And he said to the woman, Thy faith hath saved thee; go in peace.
Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.
Now the just shall live by faith: but if [any man] draw back, my soul shall have no pleasure in him.
For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek.
That ye be not slothful, but followers of them who through faith and patience inherit the promises.
For the earth which drinketh in the rain that cometh oft upon it, and bringeth forth herbs meet for them by whom it is dressed, receiveth blessing from God:
Therefore leaving the principles of the doctrine of Christ, let us go on unto perfection; not laying again the foundation of repentance from dead works, and of faith toward God,
Let us labour therefore to enter into that rest, lest any man fall after the same example of unbelief.
For he that is entered into his rest, he also hath ceased from his own works, as God [did] from his.
There remaineth therefore a rest to the people of God.
For if Jesus had given them rest, then would he not afterward have spoken of another day.
Again, he limiteth a certain day, saying in David, To day, after so long a time; as it is said, To day if ye will hear his voice, harden not your hearts.
Seeing therefore it remaineth that some must enter therein, and they to whom it was first preached entered not in because of unbelief:
And in this [place] again, If they shall enter into my rest.
For he spake in a certain place of the seventh [day] on this wise, And God did rest the seventh day from all his works.
For we which have believed do enter into rest, as he said, As I have sworn in my wrath, if they shall enter into my rest: although the works were finished from the foundation of the world.
That by two immutable things, in which [it was] impossible for God to lie, we might have a strong consolation, who have fled for refuge to lay hold upon the hope set before us:
Cast not away therefore your confidence, which hath great recompence of reward.
These all died in faith, not having received the promises, but having seen them afar off, and were persuaded of [them], and embraced [them], and confessed that they were strangers and pilgrims on the earth.
Therefore sprang there even of one, and him as good as dead, [so many] as the stars of the sky in multitude, and as the sand which is by the sea shore innumerable.
Through faith also Sara herself received strength to conceive seed, and was delivered of a child when she was past age, because she judged him faithful who had promised.
For he looked for a city which hath foundations, whose builder and maker [is] God.
By faith he sojourned in the land of promise, as [in] a strange country, dwelling in tabernacles with Isaac and Jacob, the heirs with him of the same promise:
By faith Abraham, when he was called to go out into a place which he should after receive for an inheritance, obeyed; and he went out, not knowing whither he went.
By faith Noah, being warned of God of things not seen as yet, moved with fear, prepared an ark to the saving of his house; by the which he condemned the world, and became heir of the righteousness which is by faith.
But without faith [it is] impossible to please [him]: for he that cometh to God must believe that he is, and [that] he is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him.
By faith Enoch was translated that he should not see death; and was not found, because God had translated him: for before his translation he had this testimony, that he pleased God.
By faith Abel offered unto God a more excellent sacrifice than Cain, by which he obtained witness that he was righteous, God testifying of his gifts: and by it he being dead yet speaketh.
Through faith we understand that the worlds were framed by the word of God, so that things which are seen were not made of things which do appear.
But we are not of them who draw back unto perdition; but of them that believe to the saving of the soul.
For unto us was the gospel preached, as well as unto them: but the word preached did not profit them, not being mixed with faith in them that heard [it].
Let us therefore fear, lest, a promise being left [us] of entering into his rest, any of you should seem to come short of it.
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith,
And if ye [be] Christ's, then are ye Abraham's seed, and heirs according to the promise.
There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither bond nor free, there is neither male nor female: for ye are all one in Christ Jesus.
For as many of you as have been baptized into Christ have put on Christ.
For ye are all the children of God by faith in Christ Jesus.
But after that faith is come, we are no longer under a schoolmaster.
Wherefore the law was our schoolmaster [to bring us] unto Christ, that we might be justified by faith.
But before faith came, we were kept under the law, shut up unto the faith which should afterwards be revealed.
But the scripture hath concluded all under sin, that the promise by faith of Jesus Christ might be given to them that believe.
[Is] the law then against the promises of God? God forbid: for if there had been a law given which could have given life, verily righteousness should have been by the law.
Now a mediator is not [a mediator] of one, but God is one.
Wherefore then [serveth] the law? It was added because of transgressions, till the seed should come to whom the promise was made; [and it was] ordained by angels in the hand of a mediator.
