Be strong and immovable in the freedom and security you have in Christ.

Be strong and immovable in the freedom and security you have in Christ.

“Watch, stand fast [steko] in the faith, be brave, be strong.” (1Cor 16:13)

“Stand fast [steko] therefore in the liberty by which Christ has made us free” (Gal 5:1)

“that He would grant you, according to the riches of His glory, to be strengthened [krataioo] with might [dunamis] through His Spirit in the inner man” (Eph 3:16)

“For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind.” (2Tim 1:7)

“For you did not receive the spirit of bondage again to fear, but you received the Spirit of adoption by whom we cry out, Abba, Father.” (Rom 8:15)

“He Himself likewise shared in the same, that through death He might destroy him who had the power [kratos] of death, that is, the devil, and release those who through fear of death were all their lifetime subject to bondage [douleia].” (Heb 2:14,15)

“And if Timothy comes, see that he may be with you without fear; for he does the work of the Lord, as I also do.” (1Cor 16:10)

“For a great and effective door has opened to me, and there are many adversaries.” (1Cor 16:9)

“that you stand fast [steko] in one spirit, with one mind striving together for the faith of the gospel” (Phil 1:27)

“Therefore, my beloved and longed-for brethren, my joy and crown, so stand fast [steko] in the Lord, beloved.” (Phil 4:1)

“For now we live, if you stand fast [steko] in the Lord.” (1Thes 3:8)

“Therefore, brethren, stand fast [steko] and hold the traditions which you were taught, whether by word or our epistle.” (2Thes 2:15)

“And the Child grew and became strong [krataioo] in spirit, filled with wisdom; and the grace of God was upon Him.” (Lk 2:40)

“Watch [gregoreo] therefore, for you do not know what hour your Lord is coming.” (Matt 24:24)

“Blessed are those servants whom the master, when he comes, will find watching [gregoreo].” (Lk 12:37)

“And while they went to buy, the bridegroom came, and those who were ready went in with him to the wedding; and the door was shut.” (Matt 25:10)

“Therefore let us not sleep, as others do, but let us watch and be sober.” (1Thes 5:6)

“Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil walks about like a roaring lion, seeking whom he may devour.” (1Pet 5:8)

“Be strong and of good courage, do not fear nor be afraid of them; for the LORD your God, He is the One who goes with you. He will not leave you nor forsake you.” (Deut 31:6)

“Finally, my brethren, be strong [endunamoo] in the Lord and in the power [kratos] of His might [ischus].” (Eph 6:10)

“You therefore, my son, be strong [endunamoo] in the grace that is in Christ Jesus.” (2Tim 2:1)

Reading: Isa 58-60; 1Cor 16