Updated: Mar 20
Notes and Comments by Cameron Smiley
The value of faith to the believer
The righteous are...
Saved by faith (Eph 2:8-9)
Live by faith (Rom 1:7)
Purified by faith (Acts 15:19)
Sanctified by faith (Acts 25:18)
Justified by faith (Rom 3:26, Galatians)
Faith is counted as righteousness (Rom 4:5-16)
The value of faith to God
Without faith impossible to please God (Heb 11:6)
More valuable than fine gold (1 Pet 1:3-7)
What is biblical faith?
The work of God is to believe (Jn 6:29)
Being sure of what we hope for (Heb 11:1)
Why is my faith tested by trials?
Faith must be proved genuine (James 1:2)
The power of faith
By faith you stand firm (1 Cor 1:24)
Faith is like a shield (Eph 6:16)
Faith moves mountains (Matt 17:20)
Faith heals the sick (Matt 9:22; 29)
How do I grow my faith?
Jesus is the author/perfector of faith (Heb 12:2)
Faith comes by hearing the Word (Rom 10:17)
Faith is a gift of the HS (1 Cor 12:9)
Gifts of the HS can be "desired"(1Cor 12:31)
Faith can grow (2 Cor 10:15, 2 Th 1:3)
Express your faith in love (1 Cor 13:2)
Empower your faith with a clean conscience (1 Tim 1:9)