God will always hold you. You will become more courageous as you hold Jesus.

God will always hold you. You will become more courageous as you hold Jesus.

“Yet the righteous will hold [achaz] to his way, and he who has clean [tehor] hands will be stronger and stronger [omets].” (Job 17:9)

“So we may boldly say: The LORD is my helper; I will not fear. What can man do to me?” (Heb 13:6)

“in whom we have boldness and access with confidence through faith in Him.” (Eph 3:12)

“Let us therefore come boldly to the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy and find grace to help in time of need.” (Heb 4:16)

“that I may open my mouth boldly to make known the mystery of the gospel” (Eph 6:19)

“And he spoke boldly in the name of the Lord Jesus” (Acts 9:29)

“I am an ambassador in chains; that in it I may speak boldly, as I ought to speak.” (Eph 6:20)

“how he had seen the Lord on the road, and that He had spoken to him, and how he had preached boldly at Damascus in the name of Jesus.” (Acts 9:27)

“Therefore they stayed there a long time, speaking boldly in the Lord, who was bearing witness to the word of His grace” (Acts 14:3)

“So he began to speak boldly in the synagogue.” (Acts 18:26)

“And he went into the synagogue and spoke boldly for three months” (Acts 19:8)

“So Israel dwelt in the land of Egypt, in the country of Goshen; and they had possessions [achaz] there and grew and multiplied exceedingly.” (Gen 47:27)

“My foot has held fast [achaz] to His steps; I have kept His way and not turned aside.” (Job 23:11)

“Nevertheless I am continually with You; You hold [achaz] me by my right hand.” (Ps 73:23)

“Even there Your hand shall lead [nachah] me, and Your right hand shall hold [achaz] me.” (Ps 139:10)

“When I found the one I [my soul=nephesh] love. I held [achaz] him and would not let him go” (Song 3:4)

“But command Joshua, and encourage him and strengthen [amats] him; for he shall go over before this people, and he shall cause them to inherit the land which you will see.” (Deut 3:28)

“Be strong [chazaq] and of good courage [amats]; do not be afraid, nor be dismayed, for the LORD your God is with you wherever you go.” (Josh 1:9)

“When she [Naomi] saw that she [Ruth] was determined [amats] to go with her, she stopped speaking to her.” (Ruth 1:18)

“And David said to his son Solomon, “Be strong [chazaq] and of good courage [amats], and do it; do not fear nor be dismayed, for the LORD God—my God—will be with you.” (1Chr 28:20)

“And after the Levites left, those from all the tribes of Israel, such as set their heart to seek the LORD God of Israel, came to Jerusalem to sacrifice to the LORD God of their fathers. So they strengthened [amats] the kingdom of Judah” (2Chr 11:16,17)

“Wait on the LORD; be of good courage [chazaq], and He shall strengthen [amats] your heart” (Ps 27:14)

“Be of good courage [chazaq], and He shall strengthen [amats] your heart, all you who hope in the LORD.” (Ps 31:24)

“A wise man is strong [oz], yes, a man of knowledge increases strength [amats koach]” (Prov 24:5)

“She [virtuous woman] girds herself with strength [oz], and strengthens [amats] her arms.” (Prov 31:17)

Reading: Job 16-18; Acts 17