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