BLESSING. — Spiritual, from God.


Gen. 40:24. His bow abode in strength, and the arms of his hands were made strong by the hands of the mighty God of Jacob.

Ex. 15:2. The Lord is my strength and song, and he is become my salvation.

Ex. 33:16. Wherein shall it be known here that I and thy people have found grace in thy sight? is it not in that thou goest with us? so shall we be separated, I and thy people, from all the people that are upon the face of the earth.

Lev. 21:8. I the Lord, which sanctify you, am holy.  Ex. 31:13.

Deut. 33:25. Thy shoes shall be iron and brass; and as thy days, so shall thy strength be. 27. The eternal God is My refuge, and underneath are the everlasting arms: and he shall thrust out the enemy from before thee; and shall say, Destroy them.

1 Sam. 2:4. The bows of the mighty men are broken, and they that stumbled are girded with strength.

Neh. 8:10. This day is holy unto our Lord: neither be ye sorry; for the joy of the Lord is your strength.

Job. 23:6. Will he plead against me with his great power? No; but he would put strength in me.

Psa. 18:1. I will love thee, O Lord, my strength. 2. The Lord is my rock, and my fortress, and my deliverer; my God, my strength, in whom I will trust; my buckler, and the horn of my salvation, and my high tower. 28. Thou wilt light my candle: the Lord my God will enlighten my darkness. 32. It is God that girdeth me with strength, and maketh my way perfect. 35. Thou hast also given me the shield of thy salvation: and thy right hand hath holden me up, and thy gentleness hath made me great. 36. Thou hast enlarged my steps under me, that my feet did not slip.   Psa. 144:1,2.

Psa. 23:2. He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters. 3. He restoreth my soul: he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name's sake.

Psa. 27:14. Wait on the Lord: be of good courage, and he shall strengthen thine heart: wait, I say, on the Lord.  

Psa. 28:8.   The Lord is their strength, and  he  is  the  saving  strength  of  his  anointed.

Psa. 29:11. The Lord will give strength to his people.

30:7. Lord, by thy favour thou hast made my mountain to stand strong: thou didst hide thy face, and I was troubled.

Psa. 31:24. Be of good courage, and he shall strengthen your heart, all ye that hope in the Lord.

Psa. 37:6. He shall bring forth thy righteousness as the light, and thy judgment as the noonday. 17. The Lord upholdeth the righteous. 24. Though he fall, he shall not be utterly cast down: for the Lord upholdeth him with his hand. 39. The salvation of the righteous is of the Lord: he is their strength in the time of trouble.

Psa. 52:8. I am like a green olive tree in the house of God: I trust in the mercy of God for ever and ever.

Psa. 55:22. Cast thy burden upon the Lord, and he shall sustain thee: he shall never suffer the righteous to be moved.

Psa. 61:5. Thou, O God, hast heard my vows: thou hast given me the heritage of those that fear thy name.

Psa. 63:8. My soul followeth hard after thee: thy right hand upholdeth me.

Psa. 66:9. Which holdeth our soul in life, and suffereth not our feet to be moved.

Psa. 68:18. Thou hast received gifts for men; yea, for the rebellious also, that the Lord God might dwell among them. 28. Thy God hath commanded thy strength: strengthen, O God, that which thou hast wrought for us. 35. The God of Israel is he that giveth strength and power unto his people.

Psa. 71:16. I will go in the strength of the Lord God; I will make mention of thy righteousness, even of thine only.

Psa. 72:6. He shall come down like rain upon the mown grass: as showers that water the earth. 17. Men shall be blessed in him: all nations shall call him blessed.

Psa. 73:23. I am continually with thee: thou hast holden me by my right hand. 26. My flesh and my heart faileth: but God is the strength of my heart, and my portion for ever.

Psa. 81:10. Open thy mouth wide, and I will fill it.

Psa. 84:5. Blessed is the man whose strength is in thee; in whose heart are the ways of them. 11. The Lord God is a sun and shield: the Lord will give grace and glory: no good thing will he withhold from them that walk uprightly.

Psa. 89:17. Thou art the glory of their strength: and in thy favour our horn shall be exalted.

Psa. 92:12. The righteous shall flourish like the palm tree: he shall grow like a cedar in Lebanon. 13. Those that be planted in the house of the Lord shall flourish in the courts of our God. 14. They shall still bring forth fruit in old age; they shall be fat and flourishing; Psa. 1:3.

Psa. 94:17. Unless the Lord had been my help, my soul had almost dwelt in silence. 18. When I said, My foot slippeth; thy mercy, O Lord, held me up.

Psa. 105:4. Seek the Lord, and his strength.

