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Psalm 29:4

the voice of the Lord in power, the voice of the Lord in splendor.

Ecclesiastes 8:4

For the king's word is authoritative, and who can say to him, "What are you doing?"

1 Chronicles 29:11

Yours, Lord, is the greatness and the power and the glory and the splendor and the majesty, for everything in the heavens and on earth belongs to You. Yours, Lord, is the kingdom, and You are exalted as head over all.

Revelation 7:12

saying: Amen! Blessing and glory and wisdom and thanksgiving and honor and power and strength, be to our God forever and ever. Amen.

Jude 1:25

to the only God our Savior, through Jesus Christ our Lord, be glory, majesty, power, and authority before all time, now, and forever. Amen.

Genesis 31:29

I could do you great harm, but last night the God of your father said to me: 'Watch yourself. Don't say anything to Jacob, either good or bad.'

Zechariah 4:6

So he answered me, "This is the word of the Lord to Zerubbabel: 'Not by strength or by might, but by My Spirit,' says the Lord of Hosts.

Genesis 49:3

Reuben, you are my firstborn, my strength and the firstfruits of my virility, excelling in prominence, excelling in power.

Acts 8:18

When Simon saw that the Holy Spirit was given through the laying on of the apostles' hands, he offered them money,

Ephesians 1:21

far above every ruler and authority, power and dominion, and every title given, not only in this age but also in the one to come.

1 Corinthians 5:4

In the name of our Lord Jesus, when you are assembled, along with my spirit and with the power of our Lord Jesus,

Micah 2:1

Woe to those who dream up wickedness and prepare evil [plans]on their beds! At morning light they accomplish it because the power is in their hands.

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Faith » Promises to those who exercise » Power

John 14:12

"I assure you: The one who believes in Me will also do the works that I do. And he will do even greater works than these, because I am going to the Father.

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

John 14:12

"I assure you: The one who believes in Me will also do the works that I do. And he will do even greater works than these, because I am going to the Father.

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

Lost » Power » Sheep

Jeremiah 50:17

Israel is a stray lamb, chased by lions. The first who devoured him was the king of Assyria; this last who has crunched his bones was Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon.

Matthew 10:6

Instead, go to the lost sheep of the house of Israel.

Power » Power power of God » General references to

2 Chronicles 25:8

But if you go [with them], do it! Be strong for battle! [But] God will make you stumble before the enemy, for God has the power to help or to make one stumble.

Job 26:12

By His power He stirred the sea, and by His understanding He crushed Rahab.

Power » Spiritual, general references to » Of appetite

Numbers 11:5

We remember the free fish we ate in Egypt, along with the cucumbers, melons, leeks, onions, and garlic.

Proverbs 16:26

A worker's appetite works for him because his hunger urges him on.

Proverbs 18:20

From the fruit of his mouth a man's stomach is satisfied; he is filled with the product of his lips.

Proverbs 23:35

"They struck me, but I feel no pain! They beat me, but I didn't know it! When will I wake up? I'll look for another [drink]."

Power » Power power of God » Is infinite

Psalm 135:6

The Lord does whatever He pleases in heaven and on earth, in the seas and all the depths.

Power » Promised » Strength, moral and spiritual promised

Power » The lord being powerful

Job 37:23

The Almighty-we cannot reach Him- He is exalted in power! In His justice and righteousness, He will not oppress.

2 Chronicles 25:8

But if you go [with them], do it! Be strong for battle! [But] God will make you stumble before the enemy, for God has the power to help or to make one stumble.

Nahum 1:3

The Lord is slow to anger but great in power; the Lord will never leave [the guilty] unpunished. His path is in the whirlwind and storm, and clouds are the dust beneath His feet.

Joshua 4:24

This is so that all the people of the earth may know that the Lord's hand is mighty, and so that you may always fear the Lord your God."

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

Job 26:10

He laid out the horizon on the surface of the waters at the boundary between light and darkness.

Job 38:8

Who enclosed the sea behind doors when it burst from the womb,

Job 38:11

when I declared: "You may come this far, but no farther; your proud waves stop here"?

Psalm 33:7

He gathers the waters of the sea into a heap; He puts the depths into storehouses.

Psalm 104:9

You set a boundary they cannot cross; they will never cover the earth again.

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

Acts 19:11-12

God was performing extraordinary miracles by Paul's hands, so that even facecloths or work aprons that had touched his skin were brought to the sick, and the diseases left them, and the evil spirits came out of them.

