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5957 strength, spiritual

5957 strength, spiritual

In contrast to human strength, God is the source and supplier of all spiritual strength through which believers can do all that God asks.

God is the source of spiritual strength

God gives strength Eph 6:10 See also Jdg 16:3,6,18-20; Ps 68:35; Isa 40:29-31; Lk 24:49; Ac 1:8; Eph 3:16,20; 2Th 2:16-17; 1Ti 1:12; 2Ti 1:7

Strength comes from the promise of his presence Jos 1:9 See also Dt 31:7-8; Ps 119:28; Isa 41:10; Jer 1:8; Hag 2:4; 2Ti 4:17

Strength comes from the realisation of his grace 2Ti 2:1 See also Ac 20:32; 1Co 15:10; Heb 13:9

Strength comes through the Holy Spirit Zec 4:6-7 See also Jdg 14:6; Lk 4:14; Eph 3:7,16

Overcoming strength is often veiled in weakness 2Co 12:7-10 See also Ps 8:2; Ac 14:19-20; 2Co 4:8-12; Col 2:15; Heb 11:32-38

Aspects of spiritual strength

Profound dependence upon God 1Sa 17:45 See also Ps 27:1; Ps 44:4-8; Ps 118:6; Isa 40:29-31; Da 3:16-18; Mt 26:42; 1Co 1:31; Gal 6:14; Heb 13:6

Humility and gentleness Mt 11:29 See also Nu 12:3; 1Th 2:6-8,11-12

See also

2036Christ, humility
2066Christ, power of
2410cross, the
3030Holy Spirit, power
3035Holy Spirit, presence of
8482spiritual warfare

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