“Defend the weak, the poor, and the fatherless. Maintain the rights of the poor and oppressed.
He has said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Most gladly therefore I will rather glory in my weaknesses, that the power of Christ may rest on me.
My flesh and my heart fails, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.
A cheerful heart makes good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones.
casting all your worries on him, because he cares for you.
I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.
In the same way, the Spirit also helps our weaknesses, for we don’t know how to pray as we ought. But the Spirit himself makes intercession for us with groanings which can’t be uttered.
Therefore I take pleasure in weaknesses, in injuries, in necessities, in persecutions, and in distresses, for Christ’s sake. For when I am weak, then am I strong.
“Come to me, all you who labor and are heavily burdened, and I will give you rest.
For we don’t have a high priest who can’t be touched with the feeling of our infirmities, but one who has been in all points tempted like we are, yet without sin.
He gives power to the weak. He increases the strength of him who has no might.
Watch and pray, that you don’t enter into temptation. The spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak.”
For God didn’t give us a spirit of fear, but of power, love, and self-control.
Open your mouth for the mute, in the cause of all who are left desolate.