In the Old Testament, Abraham was described as being “a friend of God” (James 2:23). The word “friend” in this instance is a translation of the Hebrew word “yarid”, which means “faithful.” Abraham was faithful to God by following Him wherever He led him—even when he didn’t understand why. He obeyed God even when it cost him dearly (Genesis 22).
In the Bible, being faithful means being loyal. It means having loyalty to God and His will, and it means having loyalty to your fellow man. In other words, it’s about doing what you say you’ll do.
Abraham’s son Isaac also had a great deal of faithfulness in him. When his father asked him to sacrifice his only son as a burnt offering, Isaac showed great courage by agreeing to do so without question or hesitation (Genesis 22:2).
The prophet Moses was another great example of one who had an abundance of faithfulness within him. When God commanded him to lead the Israelites out of Egypt and back into Canaan (the land promised them), Moses did so without complaint or hesitation because he knew that God would protect
Examples of Faithfulness In The Bible
“Only fear the Lord and serve him faithfully with all your heart. For consider what great things he has done for you.” (1 Samuel 12:24) “Let us hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering, for he who promised is faithful.” (Hebrews 10:23)
Noah was faithful. Noah built an ark that God had told him to build, and he did it in faith. He trusted God for protection even though it looked like all hope was lost.
Noah was obedient. During a time when humanity had turned away from God and been deceived by false gods, Noah remained steadfastly true to his Creator and faithfully followed His commands (see Genesis 6:22).
Noah was righteous. In a world filled with violence, greed and corruption, Noah’s life stood out as one of righteousness because he lived according to God’s standards (see Genesis 6:9).
Noah did all that God commanded him (see Genesis 6:22). He obeyed every one of God’s commands without question or complaint—including building an ark on dry land during a time when everyone thought he was crazy!
In the Bible, Abraham is a great example of faithfulness to God. God tested Abraham’s faith by telling him to kill his son Isaac as an offering.
If you are reading this for yourself or someone else, I hope that you will be encouraged by the example of faithful Abraham.
In your Bible, you’ll find the story of a man named Moses. He was called by God to lead the Israelites out of Egypt and into their homeland, but first he had to lead them through many trials.
In Exodus 32:1-14, we read that Moses disobeyed God’s instructions and worshiped a golden calf while he was at the mountain with Aaron (his brother). Moses even took part in some wild partying when he returned from Mount Sinai with stone tablets containing the Ten Commandments! He thought that his people would like this new idol better than him because it made them happy (Exodus 32:4). Then later on when everyone disobeyed God again and fell into sin (Numbers 25), Moses said nothing about it until finally he got fed up with their disobedience—but only after being given permission by God himself!
Ruth and Naomi
In the Bible, we see many examples of faithful people and how faithfulness serves as a source of strength for all. Ruth and Naomi are two such examples. Ruth was steadfast in her love for Naomi, who had been widowed, left with nothing but debts. Yet there was no question that she would stand by her mother-in-law’s side until the very end. She did not ask “Why me?” or “Whose fault is this?”; instead, she continued to serve her mother-in-law faithfully in spite of it all – even when she was offered another husband by Boaz (Ruth 4:10). Naomi did not waver in her trust in God either; even after losing everything she had once owned (first husband and children then land), she trusted Him still – knowing that He would provide what they needed one day (Ruth 1:1).
In this way both Ruth and Naomi showed great faithfulness toward others at times when it seemed like everyone else was turning against them but God remained faithful through it all!
David was a faithful servant of God. He was the youngest son of Jesse and a shepherd before he was called to be King by God.
King David had many accomplishments: slaying Goliath, being a musician, poet and warrior. Yet his greatest moment was when he saw Bathsheba bathing on her rooftop and fell in love with her immediately!
He committed adultery with her without considering the consequences; but it turned out that she was married and had his child!
Daniel is a great example of faithfulness in the Bible. King Nebuchadnezzar asked him to worship another god and Daniel refused. As a result, Daniel was thrown into the lion’s den but God rescued him from death by sending an angel to shut the mouths of the lions (Daniel 6:22).
