Faithfulness is an attribute of God, and just like His other attributes, His will is to see that they find an expression in our lives as we live on the earth and interact with men. Faithfulness is the condition of being faithful. To be faithful means to be trustworthy.
When faithfulness is attributed to a person or being, it means that they have the character of being reliable, worthy of trust, and even loyal. When the bible calls God faithful, it means that He possesses these characters of being reliable, worthy of trust and loyal to His word and character.
We also have a calling to be faithful in our dealings with men, just as God would. We are not only required to be faithful in our dealing and service with God, but also with men.
“But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,” Galatians 5:22
Faithfulness is consistency, and the character of faithfulness is something that only God can truly help a man achieve. This is why it takes the fruit of the Spirit that is resident in us to even be able to achieve this by God’s standard.
Bible Verses About Faithfulness
Numbers 12:7 – My servant Moses is not so. He is faithful in all my house.
Deuteronomy 4:4 – But you who were faithful to Yahweh your God are all alive today.
Deuteronomy 7:9 – Know therefore that Yahweh your God himself is God, the faithful God, who keeps covenant and loving kindness to a thousand generations with those who love him and keep his commandments,
Deuteronomy 32:4 – The Rock: his work is perfect, for all his ways are just. A God of faithfulness who does no wrong, just and right is he.
Deuteronomy 32:20 – He said, “I will hide my face from them. I will see what their end will be; for they are a very perverse generation, children in whom is no faithfulness.
1 Samuel 2:35 – I will raise up a faithful priest for myself who will do according to that which is in my heart and in my mind. I will build him a sure house. He will walk before my anointed forever.
1 Samuel 22:14 – Then Ahimelech answered the king, and said, “Who among all your servants is so faithful as David, who is the king’s son-in-law, captain of your body guard, and honored in your house?
1 Samuel 26:23 – Yahweh will render to every man his righteousness and his faithfulness; because Yahweh delivered you into my hand today, and I wouldn’t stretch out my hand against Yahweh’s anointed.
2 Samuel 20:19 – I am among those who are peaceable and faithful in Israel. You seek to destroy a city and a mother in Israel. Why will you swallow up Yahweh’s inheritance?”
2 Kings 12:15 – Moreover they didn’t demand an accounting from the men into whose hand they delivered the money to give to those who did the work; for they dealt faithfully.
2 Kings 22:7 – However no accounting shall be made with them of the money delivered into their hand; for they deal faithfully.”
2 Chronicles 19:9 – He commanded them, saying, “You shall do this in the fear of Yahweh, faithfully, and with a perfect heart.
2 Chronicles 31:12 – They brought in the offerings, the tithes, and the dedicated things faithfully. Conaniah the Levite was ruler over them, and Shimei his brother was second.
2 Chronicles 31:20 – Hezekiah did so throughout all Judah; and he did that which was good, right, and faithful before Yahweh his God.
2 Chronicles 32:1 – After these things and this faithfulness, Sennacherib king of Assyria came, entered into Judah, and encamped against the fortified cities, and intended to win them for himself.
2 Chronicles 34:12 – The men did the work faithfully. Their overseers were Jahath and Obadiah, the Levites, of the sons of Merari; and Zechariah and Meshullam, of the sons of the Kohathites, to give direction; and others of the Levites, who were all skillful with musical instruments.
Nehemiah 7:2 – I put my brother Hanani, and Hananiah the governor of the fortress, in charge of Jerusalem; for he was a faithful man, and feared God above many.
Nehemiah 9:8 – found his heart faithful before you, and made a covenant with him to give the land of the Canaanite, the Hittite, the Amorite, the Perizzite, the Jebusite, and the Girgashite, to give it to his offspring, and have performed your words; for you are righteous.
Nehemiah 13:13 – I made treasurers over the treasuries, Shelemiah the priest, and Zadok the scribe, and of the Levites, Pedaiah: and next to them was Hanan the son of Zaccur, the son of Mattaniah; for they were counted faithful, and their business was to distribute to their brothers.
Psalm 5:9 – For there is no faithfulness in their mouth. Their heart is destruction. Their throat is an open tomb. They flatter with their tongue.
Psalm 12:1 – For the Chief Musician; upon an eight-stringed lyre. A Psalm of David. Help, Yahweh; for the godly man ceases. For the faithful fail from among the children of men.
Psalm 31:23 – Oh love Yahweh, all you his saints! Yahweh preserves the faithful, and fully recompenses him who behaves arrogantly.
