Power Of Christ, Shown
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Through him all things were made, and apart from him nothing was made that has been made.
For by him all things in heaven and on earth were created, things visible and invisible, whether they are kings, lords, rulers, or powers. All things have been created through him and for him.
He himself existed before anything else did, and he holds all things together.
He is the reflection of God's glory and the exact likeness of his being, and he holds everything together by his powerful word. After he had provided a cleansing from sins, he sat down at the right hand of the Highest Majesty
Therefore, because he always lives to intercede for them, he is able to save completely those who come to God through him.
When Jesus had finished saying all these things, the crowds were utterly amazed at his teaching, because he was teaching them like a person who had authority, and not like their scribes.
One day, as Jesus was teaching, some Pharisees and teachers of the Law happened to be sitting nearby. The people had come from every village in Galilee and Judea and from Jerusalem. The power of the Lord was present to heal them.
Then Jesus called his twelve disciples to him and gave them authority over unclean spirits, so that they could drive them out and heal every disease and every illness.
These are the signs that will accompany those who believe: In my name they'll drive out demons, they'll speak in new languages, and they'll pick up snakes with their hands.Even if they drink any deadly poison, it won't hurt them, and they'll place their hands on the sick, and they'll recover."
The 70 disciples came back and joyously reported, "Lord, even the demons are submitting to us in your name!"
God has exalted to his right hand this very man as our Leader and Savior in order to extend repentance and forgiveness of sins to Israel.
For you have given him authority over all humanity so that he might give eternal life to all those you gave him.
Don't be amazed at this, because the time is approaching when everyone in their graves will hear the Son of Man's voice and will come out those who have done what is good to the resurrection that leads to life, and those who have practiced what is evil to the resurrection that ends in condemnation.
Jesus answered them, "Destroy this sanctuary, and in three days I will rebuild it." The Jewish leaders said, "This sanctuary has been under construction for 46 years, and you're going to rebuild it in three days?" But the sanctuary he was speaking about was his own body.
No one is taking it from me; I lay it down of my own free will. I have the authority to lay it down, and I have the authority to take it back again. This is what my Father has commanded me."
I have told you this so that through me you may have peace. In the world you'll have trouble, but be courageous I've overcome the world!"
And when he had disarmed the rulers and the authorities, he made a public spectacle of them, triumphing over them in the cross.
Therefore, since the children have flesh and blood, he himself also shared the same things, so that by his death he might destroy the one who has the power of death (that is, the Devil)
The person who practices sin belongs to the evil one, because the Devil has been sinning from the beginning. The reason that the Son of God was revealed was to destroy what the Devil has been doing.