For if the inheritance [be] of the law, [it is] no more of promise: but God gave [it] to Abraham by promise.
And this I say, [that] the covenant, that was confirmed before of God in Christ, the law, which was four hundred and thirty years after, cannot disannul, that it should make the promise of none effect.
For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: [it is] the gift of God:
Above all, taking the shield of faith, wherewith ye shall be able to quench all the fiery darts of the wicked.
2 Timothy 4:8
Henceforth there is laid up for me a crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, shall give me at that day: and not to me only, but unto all them also that love his appearing.
2 Timothy 4:7
I have fought a good fight, I have finished [my] course, I have kept the faith:
1 Timothy 6:17
Charge them that are rich in this world, that they be not highminded, nor trust in uncertain riches, but in the living God, who giveth us richly all things to enjoy;
1 Timothy 6:12
Fight the good fight of faith, lay hold on eternal life, whereunto thou art also called, and hast professed a good profession before many witnesses.
1 Timothy 6:11
But thou, O man of God, flee these things; and follow after righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, meekness.
1 Timothy 4:10
For therefore we both labour and suffer reproach, because we trust in the living God, who is the Saviour of all men, specially of those that believe.
1 Timothy 2:15
Notwithstanding she shall be saved in childbearing, if they continue in faith and charity and holiness with sobriety.
1 Timothy 1:19
Holding faith, and a good conscience; which some having put away concerning faith have made shipwreck:
1 Timothy 1:5
Now the end of the commandment is charity out of a pure heart, and [of] a good conscience, and [of] faith unfeigned:
2 Thessalonians 2:13
But we are bound to give thanks alway to God for you, brethren beloved of the Lord, because God hath from the beginning chosen you to salvation through sanctification of the Spirit and belief of the truth:
1 Thessalonians 5:8
But let us, who are of the day, be sober, putting on the breastplate of faith and love; and for an helmet, the hope of salvation.
1 Thessalonians 2:13
For this cause also thank we God without ceasing, because, when ye received the word of God which ye heard of us, ye received [it] not [as] the word of men, but as it is in truth, the word of God, which effectually worketh also in you that believe.
Buried with him in baptism, wherein also ye are risen with [him] through the faith of the operation of God, who hath raised him from the dead.
If ye continue in the faith grounded and settled, and [be] not moved away from the hope of the gospel, which ye have heard, [and] which was preached to every creature which is under heaven; whereof I Paul am made a minister;
Now to Abraham and his seed were the promises made. He saith not, And to seeds, as of many; but as of one, And to thy seed, which is Christ.
Behold, I come quickly: blessed [is] he that keepeth the sayings of the prophecy of this book.
Even so faith, if it hath not works, is dead, being alone.
And one of you say unto them, Depart in peace, be [ye] warmed and filled; notwithstanding ye give them not those things which are needful to the body; what [doth it] profit?
If a brother or sister be naked, and destitute of daily food,
What [doth it] profit, my brethren, though a man say he hath faith, and have not works? can faith save him?
For he shall have judgment without mercy, that hath shewed no mercy; and mercy rejoiceth against judgment.
So speak ye, and so do, as they that shall be judged by the law of liberty.
For he that said, Do not commit adultery, said also, Do not kill. Now if thou commit no adultery, yet if thou kill, thou art become a transgressor of the law.
For whosoever shall keep the whole law, and yet offend in one [point], he is guilty of all.
But if ye have respect to persons, ye commit sin, and are convinced of the law as transgressors.
If ye fulfil the royal law according to the scripture, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself, ye do well:
Do not they blaspheme that worthy name by the which ye are called?
But ye have despised the poor. Do not rich men oppress you, and draw you before the judgment seats?
Hearken, my beloved brethren, Hath not God chosen the poor of this world rich in faith, and heirs of the kingdom which he hath promised to them that love him?
Yea, a man may say, Thou hast faith, and I have works: shew me thy faith without thy works, and I will shew thee my faith by my works.
Thou believest that there is one God; thou doest well: the devils also believe, and tremble.
But wilt thou know, O vain man, that faith without works is dead?
1 John 5:4
For whatsoever is born of God overcometh the world: and this is the victory that overcometh the world, [even] our faith.
