Trustworthy Sayings

(1) Death: …the saying that is written, “Death is swallowed up in victory. O death, where is your victory? O death, where is your sting?” (1 Cor 15v54-55)
(2) Salvation from sin: The saying is trustworthy and deserving of full acceptance…“that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners.” (1 Tim 1v15)
(3) Leadership: This saying is trustworthy…“If anyone aspires to the office of overseer, he desires a noble task.” (1 Tim 3v1)
(4) Service: The saying is trustworthy and deserving of full acceptance…“For to this end we toil and strive, because we have our hope set on the living God, who is the Saviour of all people, especially of those who believe.” (1 Tim 4v9-10)
(5) Endurance and persecution: “The saying is trustworthy… “If we have died with him, we will also live with him; if we endure, we will also reign with him; if we deny him, he will also deny us; if we are faithless, he remains faithful – for he cannot deny himself.” (2 Tim 2:11-13)
(6) Sin and salvation: At one time we too were foolish, disobedient, deceived and enslaved by all kinds of passions and pleasures. We lived in malice and envy, being hated and hating one another. But when the kindness and love of God our Saviour appeared, he saved us not because of the righteous things we had done, but because of his mercy. He saved us by the washing of rebirth and renewal by the Holy Spirit, whom he poured out on us generously through Jesus Christ our Saviour, so that, having been justified by his grace, we might become heirs having the hope of  eternal life.’ ...This is a trustworthy saying. On these things we insist. (Titus 3v3-8)