And without faith it is impossible to please him, for whoever would draw near to God must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who seek him.
Truly, truly, I say to you, whoever hears my word and believes him who sent me has eternal life. He does not come into judgment, but has passed from death to life.
“Let not your hearts be troubled. Believe in God; believe also in me.
“Look among the nations, and see; wonder and be astounded. For I am doing a work in your days that you would not believe if told.
Take care, brothers, lest there be in any of you an evil, unbelieving heart, leading you to fall away from the living God.
Jesus said to her, “Did I not tell you that if you believed you would see the glory of God?”
And saying, “The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand; repent and believe in the gospel.”
He said to them, “Because of your little faith. For truly, I say to you, if you have faith like a grain of mustard seed, you will say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there,’ and it will move, and nothing will be impossible for you.”
He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of all creation.
So faith comes from hearing, and hearing through the word of Christ.
He who did not spare his own Son but gave him up for us all, how will he not also with him graciously give us all things?
He is not afraid of bad news; his heart is firm, trusting in the Lord.
When he entered the house, the blind men came to him, and Jesus said to them, “Do you believe that I am able to do this?” They said to him, “Yes, Lord.”
For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God, not a result of works, so that no one may boast.
I told you that you would die in your sins, for unless you believe that I am he you will die in your sins.”
Besides this you know the time, that the hour has come for you to wake from sleep. For salvation is nearer to us now than when we first believed.
1 Peter 1:21
Who through him are believers in God, who raised him from the dead and gave him glory, so that your faith and hope are in God.
But to all who did receive him, who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God,
The Lord is my strength and my shield; in him my heart trusts, and I am helped; my heart exults, and with my song I give thanks to him.
In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God. All things were made through him, and without him was not any thing made that was made. In him was life, and the life was the light of men. The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it. …
For John came to you in the way of righteousness, and you did not believe him, but the tax collectors and the prostitutes believed him. And even when you saw it, you did not afterward change your minds and believe him.
And the Lord said to Moses, “How long will this people despise me? And how long will they not believe in me, in spite of all the signs that I have done among them?
2 Timothy 3:16
All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness,
2 Corinthians 5:7
For we walk by faith, not by sight.
“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.
But overhearing what they said, Jesus said to the ruler of the synagogue, “Do not fear, only believe.”
Therefore I tell you, whatever you ask in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours.
May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope.
Jesus said to them, “I am the bread of life; whoever comes to me shall not hunger, and whoever believes in me shall never thirst.
For with the heart one believes and is justified, and with the mouth one confesses and is saved.
Immediately the father of the child cried out and said, “I believe; help my unbelief!”
“Let not your hearts be troubled. Believe in God; believe also in me. In my Father’s house are many rooms. If it were not so, would I have told you that I go to prepare a place for you? And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and will take you to myself, that where I am you may be also. And you know the way to where I am going.” Thomas said to him, “Lord, we do not know where you are going. How can we know the way?” …
Jesus said to him, “Have you believed because you have seen me? Blessed are those who have not seen and yet have believed.”
Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me. You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies; you anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows. Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life, and I shall dwell in the house of the Lord forever.
If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask God, who gives generously to all without reproach, and it will be given him. But let him ask in faith, with no doubting, for the one who doubts is like a wave of the sea that is driven and tossed by the wind.
And they said, “Believe in the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved, you and your household.”
And Jesus said to him, “‘If you can’! All things are possible for one who believes.”
And he believed the Lord, and he counted it to him as righteousness.
But Jesus on hearing this answered him, “Do not fear; only believe, and she will be well.”
Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen.
“You are my witnesses,” declares the Lord, “and my servant whom I have chosen, that you may know and believe me and understand that I am he. Before me no god was formed, nor shall there be any after me.
In spite of all this, they still sinned; despite his wonders, they did not believe. So he made their days vanish like a breath, and their years in terror.
1 John 4:16
So we have come to know and to believe the love that God has for us. God is love, and whoever abides in love abides in God, and God abides in him.