[PC-USA] 1998-10-11 - Faithfulness

The Fruit of the Spirit Series, Part 7

(Gal 5:22 NNAS) But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness

This week we conclude our series where we look at verses related to the fruit of the Spirit. This week, we look at faithfulness, which is defined as: the character of one who can be relied on. (Enhanced Strong's Lexicon, 1995)

Mat 25:21 NNAS) His master said to him, 'Well done, good and faithful slave. You were faithful with a few things, I will put you in charge of many things; enter into the joy of your master.'

(Luke 16:10-12 NNAS) He who is faithful in a very little thing is faithful also in much; and he who is unrighteous in a very little thing is unrighteous also in much. 11 "Therefore if you have not been faithful in the use of unrighteous wealth, who will entrust the true riches to you? 12 "And if you have not been faithful in the use of that which is another's, who will give you that which is your own?

(Heb 3:6 NNAS) but Christ was faithful as a Son over His house--whose house we are, if we hold fast our confidence and the boast of our hope firm until the end.

(1 Cor 4:17 NNAS) For this reason I have sent to you Timothy, who is my beloved and faithful child in the Lord, and he will remind you of my ways which are in Christ, just as I teach everywhere in every church.

(1 Tim 1:12 NNAS) I thank Christ Jesus our Lord, who has strengthened me, because He considered me faithful, putting me into service

(Acts 11:23 NNAS) Then when he arrived and witnessed the grace of God, he rejoiced and began to encourage them all with resolute heart to remain true to the Lord

(1 Tim 3:11 NNAS) Women must likewise be dignified, not malicious gossips, but temperate, faithful in all things.

(2 Tim 2:2 NNAS) The things which you have heard from me in the presence of many witnesses, entrust these to faithful men who will be able to teach others also.