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25 Bible Verses about Ability

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Matthew 25:15

To one he gave five talents; to another, two; and to another, one—to each according to his own ability. Then he went on a journey. Immediately

Romans 12:6-8

According to the grace given to us, we have different gifts:If prophecy,
use it according to the standard of one’s faith; if service, in service;
if teaching, in teaching; if exhorting, in exhortation;
giving, with generosity;
leading, with diligence;
showing mercy, with cheerfulness.

Genesis 47:6

the land of Egypt is open before you; settle your father and brothers in the best part of the land. They can live in the land of Goshen. If you know of any capable men among them, put them in charge of my livestock.”

Exodus 4:10-12

But Moses replied to the Lord, “Please, Lord, I have never been eloquent—either in the past or recently or since You have been speaking to Your servant—because I am slow and hesitant in speech.” Yahweh said to him, “Who made the human mouth? Who makes him mute or deaf, seeing or blind? Is it not I, Yahweh? Now go! I will help you speak and I will teach you what to say.”

Exodus 6:30

But Moses replied in the Lord’s presence, “Since I am such a poor speaker, how will Pharaoh listen to me?”

1 Samuel 2:9

He guards the steps of His faithful ones,
but the wicked perish in darkness,
for a man does not prevail by his own strength.

1 Samuel 17:32-37

David said to Saul, “Don’t let anyone be discouraged by him; your servant will go and fight this Philistine!” But Saul replied, “You can’t go fight this Philistine. You’re just a youth, and he’s been a warrior since he was young.” David answered Saul: “Your servant has been tending his father’s sheep. Whenever a lion or a bear came and carried off a lamb from the flock, read more.
I went after it, struck it down, and rescued the lamb from its mouth. If it reared up against me, I would grab it by its fur, strike it down, and kill it. Your servant has killed lions and bears; this uncircumcised Philistine will be like one of them, for he has defied the armies of the living God.” Then David said, “The Lord who rescued me from the paw of the lion and the paw of the bear will rescue me from the hand of this Philistine.”Saul said to David, “Go, and may the Lord be with you.”

1 Chronicles 26:6

Also, to his son Shemaiah were born sons who ruled over their ancestral houses because they were strong, capable men.

Amos 2:14-16

Escape will fail the swift,
the strong one will not prevail by his strength,
and the brave will not save his life. The archer will not stand his ground,
the one who is swift of foot
will not save himself,
and the one riding a horse will not save his life. Even the most courageous of the warriors
will flee naked on that day—
this is the Lord’s declaration.

Mark 6:2-6

When the Sabbath came, He began to teach in the synagogue, and many who heard Him were astonished. “Where did this man get these things?” they said. “What is this wisdom given to Him, and how are these miracles performed by His hands? Isn’t this the carpenter, the son of Mary, and the brother of James, Joses, Judas, and Simon? And aren’t His sisters here with us?” So they were offended by Him. Then Jesus said to them, “A prophet is not without honor except in his hometown, among his relatives, and in his household.”read more.
So He was not able to do any miracles there, except that He laid His hands on a few sick people and healed them. And He was amazed at their unbelief.Commissioning the Twelve Now He was going around the villages in a circuit, teaching.

John 5:31-38

“If I testify about Myself, My testimony is not valid. There is Another who testifies about Me, and I know that the testimony He gives about Me is valid. You have sent messengers to John, and he has testified to the truth.read more.
I don’t receive man’s testimony, but I say these things so that you may be saved. Johnwas a burning and shining lamp, and for a time you were willing to enjoy his light. “But I have a greater testimony than John’s because of the works that the Father has given Me to accomplish. These very works I am doing testify about Me that the Father has sent Me. The Father who sent Me has Himself testified about Me. You have not heard His voice at any time, and you haven’t seen His form. You don’t have His word living in you, because you don’t believe the One He sent.

Acts 6:8

Stephen, full of grace and power, was performing great wonders and signs among the people.

2 Corinthians 11:5-6

Now I consider myself in no way inferior to the “super-apostles.” Though untrained in public speaking, I am certainly not untrained in knowledge. Indeed, we have always made that clear to you in everything.

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Ability » God's Ability » Giving according to

Leviticus 14:30

He must then sacrifice one type of what he can afford, either the turtledoves or young pigeons,

Leviticus 27:8

But if one is too poor to pay the assessment, he must present the person before the priest and the priest will set a value for him. The priest will set a value for him according to what the one making the vow can afford.

Deuteronomy 16:17

Everyone must appear with a gift suited to his means, according to the blessing the Lord your God has given you.

Ezra 2:69

Based on what they could give, they gave 61,000 gold coins, 6,250 pounds of silver, and 100 priestly garments to the treasury for the project.

Nehemiah 5:8

and said, “We have done our best to buy back our Jewish countrymen who were sold to foreigners, but now you sell your own countrymen, and we have to buy them back.” They remained silent and could not say a word.

Ability » God's Ability » To make grace abound

Ability » God's Ability » To subdue all things

Ability » God's Ability » To guard the soul's treasures

Ability » God's Ability » To do exceeding abundantly

Ability » God's Ability » To save to the uttermost

Ability » God's Ability » To fulfil promises

Ability » God's Ability » Able to deliver

Daniel 3:17

If the God we serve exists, then He can rescue us from the furnace of blazing fire, and He can rescue us from the power of you, the king.

Ability » God's Ability » To keep from falling

Jude 1:24

Now to Him who is able to protect you from stumbling and to make you stand in the presence of His glory, blameless and with great joy,

Ability » God's Ability » To raise up children from stones

Luke 3:8

Therefore produce fruit consistent with repentance. And don’t start saying to yourselves, ‘We have Abraham as our father,’ for I tell you that God is able to raise up children for Abraham from these stones!

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Matthew 9:28

When He entered the house, the blind men approached Him, and Jesus said to them, “Do you believe that I can do this?”“Yes, Lord,” they answered Him.

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