1 John 3:21
Beloved, if our heart condemn us not, [then] have we confidence toward God.
1 Peter 3:5
For after this manner in the old time the holy women also, who trusted in God, adorned themselves, being in subjection unto their own husbands:
1 Peter 1:21
Who by him do believe in God, that raised him up from the dead, and gave him glory; that your faith and hope might be in God.
1 Peter 1:9
Receiving the end of your faith, [even] the salvation of [your] souls.
1 Peter 1:7
That the trial of your faith, being much more precious than of gold that perisheth, though it be tried with fire, might be found unto praise and honour and glory at the appearing of Jesus Christ:
1 Peter 1:5
Who are kept by the power of God through faith unto salvation ready to be revealed in the last time.
For as the body without the spirit is dead, so faith without works is dead also.
Likewise also was not Rahab the harlot justified by works, when she had received the messengers, and had sent [them] out another way?
Ye see then how that by works a man is justified, and not by faith only.
And the scripture was fulfilled which saith, Abraham believed God, and it was imputed unto him for righteousness: and he was called the Friend of God.
Seest thou how faith wrought with his works, and by works was faith made perfect?
Was not Abraham our father justified by works, when he had offered Isaac his son upon the altar?
Are ye not then partial in yourselves, and are become judges of evil thoughts?
And ye have respect to him that weareth the gay clothing, and say unto him, Sit thou here in a good place; and say to the poor, Stand thou there, or sit here under my footstool:
For if there come unto your assembly a man with a gold ring, in goodly apparel, and there come in also a poor man in vile raiment;
By faith he forsook Egypt, not fearing the wrath of the king: for he endured, as seeing him who is invisible.
Esteeming the reproach of Christ greater riches than the treasures in Egypt: for he had respect unto the recompence of the reward.
Choosing rather to suffer affliction with the people of God, than to enjoy the pleasures of sin for a season;
By faith Moses, when he was come to years, refused to be called the son of Pharaoh's daughter;
By faith Moses, when he was born, was hid three months of his parents, because they saw [he was] a proper child; and they were not afraid of the king's commandment.
By faith Joseph, when he died, made mention of the departing of the children of Israel; and gave commandment concerning his bones.
By faith Jacob, when he was a dying, blessed both the sons of Joseph; and worshipped, [leaning] upon the top of his staff.
By faith Isaac blessed Jacob and Esau concerning things to come.
Accounting that God [was] able to raise [him] up, even from the dead; from whence also he received him in a figure.
Of whom it was said, That in Isaac shall thy seed be called:
By faith Abraham, when he was tried, offered up Isaac: and he that had received the promises offered up his only begotten [son],
But now they desire a better [country], that is, an heavenly: wherefore God is not ashamed to be called their God: for he hath prepared for them a city.
And truly, if they had been mindful of that [country] from whence they came out, they might have had opportunity to have returned.
Through faith he kept the passover, and the sprinkling of blood, lest he that destroyed the firstborn should touch them.
By faith they passed through the Red sea as by dry [land]: which the Egyptians assaying to do were drowned.
By faith the walls of Jericho fell down, after they were compassed about seven days.
My brethren, have not the faith of our Lord Jesus Christ, [the Lord] of glory, with respect of persons.
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.
So that we may boldly say, The Lord [is] my helper, and I will not fear what man shall do unto me.
[Let your] conversation [be] without covetousness; [and be] content with such things as ye have: for he hath said, I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee.
And these all, having obtained a good report through faith, received not the promise:
(Of whom the world was not worthy:) they wandered in deserts, and [in] mountains, and [in] dens and caves of the earth.
They were stoned, they were sawn asunder, were tempted, were slain with the sword: they wandered about in sheepskins and goatskins; being destitute, afflicted, tormented;
And others had trial of [cruel] mockings and scourgings, yea, moreover of bonds and imprisonment:
Women received their dead raised to life again: and others were tortured, not accepting deliverance; that they might obtain a better resurrection:
Quenched the violence of fire, escaped the edge of the sword, out of weakness were made strong, waxed valiant in fight, turned to flight the armies of the aliens.
