Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
but if it is from God, you will not be able to stop them, or you may even be found fighting against God." He convinced them,
"You stubborn people, with uncircumcised hearts and ears! You are always resisting the Holy Spirit, like your ancestors did!
So now go, and I will be with your mouth and will teach you what you must say."
No weapon forged to be used against you will succeed; you will refute everyone who tries to accuse you. This is what the Lord will do for his servants -- I will vindicate them," says the Lord.
I, the Lord, hereby promise to make you as strong as a fortified city, an iron pillar, and a bronze wall. You will be able to stand up against all who live in the land, including the kings of Judah, its officials, its priests and all the people of the land.
I will make you as strong as a wall to these people, a fortified wall of bronze. They will attack you, but they will not be able to overcome you. For I will be with you to rescue you and deliver you," says the Lord.
But when I speak with you, I will loosen your tongue and you must say to them, 'This is what the sovereign Lord says.' Those who listen will listen, but the indifferent will refuse, for they are a rebellious house.
Whenever they hand you over for trial, do not worry about how to speak or what to say, for what you should say will be given to you at that time.
But when they bring you before the synagogues, the rulers, and the authorities, do not worry about how you should make your defense or what you should say,
For I will give you the words along with the wisdom that none of your adversaries will be able to withstand or contradict.
The officers replied, "No one ever spoke like this man!"