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

Deuteronomy 11:17

Then the Lord's anger will burn against you. He will close the sky, and there will be no rain; the land will not yield its produce, and you will perish quickly from the good land the Lord is giving you.

Genesis 7:4

Seven days from now I will make it rain on the earth 40 days and 40 nights, and I will wipe off the face of the earth every living thing I have made."

Exodus 9:33

Moses went out from Pharaoh and the city, and extended his hands to the Lord. Then the thunder and hail ceased, and rain no longer poured down on the land.

More verses: Jeremiah 10:13

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

More verses: Psalm 107:29

Power » Jesus Christ being given power

Acts 10:37-38

You know the events that took place throughout all Judea, beginning from Galilee after the baptism that John preached: how God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Spirit and with power, and how He went about doing good and curing all who were under the tyranny of the Devil, because God was with Him.

Luke 4:31-36

Then He went down to Capernaum, a town in Galilee, and was teaching them on the Sabbath. They were astonished at His teaching because His message had authority. In the synagogue there was a man with an unclean demonic spirit who cried out with a loud voice, read more.
"Leave us alone! What do You have to do with us, Jesus-Nazarene? Have You come to destroy us? I know who You are-the Holy One of God!" But Jesus rebuked him and said, "Be quiet and come out of him!" And throwing him down before them, the demon came out of him without hurting him at all. They were all struck with amazement and kept saying to one another, "What is this message? For He commands the unclean spirits with authority and power, and they come out!"

John 10:14-18

"I am the good shepherd. I know My own sheep, and they know Me, as the Father knows Me, and I know the Father. I lay down My life for the sheep. But I have other sheep that are not of this fold; I must bring them also, and they will listen to My voice. Then there will be one flock, one shepherd. read more.
This is why the Father loves Me, because I am laying down My life so I may take it up again. No one takes it from Me, but I lay it down on My own. I have the right to lay it down, and I have the right to take it up again. I have received this command from My Father."

John 17:1-3

Jesus spoke these things, looked up to heaven, and said: Father, the hour has come. Glorify Your Son so that the Son may glorify You, for You gave Him authority over all flesh; so He may give eternal life to all You have given Him. This is eternal life: that they may know You, the only true God, and the One You have sent-Jesus Christ.

Power » The lord giving power

Luke 9:1-2

Summoning the Twelve, He gave them power and authority over all the demons, and [power] to heal diseases. Then He sent them to proclaim the kingdom of God and to heal the sick.

Acts 1:6-8

So when they had come together, they asked Him, "Lord, at this time are You restoring the kingdom to Israel?" He said to them, "It is not for you to know times or periods that the Father has set by His own authority. But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you will be My witnesses in Jerusalem, in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth."

Luke 10:17-20

The Seventy returned with joy, saying, "Lord, even the demons submit to us in Your name." He said to them, "I watched Satan fall from heaven like a lightning flash. Look, I have given you the authority to trample on snakes and scorpions and over all the power of the enemy; nothing will ever harm you. read more.
However, don't rejoice that the spirits submit to you, but rejoice that your names are written in heaven."

John 1:1-13

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was with God in the beginning. All things were created through Him, and apart from Him not one thing was created that has been created. read more.
Life was in Him, and that life was the light of men. That light shines in the darkness, yet the darkness did not overcome it. There was a man named John who was sent from God. He came as a witness to testify about the light, so that all might believe through him. He was not the light, but he came to testify about the light. The true light, who gives light to everyone, was coming into the world. He was in the world, and the world was created through Him, yet the world did not recognize Him. He came to His own, and His own people did not receive Him. But to all who did receive Him, He gave them the right to be children of God, to those who believe in His name, who were born, not of blood, or of the will of the flesh, or of the will of man, but of God.

Power » Of testimony » Relates to personal experience

Psalm 66:16

Come and listen, all who fear God, and I will tell what He has done for me.

Psalm 119:46

I will speak of Your decrees before kings and not be ashamed.

Psalm 71:15

My mouth will tell about Your righteousness and Your salvation all day long, though I cannot sum them up.

Psalm 119:13

With my lips I proclaim all the judgments from Your mouth.

