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Psalm 29:4

The voice of Jehovah is powerful; the voice of Jehovah is full of majesty.

Ecclesiastes 8:4

because the word of a king is power; and who may say unto him, What doest thou?

1 Chronicles 29:11

Thine, Jehovah, is the greatness, and the power, and the glory, and the splendour, and the majesty; for all that is in the heavens and on the earth is thine: thine, Jehovah, is the kingdom, and thou art exalted as Head above all;

Revelation 7:12

saying, Amen: Blessing, and glory, and wisdom, and thanksgiving, and honour, and power, and strength, to our God, to the ages of ages. Amen.

1 Corinthians 15:43

It is sown in dishonour, it is raised in glory. It is sown in weakness, it is raised in power.

Jude 1:25

to the only God our Saviour, through Jesus Christ our Lord, be glory, majesty, might, and authority, from before the whole age, and now, and to all the ages. Amen.

Genesis 31:29

It would be in the power of my hand to do you hurt; but the God of your father spoke to me last night, saying, Take care that thou speak not to Jacob either good or bad.

Zechariah 4:6

And he answered and spoke unto me, saying, This is the word of Jehovah unto Zerubbabel, saying, Not by might, nor by power, but by my Spirit, saith Jehovah of hosts.

Psalm 62:11

Once hath God spoken, twice have I heard this, that strength belongeth unto God.

Genesis 49:3

Reuben, thou art my firstborn, My might, and the firstfruits of my vigour: Excellency of dignity, and excellency of strength.

Psalm 68:35

Terrible art thou, O God, out of thy sanctuaries, the God of Israel! He it is that giveth strength and might unto the people. Blessed be God!

Acts 8:18

But Simon, having seen that by the laying on of the hands of the apostles the Holy Spirit was given, offered them money,

Ephesians 1:21

above every principality, and authority, and power, and dominion, and every name named, not only in this age, but also in that to come;

1 Corinthians 5:4

to deliver, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ (ye and my spirit being gathered together, with the power of our Lord Jesus Christ), him that has so wrought this:

Micah 2:1

Woe to them that devise iniquity and work evil upon their beds! When the morning is light they practise it, because it is in the power of their hand.

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Faith » Promises to those who exercise » Power

John 14:12

Verily, verily, I say to you, He that believes on me, the works which I do shall he do also, and he shall do greater than these, because I go to the Father.

God's Promises » To believers special promises to those who exercise faith » Power

John 14:12

Verily, verily, I say to you, He that believes on me, the works which I do shall he do also, and he shall do greater than these, because I go to the Father.

Hand » Figurative » Anthropomorphic » Hand of the lord » Unlimited » Power

Isaiah 59:1

Behold, Jehovah's hand is not shortened that it cannot save, neither his ear heavy that it cannot hear;

Lost » Power » Sheep

Jeremiah 50:17

Israel is a hunted sheep; the lions have driven him away: first the king of Assyria devoured him, and last this Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon hath broken his bones.

Matthew 10:6

but go rather to the lost sheep of the house of Israel.

Power » Power power of God » General references to

2 Chronicles 25:8

But if thou wilt go, do it; be strong for the battle: God will make thee fall before the enemy, for there is with God power to help and to cast down.

Job 26:12

He stirreth up the sea by his power, and by his understanding he smiteth through Rahab.

Psalm 62:11

Once hath God spoken, twice have I heard this, that strength belongeth unto God.

Power » Spiritual, general references to » Of appetite

Numbers 11:5

We remember the fish that we ate in Egypt for nothing; the cucumbers, and the melons, and the leeks, and the onions, and the garlic;

Proverbs 16:26

The appetite of the labourer laboureth for him, for his mouth urgeth him on.

Proverbs 18:20

A man's belly is satisfied with the fruit of his mouth; with the increase of his lips is he satisfied.

Proverbs 23:2

and put a knife to thy throat, if thou be a man given to appetite.

Proverbs 23:35

'They have smitten me, and I am not sore; they have beaten me, and I knew it not. When shall I awake? I will seek it yet again.''

Power » Power power of God » Is infinite

Psalm 135:6

Whatsoever Jehovah pleased, he hath done in the heavens and on the earth, in the seas and all deeps;

Power » Promised » Strength, moral and spiritual promised

2 Samuel 22:40

And thou girdedst me with strength to battle: Thou didst subdue under me those that rose up against me.

Power » The lord being powerful

Job 37:23

The Almighty, we cannot find him out: excellent in power, and in judgment, and in abundance of justice, he doth not afflict.

2 Chronicles 25:8

But if thou wilt go, do it; be strong for the battle: God will make thee fall before the enemy, for there is with God power to help and to cast down.

Nahum 1:3

Jehovah is slow to anger, and great in power, and doth not at all clear the guilty: Jehovah, his way is in the whirlwind and in the storm, and the clouds are the dust of his feet.

Joshua 4:24

that all peoples of the earth might know the hand of Jehovah, that it is mighty; that ye might fear Jehovah your God continually.

Power » Divine power over nature exhibited by Christ, general examples of » The sea controlled

Job 38:8

And who shut up the sea with doors, when it burst forth, issuing out of the womb?

Job 38:11

And said, Hitherto shalt thou come and no further, and here shall thy proud waves be stayed?

Psalm 33:7

He gathereth the waters of the sea together as a heap; he layeth up the deeps in storehouses.

Psalm 104:9

Thou hast set a bound which they may not pass over, that they turn not again to cover the earth.

Power » Spiritual, general references to » Fills life with healing influences

Acts 19:11-12

And God wrought no ordinary miracles by the hands of Paul, so that even napkins or aprons were brought from his body and put upon the sick, and the diseases left them, and the wicked spirits went out.

Power » Divine power over nature exhibited by Christ, general examples of » General references to the control of the elements

Deuteronomy 11:17

and Jehovah's wrath kindle against you, and he shut up the heavens, that there be no rain, and that the ground yield not its produce, and ye perish quickly from off the good land which Jehovah is giving you.

