The Loyalty of God

What does the loyalty of God look like? admittedly, if we maintain the standard modern meaning of "belief" or "faith" in the sense of "credence" then "the faith of God" is strange to the scriptures. What would we be speaking of? What would passages mean which use "pistos" to describe God? Most of these passages are translated with the word "faithful". Are we to understang these "faithful" passages to be saying "God is full of faith" in the sense that He really believes in man, or that God is full of confidence that Israel can save? No, what you will find as you look over the passages is that they speak of God being full of loyalty. He is "loyalty-ful" to his people even according to His promise to be their God.

I will also walk among you and be your God, and you shall be my people (Lev. 26:12).
And I shall give them one heart, and shall put a new spirit within them. And I shall take the heart of stone out of their flesh and give them a heart of flesh,that they may walk in My statutes and keep my ordinances, and do them. Then they shall be My people, and I shall be their God (Ezekiel 11: 19,20).
See also Eze. 14:10,11; 34:24; 37:23 and Zech.10:6.

The apostle Paul would have all the remnant of God's people who are loyal to Jesus Christ know that God will be loyal to them. He wants these challenged disciples to know, not that God is full of Belief, but that He is full of loyalty.
...so that you are not lacking in any gift, awaiting eagerly the revelation of Our Lord Jesus Christ, who shall also confirm you to the end, blameless in the day of our Lord Jesus Christ. God is faithful, throughwhom you were called into fellowship with His Son, Jesus Christ our Lord(1Cor.1:7-9).
See also 10:13, 2Cor.1:18,1Thess.5:24,2Thess.3:3.

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