The Pattern

F.A.C.E. your enemy

 
F.A.C.E.

Romans 4:20-21 (RSV)
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 No distrust made him waver concerning the promise of God, but he grew strong in his faith as he gave glory to God, 21  fully convinced that God was able to do what he had promised.

Hebrews 11:1 (AMP)
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 NOW FAITH is the assurance (the confirmation, the title deed) of the things [we] hope for, being the proof of things [we] do not see and the conviction of their reality [faith perceiving as real fact what is not revealed to the senses].

James 2:20 (NCV)
20 You foolish person! Must you be shown that faith that does nothing is worth nothing?

James 2:22 (RSV)
22 You see that faith was active along with his works, and faith was completed by works,

Daniel 11:32 (RSV)
32 He shall seduce with flattery those who violate the covenant; but the people who know their God shall stand firm and take action.

Hebrews 4:2 (RSV)
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For good news came to us just as to them; but the message which they heard did not benefit them, because it did not meet with faith in the hearers.

1 Corinthians 14:4 (RSV)
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 He who speaks in a tongue edifies himself, but he who prophesies edifies the church.

Matthew 5:13 (AMP)
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 You are the salt of the earth, but if salt has lost its taste (its strength, its quality), how can its saltness be restored? It is not good for anything any longer but to be thrown out and trodden underfoot by men.