20 Bible Verses about Faith

The Bible teaches what faith is, how faith works, how to develop faith, and how faith blesses lives. Though life can be hard, having faith in God and Jesus can help us get through anything. Here are 20 Bible verses filled with faith that provide counsel, encouragement, and promises to the faithful.

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What is faith?

1

Hebrews 11:1

Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.

2

2 Corinthians 5:7

For we walk by faith, not by sight.

3

Romans 10:8–9

8 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;

9 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.

How do you develop faith?

4

Romans 10:17

So then faith cometh by hearing, and hearing by the word of God.

5

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.

6

James 2:17

Even so faith, if it hath not works, is dead, being alone.

Why must you have faith to feel close to God?

7

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.

8

1 Corinthians 4:2

Moreover it is required in stewards, that a man be found faithful.

9

Romans 14:23

And he that doubteth is damned if he eat, because he eateth not of faith: for whatsoever is not of faith is sin.

10

Psalm 31:23

O love the Lord, all ye his saints: for the Lord preserveth the faithful, and plentifully rewardeth the proud doer.

What can faith do?

11

Matthew 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.

12

Matthew 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.

13

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.

How can faith help during trials?

14

Joshua 1:9

Have not I commanded thee? Be strong and of a good courage; be not afraid, neither be thou dismayed: for the Lord thy God is with thee whithersoever thou goest.

15

Romans 5:1

Therefore being justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ.

16

James 1:3

Knowing this, that the trying of your faith worketh patience.

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Can faith produce miracles?

17

Mark 5:34

And he said unto her, Daughter, thy faith hath made thee whole; go in peace, and be whole of thy plague.

18

Matthew 9:28–30

28 And when he was come into the house, the blind men came to him: and Jesus saith unto them, Believe ye that I am able to do this? They said unto him, Yea, Lord.

29 Then touched he their eyes, saying, According to your faith be it unto you.

30 And their eyes were opened; and Jesus straitly charged them, saying, See that no man know it.

19

Mark 10:51–52

51 And Jesus answered and said unto him, What wilt thou that I should do unto thee? The blind man said unto him, Lord, that I might receive my sight.

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 way.

20

James 5:15

And the prayer of faith shall save the sick, and the Lord shall raise him up; and if he have committed sins, they shall be forgiven him.

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