Daniel remained faithful when he was old. He prayed three times a day as he had done since his youth (Daniel 6:10).
Five Biblical Examples That Illustrate God’s Faithfulness
In the Bible, faithfulness is a major theme. Faithfulness is rewarded, and it’s often seen in people today. It is also tested by God.
The Bible is full of stories about faithful people who are willing to do whatever it takes to follow God—and many of them get caught up in very difficult circumstances as a result. When you read these stories, you can learn valuable lessons about how to be faithful yourself and even find inspiration for your own life journey!
The Old Testament contains the vast majority of biblical dreams. God utilized dreams and visions to communicate with the people of the Old Testament when they only had limited access to His written word, or none at all in the case of those who lived before Moses.
Essentially, it’s releasing our wants, needs, suffering, and sadness to God while maintaining an attitude of gratitude.
Giving thanks in all circumstances helps us see how much we rely on God’s guidance to thrive in this world. John 15:5 makes it clear that we are fully aware of our utter dependence on God.
As our relationship with God grows and we see His hand at work, we realize that His ways are superior and that His plan and purpose for our lives are truly magnificent.Praying regularly is essential for developing a stronger relationship with God. Similar to how you could confide in your best friend over lunch. Yet, in the first place, we can take our worries to God.
Paul reminds the church in Thessalonica that if we come to God in prayer with a ready heart, He will strengthen our bond with Him.
The first step in developing a closer relationship with God is realizing Who it is that we are praying to. Although we might have a deep personal relationship with God, and He knows us inside and out, we must never forget that He is worthy of the highest awe and regard.
To show our awe and reverence for God (Deuteronomy 13:4), we must celebrate God for who He is. We can do this with music or praise. To do this, we need just take delight in God’s manifold gifts to us or in the natural beauty that surrounds us.
An effective prayer life begins with praise to God. The next stunning sunset won’t last forever, so don’t miss it. Count your blessings that God has united you with a loved one.
Recognize God as the source of your success. Since the Lord has been there for you through the good times and the bad, you will eventually be able to find joy in Him despite your current circumstances.
When we encountered Jesus and learned about His life, His many acts of kindness, and His ultimate death on the cross, we saw God’s plan come to completion, as depicted in the gospels. That calls for a pause for thought and reflection, during which we might give God our deepest thanks and praise.
25 Bible Verses on Faithfulness of God
Proverbs 28:20 ESV / 347 helpful votes
A faithful man will abound with blessings, but whoever hastens to be rich will not go unpunished.
Luke 16:10-12 ESV / 295 helpful votes
“One who is faithful in a very little is also faithful in much, and one who is dishonest in a very little is also dishonest in much. If then you have not been faithful in the unrighteous wealth, who will entrust to you the true riches? And if you have not been faithful in that which is another’s, who will give you that which is your own?
Deuteronomy 28:1-68 ESV / 213 helpful votes
“And if you faithfully obey the voice of the Lord your God, being careful to do all his commandments that I command you today, the Lord your God will set you high above all the nations of the earth. And all these blessings shall come upon you and overtake you, if you obey the voice of the Lord your God. Blessed shall you be in the city, and blessed shall you be in the field. Blessed shall be the fruit of your womb and the fruit of your ground and the fruit of your cattle, the increase of your herds and the young of your flock. Blessed shall be your basket and your kneading bowl. …
2 Corinthians 5:7 ESV / 208 helpful votes
For we walk by faith, not by sight.
1 John 1:9 ESV / 152 helpful votes
If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.
Hebrews 13:8 ESV / 140 helpful votes
Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever.
Galatians 5:22-23 ESV / 135 helpful votes
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law.
Proverbs 3:3-4 ESV / 130 helpful votes
Let not steadfast love and faithfulness forsake you; bind them around your neck; write them on the tablet of your heart. So you will find favor and good success in the sight of God and man.
2 Timothy 2:13 ESV / 129 helpful votes
If we are faithless, he remains faithful— for he cannot deny himself.
Psalm 91:4 ESV / 117 helpful votes
He will cover you with his pinions, and under his wings you will find refuge; his faithfulness is a shield and buckler.