Genesis 7:4

For in yet seven days I will cause it to rain on the earth forty days and forty nights; and every living being which I have made will I destroy from the ground.

Exodus 9:33

And Moses went out of the city from Pharaoh, and spread out his hands to Jehovah; and the thunders and hail ceased, and the rain was not any more poured on the earth.

Job 37:6

For he saith to the snow, Fall on the earth! and to the pouring rain, even the pouring rains of his might.

More verses: Jeremiah 10:13

Power » Divine power over nature exhibited by Christ, general examples of » The tempest stilled

Psalm 65:7

Who stilleth the raging of the seas, the raging of their waves, and the tumult of the peoples.

More verses: Psalm 107:29

Power » Jesus Christ being given power

Acts 10:37-38

ye know; the testimony which has spread through the whole of Judaea, beginning from Galilee after the baptism which John preached -- Jesus who was of Nazareth: how God anointed him with the Holy Spirit and with power; who went through all quarters doing good, and healing all that were under the power of the devil, because God was with him.

Luke 4:31-36

and descended to Capernaum, a city of Galilee, and taught them on the sabbaths. And they were astonished at his doctrine, for his word was with authority. And there was in the synagogue a man having a spirit of an unclean demon, and he cried with a loud voice, read more.
saying, Eh! what have we to do with thee, Jesus, Nazarene? hast thou come to destroy us? I know thee who thou art, the Holy One of God. And Jesus rebuked him, saying, Hold thy peace, and come out from him. And the demon, having thrown him down into the midst, came out from him without doing him any injury. And astonishment came upon all, and they spoke to one another, saying, What word is this? for with authority and power he commands the unclean spirits, and they come out.

John 10:14-18

I am the good shepherd; and I know those that are mine, and am known of those that are mine, as the Father knows me and I know the Father; and I lay down my life for the sheep. And I have other sheep which are not of this fold: those also I must bring, and they shall hear my voice; and there shall be one flock, one shepherd. read more.
On this account the Father loves me, because I lay down my life that I may take it again. No one takes it from me, but I lay it down of myself. I have authority to lay it down and I have authority to take it again. I have received this commandment of my Father.

John 17:1-3

These things Jesus spoke, and lifted up his eyes to heaven and said, Father, the hour is come; glorify thy Son, that thy Son may glorify thee; as thou hast given him authority over all flesh, that as to all that thou hast given to him, he should give them life eternal. And this is the eternal life, that they should know thee, the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom thou hast sent.

Power » The lord giving power

Luke 9:1-2

And having called together the twelve, he gave them power and authority over all demons, and to heal diseases, and sent them to proclaim the kingdom of God and to heal the sick.

Acts 1:6-8

They therefore, being come together, asked him saying, Lord, is it at this time that thou restorest the kingdom to Israel? And he said to them, It is not yours to know times or seasons, which the Father has placed in his own authority; but ye will receive power, the Holy Spirit having come upon you, and ye shall be my witnesses both in Jerusalem, and in all Judaea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth.

Luke 10:17-20

And the seventy returned with joy, saying, Lord, even the demons are subject to us through thy name. And he said to them, I beheld Satan as lightning falling out of heaven. Behold, I give you the power of treading upon serpents and scorpions and over all the power of the enemy, and nothing shall in anywise injure you. read more.
Yet in this rejoice not, that the spirits are subjected to you, but rejoice that your names are written in the heavens.

John 1:1-13

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God. All things received being through him, and without him not one thing received being which has received being. read more.
In him was life, and the life was the light of men. And the light appears in darkness, and the darkness apprehended it not. There was a man sent from God, his name John. He came for witness, that he might witness concerning the light, that all might believe through him. He was not the light, but that he might witness concerning the light. The true light was that which, coming into the world, lightens every man. He was in the world, and the world had its being through him, and the world knew him not. He came to his own, and his own received him not; but as many as received him, to them gave he the right to be children of God, to those that believe on his name; who have been born, not of blood, nor of flesh's will, nor of man's will, but of God.

Power » Of testimony » Relates to personal experience

Psalm 66:16

Come, hear, all ye that fear God, and I will declare what he hath done for my soul.

Psalm 119:46

And I will speak of thy testimonies before kings, and will not be ashamed;

Psalm 71:15

My mouth shall declare thy righteousness, and thy salvation all the day: for I know not the numbers thereof.

Psalm 119:13

With my lips have I declared all the judgments of thy mouth.

Power » The power of the lord

Psalm 66:3-7

Say unto God, How terrible are thy works! because of the greatness of thy strength, thine enemies come cringing unto thee. All the earth shall worship thee, and sing psalms unto thee: they shall sing forth thy name. Selah. Come and see the works of God: he is terrible in his doings toward the children of men. read more.
He turned the sea into dry land; they went through the river on foot: there did we rejoice in him. He ruleth by his power for ever; his eyes observe the nations: let not the rebellious exalt themselves. Selah.

Jeremiah 10:10-12

But Jehovah Elohim is truth; he is the living God, and the King of eternity. At his wrath the earth trembleth, and the nations cannot abide his indignation. Thus shall ye say unto them: The gods that have not made the heavens and the earth, these shall perish from the earth, and from under the heavens. He hath made the earth by his power, he hath established the world by his wisdom, and hath stretched out the heavens by his understanding.

Jeremiah 27:4-5

And give them a charge unto their masters, saying, Thus saith Jehovah of hosts, the God of Israel: Thus shall ye say unto your masters: I have made the earth, man and beast that are upon the face of the earth, by my great power and by my outstretched arm; and I give them unto whom it seemeth right in mine eyes.

Power » Believers in the early church baptized with » The ephesian believers

Acts 19:6-7

And Paul having laid his hands on them, the Holy Spirit came upon them, and they spoke with tongues and prophesied. And all the men were about twelve.

Power » Of the holy spirit examples of men receiving the gift of, under the old dispensation » Saul's messengers

2 Chronicles 15:1

And the Spirit of God came upon Azariah the son of Oded.

