And they were astonished at his doctrine: for his word was with power.
And they were all amazed, and spoke among themselves, saying, What a word is this! for with authority and power he commands the unclean spirits, and they come out.
And it came to pass, when Jesus had ended these sayings, the people were astonished at his teachings:
The prophet that has a dream, let him tell a dream; and he that has my word, let him speak my word faithfully. What is the chaff to the wheat? says the LORD.
And they were astonished at his doctrine: for he taught them as one that had authority, and not as the scribes.
It is the spirit that gives life; the flesh profits nothing: the words that I speak unto you, they are spirit, and they are life.
And my speech and my preaching were not with enticing words of man's wisdom, but in demonstration of the Spirit and of power:
But if all prophesy, and there come in one that believes not, or one unlearned, he is convicted of all, he is judged of all:
But have renounced the hidden things of dishonesty, not walking in craftiness, nor handling the word of God deceitfully; but by manifestation of the truth commending ourselves to every man's conscience in the sight of God.
(For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal, but mighty through God to the pulling down of strongholds;)
For our gospel came not unto you in word only, but also in power, and in the Holy Spirit, and in much assurance; as you know what manner of men we were among you for your sake.
These things speak, and exhort, and rebuke with all authority. Let no man despise you.
For the word of God is living, and powerful, and sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart.
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