Faith, Necessity Of

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Psalm 37:3-5

Trust Yahweh and do good. Abide [in the] land and feed on faithfulness. Take pleasure in Yahweh as well, and he will give to you the requests of your heart. {Commit to} Yahweh your way; Trust also on him and he will act.

Proverbs 3:5-6

{Trust Yahweh} with all your heart; do not lean toward your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will straighten your paths.

Isaiah 50:10

Who among you [is] in fear of Yahweh, obeys the voice of his servant? Who walks [in] darkness and has no light, trusts in the name of Yahweh and depends on his God?

John 6:28-29

So they said to him, "What shall we do that we can accomplish the works of God?" Jesus answered and said to them, "This is the work of God: that you believe in [the one] whom that one sent."

Acts 16:30-31

And he brought them outside [and] said, "Sirs, what must I do so that I can be saved?" And they said, "Believe in the Lord Jesus and you will be saved, you and your household!"

Acts 19:4

And Paul said, "John baptized [with] a baptism of repentance, telling the people that they should believe in the one who was to come after him--that is, in Jesus."

John 14:8-11

Philip said to him, "Lord, show us the Father, and it is enough for us." Jesus said to him, "Am I with you so long a time and you have not known me, Philip? The one who has seen me has seen the Father! How can you say, 'Show us the Father?' Do you not believe that I [am] in the Father and the Father is in me? The words that I say to you I do not speak from myself, but the Father residing in me does his works.read more.
Believe me that I [am] in the Father and the Father [is] in me; but if not, believe because of the works themselves.

Romans 10:17-18

Consequently, faith [comes] by hearing, and hearing through the word about Christ. But I say, they have not heard, have they? On the contrary, "Their voice has gone out to all the earth, and their words to the ends of the inhabited world."

Psalm 19:4

[Yet] in all [the] world their line goes out, and their words to [the] end of [the] world. In them he has pitched a tent for the sun,

John 1:10-12

He was in the world, and the world came into being through him, and the world did not recognize him. He came to his own [things], and his own [people] did not receive him. But as many as received him--to those who believe in his name--he gave to them authority to become children of God,

Romans 1:18-21

For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all impiety and unrighteousness of people, who suppress the truth in unrighteousness, because what can be known about God is evident among them, for God made [it] clear to them. For from the creation of the world, his invisible [attributes], both his eternal power and deity, are discerned clearly, being understood in the things created, so that they are without excuse.read more.
For [although they] knew God, they did not honor [him] as God or give thanks, but they became futile in their reasoning, and their senseless hearts were darkened.

Romans 3:1-4

Therefore, what [is] the advantage of the Jew, or what [is] the use of circumcision? Much in every way. For first, that they were entrusted with the oracles of God. {What is the result} if some refused to believe? Their unbelief will not nullify the faithfulness of God, [will it]?read more.
May it never be! But let God be true but every human being a liar, just as it is written, "In order that you may be justified in your words, and may prevail when you are judged."

Psalm 51:4

Against you, only you, I have sinned and have done this evil in your eyes, so that you are correct when you speak, you are blameless when you judge.

Habakkuk 2:18-20

What value [is] an idol when its carver has fashioned it, a molten idol, a teacher of lies? For [he who] fashioned his creation trusts in it, [though] making mute idols! Woe to [him who] says to the wood, 'Wake up!' [And] to a lifeless stone, 'Arise!' Can he teach? Look, it is covered [with] gold and silver, and there is no breath within it. But Yahweh [is] in his holy temple. Let all the earth be silent before him."

Psalm 115:2-11

Why should the nations say, "Where, {pray tell}, [is] their God?" But our God [is] in the heavens; all that he desires, he does. Their idols [are] silver and gold, [the] work of 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] their hands, but they cannot feel, their feet, but they cannot walk; they cannot utter a sound in their throats. [Those who] make them become like them, [as does] everyone who trusts in them. O Israel, trust Yahweh; he [is] their help and their shield. O house of Aaron, trust in Yahweh; he [is] their help and their shield. [You who] fear Yahweh, trust in Yahweh; he [is] their help and their shield.

