I pursue as my goal the prize promised by God’s heavenly call in Christ Jesus.
2 Corinthians 4:8
We are pressured in every way but not crushed; we are perplexed but not in despair;
“Get out of the way!” they said, adding, “This one came here as a foreigner, but he’s acting like a judge! Now we’ll do more harm to you than to them.” They put pressure on Lot and came up to break down the door.
You pushed me hard to make me fall,
but the Lord helped me.
The donkey saw the Angel of the Lord and pressed herself against the wall, squeezing Balaam’s foot against it. So he hit her once again.
Pharaoh’s cup was in my hand, and I took the grapes, squeezed them into Pharaoh’s cup, and placed the cup in Pharaoh’s hand.”
And that is what happened. When he got up early in the morning, he squeezed the fleece and wrung dew out of it, filling a bowl with water.
For the churning of milk produces butter,
and twisting a nose draws blood,
and stirring up anger produces strife.
therefore, prophesy and say: This is what the Lord God says: Because they have made you desolate and have trampled you from every side, so that you became a possession for the rest of the nations and an object of people’s gossip and slander,
Then He told His disciples to have a small boat ready for Him, so the crowd would not crush Him.
Since He had healed many, all who had diseases were pressing toward Him to touch Him.
So Jesus went with him, and a large crowd was following and pressing against Him.
because he had an only daughter about 12 years old, and she was at death’s door.While He was going, the crowds were nearly crushing Him.
“Who touched Me?” Jesus asked.When they all denied it, Peter said, “Master, the crowds are hemming You in and pressing against You.”
His disciples said to Him, “You see the crowd pressing against You, and You say, ‘Who touched Me?’”
As the crowd was pressing in on Jesus to hear God’s word, He was standing by Lake Gennesaret.
Give, and it will be given to you; a good measure—pressed down, shaken together, and running over—will be poured into your lap. For with the measure you use, it will be measured back to you.”