Not that we are adequate in ourselves to consider anything as coming from ourselves, but our adequacy is from 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.
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.”
Then I said, “Alas, Lord God! Behold, I do not know how to speak, Because I am a youth.”
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.
for I will give you utterance and wisdom which none of your opponents will be able to resist or refute.
And behold, I am sending forth the promise of My Father upon you; but you are to stay in the city until you are clothed with power from on high.”
I am the vine, you are the branches; he who abides in Me and I in him, he bears much fruit, for apart from Me you can do nothing.
I planted, Apollos watered, but God was causing the growth.
According to the grace of God which was given to me, like a wise master builder I laid a foundation, and another is building on it. But each man must be careful how he builds on it.
to the one an aroma from death to death, to the other an aroma from life to life. And who is adequate for these things?
But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, so that the surpassing greatness of the power will be of God and not from ourselves;
And He has said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for Most gladly, therefore, I will rather power is perfected in weakness.” boast about my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may dwell in me.
for it is God who is at work in you, both to will and to work for His good pleasure.
I can do all things through Him who strengthens me.
Every good thing given and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shifting shadow.