Power » The power of the lord

Psalm 66:3-7

Say to God, "How awe-inspiring are Your works! Your enemies will cringe before You because of Your great strength. All the earth will worship You and sing praise to You. They will sing praise to Your name." Selah Come and see the works of God; His acts toward mankind are awe-inspiring. read more.
He turned the sea into dry land, and they crossed the river on foot. There we rejoiced in Him. He rules forever by His might; He keeps His eye on the nations. The rebellious should not exalt themselves. Selah

Jeremiah 10:10-12

But the Lord is the true God; He is the living God and eternal King. The earth quakes at His wrath, and the nations cannot endure His rage. You are to say this to them: The gods that did not make the heavens and the earth will perish from the earth and from under these heavens. He made the earth by His power, established the world by His wisdom, and spread out the heavens by His understanding.

Jeremiah 27:4-5

Command them [to go] to their masters, saying: This is what the Lord of Hosts, the God of Israel, says: This is what you must say to your masters: By My great strength and outstretched arm, I made the earth, and the people, and animals on the face of the earth. I give it to anyone I please.

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

Acts 19:6-7

And when Paul had laid his hands on them, the Holy Spirit came on them, and they began to speak with [other] languages and to prophesy. Now there were about 12 men in all.

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

2 Chronicles 15:1

The Spirit of God came on Azariah son of Oded.

1 Samuel 19:20

Saul sent agents to seize David. However, when they saw the group of prophets prophesying with Samuel leading them, the Spirit of God came on Saul's agents, and they also started prophesying.

Power » Of God » Described as » Incomparable

Job 40:9

Do you have an arm like God's? Can you thunder with a voice like His?

Deuteronomy 3:24

Lord God , You have begun to show Your greatness and power to Your servant, for what god is there in heaven or on earth who can perform deeds and mighty acts like Yours?

Exodus 15:11-12

Lord, who is like You among the gods? Who is like You, glorious in holiness, revered with praises, performing wonders? You stretched out Your right hand, and the earth swallowed them.

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

Mark 4:39

He got up, rebuked the wind, and said to the sea, "Silence! Be still!" The wind ceased, and there was a great calm.

Proverbs 30:4

Who has gone up to heaven and come down? Who has gathered the wind in His hands? Who has bound up the waters in a cloak? Who has established all the ends of the earth? What is His name, and what is the name of His Son- if you know?

Power » Of testimony » Bursts forth from an inward fire

Jonah 1:9

He answered them, "I am a Hebrew. I worship Yahweh, the God of the heavens, who made the sea and the dry land."

Jeremiah 20:9

If I say: I won't mention Him or speak any longer in His name, His message becomes a fire burning in my heart, shut up in my bones. I become tired of holding it in, and I cannot prevail.

Daniel 4:2

I am pleased to tell you about the miracles and wonders the Most High God has done for me.

Power » Of satan » Inspires lying wonders

Power » Of testimony » The outgrowth of faith

2 Corinthians 4:13

And since we have the same spirit of faith in accordance with what is written, I believed, therefore I spoke, we also believe, and therefore speak,

1 Peter 5:12

Through Silvanus, whom I consider a faithful brother, I have written briefly, encouraging you and testifying that this is the true grace of God. Take your stand in it!

Power » Of testimony » Becomes irrepressible

Acts 26:22

Since I have obtained help that comes from God, to this day I stand and testify to both small and great, saying nothing else than what the prophets and Moses said would take place-

Power » Of Christ » The wicked will be destroyed by

Isaiah 63:3

I trampled the winepress alone, and no one from the nations was with Me. I trampled them in My anger and ground them underfoot in My fury; their blood spattered My garments, and all My clothes were stained.

Isaiah 11:4

but He will judge the poor righteously and execute justice for the oppressed of the land. He will strike the land with discipline from His mouth, and He will kill the wicked with a command from His lips.

Power » Of Christ » Enabling others to work miracles

Mark 16:17-18

And these signs will accompany those who believe: In My name they will drive out demons; they will speak in new languages; they will pick up snakes; if they should drink anything deadly, it will never harm them; they will lay hands on the sick, and they will get well."

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

1 Samuel 10:10

When Saul and his attendant arrived at Gibeah, a group of prophets met him. Then the Spirit of God took control of him, and he prophesied along with them.

1 Samuel 11:6

When Saul heard these words, the Spirit of God suddenly took control of him, and his anger burned furiously.

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

Acts 6:5

The proposal pleased the whole company. So they chose Stephen, a man full of faith and the Holy Spirit, and Philip, Prochorus, Nicanor, Timon, Parmenas, and Nicolaus, a proselyte from Antioch.

