Defend the weak and the fatherless; uphold the cause of the poor and the oppressed.
But he said to me, "My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness." Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ's power may rest on me.
My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.
A cheerful heart is good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones.
Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you.
I can do all this through him who gives me strength.
In the same way, the Spirit helps us in our weakness. We do not know what we ought to pray for, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us through wordless groans.
That is why, for Christ's sake, I delight in weaknesses, in insults, in hardships, in persecutions, in difficulties. For when I am weak, then I am strong.
"Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.
For we do not have a high priest who is unable to empathize with our weaknesses, but we have one who has been tempted in every way, just as we are —yet he did not sin.
He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak.
"Watch and pray so that you will not fall into temptation. The spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak."
For the Spirit God gave us does not make us timid, but gives us power, love and self-discipline.
Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves, for the rights of all who are destitute.