Psalm 33:4 – For Yahweh’s word is right. All his work is done in faithfulness.
Psalm 36:5 – Your loving kindness, Yahweh, is in the heavens. Your faithfulness reaches to the skies.
Psalm 40:10 – I have not hidden your righteousness within my heart. I have declared your faithfulness and your salvation. I have not concealed your loving kindness and your truth from the great assembly.
Psalm 71:22 – I will also praise you with the harp for your faithfulness, my God. I sing praises to you with the lyre, Holy One of Israel.
Psalm 145:13 – Your kingdom is an everlasting kingdom. Your dominion endures throughout all generations. Yahweh is faithful in all his words, and loving in all his deeds
Proverbs 14:22 – Don’t they go astray who plot evil? But love and faithfulness belong to those who plan good.
Proverbs 20:6 – Many men claim to be men of unfailing love, but who can find a faithful man?
Proverbs 25:13 – As the cold of snow in the time of harvest, so is a faithful messenger to those who send him; for he refreshes the soul of his masters.
Proverbs 28:20 – A faithful man is rich with blessings; but one who is eager to be rich will not go unpunished.
Proverbs 31:26 – She opens her mouth with wisdom. Kind instruction is on her tongue.
Isaiah 1:21 – How the faithful city has become a prostitute! She was full of justice. Righteousness lodged in her, but now there are murderers.
Isaiah 1:26 – I will restore your judges as at the first, and your counselors as at the beginning. Afterward you shall be called ‘The city of righteousness, a faithful town.’
Isaiah 8:2 – and I will take for myself faithful witnesses to testify: Uriah the priest, and Zechariah the son of Jeberechiah.”
Isaiah 11:5 – Righteousness will be the belt of his waist, and faithfulness the belt of his waist.
Isaiah 25:1 – Yahweh, you are my God. I will exalt you! I will praise your name, for you have done wonderful things, things planned long ago, in complete faithfulness and truth.
Isaiah 42:3 – He won’t break a bruised reed. He won’t quench a dimly burning wick. He will faithfully bring justice.
Isaiah 49:7 – Yahweh, the Redeemer of Israel, and his Holy One, says to him whom man despises, to him whom the nation abhors, to a servant of rulers: “Kings shall see and rise up, princes, and they shall worship, because of Yahweh who is faithful, even the Holy One of Israel, who has chosen you.
Jeremiah 2:21 – Yet I had planted you a noble vine, a pure and faithful seed. How then have you turned into the degenerate branches of a foreign vine to me?
Jeremiah 42:5 – Then they said to Jeremiah, “May Yahweh be a true and faithful witness among us, if we don’t do according to all the word with which Yahweh your God sends you to tell us.
Lamentations 3:23 – They are new every morning. Great is your faithfulness.
Daniel 6:4 – Then the presidents and the local governors sought to find occasion against Daniel as touching the kingdom; but they could find no occasion or fault, because he was faithful. There wasn’t any error or fault found in him.
Hosea 2:20 – I will even betroth you to me in faithfulness; and you shall know Yahweh.
Matthew 25:21 – “His lord said to him, ‘Well done, good and faithful servant. You have been faithful over a few things, I will set you over many things. Enter into the joy of your lord.
Matthew 25:23 – “His lord said to him, ‘Well done, good and faithful servant. You have been faithful over a few things. I will set you over many things. Enter into the joy of your lord.
Luke 19:17 – “He said to him, ‘Well done, you good servant! Because you were found faithful with very little, you shall have authority over ten cities.
Acts 16:15 – When she and her household were baptized, she begged us, saying, “If you have judged me to be faithful to the Lord, come into my house and stay.” So she persuaded us.
1 Corinthians 1:9 – God is faithful, through whom you were called into the fellowship of his Son, Jesus Christ, our Lord.
1 Corinthians 4:2 – Here, moreover, it is required of stewards that they be found faithful.
1 Corinthians 4:17 – Because of this I have sent Timothy to you, who is my beloved and faithful child in the Lord, who will remind you of my ways which are in Christ, even as I teach everywhere in every assembly.
1 Corinthians 10:13 – No temptation has taken you except what is common to man. God is faithful, who will not allow you to be tempted above what you are able, but will with the temptation also make the way of escape, that you may be able to endure it.
2 Corinthians 1:18 – But as God is faithful, our word toward you was not “Yes and no.
Galatians 3:9 – So then, those who are of faith are blessed with the faithful Abraham.
