Bible verses about "empowerment" | ABU

Matthew 28:18-20

18 And Jesus came and spoke to them, saying: All power was given to me in heaven and on earth. 19 Go therefore, and disciple all the nations, immersing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit; 20 teaching them to observe all things, whatever I commanded you. And, behold, I am with you alway, unto the end of the world.

James 1:1-27

1 JAMES, a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, to the twelve tribes which are scattered abroad, greeting. 2 Count it all joy, my brethren, when ye fall into various temptations; 3 knowing that the proving of your faith works patience. 4 But let patience have a perfect work, that ye may be perfect and entire, lacking in nothing. 5 But if any one of you is lacking in wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to all liberally, and upbraids not, and it will be given him. 6 But let him ask in faith, nothing wavering; for he that wavers is like a wave of the sea driven by the wind and tossed. 7 For let not that man suppose that he shall receive anything from the Lord; 8 a double-minded man, unstable in all his ways. 9 Let the brother of low degree glory in that he is exalted; 10 but the rich, in that he is made low; because as the flower of the grass he will pass away. 11 For the sun rose with the burning heat, and withered the grass, and its flower fell off, and the grace of its fashion perished; so also will the rich man fade away in his ways. 12 Happy is the man that endures temptation; because, when he is approved, he will receive the crown of life, which He promised to those who love him. 13 Let no one say when he is tempted, I am tempted by God; for God can not be tempted with evil, and himself tempts no one. 14 But each one is tempted, when by his own lust he is drawn away and enticed. 15 Then lust, having conceived, brings forth sin; and sin, when completed, brings forth death. 16 Do not err, my beloved brethren. 17 Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the lights, with whom there is no variableness, or shadow of turning. 18 Of his own will he begot us with the word of truth, that we should be a kind of first-fruits of his creatures. 19 So that, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath; 20 for the wrath of man works not the righteousness of God. 21 Wherefore, putting off all filthiness and excess of wickedness, receive with meekness the implanted word, which is able to save your souls. 22 But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves. 23 For if any one is a hearer of the word, and not a doer, he is like to a man beholding his natural face in a mirror. 24 For he beheld himself, and has gone away; and immediately he forgot what manner of man he was. 25 But he who looked into the perfect law, the law of liberty, and remained thereby, being not a forgetful hearer, but a doer of work, this man shall be happy in his doing. 26 If any one thinks that he is religious, and bridles not his tongue, but deceives his own heart, this man's religion is vain. 27 Religion, pure and undefiled before God and the Father, is this: To visit the orphans and widows in their affliction; to keep himself unspotted from the world.

2 Timothy 3:16

16 All Scripture is inspired by God, and is profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness;

Philippians 4:13

13 I can do all things, in him who strengthens me.

2 Corinthians 4:16-18

16 For which cause we faint not; but though our outward man perishes, yet the inward man is renewed day by day: 17 For our light affliction, which is but for a moment, works out for us a far more exceeding, an eternal weight of glory; 18 while we look not at the things which are seen, but at the things which are not seen; for the things which are seen are temporal, but the things which are not seen are eternal.

2 Peter 1:3-4

3 Seeing that his divine power has given us all things that pertain to life and godliness, through the knowledge of him who called us by his own glory and might; 4 through which he has given us exceeding great and precious promises, that by these ye may become partakers of the divine nature, having escaped from the corruption that is in the world through lust;

Titus 2:12

12 teaching us that, having denied ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live soberly, righteously, and godly, in this present world;

Luke 10:19-20

19 Behold, I have given you power to tread on serpents and scorpions, and over all the power of the enemy; and nothing shall hurt you. 20 But yet, rejoice not in this, that the spirits are subjected to you; but rejoice, that your names are written in heaven.

1 John 4:4

4 Ye are of God, little children, and have overcome them; because greater is he who is in you, than he who is in the world.

Acts 1:8

8 But ye shall receive power, when the Holy Spirit is come upon you; and ye shall be my witnesses both in Jerusalem, and in all Judaea, and Samaria, and unto the utmost part of the earth.

2 Corinthians 12:9

9 And he said to me: My grace is sufficient for thee; for my power is made perfect in weakness. Most gladly therefore will I rather boast in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may abide upon me.

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