"He is not far
from each one of us; for in Him we live and move and have our
"Because I live,
you will live also. At that day you will know that I am in My
Father, and you in Me, and I in you."
"When they heard
these things they were cut to the heart, and they gnashed at
him with their teeth. But he, being full of
Spirit, gazed into heaven and saw the glory of God, and Jesus
standing at the right hand of God, and said, 'Look! I
see the heavens opened and the Son of Man standing at the right
hand of God!'
"Then they cried out with a loud voice, stopped their ears,
and ran at him with one accord; and they cast him out of
the city and stoned him. And the witnesses laid down their
clothes at the feet of a young man named Saul. And they
stoned Stephen as he was calling on God and saying, 'Lord
Jesus, receive my spirit.'"
Sealed with the
"In Him you also
trusted, after you heard the word of truth, the gospel of
your salvation; in whom also, having believed, you were sealed
with the Holy Spirit of promise, who is the guarantee of our inheritance
until the redemption of the purchased possession, to the praise
of His glory."
"As your days, so
shall your strength be."
"Though the fig tree
may not blossom, nor fruit be on the vines;
Though the labor of the olive may fail, and the fields yield no
Yet I will rejoice in the Lord, I will joy in the God of
The Lord God is my strength; He will make my feet like
And He will make me walk on my high hills."
"He said to me,
'My grace is sufficient for you, for My strength is made
perfect in weakness.'
Therefore most gladly I will rather
boast in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest
upon me. 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."
2 Corinthians 12:7-10
"...the joy of
the Lord is your strength.”
"Now thanks be to
God who always leads us in triumph in Christ, and through us
diffuses the fragrance of His knowledge in every place."
2 Corinthians 2:14
"Therefore we were
buried with Him through baptism into death, that just as
Christ was raised from the dead by the glory of the Father,
even so we also should walk in newness of life."
“Have I not
commanded you? Be strong and of good courage; do not be afraid,
nor be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you
"...you are not in the flesh but in the Spirit,
the Spirit of God dwells in you. Now if anyone does not have the
Spirit of Christ, he is not His. ... But if the Spirit of Him who raised
Jesus from the dead dwells in you, He who raised Christ from
the dead will also give life to your mortal bodies through
His Spirit who dwells in you."
"For God did not
call us to uncleanness, but in holiness. Therefore he who
rejects this does not reject man, but God, who has also given us
His Holy Spirit."
“Thou art my hiding
place; Thou shalt preserve me from trouble;
Thou shalt compass me about with songs of deliverance.” Psalm 32:7
"For if by the one
man’s offense death reigned through the one, much more those
who receive abundance of grace and of the gift of righteousness
will reign in life through the One, Jesus Christ." Romans 5:17
"Now may the God of
hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that you may
abound in hope by the power of the Holy Spirit."