Faith (Word Study #4102)

4102 pístis Properly, persuasion (God giving His persuasion about what pleases Him); faith. The root of 4102/pístis (“faith”) is 3982/peíthō which means “to persuade or be persuaded.”  This points to the core-meaning of faith in the Bible: “the Lord’s inworked (inbirthed) persuasion” (G. Archer). Ephesians 2:8-9 For by grace you have been saved through faith; and that not of yourselves, it is the gift...

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