1 Corinthians 10:13 ESV / 113 helpful votes
No temptation has overtaken you that is not common to man. God is faithful, and he will not let you be tempted beyond your ability, but with the temptation he will also provide the way of escape, that you may be able to endure it.
Luke 12:42-44 ESV / 85 helpful votes
And the Lord said, “Who then is the faithful and wise manager, whom his master will set over his household, to give them their portion of food at the proper time? Blessed is that servant whom his master will find so doing when he comes. Truly, I say to you, he will set him over all his possessions.
John 14:15 ESV / 84 helpful votes
“If you love me, you will keep my commandments.
Psalm 89:33 ESV / 73 helpful votes
But I will not remove from him my steadfast love or be false to my faithfulness.
1 Corinthians 4:2 ESV / 70 helpful votes
Moreover, it is required of stewards that they be found faithful.
Proverbs 3:3 ESV / 69 helpful votes
Let not steadfast love and faithfulness forsake you; bind them around your neck; write them on the tablet of your heart.
Proverbs 20:6 ESV / 61 helpful votes
Many a man proclaims his own steadfast love, but a faithful man who can find?
Matthew 24:45-47 ESV / 51 helpful votes
“Who then is the faithful and wise servant, whom his master has set over his household, to give them their food at the proper time? Blessed is that servant whom his master will find so doing when he comes. Truly, I say to you, he will set him over all his possessions.
Romans 12:2 ESV / 48 helpful votes
Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.
Revelation 2:10 ESV / 47 helpful votes
Do not fear what you are about to suffer. Behold, the devil is about to throw some of you into prison, that you may be tested, and for ten days you will have tribulation. Be faithful unto death, and I will give you the crown of life.
Psalm 31:23 ESV / 47 helpful votes
Love the Lord, all you his saints! The Lord preserves the faithful but abundantly repays the one who acts in pride.
Exodus 34:6 ESV / 47 helpful votes
The Lord passed before him and proclaimed, “The Lord, the Lord, a God merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and abounding in steadfast love and faithfulness,
Bible Verses About Faithfulness To God
Hebrews 10:23 ESV / 46 helpful votes
Let us hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering, for he who promised is faithful.
Jeremiah 29:11 ESV / 45 helpful votes
For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.
Matthew 10:22 ESV / 41 helpful votes
And you will be hated by all for my name’s sake. But the one who endures to the end will be saved.
Luke 10:30-37 ESV / 38 helpful votes
Jesus replied, “A man was going down from Jerusalem to Jericho, and he fell among robbers, who stripped him and beat him and departed, leaving him half dead. Now by chance a priest was going down that road, and when he saw him he passed by on the other side. So likewise a Levite, when he came to the place and saw him, passed by on the other side. But a Samaritan, as he journeyed, came to where he was, and when he saw him, he had compassion. He went to him and bound up his wounds, pouring on oil and wine. Then he set him on his own animal and brought him to an inn and took care of him. …
Galatians 3:9 ESV / 37 helpful votes
So then, those who are of faith are blessed along with Abraham, the man of faith.
Deuteronomy 7:9 ESV / 35 helpful votes
Know therefore that the Lord your God is God, the faithful God who keeps covenant and steadfast love with those who love him and keep his commandments, to a thousand generations,
Jeremiah 1:5 ESV / 34 helpful votes
“Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, and before you were born I consecrated you; I appointed you a prophet to the nations.”
Isaiah 25:1 ESV / 34 helpful votes
O Lord, you are my God; I will exalt you; I will praise your name, for you have done wonderful things, plans formed of old, faithful and sure.
Psalm 40:10-11 ESV / 34 helpful votes
I have not hidden your deliverance within my heart; I have spoken of your faithfulness and your salvation; I have not concealed your steadfast love and your faithfulness from the great congregation. As for you, O Lord, you will not restrain your mercy from me; your steadfast love and your faithfulness will ever preserve me!
Titus 3:5 ESV / 33 helpful votes
He saved us, not because of works done by us in righteousness, but according to his own mercy, by the washing of regeneration and renewal of the Holy Spirit,
Jeremiah 29:13 ESV / 33 helpful votes
You will seek me and find me, when you seek me with all your heart.
