Jun 21, 2008 · (a) Some think this means ‘through the faithfulness of Jesus Christ to all who believe’. This view has been championed by Richard Hays and others. This option reminds us that Christ certainly was faithful to the Father, and that believers are called and enabled to be faithful too (see Gal 5:22 again).
May 23, 2011 · Though I was never 100% sure of either option, I was initially attracted to the “faithfulness of Christ” translation for several reasons that I found compelling: 1. Translating pistis christou as “faithfulness of Christ” avoids repetition in key passages.