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Psalm 29:4

The voice of the LORD is powerful; the voice of the LORD is majestic.

Ecclesiastes 8:4

Since a king's command is powerful, who is able to challenge him, asking, "What are you doing?"

1 Chronicles 29:11

To you, LORD, belongs the greatness, and the valor, and the splendor, and the endurance, and the majesty because all that is in heaven and on earth is yours. To you belongs the kingdom, LORD, and you are exalted as head over all.

Revelation 7:12

saying, "Amen! Praise, glory, wisdom, thanks, honor, power, and strength be to our God forever and ever! Amen!"

1 Corinthians 15:43

The body is planted in a state of dishonor but is raised in a state of splendor. It is planted in weakness but is raised in power.

Jude 1:25

to the only God, our Savior, through Jesus the Messiah, our Lord, be glory, majesty, power, and authority before all time and for all eternity! Amen.

Genesis 31:29

It's actually in my power to do some serious evil to you, but last night the God of your father told me, "Be careful what you say to Jacob whether good or evil.'

Zechariah 4:6

Then he replied to me, "This is this message from the LORD to Zerubbabel: "Not by valor nor by strength, but only by my Spirit,' says the LORD of the Heavenly Armies.

Genesis 49:3

"Reuben, you're my firstborn, my strength, and the first fruit of my vitality. You excel in rank and excel in power.

Psalm 68:35

You are awesome, God, from your sanctuaries. The God of Israel is the one who gives strength and power to the people. Blessed be God! To the Director: To the tune of "The Lilies". Davidic.

Acts 8:18

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

Ephesians 1:21

He is far above every ruler, authority, power, dominion, and every name that can be named, not only in the present age, but also in the one to come.

1 Corinthians 5:4

In the name of our Lord Jesus, when you are gathered together (and I am there in spirit), and the power of our Lord Jesus is there, too,

Micah 2:1

"Woe to those who are crafting iniquity, planning evil well into the night! When morning's light comes, they carry out their plans because they have the power to do so.

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Faith » Promises to those who exercise » Power

John 14:12

Truly, I tell all of you emphatically, the one who believes in me will also do what I'm doing. He will do even greater things than these, because I'm going to the Father.

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

John 14:12

Truly, I tell all of you emphatically, the one who believes in me will also do what I'm doing. He will do even greater things than these, because I'm going to the Father.

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

Lost » Power » Sheep

Jeremiah 50:17

"Israel is a scattered flock, driven out by lions. The first to devour him was the king of Assyria, and then afterward King Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon gnawed his bones.

Matthew 10:6

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

Power » Power power of God » General references to

2 Chronicles 25:8

But if you do go, strengthen yourself for war. Do you think God will throw you down before the enemy, since God has the power both to help or to overthrow?"

Job 26:12

By his power he disturbs the sea; and with his skill he shatters the sea monster.

Power » Spiritual, general references to » Of appetite

Numbers 11:5

How we remember the fish that we used to eat in Egypt for free! And the cucumbers, melons, leeks, onions, and garlic!

Proverbs 16:26

The appetite of the laborer motivates him; indeed, his hunger drives him on.

Proverbs 18:20

The positive words that a man speaks fill his stomach; he will be satisfied with what his lips produce.

Proverbs 23:35

"They struck me," you will say, "but I never felt it. They beat me, but I never knew it When will I wake up? I want another drink."

Power » Power power of God » Is infinite

Psalm 135:6

The LORD does whatever pleases him in heaven and on earth, in the seas and all its deep regions.

Power » Promised » Strength, moral and spiritual promised

2 Samuel 22:40

You strengthened me with valor sufficient for the battle; you made those who rebelled against me fall beneath me.

Power » The lord being powerful

Job 37:23

We cannot find the Almighty he is majestic in power and justice, and overflowing with righteousness; he never oppresses.

2 Chronicles 25:8

But if you do go, strengthen yourself for war. Do you think God will throw you down before the enemy, since God has the power both to help or to overthrow?"

Nahum 1:3

The LORD is slow to anger and powerful, and he will never let the guilty go unpunished. The LORD's path is in the windstorm and hurricane; thunderclouds are dust beneath his feet.

Joshua 4:24

Do this so that all of the people of the earth may know how strong the power of the LORD is, and so that you may fear the LORD your God every day."

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

Job 26:10

He has delimited a boundary over the surface of the oceans as a limit between light and darkness.

Job 38:8

"Who enclosed the sea with limits when it gushed out of the womb,

Job 38:11

and said, "You may come only this far and no more. Your majestic waves will stop here.'?

Psalm 33:7

He gathered the oceans into a single place; he put the deep water into storehouses.