Proverbs 25:26 ESV / 30 helpful votes
Like a muddied spring or a polluted fountain is a righteous man who gives way before the wicked.
Psalm 46:1 ESV / 30 helpful votes
To the choirmaster. Of the Sons of Korah. According to Alamoth. A Song. God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.
Job 1:22 ESV / 30 helpful votes
In all this Job did not sin or charge God with wrong.
Hebrews 11:1-40 ESV / 29 helpful votes
Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen. For by it the people of old received their commendation. By faith we understand that the universe was created by the word of God, so that what is seen was not made out of things that are visible. By faith Abel offered to God a more acceptable sacrifice than Cain, through which he was commended as righteous, God commending him by accepting his gifts. And through his faith, though he died, he still speaks. By faith Enoch was taken up so that he should not see death, and he was not found, because God had taken him. Now before he was taken he was commended as having pleased God. …
1 Timothy 5:8 ESV / 28 helpful votes
But if anyone does not provide for his relatives, and especially for members of his household, he has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever.
Romans 10:10 ESV / 28 helpful votes
For with the heart one believes and is justified, and with the mouth one confesses and is saved.
Hebrews 11:11 ESV / 27 helpful votes
By faith Sarah herself received power to conceive, even when she was past the age, since she considered him faithful who had promised.
Luke 19:12-25 ESV / 27 helpful votes
He said therefore, “A nobleman went into a far country to receive for himself a kingdom and then return. Calling ten of his servants, he gave them ten minas, and said to them, ‘Engage in business until I come.’ But his citizens hated him and sent a delegation after him, saying, ‘We do not want this man to reign over us.’ When he returned, having received the kingdom, he ordered these servants to whom he had given the money to be called to him, that he might know what they had gained by doing business. The first came before him, saying, ‘Lord, your mina has made ten minas more.’ …
Lamentations 3:22-23 ESV / 27 helpful votes
The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases; his mercies never come to an end; they are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.
Hosea 2:20 ESV / 25 helpful votes
I will betroth you to me in faithfulness. And you shall know the Lord.
1 Kings 8:56 ESV / 24 helpful votes
“Blessed be the Lord who has given rest to his people Israel, according to all that he promised. Not one word has failed of all his good promise, which he spoke by Moses his servant.
Hebrews 11:5-6 ESV / 23 helpful votes
By faith Enoch was taken up so that he should not see death, and he was not found, because God had taken him. Now before he was taken he was commended as having pleased God. 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.
John 3:16-17 ESV / 23 helpful votes
“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him.
Deuteronomy 28:47-48 ESV / 23 helpful votes
Because you did not serve the Lord your God with joyfulness and gladness of heart, because of the abundance of all things, therefore you shall serve your enemies whom the Lord will send against you, in hunger and thirst, in nakedness, and lacking everything. And he will put a yoke of iron on your neck until he has destroyed you.
Philippians 1:6 ESV / 21 helpful votes
And I am sure of this, that he who began a good work in you will bring it to completion at the day of Jesus Christ.
John 4:23 ESV / 21 helpful votes
But the hour is coming, and is now here, when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth, for the Father is seeking such people to worship him.
Matthew 6:33 ESV / 21 helpful votes
But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.
Hebrews 4:12 ESV / 20 helpful votes
For the word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing to the division of soul and of spirit, of joints and of marrow, and discerning the thoughts and intentions of the heart.
Matthew 25:14-23 ESV / 18 helpful votes
“For it will be like a man going on a journey, who called his servants and entrusted to them his property. To one he gave five talents, to another two, to another one, to each according to his ability. Then he went away. He who had received the five talents went at once and traded with them, and he made five talents more. So also he who had the two talents made two talents more. But he who had received the one talent went and dug in the ground and hid his master’s money. …
1 John 4:1 ESV / 17 helpful votes
Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from God, for many false prophets have gone out into the world.
2 Peter 3:9 ESV / 17 helpful votes
The Lord is not slow to fulfill his promise as some count slowness, but is patient toward you, not wishing that any should perish, but that all should reach repentance.
