8422 equipping, spiritual

8422 equipping, spiritual

Scripture provides examples of individuals who have been equipped to carry out tasks or responsibilities of a spiritual nature.

Jesus Christ was equipped for his work

Isa 61:1-2 See also Ps 72:1; Isa 50:4-7; Mt 12:18; Isa 42:1; Lk 4:18-19; Lk 19:31; Jn 3:34; Ac 10:38; Heb 10:5

God’s people are equipped for service

In the OT Ex 4:10-12 Bezalel and Oholiab: Ex 31:1-6; Ex 35:30-36:2
Lev 8:7-9; Jdg 3:10 Gideon: Jdg 6:14,34
Jdg 11:29; Jdg 14:19 Samson; 1Sa 10:10 Solomon: 1Ki 3:7-9; 2Ch 2:12
2Ki 2:9 Elisha; Ne 13:9; Isa 6:6-7; Jer 1:9; Eze 1:1; Eze 3:23

In the NT 2Ti 2:20-21 See also Mt 4:19; Lk 1:15 John the Baptist; Lk 1:41,67 Zechariah; Lk 12:33; Ac 4:8 Peter; Ac 6:3; Ac 9:17 Ananias; Ac 11:24 Barnabas; Ro 13:12; Eph 4:12; Eph 6:11-18; Php 4:19; 2Ti 3:16-17; Heb 13:20-21; 1Pe 3:15

Believers are equipped for spiritual tasks

By the call of Jesus Christ Mt 4:19 pp Mk 1:17 See also Mk 10:24-31; Lk 9:1-2; Lk 10:1-3; Jn 1:35-42

By spiritual gifts 1Co 12:7 See also Ac 6:3-6; Ro 12:6-8; 1Co 12:8-11,27-31; Eph 4:7,11-12

By the word of God 2Ti 2:15 See also Col 3:16; 2Ti 3:16-17; 2Pe 1:19; 1Jn 2:14

By the empowering of the Holy Spirit Ac 2:4; Ac 4:31; Ac 13:9; Eph 5:18

For spiritual conflict Eph 6:11 See also Ro 13:12; Eph 4:20-24; Eph 6:12-18; Col 3:12-15; 1Th 5:8; 1Ti 6:12; Heb 13:21; 1Pe 3:15

See also

1690word of God
2033Christ, humanity
2354Christ, mission
3212Holy Spirit & mission
3239Holy Spirit, anointing
3251Holy Spirit, filling with
5209armour
6620calling
7966spiritual gifts
8342servanthood
8401challenges
8482spiritual warfare

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