1 Peter 3:15
but honor the Messiah as Lord in your hearts. Always be ready to give a defense to anyone who asks you for a reason for the hope that is in you.
Jesus responded to him, “Do you believe only because I told you I saw you under the fig tree? You will see greater things than this.”
Jesus said, “Because you have seen Me, you have believed. Those who believe without seeing are blessed.”
And they told the woman, “We no longer believe because of what you said, for we have heard for ourselves and know that this really is the Savior of the world.”
“What sign then are You going to do so we may see and believe You?” they asked. “What are You going to perform?
“He saved others, but He cannot save Himself! He is the King of Israel! Let Him come down now from the cross, and we will believe in Him.
Let the Messiah, the King of Israel, come down now from the cross, so that we may see and believe.” Even those who were crucified with Him were taunting Him.
1 Corinthians 15:2
You are also saved by it, if you hold to the message I proclaimed to you—unless you believed for no purpose.