Scriptures on Faith
My faith grows tremendously when I take the time to read and ponder the scriptures every day. As my faith in God continues to grow, so does my happiness and high self-esteem. These are some of my favorite scriptures that have increased my faith in God.
And Jesus answering saith unto them, Have faith in God.
God made the world and all things therein . . . . For in him we live, and move, and have our being; as certain also of your own poets have said, for we are also his offspring.
—Acts 17:24, 28
Then shall the dust return to the earth as it was: and the spirit shall return unto God who gave it.
Then the word of the Lord came unto me saying, Before I formed thee in the belly I knew thee; and before thou camest forth out of the womb I sanctified thee, and I ordained thee a prophet unto the nations.
Come now, and let us reason together, saith the Lord: though your sins be as scarlet, they shall be as white as snow: though they be red like crimson, they shall be as wool.
. . .Choose ye this day whom ye will serve . . .but as for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.
If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him. But let him ask in faith, nothing wavering. For he that wavereth is like a wave of the sea driven with the wind and tossed.
And the Lord said, Simon, Simon, behold Satan hath desired to have you,that he may sift you as wheat: But I have prayed for thee, that thy faith fail not:and when thou are converted, strengthen thy brethren.
For I am persuaded, that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor powers, nor things present, nor things to come, Nor height, nor depth, nor any other creature,shall be able to separate us from the love of God, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord.
When Jesus heard it, he saith unto them, They that are whole have no need of the physician, but they that are sick: I came not to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance.
And I said, Who art thou, Lord: And he said, I am Jesus whom thou persecutest. But rise, and stand upon thy feet: for I have appeared unto thee for this purpose . . . To open their eyes, and to turn them from darkness to light, and from the power of Satan unto God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins, and inheritance among them which are sanctified by faith that is in me.
—Acts 26:15, 16, 18
Jesus answered and said unto him . . . Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you: not as the world giveth, give I unto you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid. —John 14:23, 27
Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.
I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith.
—2 Timothy 4:7