2 Timothy 1:7-8

For God has not given us a spirit of fearfulness, but one of power, love, and sound judgment. So don't be ashamed of the testimony about our Lord, or of me His prisoner. Instead, share in suffering for the gospel, relying on 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

So Pilate said to Him, "You're not talking to me? Don't You know that I have the authority to release You and the authority to crucify You?" "You would have no authority over Me at all," Jesus answered him, "if it hadn't been given you from above. This is why the one who handed Me over to you has the greater sin."

Romans 13:1-2

Everyone must submit to the governing authorities, for there is no authority except from God, and those that exist are instituted by God. So then, the one who resists the authority is opposing God's command, and those who oppose it will bring judgment on themselves.

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

Ezekiel 37:11-14

Then He said to me, "Son of man, these bones are the whole house of Israel. Look how they say: Our bones are dried up, and our hope has perished; we are cut off. Therefore, prophesy and say to them: This is what the Lord God says: I am going to open your graves and bring you up from them, My people, and lead you into the land of Israel. You will know that I am the Lord, My people, when I open your graves and bring you up from them. read more.
I will put My Spirit in you, and you will live, and I will settle you in your own land. Then you will know that I am the Lord. I have spoken, and I will do [it]." [This is] the declaration of the Lord.

Power » Of testimony » An everyday duty

Malachi 3:16

At that time those who feared the Lord spoke to one another. The Lord took notice and listened. So a book of remembrance was written before Him for those who feared Yahweh and had high regard for His name.

Matthew 9:31

But they went out and spread the news about Him throughout that whole area.

Power » Of God » Efficiency of ministers is through

1 Corinthians 3:6-8

I planted, Apollos watered, but God gave the growth. So then neither the one who plants nor the one who waters is anything, but only God who gives the growth. Now the one who plants and the one who waters are equal, and each will receive his own reward according to his own labor.

Galatians 2:8

For He who was at work with Peter in the apostleship to the circumcised was also at work with me among the Gentiles.

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

Judges 14:19

The Spirit of the Lord took control of him, and he went down to Ashkelon and killed 30 of their men. He stripped them and gave their clothes to those who had explained the riddle. In a rage, Samson returned to his father's house,

Judges 14:6

the Spirit of the Lord took control of him, and he tore the lion apart with his bare hands as he might have torn a young goat. But he did not tell his father or 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

So I prophesied as I had been commanded. While I was prophesying, there was a noise, a rattling sound, and the bones came together, bone to 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

Instead, God has chosen the world's foolish things to shame the wise, and God has chosen the world's weak things to shame the strong. God has chosen the world's insignificant and despised things-the things viewed as nothing-so He might bring to nothing the things that are viewed as something, so that no one can boast in His presence.

Power » Of Christ » Described as supreme

Ephesians 1:20-21

He demonstrated [this power] in the Messiah by raising Him from the dead and seating Him at His right hand in the heavens- far above every ruler and authority, power and dominion, and every title given, not only in this age but also in the one to come.

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

John 5:17-19

But Jesus responded to them, "My Father is still working, and I am working also." This is why the Jews began trying all the more to kill Him: not only was He breaking the Sabbath, but He was even calling God His own Father, making Himself equal with God. Then Jesus replied, "I assure you: The Son is not able to do anything on His own, but only what He sees the Father doing. For whatever the Father does, the Son also does these things in the same way.

John 10:28-30

I give them eternal life, and they will never perish-ever! No one will snatch them out of My hand. My Father, who has given them to Me, is greater than all. No one is able to snatch them out of the Father's hand. The Father and I are one."

Power » Of Christ » Exemplified in creation

Power » Of God » The heavenly host magnified

Revelation 5:13

I heard every creature in heaven, on earth, under the earth, on the sea, and everything in them say: Blessing and honor and glory and dominion to the One seated on the throne, and to the Lamb, forever and ever!

Revelation 11:17

saying: We thank You, Lord God, the Almighty, who is and who was, because You have taken Your great power and have begun to reign.

Power » Of God » Should be acknowledged

1 Chronicles 29:11

Yours, Lord, is the greatness and the power and the glory and the splendor and the majesty, for everything in the heavens and on earth belongs to You. Yours, Lord, is the kingdom, and You are exalted as head over all.

Isaiah 33:13

You who are far off, hear what I have done; you who are near, know My strength."

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

Exodus 9:3

then the Lord's hand will bring a severe plague against your livestock in the field-the horses, donkeys, camels, herds, and flocks.

