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Faith as a body of beliefs

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That body of essential truth to which Christians hold. It is revealed by God and is to be passed on by faithful teachers. Believers are urged to remain true to the faith and to contend for it.

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Faith as the truth that Christians believe

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Terms equivalent to “the faith”

The truth:

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the apostles’ teaching

The gospel:

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the good deposit

Aspects of “the faith” summarised

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The source and transmission of the faith

The faith has been given by God

Galatians 1:11–12 NABRE
Now I want you to know, brothers, that the gospel preached by me is not of human origin. For I did not receive it from a human being, nor was I taught it, but it came through a revelation of Jesus Christ.
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The faith is passed on by apostles and teachers

Titus 1:9 NABRE
holding fast to the true message as taught so that he will be able both to exhort with sound doctrine and to refute opponents.
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Christians must remain true to the faith

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Being strengthened in the faith

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The danger of turning from the faith

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Christians must contend for the faith

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Refuting false teachers

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Witnessing to the truth

1 Peter 3:15 NABRE
but sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts. Always be ready to give an explanation to anyone who asks you for a reason for your hope,

Contending for the faith is a responsibility of leaders

Apostles:

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overseers, who must be able to teach; Deacons; Timothy, responsible for the church at Ephesus
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