« VorigeDoorgaan »
Gal. iii. 12. And the law is not of faith, but the man that doth these things shall live in them.
Ver. 22. The scripture hath concluded all under sin, that the promise by faith of Jesus Christ might be given to them that believe. Ver. 24. The law was our school-master to bring us to Christ, that we might be justified by faith.
v. 5. We through the Spirit wait for the hope of righteousness (or justification) through faith.
Ver. 6. In Jesus Christ neither circumcision availeth any thing, nor uncircumcision, but faith which worketh by love.
Phil. iii. 8. I count all things but loss for the excellency of the knowledge of Christ Jesus my Lord, for whom I have suffered the loss of all things, and count them but dung that I may win Christ.
Ver. 9. And be found in him not having mine own righteousness which is of the law, but that which is through the faith of Christ, the righteousness which is of God by faith.
Ver. 10. That I might know him and the power of his resurrection, and the fellowship of his sufferings, being made conformable to his death.
XXII. Adoption, or being the sons of God, promised. John i. 12. To as many as received Christ, to them gave he power to become the sons of God, even to them that believe on his name.
Gal. iii. 26. Ye are all the children of God by faith in Jesus Christ. Rom. viii. 17.
XXIII. God's love promised to believers in Christ. John xvi. 27. The Father himself loveth you, because ye have loved me, and have believed that I came out from God.
XXIV. Christ prayeth for believers. John xvii. 20. Neither pray I for these alone, but for them also which shall believe on me through their word.
XXV. The sins of believers pardoned. Acts x. 42. Whosoever believeth on me shall receive the remission of sins. Ch. xiii. 38.
Rom. iii. 25. Him hath God set forth to be a propitiation through faith in his blood, to declare his righteousnes for the remission of sins. XXVI. The holy Spirit is given to believers. John vii 38. Jesus said, he that beleiveth on me, out of his belly shall flow rivers of living
Ver. 39. This spake he of the Spirit which they that believe on him should receive.
Gal. iii. 13. Christ hath redeemed us from the curse of the law. Ver. 14. That the blessing of Abraham might come on the Gentiles, through Jesus Christ, that we might receive the promise of the Spirit through faith.
XXVII. They have light and direction. John xii. 36. Believe in the light (that is, in Christ. Ch. i. 9.—viii. 12.—ix. 5.)
Ver. 46. I am come a light into the world, that whosoever believ
eth on me shall not abide in darkness.
XXVIII. They have grace and peace. 2 Pet. i. 1, 2. To them that have obtained like precious faith with us, grace and peace be multiplied. Rom. v. 1.
XXIX. They have joy and comfort. John xiv. 1. Let not your hearts be troubled, ye believe in God, believe also in me.
1 Cor. xv. 12. The God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing.
1. Pet. i. 8. In whom (Christ) believing ye rejoice with joy unspeakable and full of glory.
1 John v. 10. He that believeth on the Son of God, hath the witness in himself.
John viii. 56. Abraham saw Christ's day and was glad.
XXX. Christ is precious to them. 2 Thess. i. 10. He shall come to be glorified in his saints, and admired in all them that believe. 1 Pet. ii. 1. To them that believe he is precious.
XXXI. They have access to God in prayer. Eph. iii. 12. In Christ we have boldness, and access with confidence by the faith of him. XXXII. Sanctification by faith. Acts xv. 9. God purifying their hearts by faith.
xxvi. 18. That they may receive an inheritance among them that are sanctified by faith in me.
XXXIII. Salvation by faith in God. Dan. vi. 23. No manner of hurt was found upon Daniel, (in the lion's den) because he believed in his God.
XXXIV. Salvation to Christians by faith in Christ. Isa. xxviii. 16. Thus saith the Lord God, behold I lay in Zion for a foundation, a stone, a tried stone, a precious corner stone, a sure foundation, he that believeth shall not make haste. Rom. ix. 33.x. 11. He that believeth shall not be ashamed. 1 Pet. ii. 6. He that believeth shall not be confounded.
Mark. xvi 15. Jesus said, preach the gospel :
Ver. 16. He that believeth and is baptized, shall be saved, he that believeth not shall be damned.
John iii. 14. As Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, even so must the Son of man be lifted up.
Ver. 15. That whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have eternal life.
Ver. 16. God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.
Ver. 17. God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world, but that the world through him might be saved.