Psalm 104:9

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

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

Acts 19:11-12

God continued to do extraordinary miracles through Paul. When handkerchiefs and aprons that had touched his skin were taken to the sick, their diseases left them and evil spirits went 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

The wrath of God will burn against you so that he will restrain the heavens and it won't rain. The ground won't yield its produce and you'll be swiftly destroyed from the good land that the LORD is about to give you.

Genesis 7:4

Seven days from now I'll send rain on the earth for 40 days and 40 nights, and I'll destroy every living creature that I've made."

Exodus 9:33

Then Moses went out of the city from Pharaoh and spread out his hands to the LORD. The thunder and hail stopped, and the rain no longer poured out 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 what happened throughout Judea, beginning in Galilee after the baptism that John preached. God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Spirit and with power, and because God was with him, he went around doing good and healing everyone who was oppressed by the devil.

Luke 4:31-36

Then Jesus went down to Capernaum, a city in Galilee, and began teaching the people on Sabbath days. They were utterly amazed at what he taught, because his message was spoken with authority. In the synagogue was a man who had a demon. He screamed with a loud voice, read more.
"Oh, no! What do you want with us, Jesus of Nazareth? Have you come to destroy us? I know who you are the Holy One of God!" But Jesus rebuked him. "Be quiet," he said, "and come out of him!" At this, the demon threw the man down in the middle of the synagogue and came out of him without hurting him. Overwhelmed with amazement, they all kept saying to one another, "What kind of statement is this? because with authority and power he gives orders to unclean spirits, and they come out!"

John 10:14-18

I'm the good shepherd. I know my own and my own know me, just as the Father knows me and I know the Father. And I lay down my life for the sheep. I have other sheep that don't belong to this fold. I must lead these also, and they'll listen to my voice. So there will be one flock and one shepherd. read more.
This is why the Father loves me, because I lay down my life in order to take it back again. No one is taking it from me; I lay it down of my own free will. I have the authority to lay it down, and I have the authority to take it back again. This is what my Father has commanded me."

John 17:1-3

After Jesus had said this, he looked up to heaven and said, "Father, the hour has come. Glorify your Son, so that the Son may glorify you. For you have given him authority over all humanity so that he might give eternal life to all those you gave him. And this is eternal life: to know you, the only true God, and the one whom you sent Jesus the Messiah.

Power » The lord giving power

Luke 9:1-2

Jesus called the Twelve together and gave them power and authority over all the demons and to heal diseases. Then he sent them to proclaim the kingdom of God and to heal the sick.

Acts 1:6-8

Now those who had gathered together began to ask Jesus, "Lord, is this the time when you will restore the kingdom to Israel?" He answered them, "It isn't for you to know what times or periods the Father has fixed by his own authority. But you'll receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you, and you'll be my witnesses in Jerusalem, in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth."

Luke 10:17-20

The 70 disciples came back and joyously reported, "Lord, even the demons are submitting to us in your name!" He told them, "I watched Satan falling from heaven like lightning. Look! I have given you the authority to trample on snakes and scorpions and to destroy all the enemy's power, and nothing will ever hurt you. read more.
However, stop rejoicing because the spirits are submitting to you. Instead, rejoice because your names are written in heaven."

John 1:1-13

In the beginning, the Word existed. The Word was with God, and the Word was God. He existed in the beginning with God. Through him all things were made, and apart from him nothing was made that has been made. read more.
In him was life, and that life brought light to humanity. And the light shines on in the darkness, and the darkness has never put it out. There was a man sent from God, whose name was John. He came as a witness to testify about the light, so that all might believe because of him. John was not the light, but he came to testify about the light. This was the true light that enlightens every person by his coming into the world. He was in the world, and the world was made through him. Yet the world did not recognize him. He came to his own creation, yet his own people did not receive him. However, to all who received him, those believing in his name, he gave authority to become God's children, who were born, not merely in a genetic sense, nor from lust, nor from man's desire, but from the will of God.

Power » Of testimony » Relates to personal experience

Psalm 66:16

Come and listen, all of you who fear God, and I will tell you what he did for me.

Psalm 119:46

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

Psalm 71:15

I will declare your righteousness and your salvation every day, though I do not fully understand what the outcome will be.

Psalm 119:13

I have spoken with my lips about all your decrees that you have announced.

Power » The power of the lord

Psalm 66:3-7

Say to God: "How awesome are your works! Because of your great strength your enemies cringe before you." The whole earth worships you. They sing praise to you. They sing praise to your name. Interlude Come and see the awesome works of God on behalf of human beings: read more.
He turned the sea into dry land. Israel crossed the river on foot; let us rejoice in him. He rules by his power forever, his eyes watching over the nations. Do not let the rebellious exalt themselves. Interlude

Jeremiah 10:10-12

The LORD is the true God; he's the living God and the everlasting king. At his wrath the earth quakes, and the nations cannot endure his indignation. Tell this to them: "The gods who didn't make the heavens and the earth will perish from the earth and from these heavens." The LORD is the one who made the world by his power, who established the earth by his wisdom and stretched out the heavens by his understanding.