Exodus 9:15

By now I could have stretched out My hand and struck you and your people with a plague, and you would have been obliterated from the earth.

Power » Of God » Exemplified » In the creation

Jeremiah 10:12

He made the earth by His power, established the world by His wisdom, and spread 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

Matthew 7:28-29

When Jesus had finished this sermon, the crowds were astonished at His teaching, because He was teaching them like one who had authority, and not like their scribes.

Power » Of satan » Blinds the minds of unbelievers

2 Corinthians 4:3-4

But if, in fact, our gospel is veiled, it is veiled to those who are perishing. Regarding them: the god of this age has blinded the minds of the unbelievers so they cannot see the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God.

Power » Of God » Nothing too difficult for

Genesis 18:14

Is anything impossible for the Lord? At the appointed time I will come back to you, and in about a year she will have a son."

Power » Of God » Magnified

Jude 1:25

to the only God our Savior, through Jesus Christ our Lord, be glory, majesty, power, and authority before all time, now, and forever. Amen.

Power » Of God » Is the source of all strength

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

Job 40:9

Do you have an arm like God's? Can you thunder with a voice like His?

Power » Of God » Upheld by

Psalm 37:17

For the arms of the wicked will be broken, but the Lord supports the righteous.

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

Acts 2:2

Suddenly a sound like that of a violent rushing wind came from heaven, and it filled the whole house where they were staying.

Power » Of the holy spirit » Qualifies ministers

Acts 1:8-9

But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you will be My witnesses in Jerusalem, in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth." After He had said this, He was taken up as they were watching, 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 strengthened me, so that the proclamation might be fully made through me, and all the Gentiles might hear. So I was rescued from the lion's mouth.

Power » Of Christ » Salvation

Isaiah 63:1

Who is this coming from Edom in crimson-stained garments from Bozrah- this One who is splendid in His apparel, rising up proudly in His great might? It is I, proclaiming vindication, powerful to save.

Power » Of God » Feared

Jeremiah 5:22

Do you not fear Me? [This is]*The bracketed text has been added for clarity. the Lord's declaration. Do you not tremble before Me, the One who set the sand as the boundary of the sea, an enduring barrier that it cannot cross? The waves surge, but they cannot prevail. They roar but cannot pass over it.

Power » Of God » Strengthened by

Power » Of God » Described as » Glorious

Isaiah 63:12

He sent His glorious arm at Moses' right hand, divided the waters before them to obtain eternal fame for Himself,

Power » Of God » Described as » Effectual

Power » Of God » Described as » Incomprehensible

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 groans of the prisoners reach You; according to Your great power, preserve those condemned to die.

Power » Of God » Described as » Irresistable

Daniel 4:35

All the inhabitants of the earth are counted as nothing, and He does what He wants with the army of heaven and the inhabitants of the earth. There is no one who can hold back His hand or say to Him, "What have You done?"

Power » Of God » Described as » Everlasting

Power » Of God » Described as » Mighty

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

Power » Examples of » Elijah

1 Kings 17:21-22

Then he stretched himself out over the boy three times. He cried out to the Lord and said, "My Lord God, please let this boy's life return to him!" So the Lord listened to Elijah's voice, and the boy's life returned to him, and he lived.

Power » Examples of » jacob

Genesis 32:26-28

Then He said to Jacob, "Let Me go, for it is daybreak." But Jacob said, "I will not let You go unless You bless me." "What is your name?" the man asked. "Jacob!" he replied. "Your name will no longer be Jacob," He said. "It will be Israel because you have struggled with God and with men and have prevailed."

Power » Of Christ » Performing miracles

Luke 5:17

On one of those days while He was teaching, Pharisees and teachers of the law were sitting there who had come from every village of Galilee and Judea, and also from Jerusalem. And the Lord's power to heal was in Him.

Power » Of God » Supported in affliction by

Power » Of God » Delivered by

Daniel 3:17

If the God we serve exists, then He can rescue us from the furnace of blazing fire, and He can rescue us from the power of you, the king.

Nehemiah 1:10

They are Your servants and Your people. You redeemed [them] by Your great power and strong hand.

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

Psalm 29:5

The voice of the Lord breaks the cedars; the Lord shatters the cedars of Lebanon.

Psalm 68:33

to Him who rides in the ancient, highest heavens. Look, He thunders with His powerful voice!