1 Samuel 19:20

Then Saul sent messengers to take David; and they saw a company of prophets prophesying, and Samuel standing as president over them; and the Spirit of God came upon the messengers of Saul, and they also prophesied.

Power » Of God » Described as » Incomparable

Psalm 89:8

Jehovah, God of hosts, who is like unto thee, the strong Jah? And thy faithfulness is round about thee.

Job 40:9

Hast thou an arm like God? or canst thou thunder with a voice like him?

Deuteronomy 3:24

Lord Jehovah, thou hast begun to shew thy servant thy greatness, and thy powerful hand; for what God is in the heavens or in the earth that can do like to thy works, and like to thy might?

Exodus 15:11-12

Who is like unto thee, Jehovah, among the gods? Who is like unto thee, glorifying thyself in holiness, Fearful in praises, doing wonders? Thou stretchedst out thy right hand, the earth swallowed them.

Power » Divine power over nature exhibited by Christ, general examples of » The wind ruled

Mark 4:39

And awaking up he rebuked the wind, and said to the sea, Silence; be mute. And the wind fell, and there was a great calm.

Proverbs 30:4

Who hath ascended up into the heavens, and descended? Who hath gathered the wind in his fists? Who hath bound the waters in a mantle? Who hath established all the ends of the earth? What is his name, and what is his son's name, if thou knowest?

Power » Of testimony » Bursts forth from an inward fire

Jonah 1:9

And he said unto them, I am a Hebrew, and I fear Jehovah, the God of the heavens, who hath made the sea and the dry land.

Jeremiah 20:9

And I said, I will not make mention of him, nor speak any more in his name: but it was in my heart as a burning fire shut up in my bones; and I became wearied with holding in, and I could not.

Daniel 4:2

It hath seemed good unto me to declare the signs and wonders that the Most High God hath wrought toward me.

Power » Of satan » Inspires lying wonders

Power » Of testimony » The outgrowth of faith

2 Corinthians 4:13

And having the same spirit of faith, according to what is written, I have believed, therefore have I spoken; we also believe, therefore also we speak;

1 Peter 5:12

By Silvanus, the faithful brother, as I suppose, I have written to you briefly; exhorting and testifying that this is the true grace of God in which ye stand.

Power » Of testimony » Becomes irrepressible

Acts 26:22

Having therefore met with the help which is from God, I have stood firm unto this day, witnessing both to small and great, saying nothing else than those things which both the prophets and Moses have said should happen,

Power » Of Christ » The wicked will be destroyed by

Isaiah 63:3

I have trodden the winepress alone, and of the peoples not a man was with me; and I have trodden them in mine anger, and trampled them in my fury; and their blood is sprinkled upon my garments, and I have stained all mine apparel.

Isaiah 11:4

but with righteousness shall he judge the poor, and reprove with equity the meek of the earth: and he shall smite the earth with the rod of his mouth, and with the breath of his lips shall he slay the wicked.

Power » Of Christ » Enabling others to work miracles

Mark 16:17-18

And these signs shall follow those that have believed: in my name they shall cast out demons; they shall speak with new tongues; they shall take up serpents; and if they should drink any deadly thing it shall not injure them; they shall lay hands upon the infirm, and they shall be well.

Power » Of the holy spirit examples of men receiving the gift of, under the old dispensation » saul

1 Samuel 10:10

And when they came thither to the hill, behold, a company of prophets met him; and the Spirit of God came upon him, and he prophesied among them.

1 Samuel 11:6

And the Spirit of God came upon Saul when he heard those words, and his anger was kindled greatly.

Power » Of the holy spirit » Saints » Enabled to speak the truth boldly by

Acts 6:5

And the saying pleased the whole multitude: and they chose Stephen, a man full of faith and the Holy Spirit, and Philip, and Prochorus, and Nicanor, and Timon, and Parmenas, and Nicolas, a proselyte of Antioch,

2 Timothy 1:7-8

For God has not given us a spirit of cowardice, but of power, and of love, and of wise discretion. Be not therefore ashamed of the testimony of our Lord, nor of me his prisoner; but suffer evil along with the glad tidings, according to the power of God;

Power » Of the holy spirit » Exemplified in » The creation

Power » There being no power other than God

John 19:10-11

Pilate therefore says to him, Speakest thou not to me? Dost thou not know that I have authority to release thee and have authority to crucify thee? Jesus answered, Thou hadst no authority whatever against me if it were not given to thee from above. On this account he that has delivered me up to thee has the greater sin.

Romans 13:1-2

Let every soul be subject to the authorities that are above him. For there is no authority except from God; and those that exist are set up by God. So that he that sets himself in opposition to the authority resists the ordinance of God; and they who thus resist shall bring sentence of guilt on themselves.

Power » Of the holy spirit » Exemplified in » Giving spiritual life

Romans 8:11

But if the Spirit of him that has raised up Jesus from among the dead dwell in you, he that has raised up Christ from among the dead shall quicken your mortal bodies also on account of his Spirit which dwells in you.

Ezekiel 37:11-14

And he said unto me, Son of man, these bones are the whole house of Israel. Behold, they say, Our bones are dried, and our hope is lost: we are cut off! Therefore prophesy and say unto them, Thus saith the Lord Jehovah: Behold, I will open your graves, and cause you to come up out of your graves, O my people, and bring you into the land of Israel. And ye shall know that I am Jehovah, when I have opened your graves, and have caused you to come up out of your graves, O my people. read more.
And I will put my Spirit in you, and ye shall live, and I will place you in your own land: and ye shall know that I Jehovah have spoken, and have done it, saith Jehovah.

Power » Of testimony » An everyday duty

Malachi 3:16

Then they that feared Jehovah spoke often one to another; and Jehovah observed it, and heard, and a book of remembrance was written before him for them that feared Jehovah, and that thought upon his name.

Matthew 9:31

But they, when they were gone out, spread his name abroad in all that land.

