And He has said to me, "My grace is sufficient for you, for power is perfected in weakness " Most gladly, therefore, I will rather boast about my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may dwell in me.
Therefore I am well content with weaknesses, with insults, with distresses, with persecutions, with difficulties, for Christ's sake; for when I am weak, then I am strong.
I can do all things through Him who strengthens me.
No temptation has overtaken you but such as is common to man; and God is faithful, who will not allow you to be tempted beyond what you are able, but with the temptation will provide the way of escape also, so that you will be able to endure it.
On behalf of such a man I will boast; but on my own behalf I will not boast, except in regard to my weaknesses.
that He would grant you, according to the riches of His glory, to be strengthened with power through His Spirit in the inner man,
"Your locks will be iron and bronze, And according to your days, so will your leisurely walk be.
He gives strength to the weary, And to him who lacks might He increases power.
"When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; And through the rivers, they will not overflow you When you walk through the fire, you will not be scorched, Nor will the flame burn you.
Then Moses said to the LORD, "Please, Lord, I have never been eloquent, neither recently nor in time past, nor since You have spoken to Your servant; for I am slow of speech and slow of tongue."
"Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous! Do not tremble or be dismayed, for the LORD your God is with you wherever you go."
Now when the sons of the prophets who were at Jericho opposite him saw him, they said, "The spirit of Elijah rests on Elisha." And they came to meet him and bowed themselves to the ground before him.
From the mouth of infants and nursing babes You have established strength Because of Your adversaries, To make the enemy and the revengeful cease.
then the LORD will create over the whole area of Mount Zion and over her assemblies a cloud by day, even smoke, and the brightness of a flaming fire by night; for over all the glory will be a canopy.
The Spirit of the LORD will rest on Him, The spirit of wisdom and understanding, The spirit of counsel and strength, The spirit of knowledge and the fear of the LORD.
Encourage the exhausted, and strengthen the feeble.
"For I am the LORD your God, who upholds your right hand, Who says to you, 'Do not fear, I will help you.'
Then I said, "Alas, Lord GOD! Behold, I do not know how to speak, Because I am a youth."
And behold, one who resembled a human being was touching my lips; then I opened my mouth and spoke and said to him who was standing before me, "O my lord, as a result of the vision anguish has come upon me, and I have retained no strength.
"The LORD your God is in your midst, A victorious warrior He will exult over you with joy, He will be quiet in His love, He will rejoice over you with shouts of joy.
"Blessed are you when people insult you and persecute you, and falsely say all kinds of evil against you because of Me.
"But when they hand you over, do not worry about how or what you are to say; for it will be given you in that hour what you are to say.
And Jesus came up and spoke to them, saying, "All authority has been given to Me in heaven and on earth.
teaching them to observe all that I commanded you; and lo, I am with you always, even to the end of the age."
for I will give you utterance and wisdom which none of your opponents will be able to resist or refute.
so that your faith would not rest on the wisdom of men, but on the power of God.
But by the grace of God I am what I am, and His grace toward me did not prove vain; but I labored even more than all of them, yet not I, but the grace of God with me.
Not that we are adequate in ourselves to consider anything as coming from ourselves, but our adequacy is from God,
If I have to boast, I will boast of what pertains to my weakness.
I will most gladly spend and be expended for your souls If I love you more, am I to be loved less?
strengthened with all power, according to His glorious might, for the attaining of all steadfastness and patience; joyously
We proclaim Him, admonishing every man and teaching every man with all wisdom, so that we may present every man complete in Christ.
and the grace of our Lord was more than abundant, with the faith and love which are found in Christ Jesus.
Therefore let us draw near with confidence to the throne of grace, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help in time of need.
quenched the power of fire, escaped the edge of the sword, from weakness were made strong, became mighty in war, put foreign armies to flight.
but to the degree that you share the sufferings of Christ, keep on rejoicing, so that also at the revelation of His glory you may rejoice with exultation.
But Moses said to God, "Who am I, that I should go to Pharaoh, and that I should bring the sons of Israel out of Egypt?"