Psalm 29:3

The voice of the Lord is above the waters. The God of glory thunders- the Lord, above vast waters,

Power » Of God » Described as » Great

Nahum 1:3

The Lord is slow to anger but great in power; the Lord will never leave [the guilty] unpunished. His path is in the whirlwind and storm, and clouds are the dust beneath His feet.

Psalm 79:11

Let the groans of the prisoners reach You; according to Your great power, preserve those condemned to die.

Power » Of God » Described as » Strong

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

Power » Of Christ » Rising from the dead

John 10:18

No one takes it from Me, but I lay it down on My own. I have the right to lay it down, and I have the right to take it up again. I have received this command from My Father."

Power » Of Christ » Forgiving sins

Matthew 9:6

But so you may know that the Son of Man has authority on earth to forgive sins" -then He told the paralytic, "Get up, pick up your stretcher, and go home."

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

Exodus 8:19

"This is the finger of God," the magicians said to Pharaoh. But Pharaoh's heart hardened, and he would not listen to them, as the Lord had said.

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

1 Samuel 16:13

So Samuel took the horn of oil, anointed him in the presence of his brothers, and the Spirit of the Lord took control of David from that day forward. Then Samuel set out and went to Ramah.

Power » Small things God uses » Five smooth stones

1 Samuel 17:40

Instead, he took his staff in his hand and chose five smooth stones from the wadi and put them in the pouch, in his shepherd's bag. Then, with his sling in his hand, he approached the Philistine.

Power » Small things God uses » Small things

Zechariah 4:10

For who scorns the day of small things? These seven eyes of the Lord, which scan throughout the whole earth, will rejoice when they see the plumb line in Zerubbabel's hand."

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 fire"-the Lord's declaration-"and like a sledgehammer that pulverizes rock?

Power » Of Christ » Giving spiritual life

John 5:25-26

"I assure you: An hour is coming, and is now here, when the dead will hear the voice of the Son of God, and those who hear will live. For just as the Father has life in Himself, so also He has granted to the Son to have life in Himself.

Power » Of Christ » Preserved by

Power » Of satan » Contends with the saints

Power » God being your power

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

Numbers 11:25

Then the Lord descended in the cloud and spoke to him. He took some of the Spirit that was on Moses and placed [the Spirit] on the 70 elders. As the Spirit rested on them, they prophesied, but they never did it again.

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

1 Kings 17:12

But she said, "As the Lord your God lives, I don't have anything baked-only a handful of flour in the jar and a bit of oil in the jug. Just now, I am gathering a couple of sticks in order to go prepare it for myself and my son so we can eat it and die."

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

1 Kings 18:44

On the seventh time, he reported, "There's a cloud as small as a man's hand coming from the sea." Then Elijah said, "Go and tell Ahab, 'Get [your chariot] ready and go down so the rain doesn't stop you.' "

Power » Small things God uses » The mustard seed

Matthew 13:32

It's the smallest of all the seeds, but when grown, it's taller than the vegetables and becomes a tree, so that the birds of the sky come and nest in its branches."

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

Matthew 17:27

"But, so we won't offend them, go to the sea, cast in a fishhook, and catch the first fish that comes up. When you open its mouth you'll find a coin. Take it and give it to them for Me and you."

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

Seeing a lone fig tree by the road, He went up to it and found nothing on it except leaves. And He said to it, "May no fruit ever come from you again!" At once the fig tree withered.

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

Matthew 14:25

Around three in the morning, He came toward them walking on the sea.

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

Zechariah 4:6

So he answered me, "This is the word of the Lord to Zerubbabel: 'Not by strength or by might, but by My Spirit,' says the Lord of Hosts.

Power » Christ's power » Infinite

Power » Of the word » A devouring flame

Jeremiah 5:14

Therefore, this is what the Lord God of Hosts says: Because you have spoken this word, I am going to make My words become fire in your mouth. These people are the wood, and the fire will consume them.

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

Acts 16:25-26

About midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God, and the prisoners were listening to them. Suddenly there was such a violent earthquake that the foundations of the jail were shaken, and immediately all the doors were opened, and everyone's chains came loose.

Power » Of prayer » Increased by self-denial

Power » Of God » Described as » Unsearchable

Job 9:10

He performs great and unsearchable things, 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

When Balaam looked up and saw Israel encamped tribe by tribe, the Spirit of God descended on him,

Power » Small things God uses » A jaw-bone

Judges 15:15

He found a fresh jawbone of a donkey, reached out his hand, took it, and killed 1,000 men with it.

