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an Old Testament prophet predict of Christ?
"And in that day there shall be a root of Jesse, which shall
stand for an ensign of the people; to it shall the Gentiles trust." Isa.
the apostles, who first trusted in Christ, to become?
"That we should be to the praise of His glory, who first
trusted in Christ." Eph. 1:12.
the Ephesians do upon hearing the message of truth?
"In whom ye also trusted, after that ye heard the word
of truth, the gospel of your
salvation." Eph. 1:13.
returns did they receive from their proposed trust?
"In whom also after that ye believed, ye were sealed with that
Holy Spirit of promise." Eph. 1:13.
does the gospel become the power of God?
"For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ; for it is the
power of God unto salvation to everyone that believeth; to the Jew
first and also to the Greek." Rom. 1:16.
suppose one halts in his faith or trust; how is he regarded by the Lord?
"Now the just shall live by faith; but if any man draw back, My
soul shall have no pleasure in him." Heb. 10:38.
does one gain the victory over the world?
"For whatsoever is born of God overcometh the world; and this
is the victory that overcometh the world, even our faith." 1 John
struggles with temptations, if one trusts in Jesus, how will he show it?
"These things I have spoken unto you, that in Me ye might have peace.
In the world ye shall have tribulation; but be of good cheer; I
have overcome the world." John 16:33.
there not some other help in the work of overcoming, besides a silent
trust in Christ?
"And they overcame him by the blood of the lamb, and by the
word of their testimony; and they loved not their lives unto the
death." Rev. 12:11.
besides receiving power to overcome our foes, are there not temporal
benefits to be derived from trusting in Jesus?
"For she said within herself, If I may but touch His garment, I
shall be whole. 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." Matt. 9:21, 22. (See also
Mark 10:52 and Luke 17:19).