Ver. 18. He that believeth is not condemned, he that believeth not is condemned already, because he hath not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God.
Ver. 36. He that believeth on the Son hath everlasting life, and he that believeth not the Son shall not see life, but the wrath of God abideth on him.
vi. 35. Jesus said, he that believeth on me shall never thirst. Ver. 40. This is the will of him that sent me, that every one that seeth the Son and believeth on him, may have everlasting life, and I will raise him up at the last day.
Ver. 47. He that believeth on me hath everlasting life.
xi. 25. He that believeth on me, though he were dead, yet shall he live.
John xi. 26. Whosoever liveth and believeth in me shall never die, or shall not die for ever.
xx. 31. These are written that ye might believe that Jesus is the Christ the Son of God, and that believing ye might have life through
Acts xvi. 31. Paul and Silas said to the Jailor, believe in the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved.
xxvi. 18. That they might receive an inheritance among them that are sanctified by faith in me.
Rom. x. 9. If thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved.
Eph. ii. 8. By grace ye are saved through faith.
2 Thess. ii. 13. God hath chosen us to salvation, through sanctification of the Spirit and belief of the truth.
1 Tim. i. 16. I Paul obtained mercy, that in me Jesus Christ might shew forth all long-suffering, for a pattern to them which should hereafter believe on him to life everlasting.
vi. 12. Fight the good fight of faith, lay hold on eternal life.
2 Tim. iii. 15. The scriptures are able to make thee wise unto salvation through faith which is in Christ Jesus.
iv. 7. I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith.
Ver. 8. Henceforth there is laid up for me a crown of righteousness which the Lord the righteous judge shall give me at that day, and not to me only, but unto all them that love his appearing.
Heb. iv. 3. We which have believed do enter into rest.
vi. 12. Be ye followers of them who through faith and patience inherit the promises.
x. 39. We are not of them that draw back who perdition, but of them who believe to the saving of the soul.
1 Pet. i. 5. We are kept by the power of God through faith unto salvation.
Ver. 9. Receiving the end of your faith, the salvation of your souls. 1 John v. 13. These things have I written unto you that believe on the name of the Son of God, that ye might know that ye have eternal life.
XXXV. Things extraordinary promised to the faith of some primitive Christians. Matt. xxi. 21. If ye have faith as a grain of mustard seed, and doubt not, ye shall not only do this that is done to the figtree, but also if ye shall say to this mountain be thou removed, and be thou cast into the sea, it shall be done. Luke xvii. 26.
Ver. 22. And all things whatsoever ye shall ask in prayer, believing, ye shall receive. Mark xi. 24.
Mark xvi. 17. These signs shall follow them that believe; in my name shall they cast out devils, they shall speak with new tongues. Ver. 18. They shall take up serpents, and if they shall drink any deadly thing, it shall not hurt them, they shall lay hands on the sick and they shall recover.
John xiv. 12. He that believeth on me, the works that I do shall he do also.
XXXVI. These promises were fulfilled in the following instances. Acts ii. 4. The disciples of Christ spake with new tongues.
iii. 2 to 8, and xiv. 10. They cured the lame.
xvi. 18. They cast out unclean spirits. Ch. v. 16.—vii. 8. xix. 11, 12. They healed the sick. Ch. xxv. 8.
ix. 36, 37, 40. They raised the dead. Ch. xx. 12.
v. 5, 10. Lying hypocrites die at their rebuke.
xxviii. 3, 5. Paul shakes a viper off his hand, and is not hurt by it. xiii. 11, Enemies of the faith are struck with blindness.
ix. 12, 17, 18. They restore sight to the blind.
viii. 15, 17. The Holy Ghost is given at laying on of their hands. v. 12. They do great miracles, signs and wonders. Ch. vi. 8.xv. 12, 2 Cor. xii. 12.
viii. 6. The people gave the more heed to them and embraced the faith. Ch. v. 4.
XXXVII. Instances of miracles wrought for persons of eminent faith. Matt. viii. 8, 10, 13. Luke vii. 9. At the Centurion's faith his servant is healed,
ix. 28, 29, 30. Two blind men restored to sight. Mark x. 52.
ix. 20, 25. A dumb spirit is cast out of a child at the faith of the child's father.
v. 36. At the faith of the ruler of the synagogue, his daughter who had been dead is restored to life.
