Jesus keeps you steadfast in the faith and strengthens you in His grace.

Jesus keeps you steadfast in the faith and strengthens you in His grace.

“He gives power [koach] to the weak [yaeph], and to those who have no might [on] He increases strength [otsmah].” (Isa 40:29)

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

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

“So the churches were strengthened [stereoo] in the faith, and increased in number daily.” (Acts 16:5)

“and what is the exceeding greatness [huperballo megethos] of His power [dunamis] toward us who believe, according to the working [energeia] of His mighty power [ischus kratos]” (Eph 1:19)

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

“strengthened [dunamoo] with all might [dunamis], according to His glorious [doxa] power [kratos], for all patience and longsuffering with joy” (Col 1:11)

“But those who wait on the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles, they shall run and not be weary, they shall walk and not faint.” (Isa 40:31)

“But Saul increased all the more in strength [endunamoo], and confounded the Jews who dwelt in Damascus, proving that this Jesus is the Christ.” (Acts 9:22)

“He did not waver at the promise of God through unbelief, but was strengthened [endunamoo] in faith, giving glory to God” (Rom 4:20)

“I can do all things through Christ who strengthens [endunamoo] me.” (Phil 4:13)

“And I thank Christ Jesus our Lord who has enabled [endunamoo] me, because He counted me faithful, putting me into the ministry” (1Tim 1:12)

“But the Lord stood with me and strengthened [endunamoo] me” (2Tim 4:17)

“For the time would fail me to tell of Gideon and Barak and Samson and Jephthah, also of David and Samuel and the prophets: who through faith subdued kingdoms, worked righteousness, obtained promises, stopped the mouths of lions,

quenched the violence of fire, escaped the edge of the sword, out of weakness were made strong [endunamoo], became valiant in battle, turned to flight the armies of the aliens.” (Heb 11:32-34)

“Therefore I take pleasure in infirmities, in reproaches, in needs, in persecutions, in distresses, for Christ’s sake. For when I am weak, then I am strong.” (2Cor 12:10)

“And He said to me, My grace [charis] is sufficient for you, for My strength [dunamis] is made perfect in weakness. Therefore most gladly I will rather boast in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me.” (2Cor 12:9)

“Therefore strengthen [anorthoo] the hands which hang down, and the feeble knees, and make straight paths for your feet, so that what is lame may not be dislocated, but rather be healed.” (Heb 12:12-13)

“Now we exhort you, brethren, warn those who are unruly, comfort the fainthearted, uphold [antecho] the weak, be patient with all.” (1Thes 5:14)

“And he took him by the right hand and lifted him up, and immediately his feet and ankle bones received strength [stereoo].” (Acts 3:7)

“And His name, through faith in His name, has made this man strong [stereoo], whom you see and know.” (Acts 3:16)

“But I have prayed for you, that your faith should not fail; and when you have returned to Me, strengthen [sterizo] your brethren.” (Lk 22:32)

Reading: Isa 40-42; 1Cor 10