And he said to me, My grace is enough for you, for my power is made complete in what is feeble. Most gladly, then, will I take pride in my feeble body, so that the power of Christ may be on me.
So I take pleasure in being feeble, in unkind words, in needs, in cruel attacks, in troubles, on account of Christ: for when I am feeble, then am I strong.
You have been put to no test but such as is common to man: and God is true, who will not let any test come on you which you are not able to undergo; but he will make with the test a way out of it, so that you may be able to go through it.
On account of such a one I will have glory: for myself I will take no glory, but only in my feeble body.
That in the wealth of his glory he would make you strong with power through his Spirit in your hearts;
Your shoes will be iron and brass; and as your days, so may your work be.
He gives power to the feeble, increasing the strength of him who has no force.
When you go through the waters, I will be with you; and through the rivers, they will not go over you: when you go through the fire, you will not be burned; and the flame will have no power over you.
And Moses said to the Lord, O Lord, I am not a man of words; I have never been so, and am not now, even after what you have said to your servant: for talking is hard for me, and I am slow of tongue.
Have I not given you your orders? Take heart and be strong; have no fear and do not be troubled; for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go,
And when the sons of the prophets who were facing him at Jericho saw him, they said, The spirit of Elijah is resting on Elisha. And they came out to him, and went down on the earth before him.
You have made clear your strength even out of the mouths of babies at the breast, because of those who are against you; so that you may put to shame the cruel and violent man.
And over every living-place on Mount Zion, all over all her meetings, the Lord will make a cloud and smoke by day, and the shining of a flaming fire by night, for over all, the glory of the Lord will be a cover and a tent;
And the spirit of the Lord will be resting on him, the spirit of wisdom and good sense, the spirit of wise guiding and strength, the spirit of knowledge and of the fear of the Lord;
Make strong the feeble hands, give support to the shaking knees.
For I, the Lord your God, have taken your right hand in mine, saying to you, Have no fear; I will be your helper.
Then said I, O Lord God! see, I have no power of words, for I am a child.
Then one whose form was like the sons of men put his finger on my lips; and opening my mouth, I said to him who was before me, O my lord, because of the vision my pains have come on me, and I have no more strength.
The Lord your God is among you, as a strong saviour: he will be glad over you with joy, he will make his love new again, he will make a song of joy over you as in the time of a holy feast.
Happy are you when men give you a bad name, and are cruel to you, and say all evil things against you falsely, because of me.
But when you are given up into their hands, do not be troubled about what to say or how to say it: for in that hour what you are to say will be given to you;
And Jesus came to them and said, All authority has been given to me in heaven and on earth.
Teaching them to keep all the rules which I have given you: and see, I am ever with you, even to the end of the world.
For I will give you words and wisdom, so that not one of those who are against you will be able to get the better of you, or to put you in the wrong.
So that your faith might be based not on man's wisdom but on the power of God.
But by the grace of God, I am what I am: and his grace which was given to me has not been for nothing; for I did more work than all of them; though not I, but the grace of God which was with me.
Not as if we were able by ourselves to do anything for which we might take the credit; but our power comes from God;
If I have to take credit to myself, I will do so in the things in which I am feeble.
And I will gladly give all I have for your souls. If I have the more love for you, am I to be loved the less?
Full of strength in the measure of the great power of his glory, so that you may undergo all troubles with joy;
Whom we are preaching; guiding and teaching every man in all wisdom, so that every man may be complete in Christ;
And the grace of our Lord was very great, with faith and love which is in Christ Jesus.
Then let us come near to the seat of grace without fear, so that mercy may be given to us, and we may get grace for our help in time of need.
Put out the power of fire, got safely away from the edge of the sword, were made strong when they had been feeble, became full of power in war, and put to flight the armies of the nations.
But be glad that you are given a part in the pains of Christ; so that at the revelation of his glory you may have great joy.
And Moses said to God, Who am I to go to Pharaoh and take the children of Israel out of Egypt?