Who through faith subdued kingdoms, wrought righteousness, obtained promises, stopped the mouths of lions,
And what shall I more say? for the time would fail me to tell of Gedeon, and [of] Barak, and [of] Samson, and [of] Jephthae; [of] David also, and Samuel, and [of] the prophets:
By faith the harlot Rahab perished not with them that believed not, when she had received the spies with peace.
For they that say such things declare plainly that they seek a country.
Jesus said unto her, I am the resurrection, and the life: he that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live:
When thou criest, let thy companies deliver thee; but the wind shall carry them all away; vanity shall take [them]: but he that putteth his trust in me shall possess the land, and shall inherit my holy mountain;
For thus saith the Lord GOD, the Holy One of Israel; In returning and rest shall ye be saved; in quietness and in confidence shall be your strength: and ye would not.
Thou wilt keep [him] in perfect peace, [whose] mind [is] stayed [on thee]: because he trusteth in thee.
What shall [one] then answer the messengers of the nation? That the LORD hath founded Zion, and the poor of his people shall trust in it.
And it shall come to pass in that day, [that] the remnant of Israel, and such as are escaped of the house of Jacob, shall no more again stay upon him that smote them; but shall stay upon the LORD, the Holy One of Israel, in truth.
Every word of God [is] pure: he [is] a shield unto them that put their trust in him.
The fear of man bringeth a snare: but whoso putteth his trust in the LORD shall be safe.
He that is of a proud heart stirreth up strife: but he that putteth his trust in the LORD shall be made fat.
That thy trust may be in the LORD, I have made known to thee this day, even to thee.
In the fear of the LORD [is] strong confidence: and his children shall have a place of refuge.
Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding.
The LORD taketh pleasure in them that fear him, in those that hope in his mercy.
Blessed [is] the man that trusteth in the LORD, and whose hope the LORD is.
For he shall be as a tree planted by the waters, and [that] spreadeth out her roots by the river, and shall not see when heat cometh, but her leaf shall be green; and shall not be careful in the year of drought, neither shall cease from yielding fruit.
For I will surely deliver thee, and thou shalt not fall by the sword, but thy life shall be for a prey unto thee: because thou hast put thy trust in me, saith the LORD.
I tell you that he will avenge them speedily. Nevertheless when the Son of man cometh, shall he find faith on the earth?
And the apostles said unto the Lord, Increase our faith.
But when Jesus heard [it], he answered him, saying, Fear not: believe only, and she shall be made whole.
While he yet spake, there cometh one from the ruler of the synagogue's [house], saying to him, Thy daughter is dead; trouble not the Master.
And he said unto her, Daughter, be of good comfort: thy faith hath made thee whole; go in peace.
Therefore I say unto you, What things soever ye desire, when ye pray, believe that ye receive [them], and ye shall have [them].
For verily I say unto you, That whosoever shall say unto this mountain, Be thou removed, and be thou cast into the sea; and shall not doubt in his heart, but shall believe that those things which he saith shall come to pass; he shall have whatsoever he saith.
And straightway the father of the child cried out, and said with tears, Lord, I believe; help thou mine unbelief.
Jesus said unto him, If thou canst believe, all things [are] possible to him that believeth.
And all things, whatsoever ye shall ask in prayer, believing, ye shall receive.
Jesus answered and said unto them, Verily I say unto you, If ye have faith, and doubt not, ye shall not only do this [which is done] to the fig tree, but also if ye shall say unto this mountain, Be thou removed, and be thou cast into the sea; it shall be done.
But Jesus turned him about, and when he saw her, he said, Daughter, be of good comfort; thy faith hath made thee whole. And the woman was made whole from that hour.
The LORD [is] good, a strong hold in the day of trouble; and he knoweth them that trust in him.
[It is] better to trust in the LORD than to put confidence in princes.
[It is] better to trust in the LORD than to put confidence in man.
I sought the LORD, and he heard me, and delivered me from all my fears.
O magnify the LORD with me, and let us exalt his name together.
My soul shall make her boast in the LORD: the humble shall hear [thereof], and be glad.
<[A Psalm] of David, when he changed his behaviour before Abimelech; who drove him away, and he departed.> I will bless the LORD at all times: his praise [shall] continually [be] in my mouth.
To deliver their soul from death, and to keep them alive in famine.