Power » Of God » Efficiency of ministers is through

1 Corinthians 3:6-8

I have planted; Apollos watered; but God has given the increase. So that neither the planter is anything, nor the waterer; but God the giver of the increase. But the planter and the waterer are one; but each shall receive his own reward according to his own labour.

Galatians 2:8

(for he that wrought in Peter for the apostleship of the circumcision wrought also in me towards the Gentiles,)

Power » Of the holy spirit examples of men receiving the gift of, under the old dispensation » Samson

Judges 14:19

And the Spirit of the LORD came mightily upon him, and he went down to Ash'kelon and killed thirty men of the town, and took their spoil and gave the festal garments to those who had told the riddle. In hot anger he went back to his father's house.

Judges 14:6

and the Spirit of the LORD came mightily upon him, and he tore the lion asunder as one tears a kid; and he had nothing in his hand. But he did not tell his father or his mother what he had done.

Power » Of prayer » Dependent upon faith

Power » What is power

Power » Of the word » A life-giving force

Ezekiel 37:7

And I prophesied as I was commanded; and as I prophesied, there was a noise, and behold a rustling, and the bones came together, bone to its bone.

Power » Of God » Works in and for saints

Power » Of the holy spirit » Is the power of God

Power » Christ's power » Demonstrated by his resurrection

Power » Small things God uses » God's instrument case

1 Corinthians 1:27-29

But God has chosen the foolish things of the world, that he may put to shame the wise; and God has chosen the weak things of the world, that he may put to shame the strong things; and the ignoble things of the world, and the despised, has God chosen, and things that are not, that he may annul the things that are; so that no flesh should boast before God.

Power » Of Christ » Described as supreme

Ephesians 1:20-21

in which he wrought in the Christ in raising him from among the dead, and he set him down at his right hand in the heavenlies, above every principality, and authority, and power, and dominion, and every name named, not only in this age, but also in that to come;

Power » Of Christ » As the son of God, is the power of God

John 5:17-19

But Jesus answered them, My Father worketh hitherto and I work. For this therefore the Jews sought the more to kill him, because he had not only violated the sabbath, but also said that God was his own Father, making himself equal with God. Jesus therefore answered and said to them, Verily, verily, I say to you, The Son can do nothing of himself save whatever he sees the Father doing: for whatever things he does, these things also the Son does in like manner.

John 10:28-30

and I give them life eternal; and they shall never perish, and no one shall seize them out of my hand. My Father who has given them to me is greater than all, and no one can seize out of the hand of my Father. I and the Father are one.

Power » Of Christ » Exemplified in creation

Power » Of God » The heavenly host magnified

Revelation 5:13

And every creature which is in the heaven and upon the earth and under the earth, and those that are upon the sea, and all things in them, heard I saying, To him that sits upon the throne, and to the Lamb, blessing, and honour, and glory, and might, to the ages of ages.

Revelation 11:17

saying, We give thee thanks, Lord God Almighty, He who is, and who was, that thou hast taken thy great power and hast reigned.

Power » Of God » Should be acknowledged

1 Chronicles 29:11

Thine, Jehovah, is the greatness, and the power, and the glory, and the splendour, and the majesty; for all that is in the heavens and on the earth is thine: thine, Jehovah, is the kingdom, and thou art exalted as Head above all;

Isaiah 33:13

Hear, ye that are far off, what I have done; and ye that are near, acknowledge my might.

Power » Of God » Expressed by » The hand of God

Exodus 9:3

behold, the hand of Jehovah shall be on thy cattle which is in the field, on the horses, on the asses, on the camels, on the oxen and on the sheep, with a very grievous plague.

Isaiah 48:13

Yea, my hand hath laid the foundation of the earth, and my right hand hath spread abroad the heavens: I call unto them, they stand up together.

Exodus 9:15

For now shall I put forth my hand, and I will smite thee and thy people with pestilence; and thou shalt be cut off from the earth.

Power » Of God » Exemplified » In the creation

Jeremiah 10:12

He hath made the earth by his power, he hath established the world by his wisdom, and hath stretched out the heavens by his understanding.

Power » Of God » Exemplified » In making the gospel effectual

Power » Spiritual, general references to » Enables men to speak with authority

Power » Of Christ » His teaching

Luke 4:32

And they were astonished at his doctrine, for his word was with authority.

Matthew 7:28-29

And it came to pass, when Jesus had finished these words, the crowds were astonished at his doctrine, for he taught them as having authority, and not as their scribes.

Power » Of satan » Blinds the minds of unbelievers

2 Corinthians 4:3-4

But if also our gospel is veiled, it is veiled in those that are lost; in whom the god of this world has blinded the thoughts of the unbelieving, so that the radiancy of the glad tidings of the glory of the Christ, who is the image of God, should not shine forth for them.

Power » Of God » Nothing too difficult for

Genesis 18:14

Is any matter too wonderful for Jehovah? At the time appointed I will return to thee, at this time of the year, and Sarah shall have a son.

Power » Of God » Magnified

Jude 1:25

to the only God our Saviour, through Jesus Christ our Lord, be glory, majesty, might, and authority, from before the whole age, and now, and to all the ages. Amen.

Psalm 21:13

Be thou exalted, Jehovah, in thine own strength: we will sing and celebrate thy power.

Power » Of God » Is the source of all strength

Psalm 68:35

Terrible art thou, O God, out of thy sanctuaries, the God of Israel! He it is that giveth strength and might unto the people. Blessed be God!

Power » Of God » Expressed by » The arm of God

Job 40:9

Hast thou an arm like God? or canst thou thunder with a voice like him?

Power » Of God » Upheld by

Psalm 37:17

for the arms of the wicked shall be broken, but Jehovah upholdeth the righteous.

Power » Spiritual, general references to » Accompanies the baptism of the holy spirit

Acts 2:2

And there came suddenly a sound out of heaven as of a violent impetuous blowing, and filled all the house where they were sitting.

