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Ability

From God. 1 Pet. 4:11.

Giving according to. Ezra 2:69; Acts 11:29.

Greater, promised. John 14:12.

Limited only by faith. Mark 9:23.

Measured by one’s readiness. 2 Cor. 8:12.

Of Jesus, through the Father. John 5:19.

Of Paul, through Christ. Phil. 4:13.

Of the woman who anointed Jesus. Mark 14:8.

Spiritual, assigned by God. Rom. 12:3-8.

Spiritual, inspired by the Spirit. 1 Cor. 12:4-11.

Talents given according to. Matt. 25:15.

To build the tabernacle. Exod. 36:2.

To make the priests’ garments. Exod. 28:3.

Abortion

Killing of unborn children. Exod. 21:22-25; 2 Kings 8:12; Hos. 13:16; Amos 1:13.

Look to interests of others. Phil. 2:4.

Personhood of unborn children. Exod. 21:22-25; Pss. 51:5; 139:13-15; Eccles. 11:5 (RSV).

Principles relevant to development of unborn children

Consciousness of unborn child. Luke 1:41, 44.

Controlled by God. Job 31:15; Pss. 119:73; 139:13-15; Isa. 44:2; 46:3.

For a purpose. Isa. 49:5; Jer. 1:5; Rom. 9:11; Gal. 1:15.

Life begins at conception. Ruth 4:13; Hos. 9:11.

Mysterious. Eccles. 11:5.

With Holy Spirit. Luke 1:15.

Speak for those who cannot. Prov. 31:8.

Value of life

Children a reward from God. Ps. 127:3-5.

God gives and takes life. Job 1:21.

Infants blessed by Jesus. Luke 18:15-16.

In image of God. Gen. 1:26-27; 9:6.

Preference for life. Deut. 30:15, 19; 1 Cor. 15:25-26.

Sanctity of life. Gen. 1:26-27; 2:7; Ps. 8:5.

Absence

From the body means presence with the Lord. Phil. 1:20-23.

Of body, presence in spirit. 1 Cor. 5:3.

Of Christ necessary. John 16:7.

Or presence under the Lord. 2 Cor. 5:9.

Abundance

Of blessings promised the righteous. Prov. 28:20.

Of divine grace. Rom. 5:20; 2 Cor. 8:7.

Of divine mercy. Ps. 86:5.

Of entrance into the kingdom. 2 Pet. 1:11.

Of harvest promised Israel. Lev. 26:5; Deut. 30:9.

Of the heart, source of our words. Matt. 12:34.

Of human life commanded. Gen. 1:28.

Of joy with the Lord. Ps. 16:11.

Of life at the creation. Gen. 1:20.

Of life in Christ. John 10:10.

Of spiritual riches. Phil. 4:18-19.

Acceptance

By the grace of God. Rom. 5:17; Eph. 1:6.

Of prayers. Gen. 19:21.

Of sacrifices. Ps. 119:108.

Of sinners. Ezek. 20:40-41; 36:23-29.

Access to God

See God, Access to

Accomplishment

Cost of. Luke 14:28.

Of all things. Rev. 16:17.

Of the Christian race. 1 Cor. 9:24-27.

Of collection for Paul. 2 Cor. 8:11.

Of creation. Gen. 1:31.

Of entry into the promised land. Josh. 3:1-17.

Of idol destruction. 2 Chron. 34:7.

Of Israel’s warfare. Isa. 40:2.

Of Jesus, source of. John 5:19-20.

Accusation

Against Jesus. Matt. 27:13; Luke 23:2.

Against Stephen. Acts 6:11.

Against the woman taken in adultery. John 8:4, 10.

Answered. Rom. 8:1; 1 John 3:21.

False, and restitution. Luke 19:8.

False, forbidden. Luke 3:14.

Of Adam and Eve. Gen. 3:12-13.

Of Satan against Job. Job 1:9-11; 2:4-5.

Achievement

See Accomplishment

Adoption

Being gathered together in one by Christ. John 11:52.

Believers become brethren of Christ by. John 20:17; Heb. 2:11-12.

Believers predestined to. Rom. 8:29; Eph. 1:5, 11.

Believers receive the Spirit of. Rom. 8:15; Gal. 4:6.

Believers wait for the final consummation of. Rom. 8:19, 23; 1 John 3:2.

Confers a new name. Num. 6:27; Isa. 62:2; Acts 15:17. (See also Believers, Titles of.)

Entitles to an inheritance. Matt. 13:43; Rom. 8:17; Gal. 3:29; 4:7; Eph. 3:6.

Evidenced by being led by the Spirit. Rom. 8:14.

Explained. 2 Cor. 6:18.

Of Gentiles, predicted. Hos. 2:23; Rom. 9:24-26; Eph. 3:6.

God is long-suffering and merciful toward the partakers of. Jer. 31:1, 9, 20.

Holy Spirit a witness of. Rom. 8:16.

Illustrated by Esther. Esther 2:7.

Is a privilege of believers. John 1:12; 1 John 3:1.

Is according to promise. Rom. 9:8; Gal. 3:29.

Is by faith. Gal. 3:7, 26.

Is of God’s grace. Ezek. 16:3-6; Rom. 4:16-17; Eph. 1:5-6, 11.

Is through Christ. John 1:12; Gal. 4:4-5; Eph. 1:5; Heb. 2:10, 13.

Joseph’s sons. Gen. 48:5, 14, 16, 22.

Moses. Exod. 2:10.

New birth connected with. John 1:12-13.

Safety of those who receive. Prov. 14:26.

Should lead to holiness. 2 Cor. 6:17-18, with 2 Cor. 7:1; Phil. 2:15; 1 John 3:2-3.

Should produce

An avoidance of being pretentious. Matt. 6:1-4, 6, 18.

A desire for God’s glory. Matt. 5:16.

A forgiving spirit. Matt. 6:14.

A love of peace. Matt. 5:9.

A merciful spirit. Luke 6:35-36.

A spirit of prayer. Matt. 7:7-11.

Childlike confidence in God. Matt. 6:25-34.

Likeness to God. Matt. 5:44-45, 48; Eph. 5:1.

Subjects believers to the fatherly discipline of God. Deut. 8:5; 2 Sam. 7:14; Prov. 3:11-12; Heb. 12:5-11.

To be pleaded in prayer. Isa. 63:16; Matt. 6:9.

Typified. Israel. Exod. 4:22; Hos. 11:1; Rom. 9:4.