Psa. 119:32. I will run the way of thy commandments, when thou shalt enlarge my heart. 102. I have not departed from thy judgments: for thou hast taught me.

Psa. 132:15. I will abundantly bless her provision: I will satisfy her poor with bread. 16. I will also clothe her priests with salvation; and her saints shall shout aloud for joy.

Psa. 138:3. In the day when I cried thou answered me, and strengthened me with strength in my soul. 8. The Lord will perfect that which concerneth me: thy mercy, O Lord, endnreth for ever: forsake not the works of thine own hands.

Psa. 146:5. Happy is he that hath the God of Jacob for his help, whose hope is in the Lord his God.

Prov. 10:29. The way of the Lord is strength to the upright.

Prov. 16:6. By the fear of the Lord men depart from evil.

Isa. 1:25. I will turn my hand upon thee, and purely purge away thy dross, and take away all thy sin.

Isa. 4:3. And it shall come to pass, that he that is left in Zion, and he that remaineth in Jerusalem, shall be called holy, even every one that is written among the living in Jerusalem: 4. When the Lord shall have washed away the filth of the daughters of Zion, and shall have purged the blood of Jerusalem from the midst thereof by the spirit of judgment, and by the spirit of burning.

Isa. 6:6. Then flew one of the seraphims unto me, having a live coal in his nand, which he had taken with the tongs from off the altar: 7. And he laid it upon my mouth, and said, Lo, this hath touched thy lips; and thine iniquity is taken away, and thy sin purged.

Isa. 26:12. Lord, thou wilt ordain peace for us: for thou also hast wrought all our works in us.

Isa. 28:6. For a spirit of judgment to him that sitteth in judgment, and for strength to them that turn the battle to the gate.

Isa. 33:5. The Lord is exalted; for he dwelleth on high: he hath filled Zion with judgment and righteousness. 6. Wisdom and knowledge shall be the stability of thy times, and strength of salvation: the fear of the Lord is his treasure.

Isa. 40:11. He shall feed his flock like a shepherd: he shall gather the lambs with his arm, and carry them in his bosom, and shall gently lead those that are with young. 29. He giveth power to the faint; and to them that have no might he increaseth strength. 31. They that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint.

Isa. 41:10. Fear thou not; for I am with thee: be not dismayed; for I am thy God: I will strengthen thee; yea, I will help thee yea, I will uphold thee with the right hand of my righteousness. 13. For I the Lord thy God will hold thy right hand, saying unto thee, Fear not; I will help thee. 14. Fear not, thou worm Jacob, and ye men of Israel; I will help thee, saith the Lord, and thy redeemer, the Holy One of Israel. 17. When the poor and needy seek water, and there is none, and their tongue faileth for thist, I the Lord will hear them, I the God of Israel will not forsake them. 18. I will open rivers in high places, and fountains in the midst of the valleys: I will make the wilderness a pool of water, and the dry land springs of water.

Isa. 44:3. I will pour water upon him that is thirsty, and floods upon the dry ground: I will pour my spirit upon thy seed, and my blessing upon thine off-spring.

Isa. 45:8. Drop down, ye heavens, from above, and let the skies pour down righteousness: let the earth open, and let them bring forth salvation, and let righteousness spring up together; I the Lord have created it. 24. Surely, shall one say, in the Lord have I righteousness and strength: even to him shall men come.

Isa. 54:17. No weapon that is formed against thee shall prosper; and every tongue that shall rise against thee in judgment thou shalt condemn. This is the heritage of the servants of the Lord, and their righteousness is of me, saith the Lord.

Isa. 57:19. I create the fruit of the lips; Peace, peace to him that is far off, and to him that is near, saith the Lord; and I will heal him.

Isa. 58:8. Then shall thy light break forth as the morning, and thine health shall spring forth speedily; and thy righteousness shall go before thee; the glory of the Lord shall be thy rereward. 10. Then shall thy light rise in obscurity, and thy darkness be as the noon day: 11. And the Lord shall guide thee continually, and satisfy thy soul in drought, and make fat thy bones: and thou shalt be like a watered garden, and like a spring of water, whose waters fail not.

Jer. 31:12. They shall come and sing in the height of Zion, and shall flow together to the goodness of the Lord . . . and their soul shall be as a watered garden; and they shall not sorrow any more at all. 14. I will satiate the soul of the priests with fatness, and my people shall be satisfied with my goodness, saith the Lord. 33. I will put my law in their inward parts, and write it in their hearts; and will be their God, and they shall be my people.

Ezek. 16:14. Thy renown went forth among the heathen for thy beauty: for it was perfect through my comeliness, which I had put upon thee, saith the Lord God.

