For by grace you have been saved through faith; and that not of yourselves, it is the gift of God; not as a result of works, so that no one may boast. For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand so that we would walk in them.
— Ephesians 2:8-10 (New American Standard)
For through the grace given to me I say to everyone among you not to think more highly of himself than he ought to think; but to think so as to have sound judgment, as God has allotted to each a measure of faith.
— Romans 12:3 (New American Standard)
So faith comes from hearing, and hearing by the word of Christ.
— Romans 10:17 (New American Standard)
And Jesus answered saying to them, “Have faith in God. “Truly I say to you, whoever says to this mountain, ‘Be taken up and cast into the sea,’ and does not doubt in his heart, but believes that what he says is going to happen, it will be granted him.
— Mark 11:22-23 (New American Standard)
Faith is having a path that leads you to freedom, liberation, and the transformation of affliction.
Thich Nhat Hanh, The Art of Power, p 15
Faith is the confidence we receive when we put into practice a teaching that helps us overcome difficulties and obtain some transformation.
Thich Nhat Hanh, The Heart of the Buddha's Teaching, p 185