Acts 14:21-22

They preached the good news in that city and won a large number of disciples. Then they returned… strengthening the disciples and encouraging them to remain true to the faith.

Hebrews 3:13

Encourage one another daily, as long as it is called Today, so that none of you may be hardened by sin’s deceitfulness.

Proverbs 12:13

An evil man is trapped by his sinful talk, but a righteous man escapes trouble.

2 Thessalonians 1:11

We constantly pray for you, that our God may count you worthy of his calling, and that by his power he may fulfill every good purpose of yours and every act prompted by your faith.

Romans 10:14

How, then, can they call on the one they have not believed in? And how can they believe in the one of whom they have not heard? And how can they hear without someone preaching to them?