Galatians 5:22 – But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,
Ephesians 1:1 – Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus through the will of God, to the saints who are at Ephesus, and the faithful in Christ Jesus:
Ephesians 6:21 – But that you also may know my affairs, how I am doing, Tychicus, the beloved brother and faithful servant in the Lord, will make known to you all things.
Colossians 1:2 – to the saints and faithful brothers in Christ at Colossae: Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.
Colossians 1:7 – even as you learned of Epaphras our beloved fellow servant, who is a faithful servant of Christ on your behalf,
Colossians 4:7 – All my affairs will be made known to you by Tychicus, the beloved brother, faithful servant, and fellow bondservant in the Lord.
Colossians 4:9 – together with Onesimus, the faithful and beloved brother, who is one of you. They will make known to you everything that is going on here.
1 Thessalonians 5:24 – He who calls you is faithful, who will also do it.
2 Thessalonians 3:3 – But the Lord is faithful, who will establish you and guard you from the evil one.
1 Timothy 1:12 – I thank him who enabled me, Christ Jesus our Lord, because he counted me faithful, appointing me to service;
1 Timothy 1:15 – The saying is faithful and worthy of all acceptance, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners, of whom I am chief.
1 Timothy 3:1 – This is a faithful saying: someone who seeks to be an overseer desires a good work.
1 Timothy 3:11 – Their wives in the same way must be reverent, not slanderers, temperate, and faithful in all things.
1 Timothy 4:9 – This saying is faithful and worthy of all acceptance.
2 Timothy 2:2 – The things which you have heard from me among many witnesses, commit the same things to faithful men, who will be able to teach others also.
Titus 1:9 – holding to the faithful word which is according to the teaching, that he may be able to exhort in the sound doctrine, and to convict those who contradict him.
Titus 3:8 – This saying is faithful, and concerning these things I desire that you affirm confidently, so that those who have believed God may be careful to maintain good works. These things are good and profitable to men;
Hebrews 2:17 – Therefore he was obligated in all things to be made like his brothers, that he might become a merciful and faithful high priest in things pertaining to God, to make atonement for the sins of the people.
Hebrews 3:2 – who was faithful to him who appointed him, as also Moses was in all his house.
Hebrews 3:5 – Moses indeed was faithful in all his house as a servant, for a testimony of those things which were afterward to be spoken,
Hebrews 3:6 – but Christ is faithful as a Son over his house. We are his house, if we hold fast our confidence and the glorying of our hope firm to the end.
Hebrews 10:23 – let’s hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering; for he who promised is faithful.
Hebrews 11:11 – By faith, even Sarah herself received power to conceive, and she bore a child when she was past age, since she counted him faithful who had promised.
1 Peter 4:19 – Therefore let them also who suffer according to the will of God in doing good entrust their souls to him, as to a faithful Creator.
1 Peter 5:12 – Through Silvanus, our faithful brother, as I consider him, I have written to you briefly, exhorting, and testifying that this is the true grace of God in which you stand.
1 John 1:9 – If we confess our sins, he is faithful and righteous to forgive us the sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.
3 John 1:5 – Beloved, you do a faithful work in whatever you accomplish for those who are brothers and strangers.
Revelation 2:10 – Don’t be afraid of the things which you are about to suffer. Behold, the devil is about to throw some of you into prison, that you may be tested; and you will have oppression for ten days. Be faithful to death, and I will give you the crown of life.
Revelation 2:13 – “I know your works and where you dwell, where Satan’s throne is. You hold firmly to my name, and didn’t deny my faith in the days of Antipas my witness, my faithful one, who was killed among you, where Satan dwells.
Revelation 3:14 – “To the angel of the assembly in Laodicea write: “The Amen, the Faithful and True Witness, the Beginning of God’s creation, says these things:
Revelation 17:14 – These will war against the Lamb, and the Lamb will overcome them, for he is Lord of lords, and King of kings, and those who are with him are called chosen and faithful.
Revelation 19:11 – I saw the heaven opened, and behold, a white horse, and he who sat on it is called Faithful and True. In righteousness he judges and makes war.
Revelation 21:5 – He who sits on the throne said, “Behold, I am making all things new.” He said, “Write, for these words of God are faithful and true.”
Revelation 22:6 – He said to me, “These words are faithful and true. The Lord God of the spirits of the prophets sent his angel to show to his bondservants the things which must happen soon.”
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