Behold, the eye of the LORD [is] upon them that fear him, upon them that hope in his mercy;
Many sorrows [shall be] to the wicked: but he that trusteth in the LORD, mercy shall compass him about.
[As for] God, his way [is] perfect: the word of the LORD is tried: he [is] a buckler to all those that trust in him.
And they that know thy name will put their trust in thee: for thou, LORD, hast not forsaken them that seek thee.
The LORD also will be a refuge for the oppressed, a refuge in times of trouble.
Psalms 7:1 O LORD my God, in thee do I put my trust: save me from all them that persecute me, and deliver me:
But let all those that put their trust in thee rejoice: let them ever shout for joy, because thou defendest them: let them also that love thy name be joyful in thee.
Kiss the Son, lest he be angry, and ye perish [from] the way, when his wrath is kindled but a little. Blessed [are] all they that put their trust in him.
They looked unto him, and were lightened: and their faces were not ashamed.
This poor man cried, and the LORD heard [him], and saved him out of all his troubles.
The angel of the LORD encampeth round about them that fear him, and delivereth them.
His heart [is] established, he shall not be afraid, until he see [his desire] upon his enemies.
He shall not be afraid of evil tidings: his heart is fixed, trusting in the LORD.
A good man sheweth favour, and lendeth: he will guide his affairs with discretion.
O LORD of hosts, blessed [is] the man that trusteth in thee.
Blessed [is] the man whose strength [is] in thee; in whose heart [are] the ways [of them].
That they might set their hope in God, and not forget the works of God, but keep his commandments:
That the generation to come might know [them, even] the children [which] should be born; [who] should arise and declare [them] to their children:
For he established a testimony in Jacob, and appointed a law in Israel, which he commanded our fathers, that they should make them known to their children:
The righteous shall be glad in the LORD, and shall trust in him; and all the upright in heart shall glory.
Blessed [is] that man that maketh the LORD his trust, and respecteth not the proud, nor such as turn aside to lies.
How excellent [is] thy lovingkindness, O God! therefore the children of men put their trust under the shadow of thy wings.
The LORD redeemeth the soul of his servants: and none of them that trust in him shall be desolate.
O taste and see that the LORD [is] good: blessed [is] the man [that] trusteth in him.
2 Samuel 22:31
[As for] God, his way [is] perfect; the word of the LORD [is] tried: he [is] a buckler to all them that trust in him.
And whosoever liveth and believeth in me shall never die. Believest thou this?
Brethren, I speak after the manner of men; Though [it be] but a man's covenant, yet [if it be] confirmed, no man disannulleth, or addeth thereto.
1 Corinthians 12:8
For to one is given by the Spirit the word of wisdom; to another the word of knowledge by the same Spirit;
1 Corinthians 2:5
That your faith should not stand in the wisdom of men, but in the power of God.
1 Corinthians 1:21
For after that in the wisdom of God the world by wisdom knew not God, it pleased God by the foolishness of preaching to save them that believe.
Now the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that ye may abound in hope, through the power of the Holy Ghost.
And they also, if they abide not still in unbelief, shall be graffed in: for God is able to graff them in again.
Well; because of unbelief they were broken off, and thou standest by faith. Be not highminded, but fear:
For with the heart man believeth unto righteousness; and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation.
That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved.
But what saith it? The word is nigh thee, [even] in thy mouth, and in thy heart: that is, the word of faith, which we preach;
Or, Who shall descend into the deep? (that is, to bring up Christ again from the dead.)
But the righteousness which is of faith speaketh on this wise, Say not in thine heart, Who shall ascend into heaven? (that is, to bring Christ down [from above]:)
As it is written, Behold, I lay in Sion a stumblingstone and rock of offence: and whosoever believeth on him shall not be ashamed.
Wherefore? Because [they sought it] not by faith, but as it were by the works of the law. For they stumbled at that stumblingstone;
1 Corinthians 12:9
To another faith by the same Spirit; to another the gifts of healing by the same Spirit;
2 Corinthians 1:24
Not for that we have dominion over your faith, but are helpers of your joy: for by faith ye stand.
O foolish Galatians, who hath bewitched you, that ye should not obey the truth, before whose eyes Jesus Christ hath been evidently set forth, crucified among you?