Psalm 91:1-4

[One who] lives in the secret place of the Most High will lodge in the shadow of Shaddai. I will say to Yahweh, "[You are] my refuge and my fortress, my God [in whom] I trust." For he will deliver you from [the] snare of [the] fowler, from [the] plague of destruction.read more.
With his feathers he will cover you, and under his wings you can take refuge. His faithfulness [will be] a shield and a buckler.

Psalm 42:11

Why are you {in despair}, O my soul? And why are you disturbed within me? Hope in God, because I shall again praise him, {my salvation} and my God.

2 Peter 1:1-2

Simeon Peter, a slave and apostle of Jesus Christ, to those who have obtained a faith equal in value to ours by the righteousness of our God and Savior Jesus Christ. May grace and peace be multiplied to you in the knowledge of God and of Jesus our Lord,

Jeremiah 17:7-8

Blessed be the person who trusts in Yahweh, and Yahweh is his trust. For he will be like a tree planted by water, and to [the] stream it sends its roots, and it will not fear when heat comes, and its leaves will be luxuriant, and in [the] year of drought it will not be anxious, and it will not cease from the bearing of fruit.

1 Peter 2:6-8

For it stands in scripture, "Behold, I am laying in Zion a stone, a chosen [and] precious cornerstone, and the one who believes in him will never be put to shame." Therefore the honor [is] for you who believe, but for those who refuse to believe, "The stone that the builders rejected, this one has become {the cornerstone}," and "A stone of stumbling and a rock of offense," who stumble [because they] disobey the word to which also they were consigned.

Isaiah 28:16

Therefore the Lord Yahweh says this: "Look! I [am] laying a stone in Zion, a {tested} stone, a precious cornerstone, a founded foundation: 'The one who trusts will not {panic}.'

Isaiah 8:14

And he will become like a sanctuary and a stumbling-stone, and like a stumbling-rock for the two houses of Israel, like a trap and a snare for the inhabitants of Jerusalem.

Romans 14:5-8

One person prefers [one] day over [another] day, and another person regards every day [alike]. Each one must be fully convinced in his own mind. The one who is intent on the day is intent on [it] for the Lord, and the one who eats eats for the Lord, because he is thankful to God, and the one who does not eat does not eat for the Lord, and he is thankful to God. For none of us lives for himself and none dies for himself.read more.
For if we live, we live for the Lord, and if we die, we die for the Lord. Therefore whether we live [or] whether we die, we are the Lord's.

Hebrews 3:12-18

Watch out, brothers, lest there be in some of you an evil, unbelieving heart, [with the result that you] fall away from the living God. But encourage one another {day by day}, as long as it is called "today," so that {none of you become hardened} by the deception of sin. For we have become partners of Christ, if indeed we hold fast the beginning of [our] commitment steadfast until the end,read more.
{while it is said}, "Today, if you hear his voice, do not harden your hearts as in the rebellion." For who, [when they] heard [it], were disobedient? Surely [it was] not all who went out from Egypt through Moses? And with whom was he angry [for] forty years? [Was it] not with those who sinned, whose dead bodies fell in the wilderness? And to whom did he swear [they would] not enter into his rest, except those who were disobedient?

Psalm 95:7-8

For he [is] our God, and we [are] the people of his pasture and the sheep of his hand. {Today} if you will hear his voice: "Do not harden your heart as [at] Meribah, as [in] the day of Massah in the wilderness,

Isaiah 7:9

And the head of Ephraim [is] Samaria, and the head of Samaria [is] the son of Remaliah. If you do not believe then you will not endure." '"

Jeremiah 17:5-6

Thus says Yahweh, "Cursed [is] the person who trusts in humankind and makes flesh his {strength}, and turns aside his heart from Yahweh. And he will be like a juniper in the wilderness, and he will not see when good comes, and he will dwell [in the] parched places in the desert, [in] a land of salt flats, where no one lives.

Mark 16:14

And later, [while] they were reclining at table, he appeared to the eleven. And he reprimanded their unbelief and hardness of heart, because they did not believe those who had seen him [after he] had been raised.

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