8221 courage, as strength from God

8221 courage, as strength from God

God gives strength to his people. He enables them to be courageous through his gift of faith. God proves himself faithful to his promises and enables his people to trust him in everyday life.

Courage through faithful obedience

1Ch 22:11-13 See also 1Ch 28:20; Ge 12:1-4; Heb 11:8; Ge 22:1-5; Heb 11:17-19; 2Ch 15:8; 2Ch 19:8-11; Ezr 7:27-28; Ezr 10:1-4; Mt 26:39 pp Mk 14:35-36 pp Lk 22:41-42

Courage in the face of wrongdoing

2Sa 12:7-9 The prophet accuses the king of adultery and murder. See also 2Ch 26:16-18 Azariah and Uzziah; Mk 6:18 John the Baptist and Herod; Heb 11:7,24-27

Courage under pressure

Ps 46:1-3 See also Ps 10:17; Ps 27:3; Isa 12:2 Isaiah’s encouragement of the exiles of Israel; Ac 27:22; 1Co 16:13; 2Co 6:4-10; Heb 3:6; Heb 11:32-39; Mt 14:27 pp Mk 6:50 pp Jn 6:20

Courageous witness

Ac 4:18-20 See also Mt 10:19-26 pp Mk 13:9-11 pp Lk 21:12-15; Ac 23:11; Php 1:14,20

Courage in prayer

Heb 4:14-16 See also Ge 18:27-28; 1Ch 17:25 pp 2Sa 7:27

See also

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