That the blessing of Abraham might come on the Gentiles through Jesus Christ; that we might receive the promise of the Spirit through faith.
Christ hath redeemed us from the curse of the law, being made a curse for us: for it is written, Cursed [is] every one that hangeth on a tree:
And the law is not of faith: but, The man that doeth them shall live in them.
But that no man is justified by the law in the sight of God, [it is] evident: for, The just shall live by faith.
For as many as are of the works of the law are under the curse: for it is written, Cursed [is] every one that continueth not in all things which are written in the book of the law to do them.
So then they which be of faith are blessed with faithful Abraham.
And the scripture, foreseeing that God would justify the heathen through faith, preached before the gospel unto Abraham, [saying], In thee shall all nations be blessed.
Know ye therefore that they which are of faith, the same are the children of Abraham.
Even as Abraham believed God, and it was accounted to him for righteousness.
He therefore that ministereth to you the Spirit, and worketh miracles among you, [doeth he it] by the works of the law, or by the hearing of faith?
Have ye suffered so many things in vain? if [it be] yet in vain.
Are ye so foolish? having begun in the Spirit, are ye now made perfect by the flesh?
This only would I learn of you, Received ye the Spirit by the works of the law, or by the hearing of faith?
But Israel, which followed after the law of righteousness, hath not attained to the law of righteousness.
Therefore being justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ:
[Cometh] this blessedness then upon the circumcision [only], or upon the uncircumcision also? for we say that faith was reckoned to Abraham for righteousness.
Blessed [is] the man to whom the Lord will not impute sin.
[Saying], Blessed [are] they whose iniquities are forgiven, and whose sins are covered.
Even as David also describeth the blessedness of the man, unto whom God imputeth righteousness without works,
But to him that worketh not, but believeth on him that justifieth the ungodly, his faith is counted for righteousness.
Now to him that worketh is the reward not reckoned of grace, but of debt.
For what saith the scripture? Abraham believed God, and it was counted unto him for righteousness.
For if Abraham were justified by works, he hath [whereof] to glory; but not before God.
What shall we say then that Abraham our father, as pertaining to the flesh, hath found?
For therein is the righteousness of God revealed from faith to faith: as it is written, The just shall live by faith.
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.
And when the Gentiles heard this, they were glad, and glorified the word of the Lord: and as many as were ordained to eternal life believed.
And his name through faith in his name hath made this man strong, whom ye see and know: yea, the faith which is by him hath given him this perfect soundness in the presence of you all.
How was it then reckoned? when he was in circumcision, or in uncircumcision? Not in circumcision, but in uncircumcision.
And he received the sign of circumcision, a seal of the righteousness of the faith which [he had yet] being uncircumcised: that he might be the father of all them that believe, though they be not circumcised; that righteousness might be imputed unto them also:
And the father of circumcision to them who are not of the circumcision only, but who also walk in the steps of that faith of our father Abraham, which [he had] being [yet] uncircumcised.
Who was delivered for our offences, and was raised again for our justification.
But for us also, to whom it shall be imputed, if we believe on him that raised up Jesus our Lord from the dead;
Now it was not written for his sake alone, that it was imputed to him;
And therefore it was imputed to him for righteousness.
And being fully persuaded that, what he had promised, he was able also to perform.
He staggered not at the promise of God through unbelief; but was strong in faith, giving glory to God;
And being not weak in faith, he considered not his own body now dead, when he was about an hundred years old, neither yet the deadness of Sara's womb:
Who against hope believed in hope, that he might become the father of many nations, according to that which was spoken, So shall thy seed be.
(As it is written, I have made thee a father of many nations,) before him whom he believed, [even] God, who quickeneth the dead, and calleth those things which be not as though they were.
Therefore [it is] of faith, that [it might be] by grace; to the end the promise might be sure to all the seed; not to that only which is of the law, but to that also which is of the faith of Abraham; who is the father of us all,
Because the law worketh wrath: for where no law is, [there is] no transgression.
For if they which are of the law [be] heirs, faith is made void, and the promise made of none effect:
For the promise, that he should be the heir of the world, [was] not to Abraham, or to his seed, through the law, but through the righteousness of faith.
She saith unto him, Yea, Lord: I believe that thou art the Christ, the Son of God, which should come into the world.