Power » Unrealized power » To still the tempest

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

Power » Realized power, » Ability to control demons

Luke 8:31-32

And they begged Him not to banish them to the abyss. A large herd of pigs was there, feeding on the hillside. The demons begged Him to permit them to enter the pigs, and He gave them permission.

Power » Of the word » A probing instrument

Power » Power belonging to 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 was on him, and he judged Israel. Othniel went out to battle, and the Lord handed over Cushan-rishathaim king of Aram to him, so that Othniel overpowered him.

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

Judges 6:34

The Spirit of the Lord enveloped Gideon, and he blew the ram's horn and the Abiezrites rallied behind him.

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

Romans 8:39

nor height, nor depth, nor any other created thing will have the power to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord!

Power » Realized power, » Ability to heal lepers

Matthew 8:2

Right away a man with a serious skin disease came up and knelt before Him, saying, "Lord, if You are willing, You can make me clean."

Power » Christ's power » Pardoning

Matthew 9:6

But so you may know that the Son of Man has authority on earth to forgive sins" -then He told the paralytic, "Get up, pick up your stretcher, and go home."

Power » Christ's power » Saving

Isaiah 63:1

Who is this coming from Edom in crimson-stained garments from Bozrah- this One who is splendid in His apparel, rising up proudly in His great might? It is I, proclaiming vindication, powerful to save.

Power » Of testimony » Recounts God's blessings

Isaiah 63:7

I will make known the Lord's faithful love [and] the Lord's praiseworthy acts, because of all the Lord has done for us- even the many good things [He has done] for the house of Israel and has done for them based on His compassions and the abundance of His faithful love.

Power » Of the word » A saving power

Power » Of Christ » Raising the dead

John 5:28-29

Do not be amazed at this, because a time is coming when all who are in the graves will hear His voice and come out-those who have done good things, to the resurrection of life, but those who have done wicked things, to the resurrection of judgment.

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

Acts 10:44

While Peter was still speaking these words, the Holy Spirit came down on all those who heard the message.

Power » Small things God uses » Arod

Exodus 4:2

The Lord asked him, "What is that in your hand?" "A staff," he replied.

Power » Unrealized power » To control the forces of nature

Mark 11:21

Then Peter remembered and said to Him, "Rabbi, look! The fig tree that You cursed is withered."

Power » Unrealized power » To come down from the cross

Mark 15:31

In the same way, the chief priests with the scribes were mocking Him to one another and saying, "He saved others; He cannot save Himself!

Power » Unrealized power » To raise the dead

John 11:37

But some of them said, "Couldn't He who opened the blind man's eyes also have kept this man from dying?"

Power » Unrealized power » To conquer death

John 20:25

So the other disciples kept telling him, "We have seen the Lord!" But he said to them, "If I don't see the mark of the nails in His hands, put my finger into the mark of the nails, and put my hand into His side, I will never believe!"

Power » Realized power, » Ability to raise the dead

John 11:22

Yet even now I know that whatever You ask from God, God will give You."

Power » Christ's power » Over his own life

John 10:18

No one takes it from Me, but I lay it down on My own. I have the right to lay it down, and I have the right to take it up again. I have received this command from My Father."

Power » Christ's power » Wonder-working

Power » Examples of » The dying thief

Luke 23:42

Then he said, "Jesus, remember me when You come into Your 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

So when they had come together, they asked Him, "Lord, at this time are You restoring the kingdom to Israel?" He said to them, "It is not for you to know times or periods that the Father has set by His own authority. But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you will be My witnesses in Jerusalem, in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth."

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

Acts 8:17

Then Peter and John laid their hands on them, and they received the Holy Spirit.

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

Mark 4:39

He got up, rebuked the wind, and said to the sea, "Silence! Be still!" The wind ceased, 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 Savior, through Jesus Christ our Lord, be glory, majesty, power, and authority before all time, now, and forever. 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

Then Jesus returned to Galilee in the power of the Spirit, and news about Him spread throughout the entire vicinity.

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

Zechariah 4:6-7

So he answered me, "This is the word of the Lord to Zerubbabel: 'Not by strength or by might, but by My Spirit,' says the Lord of Hosts. 'What are you, great mountain? Before Zerubbabel you will become a plain. And he will bring out the capstone accompanied by shouts of: Grace, grace to it!' "

Power » Unrealized power » To cast out demons

Mark 9:22

"And many times it has thrown him into fire or water to destroy him. But if You can do anything, have compassion on us and help us."

