God opposes the proud but shows favor to the humble
So faith comes from hearing, and hearing through the word of Christ.
My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me.
Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen. . . So faith comes from hearing, and hearing through the word of Christ.
The harvest is plentiful, but the laborers are few. Therefore pray earnestly to the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into his harvest.
Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and sin which clings so closely, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us, looking to Jesus, the founder and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is seated at the right hand of the throne of God.
“Who do people say that I am?”
Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding.
He will never leave you nor forsake you. . .
As He said these things, he called out “He who has ears to hear, let him hear.”