James 2:19 ESV / 17 helpful votes
You believe that God is one; you do well. Even the demons believe—and shudder!
Hebrews 3:5 ESV / 17 helpful votes
Now Moses was faithful in all God’s house as a servant, to testify to the things that were to be spoken later,
Romans 6:14 ESV / 17 helpful votes
For sin will have no dominion over you, since you are not under law but under grace.
Matthew 7:21-23 ESV / 17 helpful votes
“Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but the one who does the will of my Father who is in heaven. On that day many will say to me, ‘Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy in your name, and cast out demons in your name, and do many mighty works in your name?’ And then will I declare to them, ‘I never knew you; depart from me, you workers of lawlessness.’
Faithful Servant Bible Verse
Exodus 20:1-26 ESV / 17 helpful votes
And God spoke all these words, saying, “I am the Lord your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of slavery. “You shall have no other gods before me. “You shall not make for yourself a carved image, or any likeness of anything that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth. You shall not bow down to them or serve them, for I the Lord your God am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children to the third and the fourth generation of those who hate me, …
Psalm 3:3 ESV / 16 helpful votes
But you, O Lord, are a shield about me, my glory, and the lifter of my head.
1 Kings 3:1-28 ESV / 16 helpful votes
Solomon made a marriage alliance with Pharaoh king of Egypt. He took Pharaoh’s daughter and brought her into the city of David until he had finished building his own house and the house of the Lord and the wall around Jerusalem. The people were sacrificing at the high places, however, because no house had yet been built for the name of the Lord. Solomon loved the Lord, walking in the statutes of David his father, only he sacrificed and made offerings at the high places. And the king went to Gibeon to sacrifice there, for that was the great high place. Solomon used to offer a thousand burnt offerings on that altar. At Gibeon the Lord appeared to Solomon in a dream by night, and God said, “Ask what I shall give you.” …
Exodus 22:2-3 ESV / 16 helpful votes
If a thief is found breaking in and is struck so that he dies, there shall be no bloodguilt for him, but if the sun has risen on him, there shall be bloodguilt for him. He shall surely pay. If he has nothing, then he shall be sold for his theft.
Genesis 26:3 ESV / 16 helpful votes
Sojourn in this land, and I will be with you and will bless you, for to you and to your offspring I will give all these lands, and I will establish the oath that I swore to Abraham your father.
1 Peter 2:24 ESV / 15 helpful votes
He himself bore our sins in his body on the tree, that we might die to sin and live to righteousness. By his wounds you have been healed.
Romans 10:17 ESV / 15 helpful votes
So faith comes from hearing, and hearing through the word of Christ.
Hebrews 3:2 ESV / 14 helpful votes
Who was faithful to him who appointed him, just as Moses also was faithful in all God’s house.
2 Thessalonians 3:3 ESV / 14 helpful votes
But the Lord is faithful. He will establish you and guard you against the evil one.
1 Corinthians 1:9 ESV / 14 helpful votes
God is faithful, by whom you were called into the fellowship of his Son, Jesus Christ our Lord.
Isaiah 54:17 ESV / 14 helpful votes
No weapon that is fashioned against you shall succeed, and you shall refute every tongue that rises against you in judgment. This is the heritage of the servants of the Lord and their vindication from me, declares the Lord.”
Isaiah 43:14-21 ESV / 14 helpful votes
Thus says the Lord, your Redeemer, the Holy One of Israel: “For your sake I send to Babylon and bring them all down as fugitives, even the Chaldeans, in the ships in which they rejoice. I am the Lord, your Holy One, the Creator of Israel, your King.” Thus says the Lord, who makes a way in the sea, a path in the mighty waters, who brings forth chariot and horse, army and warrior; they lie down, they cannot rise, they are extinguished, quenched like a wick: “Remember not the former things, nor consider the things of old. …
Psalm 36:5 ESV / 14 helpful votes
Your steadfast love, O Lord, extends to the heavens, your faithfulness to the clouds.
