“The Faith”

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The apostles spoke not only of faith, but also of “the faith” – which, by the way, is faith in Christ.

This expression – “the faith” – occurs in 38 verses of the Bible, all in the New Testament.  Here are many of them:

Focus Verse

Jude 1:3  –  “contend earnestly for the faith which was once for all delivered to the saints”

Verses

Luke 18:8 (including NASB marginal note indicating that “faith” in this verse is literally “the faith”)  –  “when the Son of Man comes, will He find the faith on the earth”

Acts 6:7  –  “a great many of the priests were becoming obedient to the faith

Acts 13:8  –  “seeking to turn the proconsul away from the faith

Acts 14:22  –  “encouraging them to continue in the faith

Acts 16:5  –  “the churches were being strengthened in the faith

Romans 14:22  –  “The faith which you have, have as your own conviction before God”

1 Corinthians 16:13  –  “stand firm in the faith

2 Corinthians 13:5  –  “Test yourselves to see if you are in the faith

Galatians 1:23  –  “He who once persecuted us is now preaching the faith which he once tried to destroy”

Galatians 3:23  –  “being shut up to the faith which was later to be revealed”

Galatians 6:10  – “especially to those who are of the household of the faith

Ephesians 4:13  –  “until we all attain to the unity of the faith

Philippians 1:25  –  “continue with you all for your progress and joy in the faith

Colossians 1:23  –  “if indeed you continue in the faith firmly established and steadfast”

1 Timothy 4:1  –  “some will fall away from the faith

1 Timothy 4:6  –  “nourished on the words of the faith

1 Timothy 5:8  –  “he has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever”

1 Timothy 6:10  –  “have wandered away from the faith

1 Timothy 6:21  –  “and thus gone astray from the faith

2 Timothy 3:8  –  “rejected in regard to the faith

2 Timothy 4:7  –  “I have kept the faith

Titus 1:13  –  “reprove them severely that they may be sound in the faith

Titus 3:15  –  “Greet those who love us in the faith.”

Jude 1:3  –  “contend earnestly for the faith which was once for all delivered to the saints”

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