Power » Of the holy spirit » Qualifies ministers

Acts 1:8-9

but ye will receive power, the Holy Spirit having come upon you, and ye shall be my witnesses both in Jerusalem, and in all Judaea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth. And having said these things he was taken up, they beholding him, and a cloud received him out of their sight.

Power » Of Christ » Will be specially manifested at his second coming

Power » Of Christ » Overcoming satan

Power » Of Christ » Over all things

Power » Of Christ » Strengthened by

2 Timothy 4:17

But the Lord stood with me, and gave me power, that through me the proclamation might be fully made, and all those of the nations should hear; and I was delivered out of the lion's mouth.

Power » Of Christ » Salvation

Isaiah 63:1

Who is this that cometh from Edom, with deep-red garments from Bozrah, this that is glorious in his apparel, travelling in the greatness of his strength? I that speak in righteousness, mighty to save.

Power » Of God » Feared

Jeremiah 5:22

Will ye not fear me? saith Jehovah. Will ye not tremble at my presence, who have set the sand a bound for the sea by a perpetual decree, and it shall not pass it? and its waves toss themselves, but they do not prevail; and they roar, yet can they not pass over it?

Power » Of God » Strengthened by

Power » Of God » Described as » Glorious

Exodus 15:6

Thy right hand, Jehovah, is become glorious in power: Thy right hand, Jehovah, hath dashed in pieces the enemy.

Isaiah 63:12

his glorious arm leading them by the right hand of Moses, dividing the waters before them, to make himself an everlasting name,

Power » Of God » Described as » Effectual

Power » Of God » Described as » Incomprehensible

Ecclesiastes 3:11

He hath made everything beautiful in its time; also he hath set the world in their heart, so that man findeth not out from the beginning to the end the work that God doeth.

Job 26:14

Lo, these are the borders of his ways; but what a whisper of a word do we hear of him! And the thunder of his power, who can understand?

Power » Of God » Exemplified » In the resurrection of Christ

Power » What is in power

Power » Of Christ » Upholding all things

Power » Of God » Is a ground of trust

Power » Of God » Pleaded in prayer

Psalm 79:11

Let the groaning of the prisoner come before thee; according to the greatness of thine arm, preserve those that are appointed to die;

Power » Of God » Described as » Irresistable

Daniel 4:35

And all the inhabitants of the earth are reputed as nothing; and he doeth according to his will in the army of the heavens, and among the inhabitants of the earth; and none can stay his hand, or say unto him, What doest thou?

Power » Of God » Described as » Everlasting

Power » Of God » Described as » Mighty

Job 9:4

He is wise in heart and mighty in strength: who hath hardened himself against him, and had peace?

Power » Of the holy spirit » Exemplified in » Making the gospel effective

Power » Examples of » Elijah

1 Kings 17:21-22

And he stretched himself upon the child three times, and cried to Jehovah and said, Jehovah, my God, I pray thee, let this child's soul come into him again! And Jehovah heard the voice of Elijah, and the soul of the child came into him again, and he lived.

Power » Examples of » jacob

Genesis 32:26-28

And he said, Let me go, for the dawn ariseth. And he said, I will not let thee go except thou bless me. And he said to him, What is thy name? And he said, Jacob. And he said, Thy name shall not henceforth be called Jacob, but Israel; for thou hast wrestled with God, and with men, and hast prevailed.

Power » Of Christ » Performing miracles

Matthew 8:27

But the men were astonished, saying, What sort of man is this, that even the winds and the sea obey him?

Luke 5:17

And it came to pass on one of the days, that he was teaching, and there were Pharisees and doctors of the law sitting by, who were come out of every village of Galilee and Judaea and out of Jerusalem; and the Lord's power was there to heal them.

Power » Of God » Supported in affliction by

Power » Of God » Delivered by

Daniel 3:17

If it be so, our God whom we serve is able to deliver us from the burning fiery furnace, and he will deliver us out of thy hand, O king.

Nehemiah 1:10

And they are thy servants and thy people, whom thou hast redeemed by thy great power and by thy strong hand.

Power » Of God » Expressed by » The voice of God

Psalm 29:5

The voice of Jehovah breaketh cedars; yea, Jehovah breaketh the cedars of Lebanon:

Psalm 68:33

Of him that rideth upon the heavens, the heavens which are of old: lo, he uttereth his voice, a mighty voice.

Psalm 29:3

The voice of Jehovah is upon the waters: the God of glory thundereth, Jehovah upon great waters.

Power » Of God » Described as » Great

Nahum 1:3

Jehovah is slow to anger, and great in power, and doth not at all clear the guilty: Jehovah, his way is in the whirlwind and in the storm, and the clouds are the dust of his feet.

Psalm 79:11

Let the groaning of the prisoner come before thee; according to the greatness of thine arm, preserve those that are appointed to die;

Power » Of God » Described as » Strong

Psalm 136:12

With a powerful hand and with a stretched-out arm, for his loving-kindness endureth for ever;

Power » Of God » Exemplified » In the destruction of the wicked

Power » Of Christ » Rising from the dead

John 2:19

Jesus answered and said to them, Destroy this temple, and in three days I will raise it up.

John 10:18

No one takes it from me, but I lay it down of myself. I have authority to lay it down and I have authority to take it again. I have received this commandment of my Father.

Power » Of Christ » Forgiving sins

Matthew 9:6

But that ye may know that the Son of man has power on earth to forgive sins, (then he says to the paralytic,) Rise up, take up thy bed and go to thy house.

Power » Of God » Expressed by » The finger of God

Exodus 8:19

Then the scribes said to Pharaoh, This is the finger of God! But Pharaoh's heart was stubborn, and he hearkened not to them, as Jehovah had said.

Power » Of the holy spirit examples of men receiving the gift of, under the old dispensation » David

1 Samuel 16:13

And Samuel took the horn of oil, and anointed him in the midst of his brethren. And the Spirit of Jehovah came upon David from that day forward. And Samuel rose up, and went to Ramah.

