And he said unto me, My grace is sufficient for you: for my strength is made perfect in weakness. Most gladly therefore will I rather boast in my weaknesses, that the power of Christ may rest upon me.
Therefore I take pleasure in weaknesses, in reproaches, in necessities, in persecutions, in distresses for Christ's sake: for when I am weak, then am I strong.
There has no temptation taken you but such as is common to man: but God is faithful, who will not allow you to be tempted above that you are able; but will with the temptation also make a way to escape, that you may be able to bear it.
Of such a one will I boast: yet of myself I will not boast, but in my weaknesses.
That he would grant you, according to the riches of his glory, to be strengthened with might by his Spirit in the inner man;
Your shoes shall be iron and bronze; and as your days, so shall your strength be.
He gives power to the faint; and to them that have no might he increases strength.
When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and through the rivers, they shall not overflow you: when you walk through the fire, you shall not be burned; neither shall the flame scorch you.
And Moses said unto the LORD, O my Lord, I am not eloquent, neither before, nor since you have spoken unto your servant: but I am slow of speech, and of a slow tongue.
Have not I commanded you? Be strong and of a good courage; be not afraid, neither be you dismayed: for the LORD your God is with you wherever you go.
And when the sons of the prophets who were from Jericho saw him, they said, The spirit of Elijah does rest on Elisha. And they came to meet him, and bowed themselves to the ground before him.
Out of the mouth of babes and infants have you ordained strength because of your enemies, that you might still the enemy and the avenger.
And the LORD will create upon every dwelling place of mount Zion, and upon her assemblies, a cloud and smoke by day, and the shining of a flaming fire by night: for upon all the glory shall be a covering.
And the spirit of the LORD shall rest upon him, the spirit of wisdom and understanding, the spirit of counsel and might, the spirit of knowledge and of the fear of the LORD;
Strengthen you the weak hands, and make firm the feeble knees.
For I the LORD your God will hold your right hand, saying unto you, Fear not; I will help you.
Then said I, Ah, Lord GOD! behold, I cannot speak: for I am a child.
And, behold, one in the likeness of the sons of men touched my lips: then I opened my mouth, and spoke, and said unto him that stood before me, O my lord, because of the vision my sorrows are turned upon me, and I have retained no strength.
The LORD your God in the midst of you is mighty; he will save, he will rejoice over you with joy; he will quiet you with his love, he will rejoice over you with singing.
Blessed are you, when men shall revile you, and persecute you, and shall say all manner of evil against you falsely, for my sake.
But when they deliver you up, take no thought how or what you shall speak: for it shall be given you in that same hour what you shall speak.
And Jesus came and spoke unto them, saying, All power is given unto me in heaven and in earth.
Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you: and, lo, I am with you always, even unto the end of the world. Amen.
For I will give you a mouth and wisdom, which all your adversaries shall not be able to contradict nor resist.
That your faith should not stand in the wisdom of men, but in the power of God.
But by the grace of God I am what I am: and his grace which was bestowed upon me was not in vain; but I labored more abundantly than they all: yet not I, but the grace of God which was with me.
Not that we are sufficient of ourselves to think anything as of ourselves; but our sufficiency is of God;
If I must boast, I will boast of the things which concern my weaknesses.
And I will very gladly spend and be spent for you, though the more abundantly I love you, the less I am loved.
Strengthened with all might, according to his glorious power, unto all patience and longsuffering with joyfulness;
Whom we preach, warning every man, and teaching every man in all wisdom; that we may present every man perfect in Christ Jesus:
And the grace of our Lord was exceedingly abundant with faith and love which is in Christ Jesus.
Let us therefore come boldly unto the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy, and find grace to help in time of need.
Quenched the violence of fire, escaped the edge of the sword, out of weakness were made strong, became valiant in war, turned to flight the armies of foreigners.
But rejoice, since you are partakers of Christ's sufferings; that, when his glory shall be revealed, you may be glad also with exceeding joy.
And Moses said unto God, Who am I, that I should go unto Pharaoh, and that I should bring forth the children of Israel out of Egypt?