Your faith in Jesus Christ is based on His resurrection and ascension. It is not in vain.

Your faith in Jesus Christ is based on His resurrection and ascension. It is not in vain.

“I have seen all the works that are done under the sun; and indeed, all is vanity and grasping for the wind.” (Ecc 1:14)

“Therefore, my beloved brethren, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that your labor is not in vain in the Lord.” (1Cor 15:58)

“that your faith should not be in the wisdom of men but in the power of God.” (1Cor 2:5)

“But by the grace of God I am what I am, and His grace toward me was not in vain” (1Cor 15:10)

“For our gospel did not come to you in word only, but also in power, and in the Holy Spirit and in much assurance” (1Thes 1:5)

“For you yourselves know, brethren, that our coming to you was not in vain.” (1Thes 2:1)

“holding fast the word of life, so that I may rejoice in the day of Christ that I have not run in vain or labored in vain.” (Phil 2:16)

“I sent to know your faith, lest by some means the tempter had tempted you, and our labor might be in vain.” (1Thes 3:5)

“And if Christ is not risen, then our preaching is empty and your faith is also empty.” (1Cor 15:14)

“And if Christ is not risen, your faith is futile; you are still in your sins!” (1Cor 15:17)

“We then, as workers together with Him also plead with you not to receive the grace of God in vain.” (2Cor 6:1)

“I do not set aside the grace of God; for if righteousness comes through the law, then Christ died in vain.” (Gal 2:21)

“I am afraid for you, lest I have labored for you in vain.” (Gal 4:11)

“but having hope, that as your faith is increased, we shall be greatly enlarged by you in our sphere” (2Cor 10:15)

“Therefore I also, after I heard of your faith in the Lord Jesus and your love for all the saints” (Eph 1:15)

“Yes, and if I am being poured out as a drink offering on the sacrifice and service of your faith, I am glad and rejoice with you all.” (Phil 2:17)

“since we heard of your faith in Christ Jesus and of your love for all the saints” (Col 1:4)

“For though I am absent in the flesh, yet I am with you in spirit, rejoicing to see your good order and the steadfastness of your faith in Christ.” (Col 2:5)

“For from you the word of the Lord has sounded forth, not only in Macedonia and Achaia, but also in every place. Your faith toward God has gone out, so that we do not need to say anything.” (1Thes 1:8)

“sent Timothy, our brother and minister of God, and our fellow laborer in the gospel of Christ, to establish you and encourage you concerning your faith” (1Thes 3:2)

“But now that Timothy has come to us from you, and brought us good news of your faith and love” (1Thes 3:6)

“We are bound to thank God always for you, brethren, as it is fitting, because your faith grows exceedingly, and the love of every one of you all abounds toward each other” (2Thes 1:3)

“knowing that the testing of your faith produces patience.” (Jm 1:3)

“that the genuineness of your faith, being much more precious than gold that perishes, though it is tested by fire, may be found to praise, honor, and glory at the revelation of Jesus Christ” (1Pet 1:7)

“who through Him believe in God, who raised Him from the dead and gave Him glory, so that your faith and hope are in God.” (1Pet 1:21)

“But also for this very reason, giving all diligence, add to your faith virtue” (2Pet 1:5)

Reading: Prov 31; Ecc 1-3; Rom 8