“The Son is the radiance of his glory and the representation of his essence, and he sustains all things by his powerful word, and so when he had accomplished cleansing for sins, he sat down at the right hand of the Majesty on high.”
“For in him we live and move about and exist, as even some of your own poets have said, ‘For we too are his offspring.’ ”
“If God were to set his heart on it, and gather in his spirit and his breath, all flesh would perish together and human beings would return to dust.”
“He himself is before all things and all things are held together in him.”
(Job 12:10; Psalms 75:3; Isaiah 42:5)
I am totally dependent on You, God, for all my needs and even my existence.
“Look, God is my deliverer! The Lord is among those who support me.”
“I am the vine; you are the branches. The one who remains in me – and I in him – bears much fruit, because apart from me you can accomplish nothing. ”
“Throw your burden upon the Lord, and he will sustain you. He will never allow the godly to be shaken.”
“Everything looks to you in anticipation, and you provide them with food on a regular basis. You open your hand,
and fill every living thing with the food they desire.”
(Psalms 18:35; Isaiah 46:4; 1 Corinthians 8:6; 2 Corinthians 3:5)
“And my God will supply your every need according to his glorious riches in Christ Jesus.”
… God loves a cheerful giver. And God is able to make all grace abound to you,
so that in all things at all times, having all that you need, you will abound in every good work.
“…God loves a cheerful giver. And God is able to make all grace overflow to you so that because you have enough of everything in every way at all times, you will overflow in every good work”
—2 Corinthians 9:6-8
Give, and it will be given to you.
“Give, and it will be given to you: A good measure, pressed down, shaken together, running over, will be poured into your lap. For the measure you use will be the measure you receive.”
“Fear the Lord, you chosen people of his, for those who fear him lack nothing! Even young lions sometimes lack food and are hungry, but those who seek the Lord lack no good thing.”
“ Indeed, he who did not spare his own Son, but gave him up for us all – how will he not also, along with him, freely give us all things? ”
(Genesis 22:14; 1 Chronicles 29:14; Psalms 23:1; 84:11; Matthew 6:25-33; Philippians 4:6,11-13)