Why are you in despair, my soul? Why are you disturbed within me? Hope in God, for once again I will praise him, since his presence saves me and he is my God.
"Don't let your hearts be troubled. Believe in God, believe also in me.
Now may God, the source of hope, fill you with all joy and peace as you believe, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.
From: Simeon Peter, a servant and apostle of Jesus, the Messiah. To: Those who have received faith that is as valuable as ours through the righteousness of our God and Savior, Jesus the Messiah. May grace and peace be yours in abundance through full knowledge of God and of Jesus our Lord!
Now without faith it is impossible to please God, for whoever comes to him must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who diligently search for him.
How blessed is that strong person who places his trust in the LORD, and who has not acknowledged the proud nor resorted to lies.
Blessed is the person who trusts in the LORD, making the LORD his trust. He will be like a tree planted by the water that sends out its roots by a stream. He won't fear when the heat comes, and his leaves will be green. In a year of drought he won't be concerned, nor will he stop producing fruit."
"Truly, I tell all of you emphatically, whoever hears what I say and believes in the one who sent me has eternal life and will not be judged, but has passed from death to life.
The one who believes in the Son has eternal life, but the one who disobeys the Son will not see life. Instead, the wrath of God remains on him.
Whoever believes in him is not condemned, but whoever does not believe has already been condemned, because he has not believed in the name of God's unique Son.
Then all who have not believed the truth but have taken pleasure in unrighteousness will be condemned.
This is why it says in Scripture: "Look! I am laying a chosen, precious cornerstone in Zion. The one who believes in him will never be ashamed." Therefore he is precious to you who believe, but to those who do not believe, "The stone that the builders rejected has become the cornerstone, a stone they stumble over and a rock they trip on." They keep on stumbling because they disobey the word, as they were destined to do.
therefore this is what the LORD God says: "Look! I am laying a foundation stone in Zion, a tested stone, a precious cornerstone for a sure foundation: Whoever believes firmly will not act hastily.
The stone that the builders rejected has become the cornerstone.
Then he will be a sanctuary, but for both houses of Israel he'll also be a stone with which someone strikes himself, a rock one stumbles over, a trap and a snare to those who live in Jerusalem.
But the person who has doubts is condemned if he eats, because he does not act in faith; and anything that is not done in faith is sin.
One person decides in favor of one day over another, while another person decides that all days are the same. Let each one be fully convinced in his own mind: The one who observes a special day, observes it to honor the Lord. The one who eats, eats to honor the Lord, since he gives thanks to God. And the one who does not eat, refrains from eating to honor the Lord; yet he, too, gives thanks to God. For none of us lives for himself, and no one dies for himself. read more.
If we live, we live to honor the Lord; and if we die, we die to honor the Lord. So whether we live or die, we belong to the Lord.
See to it, my brothers, that no evil, unbelieving heart is found in any of you, as shown by your turning away from the living God. Instead, continue to encourage one another every day, as long as it is called "Today," so that none of you may be hardened by the deceitfulness of sin, because we are the Messiah's partners only if we hold on to our original confidence to the end. read more.
As it is said, "Today, if you hear his voice, do not harden your hearts as they did when they provoked me." Now who heard him and provoked him? Was it not all those who came out of Egypt led by Moses? And with whom was he angry for 40 years? Was it not with those who sinned and whose bodies fell dead in the wilderness? And to whom did he swear that they would never enter his rest? It was to those who disobeyed him, was it not?
For he is our God, and we are the people of his pasture and the flock in his care. If only you would listen to his voice today, do not be stubborn like your ancestors were at Meribah, as on that day at Massah, in the wilderness,
This is what the LORD says: "Cursed is the person who trusts in mankind, who makes flesh his strength, and whose heart turns away from the LORD. He will be like a bush in the desert, and he won't see when good comes. He will dwell in parched places in the wilderness, a land of salt, without inhabitants.
Finally he appeared to his eleven disciples while they were eating. He rebuked them for their unbelief and stubbornness, because they had not believed those who had seen him after he had risen.
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