Q: #403. How many times is God called "faithful" in the Bible?
By: Steve Shirley
A: I found 36 times in the Bible that God is called faithful. Because all of these of these verses combined give us such a great picture of God (as well as Jesus) and His faithfulness, I am going to list each of these verses. No other comment is really needed.
(Deut 7:9) Know therefore that the LORD thy God, he is God, the faithful God, which keepeth covenant and mercy with them that love him and keep his commandments to a thousand generations;
(Ps 36:5) Thy mercy, O LORD, is in the heavens; and thy faithfulness reacheth unto the clouds.
(Ps 40:10) I have not hid thy righteousness within my heart; I have declared thy faithfulness and thy salvation: I have not concealed thy lovingkindness and thy truth from the great congregation.
(Ps 89:1-2) I will sing of the mercies of the LORD for ever: with my mouth will I make known thy faithfulness to all generations. (2) For I have said, Mercy shall be built up for ever: thy faithfulness shalt thou establish in the very heavens.
(Ps 89:5) And the heavens shall praise thy wonders, O LORD: thy faithfulness also in the congregation of the saints.
(Ps 89:8) O LORD God of hosts, who is a strong LORD like unto thee? or to thy faithfulness round about thee?
(Ps 89:24) But my faithfulness and my mercy shall be with him: and in my name shall his horn be exalted.
(Ps 89:33) Nevertheless my lovingkindness will I not utterly take from him, nor suffer my faithfulness to fail.
(Ps 92:1-2) It is a good thing to give thanks unto the LORD, and to sing praises unto thy name, O most High: (2) To shew forth thy lovingkindness in the morning, and thy faithfulness every night,
(Ps 119:75) I know, O LORD, that thy judgments are right, and that thou in faithfulness hast afflicted me.
(Ps 119:86) All thy commandments are faithful: they persecute me wrongfully; help thou me.
(Ps 119:90) Thy faithfulness is unto all generations: thou hast established the earth, and it abideth.
(Ps 119:138) Thy testimonies that thou hast commanded are righteous and very faithful.
(Ps 143:1) Hear my prayer, O LORD, give ear to my supplications: in thy faithfulness answer me, and in thy righteousness.
(Isa 11:5)(Speaking of Jesus) And righteousness shall be the girdle of his loins, and faithfulness the girdle of his reins.
(Isa 25:1) O LORD, thou art my God; I will exalt thee, I will praise thy name; for thou hast done wonderful things; thy counsels of old are faithfulness and truth.
(Isa 49:7) Thus saith the LORD, the Redeemer of Israel, and his Holy One, to him whom man despiseth, to him whom the nation abhorreth, to a servant of rulers, Kings shall see and arise, princes also shall worship, because of the LORD that is faithful, and the Holy One of Israel, and he shall choose thee.
(Lam 3:22-23) It is of the LORD'S mercies that we are not consumed, because his compassions fail not. (23) They are new every morning: great is thy faithfulness.
(Hos 11:12) Ephraim compasseth me about with lies, and the house of Israel with deceit: but Judah yet ruleth with God, and is faithful with the saints.
(1 Cor 1:9) God is faithful, by whom ye were called unto the fellowship of his Son Jesus Christ our Lord.
(1 Cor 10:13) There hath no temptation taken you but such as is common to man: but God is faithful, who will not suffer you to be tempted above that ye are able; but will with the temptation also make a way to escape, that ye may be able to bear it.
(1 Th 5:24) Faithful is he that calleth you, who also will do it.
(2 Th 3:3) But the Lord is faithful, who shall stablish you, and keep you from evil.
(2 Tim 2:13) If we believe not, yet he abideth faithful: he cannot deny himself.
(Heb 2:17)(Speaking of Jesus) Wherefore in all things it behoved him to be made like unto his brethren, that he might be a merciful and faithful high priest in things pertaining to God, to make reconciliation for the sins of the people.
(Heb 3:2)(Speaking of Jesus) Who was faithful to him that appointed him, as also Moses was faithful in all his house.
(Heb 10:23) Let us hold fast the profession of our faith without wavering; (for he is faithful that promised;)
(Heb 11:11) Through faith also Sara herself received strength to conceive seed, and was delivered of a child when she was past age, because she judged him faithful who had promised.
(1 Pet 4:19) Wherefore let them that suffer according to the will of God commit the keeping of their souls to him in well doing, as unto a faithful Creator.
(1 Jn 1:9) If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.
(Rev 1:5)(Speaking of Jesus) And from Jesus Christ, who is the faithful witness, and the first begotten of the dead, and the prince of the kings of the earth. Unto him that loved us, and washed us from our sins in his own blood,
(Rev 3:14)(Speaking of Jesus) And unto the angel of the church of the Laodiceans write; These things saith the Amen, the faithful and true witness, the beginning of the creation of God;
(Rev 19:11)(Speaking of Jesus) And I saw heaven opened, and behold a white horse; and he that sat upon him was called Faithful and True, and in righteousness he doth judge and make war.
(Rev 21:5) And he that sat upon the throne said, Behold, I make all things new. And he said unto me, Write: for these words are true and faithful
(Rev 22:6) And he said unto me, These sayings are faithful and true: and the Lord God of the holy prophets sent his angel to shew unto his servants the things which must shortly be done.