(1) give (someone) the authority or power to do something
(2) make (someone) stronger and more confident
(3) having the knowledge, confidence, means, or ability to do things
(4) supply with the necessary items for a particular purpose
(5) prepare (someone) mentally for a particular situation or task
All scripture is from the New Living Translation (NLT) unless noted otherwise. Permission on section title page.
2 Samuel 22:34 ( & Psalms 18:33)
He makes me as surefooted as a deer, enabling me to stand on mountain heights.
Isaiah 40:29 NIV
He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak.
Matthew 6:33 (& Luke 12:31)
Seek the Kingdom of God above all else, and live righteously, and he will give you everything you need.
“What do you mean, ‘If I can’?” Jesus asked. “Anything is possible if a person believes.”
He himself gives life and breath to everything, and he satisfies every need.
Since he did not spare even his own Son but gave him up for us all, won’t he also give us everything else?
1 Corinthians 1:7
Now you have every spiritual gift you need as you eagerly wait for the return of our Lord Jesus Christ.
2 Corinthians 1:21
It is God who enables us, along with you, to stand firm for Christ. He has commissioned us,...
2 Corinthians 3:6
He has enabled us to be ministers of his new covenant. This is a covenant not of written laws, but of the Spirit. The old written covenant ends in death; but under the new covenant, the Spirit gives life.
2 Corinthians 9:11
Yes, you will be enriched in every way so that you can always be generous.
Ephesians 3:12 ESV
…in whom we have boldness and access with confidence through our faith in him [Christ.]
He has enabled you to share in the inheritance that belongs to his people, who live in the light.
2 Timothy 3:17
God uses it (scripture) to prepare and equip his people to do every good work.
2 Peter 1:4
And because of his glory and excellence, he has given us great and precious promises. These are the promises that enable you to share his divine nature and escape the world’s corruption caused by human desires