Power » Small things God uses » Five smooth stones

1 Samuel 17:40

And he took his staff in his hand, and chose him five smooth stones out of the brook, and put them in the shepherd's bag that he had, into the pocket; and his sling was in his hand. And he drew near to the Philistine.

Power » Small things God uses » Small things

Zechariah 4:10

For who hath despised the day of small things? Yea, they shall rejoice even those seven and shall see the plummet in the hand of Zerubbabel: these are the eyes of Jehovah, which run to and fro in the whole earth.

Power » Realized power, » Ability to keep spiritual treasures

Power » Of the word » A defensive weapon

Power » Of the word » A crushing hammer

Jeremiah 23:29

Is not my word like a fire, saith Jehovah; and like a hammer that breaketh the rock in pieces?

Power » Of Christ » Giving spiritual life

John 5:25-26

Verily, verily, I say unto you, that an hour is coming, and now is, when the dead shall hear the voice of the Son of God, and they that have heard shall live. For even as the Father has life in himself, so he has given to the Son also to have life in himself,

Power » Of Christ » Preserved by

Power » Of satan » Contends with the saints

Power » God being your power

2 Samuel 22:33

God is my strong fortress, And he maketh my way perfectly smooth.

Power » Of the holy spirit examples of men receiving the gift of, under the old dispensation » The seventy elders

Numbers 11:25

And Jehovah came down in a cloud, and spoke to him, and took of the Spirit that was upon him, and put it upon the seventy men, the elders; and it came to pass, that when the Spirit rested on them, they prophesied, but they did not repeat it.

Power » Small things God uses » A handful of meal and a little oil

1 Kings 17:12

And she said, As Jehovah thy God liveth, I have not a cake, but a handful of meal in a barrel, and a little oil in a cruse; and behold, I am gathering two sticks, that I may go in and dress it for me and my son, that we may eat it, and die.

Power » Small things God uses » A cloud the size of a man's hand

1 Kings 18:44

And it came to pass at the seventh time that he said, Behold there is a cloud, small as a man's hand, arising out of the sea. And he said, Go up, say to Ahab, Harness and go down, that the pour of rain stop thee not.

Power » Small things God uses » The mustard seed

Matthew 13:32

which is less indeed than all seeds, but when it is grown is greater than herbs, and becomes a tree, so that the birds of heaven come and roost in its branches.

Power » Divine power over nature exhibited by Christ, general examples of » Discovering the tribute money

Matthew 17:27

But that we may not be an offence to them, go to the sea and cast a hook, and take the first fish that comes up, and when thou hast opened its mouth thou wilt find a stater; take that and give it to them for me and thee.

Power » Divine power over nature exhibited by Christ, general examples of » In multiplying the loaves

Power » Divine power over nature exhibited by Christ, general examples of » Blighting Fig Tree

Matthew 21:19

And seeing one fig-tree in the way, he came to it and found on it nothing but leaves only. And he says to it, Let there be never more fruit of thee for ever. And the fig-tree was immediately dried up.

Power » Divine power over nature exhibited by Christ, general examples of » Walking on the sea

Matthew 14:25

But in the fourth watch of the night he went off to them, walking on the sea.

Power » Spiritual, general references to » Mightier than physical forces

Zechariah 4:6

And he answered and spoke unto me, saying, This is the word of Jehovah unto Zerubbabel, saying, Not by might, nor by power, but by my Spirit, saith Jehovah of hosts.

Power » Christ's power » Infinite

Power » Of the word » A devouring flame

Jeremiah 5:14

Therefore thus saith Jehovah, the God of hosts: Because ye speak this word, behold, I will make my words in thy mouth fire, and this people wood, and it shall devour them.

Power » Of prayer » To be most effective, should be accompanied by praise

Acts 16:25-26

And at midnight Paul and Silas, in praying, were praising God with singing, and the prisoners listened to them. And suddenly there was a great earthquake, so that the foundations of the prison shook, and all the doors were immediately opened, and the bonds of all loosed.

Power » Of prayer » Increased by self-denial

Power » Of God » Described as » Unsearchable

Job 9:10

Who doeth great things past finding out, and wonders without number.

Power » Of God » Exemplified » In establishing and governing all things

Power » Of the holy spirit examples of men receiving the gift of, under the old dispensation » balaam

Numbers 24:2

And Balaam lifted up his eyes and saw Israel dwelling in tents according to his tribes; and the Spirit of God came upon him.

Power » Small things God uses » A jaw-bone

Judges 15:15

And he found a fresh jawbone of an ass, and put out his hand and seized it, and with it he slew a thousand men.

Power » Unrealized power » To still the tempest

Matthew 8:27

But the men were astonished, saying, What sort of man is this, that even the winds and the sea obey him?

Power » Realized power, » Ability to save to the uttermost

Power » Realized power, » Ability to control demons

Luke 8:31-32

And they besought him that he would not command them to go away into the bottomless pit. And there was there a herd of many swine feeding on the mountain, and they besought him that he would suffer them to enter into those; and he suffered them.

Power » Of the word » A probing instrument

Power » Power belonging to God

Psalm 62:11

Once hath God spoken, twice have I heard this, that strength belongeth unto God.

Power » Of the holy spirit examples of men receiving the gift of, under the old dispensation » Othniel

Judges 3:10

The Spirit of the LORD came upon him, and he judged Israel; he went out to war, and the LORD gave Cu'shan-rishatha'im king of Mesopota'mia into his hand; and his hand prevailed over Cu'shan-rishatha'im.

Power » Of the holy spirit examples of men receiving the gift of, under the old dispensation » gideon

Judges 6:34

But the Spirit of the LORD took possession of Gideon; and he sounded the trumpet, and the Abiez'rites were called out to follow him.

Power » Realized power, » Ability to hold fast to the believer

Romans 8:39

nor height, nor depth, nor any other creature, shall be able to separate us from the love of God, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord.