Dan. 11:32. The people that do know their God shall be strong, and do exploits.

Hos. 6:3. Then shall we know if we follow on to know the Lord: his going forth is prepared as the morning; and he shall come unto us as the rain, as the latter and former rain unto the earth.

Hos. 14:5. I will be as the dew unto Israel: he shall grow as the lily, and cast forth his roots as Lebanon. 8. Ephraim shall say, What have I to do any more with idols? I have heard him, and observed him: . . . From me is thy fruit found,   vs. 6,7.

Hab. 3:19. The Lord God is my strength, and he will make my feet like hinds' feet, and he will make me to walk upon mine high places.

Zecii. 10:12. I will strengthen them in the Lord; and they shall walk up and down in his name, saith the Lord.

Zech. 12:8. In that day shall the Lord defend the inhabitants of Jerusalem; and he that is feeble among them at that day shall be as David; and the house of David shall be as God, as the angel of the Lord before them.

Mai. 3-5. He is like a refiner's fire, and like fullers' sope: 3. He shall sit as a refiner and purifier of silver: and he shall purify the sons of Levi, and purge them as gold and silver, that they may offer unto the Lord an offering in righteousness.

Mai. 4:2. Unto you that fear my name shall the Sun of righteousness arise with healing in his wings;

John 1:16. Of his fulness have all we received, and grace for grace.

John 17:1.1. Holy Father, keep through thine own name those whom thou hast given me, that they may be one, as we are.

Acts 20:32. And now, brethren, I commend you to God, and to the word of his grace, which is able to build you up, and to give you an inheritance among all them which are sanctified.

Rom. 9:23. That he might make known the riches of his glory on the vessels of mercy, which he had afore prepared unto glory.

Rom. 14:4. Yea, he shall be holden up - for God, is able to make him stand.

1 Cor. 12:6. There are diversities of operations, but it is the same God which worketh in all.

1 Cor. 13:10. But when that which is perfect is come, then that which is in part shall be done away. 12. For now we see through a glass, darkly; but then face to face: now I know in part; but then shall I know even as also I am known.

1 Cor. 15:10. By the grace of God I am what I am: and his grace which was bestowed upon me was not in vain; but I la-toured more abundantly than they all: yet not I, but the grace of God which was with me.

2 Cor. 1:21. Now he which stablisheth us with you in Christ, and hath anointed us, is God; 22. Who hath also sealed us, and gven the earnest of the Spirit in our hearts.

2 Cor. 3:5. Not that we are sufficient of ourselves to think any thing as of ourselves;  but our sufficiency is of God;

2 Cor. 5:5. He that hath wrought us for the selfsame thing is God, who also hath given unto us the earnest of the Spirit.

2 Cor. 9:8. God is able to make all grace abound toward you; that ye, always having all sufficiency in all things, may abound to every good work:

2 Cor. 10:4. The weapons of our warfare are not carnal, but mighty through God to the pulling down of strong holds.

Eph. 3:20. Now unto him that is able to do exceeding abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that worketh in us.

Phil. 1:6. 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.

Phil. 2:13. It is God which worketh in you both to will and to do of his good pleasure.

Phil. 4:7. The peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus. 19. My God shall supply all your need according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus.

Col. 1:11. Strengthened with all might, according to his glorious power, unto all patience and longsuffering with joy fulness; 12. Giving thanks unto the Father, which hath made us meet to be partakers of the inheritance of the saints in light.

1 Thess. 5:24. Faithful is he that calleth you, who also will do it.

Heb. 12:10. For they verily for a few days chastened us after their own pleasure; but he for our profit, that we might be partakers of his holiness. 11. Now no chastening for the present seemeth to be joyous, but grievous: nevertheless afterward it yieldeth the peaceable fruit of righteousness unto them which are exercised thereby.

Jas. 1:17. Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and cometh down from the Father of lights, with whom is no variableness, neither shadow of turning, v. 18.

Pet. 1:5. Who are kept by the power of God through faith unto salvation ready to be revealed in the last time.

Pet. 1 -2. Grace and peace be multiplied unto you through the knowledge of God. and of Jesus our Lord. 3. . . . His divine power hath given unto us all things that pertain unto life and godliness, through the knowledge of him that hath called us to glory and virtue. 4. Whereby are given unto us exceeding great and precious promises: that by these ye might be partakers of the divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust.

1 John 1:9. If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

1 John 4:4. Ye are of God. little children, and have overcome them: because greater is he that is in you, than he that is in the world.

Jude 1. To them that are sanctified by God the Father, and preserved in Jesus Christ and called. 24. Now unto him that is able to keep you faultless before the presence of his glory with exceeding joy.