Power » Unrealized power » To heal the sick

Mark 2:12

Immediately he got up, picked up the stretcher, and went out in front of everyone. As a result, they were all astounded and gave glory to God, saying, "We have never seen anything like this!"

Power » Christ's power » Life-giving

Power » Christ's power » Over nature

Luke 8:25

He said to them, "Where is your faith?" They were fearful and amazed, asking one another, "Who can this be? He commands even the winds and the waves, 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

God, You are my God; I eagerly seek You. I thirst for You; my body faints for You in a land that is dry, desolate, and without water. So I gaze on You in the sanctuary to see Your strength and Your glory.

Power » Of God » Have confidence in

Jeremiah 20:11

But the Lord is with me like a violent warrior. Therefore, my persecutors will stumble and not prevail. Since they have not succeeded, they will be utterly shamed, an everlasting humiliation that will never be forgotten.

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

Power » Of God » Exalted by

Job 36:22

Look, God shows Himself exalted by His power. Who is a teacher like Him?

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

"Fill the jars with water," Jesus told them. So they filled them 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

by the power of miraculous signs and wonders, and by the power of God's Spirit. As a result, I have fully proclaimed the good news about the Messiah from Jerusalem all the way around to Illyricum.

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

His disciples answered Him, "Where can anyone get enough bread here in this desolate place to fill these people?"

Power » Unrealized power » To forgive sins

Power » Realized power, » Ability to give absent healing

Luke 7:7

That is why I didn't even consider myself worthy to come to You. But say the word, and my servant will be cured.

Power » Of testimony » Inspired by the "spirit"

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

Power » Of Christ » Saints made willing by

Psalm 110:3

Your people will volunteer on Your day of battle. In holy splendor, from the womb of the dawn, the dew of Your youth belongs to You.

Power » Of Christ » Helped by

Power » Of Christ » Is able to subdue all things

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

1 Timothy 6:16

the only One who has immortality, dwelling in unapproachable light, whom none of mankind has seen or can see, to whom be honor and eternal might. Amen.

Power » Of Christ » Unlimited

Power » Of satan » Permitted to afflict the righteous

Job 1:12

"Very well," the Lord told Satan, "everything he owns is in your power. However, you must not lay a hand on Job [himself]." So Satan went out from the Lord's presence.

Power » Of satan » Claims authority over the world

Luke 4:6

The Devil said to Him, "I will give You their splendor and all this authority, because it has been given over to me, and I can give it to anyone I want.

Power » Of God » One of his attributes

Power » Of God » Exerted in behalf of saints

1 Chronicles 16:9

Sing to Him; sing praise to Him; tell about all His wonderful works!

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

1 Samuel 14:6

Jonathan said to the attendant who carried his weapons, "Come on, let's cross over to the garrison of these uncircumcised men. Perhaps the Lord will help us. Nothing can keep the Lord from saving, whether by many or by few."

Power » Of God » All things possible to

Power » Of God » Wicked people » Have against them

Ezra 8:22

[I did this] because I was ashamed to ask the king for infantry and cavalry to protect us from enemies during the journey, since we had told him, "The hand of our God is gracious to all who seek Him, but His great anger is against all who abandon 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

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

Luke 4:14

Then Jesus returned to Galilee in the power of the Spirit, and news about Him spread throughout the entire vicinity.

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

In the name of our Lord Jesus, when you are assembled, along with my spirit and with the power of our Lord Jesus,

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 show you the One to fear: Fear Him who has authority to throw [people] into hell after death. Yes, I say to you, this is the One to fear!

Power » Of God » Described as » Sovereign

Romans 9:21

Or has the potter no right over His clay, to make from the same lump one piece of pottery for honor and another for dishonor?

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, in fact, our gospel is veiled, it is veiled to those who are perishing. Regarding them: the god of this age has blinded the minds of the unbelievers so they cannot see the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God.

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

"Very well," the Lord told Satan, "everything he owns is in your power. However, you must not lay a hand on Job [himself]." So Satan went out from the Lord's presence.

Satan's » Power » Claims authority over the world

Luke 4:6

The Devil said to Him, "I will give You their splendor and all this authority, because it has been given over to me, and I can give it to anyone I want.

Spiritual » Power » Fills life with healing influences