Luke xvii. 19. A leper cleansed.
John v. 50. At a nobleman's faith his son is healed of a fever. xi. 40 to 46. At Martha's faith her brother Lazarus is restored to life.
Acts iii. 16. By the faith of a lame man he is healed by Peter. xiv, 9. A cripple from the womb healed by Paul.
XXXVIII. Other instances of approved faith. In Abraham. Gen. xv. 6. Compared with John viii. 56. Rom. iv, 18, 20. The virgin Mary. Luke i. 45. The woman who washed Christ's feet with tears. Luke vii. 37 to 50. The disciples. John ii. 22. The Samaritans. John iv. 39. The Jews. John viii. 31.-xi. 45. A man born blind. John ix. 35, 38. The chief rulers. John xii. 11, 42. Those given to Christ. John xvii. 8. About five thousand. Acts iv. 4, 32. Many priests. Acts vi. 7. Stephen. Acts vi. 8. The eunuch. Acts viii. 13. They of the circumcision. Acts x. 45. A great number. Acts xi. 21. xiv. 1, 23. Many at Lystra, Greeks and devout women. Acts xvii. 4. Crispus the ruler of the synagogue. Acts xviii. 8. Ver. 27. Many in Achaia. Acts xix. 18. Many thousands of Jews. Acts xxi. 20. Ver. 25. The Gentiles. Some among all nations. Rom. i. 5, 16.
XXXIX. Want of faith reproved. Matt. vi. 30. Jesus said, if God so cloath the grass of the field, will he not much more cloath you, O ye of little faith.
Mark xvi. 14. Jesus upbraided the disciples with their unbelief and hardness of heart, because they believed not those who had seen him after he was risen.-Christ upbraided the disciples afraid upon sea, with their want of faith. Matt. viii. 26. Peter upon sea. Matt. xiv. 31. The disciples solicitous about bread. Matt. xvi. 8, 9, 10. The disciples at their not being able to cast out a devil. Matt. xvii. 17, 19, 20.
Matt. xiii. 58. Jesus did not many miracles there because of their unbelief. Mark vi. 5, 6.
XL. Exhortations against unbelief. John xx. 27. Jesus said to Thomas, be not faithless but believing,
Heb. iii. 12. Take heed lest there be in any of you an evil heart of unbelief.
iv. 11. Let us labour to enter into that rest, that remaineth to the people of God, lest any man fall after the same example of unbelief.
XLI. Threatnings against unbelief. Unbelief towards God; threats. Numb. xiv. 11. The Lord said, how long shall this people provoke me? How long shall it be ere they believe me, for all the signs I have shewed among them?
Ver. 12. I will scatter them with the pestilence and disinherit them. Ver. 37, 38. Heb. iii. 17, 18.-iv. 6. Jude ver. 5.
xx. 12. The Lord spake unto Moses and Aaron, because ye believed me not, to sanctify me in the eyes of the children of Israel, therefore ye shall not bring this congregation into the land which I have given them.
Deut. i. 32. Moses said, ye did not believe the Lord your God. Ver. 34. And the Lord was wroth and sware saying,
Ver. 35. Surely there shall not one of these men, of this evil generation, see that good land which I sware to give unto their fathers. Heb. iii. 19.-iv. 6.
2 Kings xvii. 14, 18, 20. Because they did not believe, the Lord rejected the seed of Israel.
Isa. vii. 9. If ye will not believe, ye shall not be established.
liii. 9. Who hath believed our report. See Ps. lxxviii. 21, 22, 32, 33. -cvi. 24, 26, 29.
XLII. Unbelief toward Christ; threats. Matt. xxi. 31. Jesus said, verily I say unto you, the publicans and harlots enter into the kingdom of heaven before you.
Ver. 32. For ye believed not John Baptist, but the publicans and harlots believed him.
Mark xvi. 16. He that believeth not shall be damned.
Luke xii. 46. The Lord of the wicked servant will appoint him his portion with unbelievers.
John iii. 18. He that believeth not is condemned already, because he hath not believed on the name of the only begotten Son of God. Ver. 36. He that believeth not the Son, shall not see life, but the wrath of God abideth on him. 1 John v. 10.
viii. 24. If ye believe not that I am he, ye shall die in your sins. Ver. 48. He that rejecteth me and receiveth not my words, hath