By Works and Faith: 1 Corinthians 15:58, Hebrews 6:10-12 and 1 Thessalonians 1:2-10


By Believing In God and Christ: John 5:35-39, Hebrews 11:6, John 12:44, John 6:66-69 and Acts 4:8-12

Works and Faith

1 Corinthians 15:58

1 Corinthians 15:58: “Therefore, my beloved brethren, be ye stedfast, unmoveable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, forasmuch as ye know that your labour is not in vain in the Lord.”

Hebrews 6:10-12

Hebrews 6:10: "For God is not unrighteous to forget your work and labour of love, which ye have shewed toward his name, in that ye have ministered to the saints, and do minister."

Hebrews 6:11: "And we desire that every one of you do shew the same diligence to the full assurance of hope unto the end:"

Hebrews 6:12: "That ye be not slothful, but followers of them who through faith and patience inherit the promises."

1 Thessalonians 1:2-10

1 Thessalonians 1:2: "We give thanks to God always for you all, making mention of you in our prayers;"

1 Thessalonians 1:3: "Remembering without ceasing your work of faith, and labour of love, and patience of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ, in the sight of God and our Father;"

1 Thessalonians 1:4: "Knowing, brethren beloved, your election of God."

1 Thessalonians 1:5: "For our gospel came not unto you in word only, but also in power, and in the Holy Ghost, and in much assurance; as ye know what manner of men we were among you for your sake."

1 Thessalonians 1:6: "And ye became followers of us, and of the Lord, having received the word in much affliction, with joy of the Holy Ghost:"

1 Thessalonians 1:7: "So that ye were ensamples to all that believe in Macedonia and Achaia."

1 Thessalonians 1:8: "For from you sounded out the word of the Lord not only in Macedonia and Achaia, but also in every place your faith to God-ward is spread abroad; so that we need not to speak any thing."

1 Thessalonians 1:9: "For they themselves shew of us what manner of entering in we had unto you, and how ye turned to God from idols to serve the living and true God;"

1 Thessalonians 1:10: "And to wait for his Son from heaven, whom he raised from the dead, even Jesus, which delivered us from the wrath to come."

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Believe In God and Christ

John 5:35-39

John 5:35: "He" [John the baptist] "was a burning and a shining light: and ye were willing for a season to rejoice in his light."

John 5:36: "But I" [Christ] "have greater witness than that of John: for the works which the Father hath given me to finish, the same works that I do, bear witness of me, that the Father hath sent me."

John 5:37: "And the Father himself, which hath sent me, hath borne witness of me. Ye have neither heard his voice at any time, nor seen his shape."

John 5:38: "And ye" [The unbelieving Jews] "have not his word abiding in you: for whom he hath sent, him ye believe not."

John 5:39: "Search the scriptures; for in them ye think ye have eternal life: and they are they which testify of me." Jesus Christ.

Hebrews 11:6

Hebrews 11:6: "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."

John 12:44

John 12:44: “Jesus cried and said, He that believeth on me, believeth not on me, but on him that sent me.”

John 6:66-69

John 6:66: "From that time many of his disciples went back, and walked no more with him."

John 6:67: "Then said Jesus unto the twelve, Will ye also go away?"

John 6:68: "Then Simon Peter answered him, Lord, to whom shall we go? thou hast the words of eternal life."

John 6:69: "And we believe and are sure that thou art that Christ, the Son of the living God."

Acts 4:8-12

Acts 4:8: "Then Peter, filled with the Holy Ghost, said unto them, Ye rulers of the people, and elders of Israel,"

Acts 4:9: "If we this day be examined of the good deed done to the impotent man, by what means he is made whole;"

Acts 4:10: "Be it known unto you all, and to all the people of Israel, that by the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, whom ye crucified, whom God raised from the dead, even by him doth this man stand here before you whole."

Acts 4:11: "This is the stone which was set at nought of you builders, which is become the head of the corner."

Acts 4:12: "Neither is there salvation in any other: for there is none other name under heaven given among men, whereby we must be saved."

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