Power » Realized power, » Ability to heal lepers

Matthew 8:2

And behold, a leper came up to him and did him homage, saying, Lord, if thou wilt, thou art able to cleanse me.

Power » Christ's power » Pardoning

Matthew 9:6

But that ye may know that the Son of man has power on earth to forgive sins, (then he says to the paralytic,) Rise up, take up thy bed and go to thy house.

Power » Christ's power » Saving

Isaiah 63:1

Who is this that cometh from Edom, with deep-red garments from Bozrah, this that is glorious in his apparel, travelling in the greatness of his strength? I that speak in righteousness, mighty to save.

Power » Of testimony » Recounts God's blessings

Isaiah 63:7

I will record the loving-kindnesses of Jehovah, the praises of Jehovah, according to all that Jehovah hath bestowed upon us, and the great goodness toward the house of Israel which he hath bestowed upon them according to his mercies, and according to the multitude of his loving-kindnesses.

Power » Of the word » A saving power

Power » Of Christ » Raising the dead

John 5:28-29

Wonder not at this, for an hour is coming in which all who are in the tombs shall hear his voice, and shall go forth; those that have practised good, to resurrection of life, and those that have done evil, to resurrection of judgment.

Power » Believers in the early church baptized with » Cornelius and his company

Acts 10:44

While Peter was yet speaking these words the Holy Spirit fell upon all those who were hearing the word.

Power » Small things God uses » Arod

Exodus 4:2

And Jehovah said to him, What is that in thy hand? And he said, A staff.

Power » Unrealized power » To control the forces of nature

Mark 11:21

And Peter, remembering what Jesus had said, says to him, Rabbi, see, the fig-tree which thou cursedst is dried up.

Power » Unrealized power » To come down from the cross

Mark 15:31

In like manner the chief priests also, with the scribes, mocking with one another, said, He saved others; himself he cannot save.

Power » Unrealized power » To raise the dead

John 11:37

And some of them said, Could not this man, who has opened the eyes of the blind man, have caused that this man also should not have died?

Power » Unrealized power » To conquer death

John 20:25

The other disciples therefore said to him, We have seen the Lord. But he said to them, Unless I see in his hands the mark of the nails, and put my finger into the mark of the nails, and put my hand into his side, I will not believe.

Power » Realized power, » Ability to raise the dead

John 11:22

but even now I know, that whatsoever thou shalt ask of God, God will give thee.

Power » Christ's power » Over his own life

John 10:18

No one takes it from me, but I lay it down of myself. I have authority to lay it down and I have authority to take it again. I have received this commandment of my Father.

Power » Christ's power » Wonder-working

Power » Examples of » The dying thief

Luke 23:42

And he said to Jesus, Remember me, Lord, when thou comest in thy kingdom.

Power » Of prayer » Manifest in the life of elijah

Power » Of satan » Sinners under the dominion of

Power » When you will receive power

Acts 1:6-8

They therefore, being come together, asked him saying, Lord, is it at this time that thou restorest the kingdom to Israel? And he said to them, It is not yours to know times or seasons, which the Father has placed in his own authority; but ye will receive power, the Holy Spirit having come upon you, and ye shall be my witnesses both in Jerusalem, and in all Judaea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth.

Power » Believers in the early church baptized with » The samaritan Christians

Acts 8:17

Then they laid their hands upon them, and they received the Holy Spirit.

Power » Divine power over nature exhibited by Christ, general examples of » Stilling the tempest

Mark 4:39

And awaking up he rebuked the wind, and said to the sea, Silence; be mute. And the wind fell, and there was a great calm.

Power » Believers in the early church baptized with » Simeon

Power » God's Ability » To keep from falling

Jude 1:25

to the only God our Saviour, through Jesus Christ our Lord, be glory, majesty, might, and authority, from before the whole age, and now, and to all the ages. Amen.

Power » Spiritual, general references to » Gives men courage to rebuke sin

Power » Spiritual, general references to » Jesus the supreme example of

Luke 4:14

And Jesus returned in the power of the Spirit to Galilee; and a rumour went out into the whole surrounding country about him;

Power » Of the holy spirit » Exemplified in » Overcoming all difficulties

Zechariah 4:6-7

And he answered and spoke unto me, saying, This is the word of Jehovah unto Zerubbabel, saying, Not by might, nor by power, but by my Spirit, saith Jehovah of hosts. Who art thou, O great mountain? before Zerubbabel thou dost become a plain; and he shall bring forth the head-stone with shoutings: Grace, grace unto it!

Power » Unrealized power » To cast out demons

Mark 9:22

and often it has cast him both into fire and into waters that it might destroy him: but if thou couldst do anything, be moved with pity on us, and help us.

Power » Unrealized power » To heal the sick

Mark 2:12

And he rose up straightway, and, having taken up his couch, went out before them all, so that all were amazed, and glorified God, saying, We never saw it thus.

Power » Christ's power » Life-giving

Power » Christ's power » Over nature

Luke 8:25

And he said to them, Where is your faith? And, being afraid, they were astonished, saying to one another, Who then is this, that he commands even the winds and the water, and they obey him?

Power » Examples of » Early disciples

Power » Of Christ » Will subdue all power

Power » Of prayer » Unlimited to those who abide in Christ

Power » Of Christ » Overcoming the world

Power » Of God » Saints long for exhibitions of

Psalm 63:1-2

{A Psalm of David; when he was in the wilderness of Judah.} O God, thou art my God; early will I seek thee. My soul thirsteth for thee, my flesh languisheth for thee, in a dry and weary land without water: To see thy power and thy glory, as I have beheld thee in the sanctuary;

Power » Of God » Have confidence in

Jeremiah 20:11

But Jehovah is with me as a mighty terrible one; therefore my persecutors shall stumble and shall not prevail; they shall be greatly ashamed, for they have not prospered: it shall be an everlasting confusion that shall not be forgotten.

Power » Of God » Expressed by » The thunder of his power

Job 26:14

Lo, these are the borders of his ways; but what a whisper of a word do we hear of him! And the thunder of his power, who can understand?

