Proven Faith is Precious and Praiseworthy!
1 Peter 1:7 That the trial of your faith, being much more precious than of gold that perisheth, though it be tried with fire, might be found unto praise and honour and glory at the appearing of Jesus Christ:
Abraham was Tried!
Genesis 22:2 And he said, Take now thy son, thine only son Isaac, whom thou lovest, and get thee into the land of Moriah; and offer him there for a burnt offering upon one of the mountains which I will tell thee of.
Hebrews 11:17 By faith Abraham, when he was tried, offered up Isaac: and he that had received the promises offered up his only begotten son,
No Faith? No God.
Hebrews 11:6 But without faith it is impossible to please him: for he that cometh to God must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him.
2 Corinthians 13:5a Examine yourselves, whether ye be in the faith; prove your own selves. …
The Lord’s Examination
Psalms 26:2 Examine me, O LORD, and prove me; try my reins and my heart.
Will He Find Faith in You?
Luke 18:8b Nevertheless when the Son of man cometh, shall he find faith on the earth?