How would you define “faith”? What would you say is the opposite of faith? What are some reasons that having faith can be difficult at times?
John 1:12But to all who did receive him, who believed in hisname, he gave the right to become children of God.Galatians 3:14So that in Christ Jesus the blessing of Abrahammight come to the Gentiles, so that we mightreceive the promised Spirit through faith.
Romans 1:16-1716 For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it isthe power of God for salvation to everyonewho believes, to the Jew first and also to theGreek. 17 For in it the righteousness of God isrevealed from faith for faith, as it iswritten, “The righteous shall live by faith.”
Hebrews 11:1-31 Now faith is confidence in what we hope for andassurance about what we do not see. 2 This is whatthe ancients were commended for. 3 By faith weunderstand that the universe was formed at God‟scommand, so that what is seen was not made out ofwhat was visible.
2 Corinthians 5:77 For we walk by faith, not by sight.
Ephesians 2:8-98 For it is by grace you have been saved, throughfaith—and this is not from yourselves, it is thegift of God— 9 not by works, so that no onecan boast.
Galatians 5:22-2322 But the fruit of the Spirit islove, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, 23 meekness, temperance: against suchthere is no law.
Galatians 2:2020 I am crucified with Christ, nevertheless I live;yet not I, but Christ liveth in me. And the lifewhich I now live in the flesh, I live by the faithof the Son of God, who loved me and gaveHimself for me.
Hebrews 12:1- 21 And let us run with perseverance the racemarked out for us, 2 fixing our eyes on Jesus, theauthor and perfecter of faith.
Matthew 17:19-2019 Then the disciples came to Jesus privately andsaid, “Why could we not cast it out?” 20 He saidto them, “Because of your little faith. For truly, Isay to you, if you have faith like a grain ofmustard seed, you will say to thismountain, „Move from here to there,‟ and it willmove, and nothing will be impossible for you.”
Romans 10:17So faith comes from hearing, and hearing through the word ofChrist.Mark 4:20And those are the ones on whom seed was sown on the goodsoil; and they hear the word and accept it and bearfruit, thirty, sixty, and a hundredfold.”Hebrews 4:2For indeed we have had good news preached to us, just as theyalso; but the word they heard did not profit them, because it wasnot united by faith in those who heard.
1 John 5:4-54 For whatever is born of God overcomes theworld; and this is the victory that has overcomethe world—our faith. 5 Who is the one whoovercomes the world, but he who believes thatJesus is the Son of God?
Jeremiah 32:17„Ah, Lord God! Behold, You have made theheavens and the earth by Your great power andoutstretched arm. There is nothing too hard forYou.