Characteristics of Faith

  • Understanding of the resurrection as evidence
    • 1 Corinthians 15:12-20
    • 1 Thessalonians 4:14
      • Matthew 12:39-40, 16:4
      • Acts 1:3, 2:24-32
      • Acts 17:31
    • Romans 10:9
    • Romans 6:4-9
    • Romans 4:22 – 25
    • Colossians 2:12
  • Recognizing the need for a sacrifice (and knowing what a sacrifice is)
    • Hebrews 10:10 – 22
    • 1 John 4:9 – 10
    • 1 John 2:1 – 6
    • Romans 3:21 – 26
    • Romans 5:1 – 11
  • Acceptance of the Word of God as true
    • Luke 8:11 – 21
    • Luke 11:28
    • Luke 24:25
    • John 2:22
    • John 5:36 – 40
    • John 5:46 – 47
    • John 17:20
    • Acts 8:14, 11:1
    • Romans 10:8
    • Romans 10:16 – 17
    • 2 Corinthians 2:17, 4:2
    • Ephesians 6:17
    • 1 Thessalonians 2:13
    • 2 Timothy 2:15
    • 2 Timothy 3:16 – 17
    • Titus 1:9
    • Hebrews 4:2, 12
    • Hebrews 6:4 – 6
    • James 1:21 – 25
    • 1 Peter 1:23 – 2:3
    • 1 John 2:14
  • A realistic hope of heaven
    • Romans 4:16 – 5:5
    • Romans 8:20 – 24
    • Romans 15:4, 13
    • 1 Corinthians 15:19
    • Colossians 1:3 – 5
    • Colossians 1:22 – 23
    • 1 Thessalonians 1:3, 5:8
    • Titus 1:1 – 4, 2:11 – 14
    • Titus 3:4 – 8
    • Hebrews 6:10 – 20
    • Hebrews 11:1, 6,
    • Hebrews 11:13 – 16
    • 1 Peter 1:3 – 5
    • 1 Peter 1:13, 20 – 21
    • 1 Peter 3:15
    • 1 John 3:2 – 3
  • Trust in the promises of God (implies knowing what the promises are)
    • Romans 4:20
    • Galatians 3:14, 22
    • Ephesians 1:13 – 14
    • Hebrews 3:19 – 4:1
    • Hebrews 6:9 – 12
    • Hebrews 11:13
    • Hebrews 11:33
    • 2 Peter 1:4 – 7
  • Taking on the divine nature (the obedience of faith)
    • Romans 1:5, 16:26
    • Romans 8:13
    • Galatians 5:5 – 7
    • Philippians 2:12 – 13
    • 2 Thessalonians 1:3 – 12
    • Hebrews 11:6
    • James 2:14 – 26
    • 1 Peter 1:20 – 23
  • Evangelism
    • 2 Corinthians 4:1 – 5:21
    • 1 Thessalonians 1:8
    • 1 Peter 3:15
    • Ephesians 3:10
    • 1 Corinthians 2:12 – 13
  • Growth
    • 2 Peter 1:2 – 11
    • 2 Thessalonians 1:3 – 8
    • 1 Peter 2:1 – 3
    • 2 Corinthians 10:15
    • Romans 14:1