In the day when I cried thou answeredst me, and strengthenedst me with strength in my soul.
For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.
I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me.
Being confident of this very thing, that he which hath begun a good work in you will perform it until the day of Jesus Christ:
For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, saith the LORD, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected end.
Wherein ye greatly rejoice, though now for a season, if need be, ye are in heaviness through manifold temptations:
The LORD is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? the LORD is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?
But the salvation of the righteous is of the LORD: he is their strength in the time of trouble.
For I long to see you, that I may impart unto you some spiritual gift, to the end ye may be established;
That is, that I may be comforted together with you by the mutual faith both of you and me.
For which cause we faint not; but though our outward man perish, yet the inward man is renewed day by day.
Wherefore comfort yourselves together, and edify one another, even as also ye do.
Therefore, brethren, we were comforted over you in all our affliction and distress by your faith:
And the people answered and said, God forbid that we should forsake the LORD, to serve other gods;
For the LORD our God, he it is that brought us up and our fathers out of the land of Egypt, from the house of bondage, and which did those great signs in our sight, and preserved us in all the way wherein we went, and among all the people through whom we passed: