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American Tract Society Bible Dictionary

Faithful

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In many passages in the Bible, means "believing." Thus in Galatians 3:9 , believers are said to be blessed with Abraham, because of his preeminent distinction above all man for steadfast faith in God. This appellation is given in Scripture to true Christians, to indicate not only their saving faith in Christ, but their trustworthy and consistent Christian character, Acts 16:15 1 Corinthians 4:17 Ephesians 6:21 Colossians 4:9 1 Peter 5:12 . "A faithful saying" is one that cannot prove false, 1 Timothy 1:15 2 Timothy 2:11 .


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Rand, W. W. Entry for 'Faithful'. American Tract Society Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/ats/f/faithful.html. 1859.

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Wednesday, October 16th, 2019
the Week of Proper 23 / Ordinary 28
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