SPECIAL TOPIC: BE MADE STRONG

This term (krataioō) in the passive voice is used several times in the NT in different senses.

1. Jesus' natural development as a human being, Luke 1:80; 2:40

2. believers strengthened by the Holy Spirit, Eph. 3:16

3. believers to be firm or resolute in their faith in the face of the internal struggles in the Corinthian church, 1 Cor. 16:13

 

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