I'd like to see what different people define "Faith" as. I've noticed in my conversations that people have different ideas about what "Faith"
What is "Faith" to you?
I've listed all occurrences of the word "Faith", "Faithless", etc, in the first four books of the New Testament.
M't:6:30: Wherefore, if God so clothe the grass of the field, which to day is, and to morrow is cast into the oven, shall he not much more clothe
you, O ye of little faith?
M't:8:10: When Jesus heard it, he marvelled, and said to them that followed, Verily I say unto you, I have not found so great faith, no, not in
M't:8:26: And he saith unto them, Why are ye fearful, O ye of little faith? Then he arose, and rebuked the winds and the sea; and there was a great
M't:9:2: And, behold, they brought to him a man sick of the palsy, lying on a bed: and Jesus seeing their faith said unto the sick of the palsy; Son,
be of good cheer; thy sins be forgiven thee.
M't:9:22: 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.
M't:9:29: Then touched he their eyes, saying, According to your faith be it unto you.
M't:14:31: And immediately Jesus stretched forth his hand, and caught him, and said unto him, O thou of little faith, wherefore didst thou doubt?
M't:15:28: Then Jesus answered and said unto her, O woman, great is thy faith: be it unto thee even as thou wilt. And her daughter was made whole
from that very hour.
M't:16:8: Which when Jesus perceived, he said unto them, O ye of little faith, why reason ye among yourselves, because ye have brought no bread?
M't:17:17: Then Jesus answered and said, O faithless and perverse generation, how long shall I be with you? how long shall I suffer you? bring him
hither to me.
M't:17:20: And Jesus said unto them, Because of your unbelief: for verily I say unto you, If ye have faith as a grain of mustard seed, ye shall say
unto this mountain, Remove hence to yonder place; and it shall remove; and nothing shall be impossible unto you.
M't:21:21: 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.
M't:23:23: Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye pay tithe of mint and anise and cummin, and have omitted the weightier matters of
the law, judgment, mercy, and faith: these ought ye to have done, and not to leave the other undone.
M't:24:45: Who then is a faithful and wise servant, whom his lord hath made ruler over his household, to give them meat in due season?
M't:25:21: His lord said unto him, Well done, thou good and faithful servant: thou hast been faithful over a few things, I will make thee ruler over
many things: enter thou into the joy of thy lord.
M't:25:23: His lord said unto him, Well done, good and faithful servant; thou hast been faithful over a few things, I will make thee ruler over many
things: enter thou into the joy of thy lord.
M'r:2:5: When Jesus saw their faith, he said unto the sick of the palsy, Son, thy sins be forgiven thee.
M'r:4:40: And he said unto them, Why are ye so fearful? how is it that ye have no faith?
M'r:5:34: And he said unto her, Daughter, thy faith hath made thee whole; go in peace, and be whole of thy plague.
M'r:9:19: He answereth him, and saith, O faithless generation, how long shall I be with you? how long shall I suffer you? bring him unto me.
M'r:10:52: And Jesus said unto him, Go thy way; thy faith hath made thee whole. And immediately he received his sight, and followed Jesus in the
M'r:11:22: And Jesus answering saith unto them, Have faith in God.
Lu:5:20: And when he saw their faith, he said unto him, Man, thy sins are forgiven thee.
Lu:7:9: When Jesus heard these things, he marvelled at him, and turned him about, and said unto the people that followed him, I say unto you, I have
not found so great faith, no, not in Israel.
Lu:7:50: And he said to the woman, Thy faith hath saved thee; go in peace.
Lu:8:25: And he said unto them, Where is your faith? And they being afraid wondered, saying one to another, What manner of man is this! for he
commandeth even the winds and water, and they obey him.
Lu:8:48: And he said unto her, Daughter, be of good comfort: thy faith hath made thee whole; go in peace.
Lu:9:41: And Jesus answering said, O faithless and perverse generation, how long shall I be with you, and suffer you? Bring thy son hither.
Lu:12:28: If then God so clothe the grass, which is to day in the field, and to morrow is cast into the oven; how much more will he clothe you, O ye
of little faith?
Lu:12:42: And the Lord said, Who then is that faithful and wise steward, whom his lord shall make ruler over his household, to give them their portion
of meat in due season?
Lu:16:10: He that is faithful in that which is least is faithful also in much: and he that is unjust in the least is unjust also in much.
Lu:16:11: If therefore ye have not been faithful in the unrighteous mammon, who will commit to your trust the true riches?
Lu:16:12: And if ye have not been faithful in that which is another man's, who shall give you that which is your own?
Lu:17:5: And the apostles said unto the Lord, Increase our faith.
Lu:17:6: And the Lord said, If ye had faith as a grain of mustard seed, ye might say unto this sycamine tree, Be thou plucked up by the root, and be
thou planted in the sea; and it should obey you.
Lu:17:19: And he said unto him, Arise, go thy way: thy faith hath made thee whole.
Lu:18:8: I tell you that he will avenge them speedily. Nevertheless when the Son of man cometh, shall he find faith on the earth?
Lu:18:42: And Jesus said unto him, Receive thy sight: thy faith hath saved thee.
Lu:19:17: And he said unto him, Well, thou good servant: because thou hast been faithful in a very little, have thou authority over ten cities.
Lu:22:32: But I have prayed for thee, that thy faith fail not: and when thou art converted, strengthen thy brethren.
Joh:20:27: Then saith he to Thomas, Reach hither thy finger, and behold my hands; and reach hither thy hand, and thrust it into my side: and be not
faithless, but believing.
[edit on 15-3-2009 by B.A.C.]