Joshua 24:1-33 ESV / 14 helpful votes
Joshua gathered all the tribes of Israel to Shechem and summoned the elders, the heads, the judges, and the officers of Israel. And they presented themselves before God. And Joshua said to all the people, “Thus says the Lord, the God of Israel, ‘Long ago, your fathers lived beyond the Euphrates, Terah, the father of Abraham and of Nahor; and they served other gods. Then I took your father Abraham from beyond the River and led him through all the land of Canaan, and made his offspring many. I gave him Isaac. And to Isaac I gave Jacob and Esau. And I gave Esau the hill country of Seir to possess, but Jacob and his children went down to Egypt. And I sent Moses and Aaron, and I plagued Egypt with what I did in the midst of it, and afterward I brought you out. …
Genesis 9:5-6 ESV / 14 helpful votes
And for your lifeblood I will require a reckoning: from every beast I will require it and from man. From his fellow man I will require a reckoning for the life of man. “Whoever sheds the blood of man, by man shall his blood be shed, for God made man in his own image.
1 Thessalonians 5:24 ESV / 13 helpful votes
He who calls you is faithful; he will surely do it.
Romans 13:4 ESV / 13 helpful votes
For he is God’s servant for your good. But if you do wrong, be afraid, for he does not bear the sword in vain. For he is the servant of God, an avenger who carries out God’s wrath on the wrongdoer.
Mark 7:1-37 ESV / 13 helpful votes
Now when the Pharisees gathered to him, with some of the scribes who had come from Jerusalem, they saw that some of his disciples ate with hands that were defiled, that is, unwashed. (For the Pharisees and all the Jews do not eat unless they wash their hands properly, holding to the tradition of the elders, and when they come from the marketplace, they do not eat unless they wash. And there are many other traditions that they observe, such as the washing of cups and pots and copper vessels and dining couches.) And the Pharisees and the scribes asked him, “Why do your disciples not walk according to the tradition of the elders, but eat with defiled hands?” …
Matthew 26:52-54 ESV / 13 helpful votes
Then Jesus said to him, “Put your sword back into its place. For all who take the sword will perish by the sword. Do you think that I cannot appeal to my Father, and he will at once send me more than twelve legions of angels? But how then should the Scriptures be fulfilled, that it must be so?”
Malachi 3:6 ESV / 13 helpful votes
“For I the Lord do not change; therefore you, O children of Jacob, are not consumed.
Isaiah 1:1-31 ESV / 13 helpful votes
The vision of Isaiah the son of Amoz, which he saw concerning Judah and Jerusalem in the days of Uzziah, Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah, kings of Judah. Hear, O heavens, and give ear, O earth; for the Lord has spoken: “Children have I reared and brought up, but they have rebelled against me. The ox knows its owner, and the donkey its master’s crib, but Israel does not know, my people do not understand.” Ah, sinful nation, a people laden with iniquity, offspring of evildoers, children who deal corruptly! They have forsaken the Lord, they have despised the Holy One of Israel, they are utterly estranged. Why will you still be struck down? Why will you continue to rebel? The whole head is sick, and the whole heart faint. …
Job 2:10 ESV / 13 helpful votes
But he said to her, “You speak as one of the foolish women would speak. Shall we receive good from God, and shall we not receive evil?” In all this Job did not sin with his lips.
Leviticus 26:1-46 ESV / 13 helpful votes
“You shall not make idols for yourselves or erect an image or pillar, and you shall not set up a figured stone in your land to bow down to it, for I am the Lord your God. You shall keep my Sabbaths and reverence my sanctuary: I am the Lord. “If you walk in my statutes and observe my commandments and do them, then I will give you your rains in their season, and the land shall yield its increase, and the trees of the field shall yield their fruit. Your threshing shall last to the time of the grape harvest, and the grape harvest shall last to the time for sowing. And you shall eat your bread to the full and dwell in your land securely. …
Acts 2:38 ESV / 12 helpful votes
And Peter said to them, “Repent and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins, and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.
John 14:6 ESV / 12 helpful votes
Jesus said to him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.
