25 Bible Verses about Ability
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For I know what I have planned for you,' says the Lord. 'I have plans to prosper you, not to harm you. I have plans to give you a future filled with hope.
You must remember the Lord your God, for he is the one who gives ability to get wealth; if you do this he will confirm his covenant that he made by oath to your ancestors, even as he has to this day.
I am able to do all things through the one who strengthens me.
To one he gave five talents, to another two, and to another one, each according to his ability. Then he went on his journey.
It is the same with you. Since you are eager for manifestations of the Spirit, seek to abound in order to strengthen the church.
And we have different gifts according to the grace given to us. If the gift is prophecy, that individual must use it in proportion to his faith. If it is service, he must serve; if it is teaching, he must teach; if it is exhortation, he must exhort; if it is contributing, he must do so with sincerity; if it is leadership, he must do so with diligence; if it is showing mercy, he must do so with cheerfulness.
In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.
Our Lord is great and has awesome power; there is no limit to his wisdom.
Don't keep speaking so arrogantly, letting proud talk come out of your mouth! For the Lord is a God who knows; he evaluates what people do.
The land of Egypt is before you; settle your father and your brothers in the best region of the land. They may live in the land of Goshen. If you know of any highly capable men among them, put them in charge of my livestock."
Then Moses said to the Lord, "O my Lord, I am not an eloquent man, neither in the past nor since you have spoken to your servant, for I am slow of speech and slow of tongue." The Lord said to him, "Who gave a mouth to man, or who makes a person mute or deaf or seeing or blind? Is it not I, the Lord? So now go, and I will be with your mouth and will teach you what you must say."
But Moses said before the Lord, "Since I speak with difficulty, why should Pharaoh listen to me?"
He watches over his holy ones, but the wicked are made speechless in the darkness, for it is not by one's own strength that one prevails.
David said to Saul, "Don't let anyone be discouraged. Your servant will go and fight this Philistine!" But Saul replied to David, "You aren't able to go against this Philistine and fight him! You're just a boy! He has been a warrior from his youth!" David replied to Saul, "Your servant has been a shepherd for his father's flock. Whenever a lion or bear would come and carry off a sheep from the flock,read more.
I would go out after it, strike it down, and rescue the sheep from its mouth. If it rose up against me, I would grab it by its jaw, strike it, and kill it. Your servant has struck down both the lion and the bear. This uncircumcised Philistine will be just like one of them. For he has defied the armies of the living God!" David went on to say, "The Lord who delivered me from the lion and the bear will also deliver me from the hand of this Philistine!" Then Saul said to David, "Go! The Lord will be with you."
His son Shemaiah also had sons, who were leaders of their families, for they were highly respected.
Fast runners will find no place to hide; strong men will have no strength left; warriors will not be able to save their lives. Archers will not hold their ground; fast runners will not save their lives, nor will those who ride horses. Bravehearted warriors will run away naked in that day." The Lord is speaking!
When the Sabbath came, he began to teach in the synagogue. Many who heard him were astonished, saying, "Where did he get these ideas? And what is this wisdom that has been given to him? What are these miracles that are done through his hands? Isn't this the carpenter, the son of Mary and brother of James, Joses, Judas, and Simon? And aren't his sisters here with us?" And so they took offense at him. Then Jesus said to them, "A prophet is not without honor except in his hometown, and among his relatives, and in his own house."read more.
He was not able to do a miracle there, except to lay his hands on a few sick people and heal them. And he was amazed because of their unbelief. Then he went around among the villages and taught.
"If I testify about myself, my testimony is not true. There is another who testifies about me, and I know the testimony he testifies about me is true. You have sent to John, and he has testified to the truth.read more.
(I do not accept human testimony, but I say this so that you may be saved.) He was a lamp that was burning and shining, and you wanted to rejoice greatly for a short time in his light. "But I have a testimony greater than that from John. For the deeds that the Father has assigned me to complete -- the deeds I am now doing -- testify about me that the Father has sent me. And the Father who sent me has himself testified about me. You people have never heard his voice nor seen his form at any time, nor do you have his word residing in you, because you do not believe the one whom he sent.
Now Stephen, full of grace and power, was performing great wonders and miraculous signs among the people.
For I consider myself not at all inferior to those "super-apostles." And even if I am unskilled in speaking, yet I am certainly not so in knowledge. Indeed, we have made this plain to you in everything in every way.
From Thematic Bible
Ability » God's Ability » Giving according to
"He will then make one of the turtledoves or young pigeons, which are within his means,
If he is too poor to pay the conversion value, he must stand the person before the priest and the priest will establish his conversion value; according to what the man who made the vow can afford, the priest will establish his conversion value.
Every one of you must give as you are able, according to the blessing of the Lord your God that he has given you.
As they were able, they gave to the treasury for this work 61,000 drachmas of gold, 5,000 minas of silver, and 100 priestly robes.
I said to them, "To the extent possible we have bought back our fellow Jews who had been sold to the Gentiles. But now you yourselves want to sell your own countrymen, so that we can then buy them back!" They were utterly silent, and could find nothing to say.
Ability » God's Ability » To make grace abound
And God is able to make all grace overflow to you so that because you have enough of everything in every way at all times, you will overflow in every good work.
Ability » God's Ability » To subdue all things
who will transform these humble bodies of ours into the likeness of his glorious body by means of that power by which he is able to subject all things to himself.
Ability » God's Ability » To guard the soul's treasures
Because of this, in fact, I suffer as I do. But I am not ashamed, because I know the one in whom my faith is set and I am convinced that he is able to protect what has been entrusted to me until that day.
Ability » God's Ability » To do exceeding abundantly
Now to him who by the power that is working within us is able to do far beyond all that we ask or think,
Ability » God's Ability » To save to the uttermost
So he is able to save completely those who come to God through him, because he always lives to intercede for them.
Ability » God's Ability » To fulfil promises
He was fully convinced that what God promised he was also able to do.
Ability » God's Ability » Able to deliver
If our God whom we are serving exists, he is able to rescue us from the furnace of blazing fire, and he will rescue us, O king, from your power as well.
Ability » God's Ability » To keep from falling
Now to the one who is able to keep you from falling, and to cause you to stand, rejoicing, without blemish before his glorious presence,
Ability » God's Ability » To raise up children from stones
Therefore produce fruit that proves your repentance, and don't begin to say to yourselves, 'We have Abraham as our father.' For I tell you that God can raise up children for Abraham from these stones!
Topics on Ability
Ability, God's PowerExodus 15:6
Your right hand, O Lord, was majestic in power, your right hand, O Lord, shattered the enemy.
Ability, Of ChristMatthew 9:28
When he went into the house, the blind men came to him. Jesus said to them, "Do you believe that I am able to do this?" They said to him, "Yes, Lord."
Ability, Of God To SaveJohn 6:37
Everyone whom the Father gives me will come to me, and the one who comes to me I will never send away.
Ability, Of The ChristianJohn 15:5
"I am the vine; you are the branches. The one who remains in me -- and I in him -- bears much fruit, because apart from me you can accomplish nothing.
Ability, To Give2 Corinthians 9:7
Each one of you should give just as he has decided in his heart, not reluctantly or under compulsion, because God loves a cheerful giver.