Power » Of God » Exalted by

Job 36:22

Lo, God is exalted in his power: who teacheth as he?

Power » Believers in the early church baptized with » Believers at pentecost

Power » Small things God uses » Five barley loaves

Power » Divine power over nature exhibited by Christ, general examples of » Turning water into wine

John 2:7

Jesus says to them, Fill the water-vessels with water. And they filled them up to the brim.

Power » Of the holy spirit » Christ worked his miracles by

Power » Of the holy spirit » God's word the instrument of

Power » Of the holy spirit » Promised by the father

Power » Of the holy spirit » Exemplified in » Raising Christ from the dead

Power » Of the holy spirit » Exemplified in » Performing miracles

Romans 15:19

in the power of signs and wonders, in the power of the Spirit of God; so that I, from Jerusalem, and in a circuit round to Illyricum, have fully preached the glad tidings of the Christ;

Power » Of the holy spirit » Saints » Strengthened by

Power » Of the holy spirit » Saints » Upheld by

Power » Of the holy spirit » Saints » Abound in hope by

Power » Unrealized power » To provide for the multitude

Mark 8:4

And his disciples answered him, Whence shall one be able to satisfy these with bread here in a desert place?

Power » Unrealized power » To forgive sins

Power » Realized power, » Ability to give absent healing

Luke 7:7

Wherefore neither did I count myself worthy to come to thee. But say by a word and my servant shall be healed.

Power » Of testimony » Inspired by the "spirit"

Power » Of Christ » Bodies of, will be changed by

Philippians 3:21

who shall transform our body of humiliation into conformity to his body of glory, according to the working of the power which he has even to subdue all things to himself.

Power » Of Christ » Saints made willing by

Psalm 110:3

Thy people shall be willing in the day of thy power, in holy splendour: from the womb of the morning shall come to thee the dew of thy youth.

Power » Of Christ » Helped by

Power » Of Christ » Is able to subdue all things

Philippians 3:21

who shall transform our body of humiliation into conformity to his body of glory, according to the working of the power which he has even to subdue all things to himself.

Power » Of Christ » Ministers should make known

Power » Of Christ » As man, is from the father

Power » Of Christ » Giving eternal life

Power » Of Christ » Rests upon saints

Power » Of Christ » Over all flesh

Power » Of Christ » Everlasting

Power » Of Christ » Unlimited

Power » Of satan » Permitted to afflict the righteous

Job 1:12

And Jehovah said to Satan, Behold, all that he hath is in thy hand; only upon himself put not forth thy hand. So Satan went forth from the presence of Jehovah.

Power » Of satan » Claims authority over the world

Luke 4:6

And the devil said to him, I will give thee all this power, and their glory; for it is given up to me, and to whomsoever I will I give it.

Power » Of God » One of his attributes

Psalm 62:11

Once hath God spoken, twice have I heard this, that strength belongeth unto God.

Power » Of God » Exerted in behalf of saints

1 Chronicles 16:9

Sing unto him, sing psalms unto him; Meditate upon all his wondrous works.

Power » Of God » Can save by many or by few

1 Samuel 14:6

And Jonathan said to the young man that bore his armour, Come, and let us go over to the garrison of these uncircumcised: perhaps Jehovah will work for us; for there is no restraint to Jehovah to save by many or by few.

Power » Of God » All things possible to

Power » Of God » Wicked people » Have against them

Ezra 8:22

For I was ashamed to require of the king a band of soldiers and horsemen to help us against the enemy in the way; for we had spoken to the king saying, The hand of our God is upon all them for good that seek him; but his power and his anger is against all them that forsake him.

Power » Of God » Wicked people » Do not know

Power » Of God » Exemplified » In the resurrection of saints

Power » Of God » Exemplified » In the miracles of Christ

Power » Of God » Exemplified » In delivering his people

Psalm 106:8

Yet he saved them for his name's sake, that he might make known his might.

Power » Of the holy spirit » Christ commenced his ministry in

Luke 4:14

And Jesus returned in the power of the Spirit to Galilee; and a rumour went out into the whole surrounding country about him;

Power » Of the holy spirit » Exemplified in » The conception of Christ

Power » Of the holy spirit » Saints » Helped in prayer by

Power » Of Christ » Present in the assembly of saints

1 Corinthians 5:4

to deliver, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ (ye and my spirit being gathered together, with the power of our Lord Jesus Christ), him that has so wrought this:

Power » Of Christ » Destroying the works of satan

Power » Of Christ » Glorious

Power » Of God » The faith that saints rely on

Power » Of God » Receive increase of grace by

Power » Of God » Kept by, unto salvation

Power » Of God » Wicked people » Will be destroyed by

Luke 12:5

But I will shew you whom ye shall fear: Fear him who after he has killed has authority to cast into hell; yea, I say to you, Fear him.

Power » Of God » Described as » Sovereign

Romans 9:21

Or has not the potter authority over the clay, out of the same lump to make one vessel to honour, and another to dishonour?

Power » Of the holy spirit » Promised by Christ

Satan's » Power » Princehood

Satan's » Power » Inspires lying wonders

Satan's » Power » Blinds the minds of unbelievers

2 Corinthians 4:3-4

But if also our gospel is veiled, it is veiled in those that are lost; in whom the god of this world has blinded the thoughts of the unbelieving, so that the radiancy of the glad tidings of the glory of the Christ, who is the image of God, should not shine forth for them.

Satan's » Power » Contends with the saints

Satan's » Power » Sinners under the dominion of

Satan's » Power » Permitted to afflict the righteous

Job 1:12

And Jehovah said to Satan, Behold, all that he hath is in thy hand; only upon himself put not forth thy hand. So Satan went forth from the presence of Jehovah.

Satan's » Power » Claims authority over the world

Luke 4:6

And the devil said to him, I will give thee all this power, and their glory; for it is given up to me, and to whomsoever I will I give it.

Spiritual » Power » Fills life with healing influences