Matthew 4:1-25 ESV / 12 helpful votes
Then Jesus was led up by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil. And after fasting forty days and forty nights, he was hungry. And the tempter came and said to him, “If you are the Son of God, command these stones to become loaves of bread.” But he answered, “It is written, “‘Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that comes from the mouth of God.’” Then the devil took him to the holy city and set him on the pinnacle of the temple …
Exodus 34:7 ESV / 12 helpful votes
Keeping steadfast love for thousands, forgiving iniquity and transgression and sin, but who will by no means clear the guilty, visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children and the children’s children, to the third and the fourth generation.”
John 18:1-40 ESV / 11 helpful votes
When Jesus had spoken these words, he went out with his disciples across the brook Kidron, where there was a garden, which he and his disciples entered. Now Judas, who betrayed him, also knew the place, for Jesus often met there with his disciples. So Judas, having procured a band of soldiers and some officers from the chief priests and the Pharisees, went there with lanterns and torches and weapons. Then Jesus, knowing all that would happen to him, came forward and said to them, “Whom do you seek?” They answered him, “Jesus of Nazareth.” Jesus said to them, “I am he.” Judas, who betrayed him, was standing with them. …
Luke 9:62 ESV / 11 helpful votes
Jesus said to him, “No one who puts his hand to the plow and looks back is fit for the kingdom of God.”
Matthew 16:18 ESV / 11 helpful votes
And I tell you, you are Peter, and on this rock I will build my church, and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it.
Habakkuk 2:4 ESV / 11 helpful votes
“Behold, his soul is puffed up; it is not upright within him, but the righteous shall live by his faith.
Lamentations 3:1-66 ESV / 11 helpful votes
I am the man who has seen affliction under the rod of his wrath; he has driven and brought me into darkness without any light; surely against me he turns his hand again and again the whole day long. He has made my flesh and my skin waste away; he has broken my bones; he has besieged and enveloped me with bitterness and tribulation; …
Psalm 143:1 ESV / 11 helpful votes
A Psalm of David. Hear my prayer, O Lord; give ear to my pleas for mercy! In your faithfulness answer me, in your righteousness!
Job 1:21 ESV / 11 helpful votes
And he said, “Naked I came from my mother’s womb, and naked shall I return. The Lord gave, and the Lord has taken away; blessed be the name of the Lord.”
2 Chronicles 17:1-19 ESV / 11 helpful votes
Jehoshaphat his son reigned in his place and strengthened himself against Israel. He placed forces in all the fortified cities of Judah and set garrisons in the land of Judah, and in the cities of Ephraim that Asa his father had captured. The Lord was with Jehoshaphat, because he walked in the earlier ways of his father David. He did not seek the Baals, but sought the God of his father and walked in his commandments, and not according to the practices of Israel. Therefore the Lord established the kingdom in his hand. And all Judah brought tribute to Jehoshaphat, and he had great riches and honor. …
1 Peter 4:19 ESV / 10 helpful votes
Therefore let those who suffer according to God’s will entrust their souls to a faithful Creator while doing good.
Hebrews 12:23 ESV / 10 helpful votes
And to the assembly of the firstborn who are enrolled in heaven, and to God, the judge of all, and to the spirits of the righteous made perfect,
2 Timothy 3:16-17 ESV / 10 helpful votes
All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness, that the man of God may be complete, equipped for every good work.
Romans 10:9 ESV / 10 helpful votes
Because, if you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved.
Matthew 15:1-39 ESV / 10 helpful votes
Then Pharisees and scribes came to Jesus from Jerusalem and said, “Why do your disciples break the tradition of the elders? For they do not wash their hands when they eat.” He answered them, “And why do you break the commandment of God for the sake of your tradition? For God commanded, ‘Honor your father and your mother,’ and, ‘Whoever reviles father or mother must surely die.’ But you say, ‘If anyone tells his father or his mother, “What you would have gained from me is given to God,” …
Psalm 118:5 ESV / 10 helpful votes
Out of my distress I called on the Lord; the Lord answered me and set me free.
Job 2:9 ESV / 10 helpful votes Helpful Not Helpful
Then his wife said to him, “Do you still hold fast your integrity? Curse God and die.”