Jeremiah 27:4-5

Give them this order for their masters: "This is what the LORD of the Heavenly Armies, the God of Israel, says, and this is what you are to say to your masters, "By my great power and outstretched arm I made the earth, mankind, and the animals that are on the face of the earth, and I give it to whomever I see fit.

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

Acts 19:6-7

When Paul laid his hands on them, the Holy Spirit came on them, and they began to speak in foreign languages and to prophesy. There were about twelve 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

After this, the Spirit of God came to rest on Oded's son Azariah,

1 Samuel 19:20

Saul sent messengers to take David, and they saw a group of prophets caught up in prophetic ecstasy, with Samuel standing beside them leading them. Then the Spirit of God came on Saul's messengers, and they also were caught up in prophetic ecstasy.

Power » Of God » Described as » Incomparable

Psalm 89:8

LORD God of the Heavenly Armies, who is as mighty as you, LORD? Your faithfulness surrounds you.

Deuteronomy 3:24

"LORD God, you've begun to show your greatness and your strong power to your servant. For what god in heaven or on earth can equal your works and mighty deeds?

Exodus 15:11-12

"Who is like you among the gods, LORD? Who is like you, majestic in holiness, awesome in splendor, and working 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

Then he got up, rebuked the wind, and told the sea, "Calm down! Be still!" Then the wind stopped blowing, and there was a great calm.

Proverbs 30:4

Who has ascended to heaven, and then descended? Who has collected the wind in his hands? Who has wrapped up waters in a garment? Who has established all the farthest points of the earth? What is his name, and what is his son's name? Surely you know!

Power » Of testimony » Bursts forth from an inward fire

Jonah 1:9

"I'm a Hebrew," he replied, "and I'm afraid of the LORD God of heaven, who made the sea along with the dry land!"

Jeremiah 20:9

When I say, "I won't remember the LORD, nor will I speak in his name anymore, then there is this burning fire in my heart. It is bound up in my bones, I grow weary of trying to hold it in, and I cannot do it!

Daniel 4:2

It gives me great pleasure to tell about the signs and wonders that 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

Now since we have the same spirit of faith in keeping with this Scripture: "I believed, and so I spoke," we also believe and therefore speak.

1 Peter 5:12

Through Silvanus, whom I regard as a faithful brother, I have written this short letter to encourage you and to testify that this is to be the true grace of God in which you are to stand firm!

Power » Of testimony » Becomes irrepressible

Power » Of Christ » The wicked will be destroyed by

Isaiah 63:3

"I have trodden the winepress alone, and from my people no one was with me, I trampled them in my anger and trod them down in my wrath; their lifeblood spattered on my garments, and I stained all my clothing.

Isaiah 11:4

but with righteousness he will judge the needy, and decide with equity for earth's poor. He will strike the earth with the rod of his mouth, and the wicked will be killed with the breath of his lips.

Power » Of Christ » Enabling others to work miracles

Mark 16:17-18

These are the signs that will accompany those who believe: In my name they'll drive out demons, they'll speak in new languages, and they'll pick up snakes with their hands.Even if they drink any deadly poison, it won't hurt them, and they'll place their hands on the sick, and they'll recover."

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

1 Samuel 10:10

When they arrived there at Gibeah, a band of prophets was right there to meet them. The Spirit of God came upon Saul, and he prophesied along with them.

1 Samuel 11:6

When Saul heard these words, the Spirit of God came on him, and he was very angry.

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

Acts 6:5

This suggestion pleased the whole group. So they chose Stephen, a man full of faith and the Holy Spirit, Philip, Prochorus, Nicanor, Timon, Parmenas, and Nicolaus, a gentile convert to Judaism from Antioch.

2 Timothy 1:7-8

For God did not give us a spirit of timidity but one of power, love, and self-discipline. Therefore, never be ashamed of the testimony about our Lord or of me, his prisoner. Instead, by God's power, join me in suffering for the sake of the gospel.

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

Power » There being no power other than God

John 19:10-11

So Pilate asked him, "Aren't you going to speak to me? You realize, don't you, that I have the authority to release you and the authority to crucify you?" Jesus answered him, "You have no authority over me at all, except what was given to you from above. That's why the one who handed me over to you is guilty of a greater sin."

Romans 13:1-2

Every person must be subject to the governing authorities, for no authority exists except by God's permission. The existing authorities have been established by God, so that whoever resists the authorities opposes what God has established, and those who resist will bring judgment on themselves.

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

Ezekiel 37:11-14

"These bones represent the entire house of Israel," the LORD explained to me. "Look how they keep saying, "Our bones are dried up, and our future is lost. We've been completely eliminated!' "Therefore prophesy to them, and tell them, "Watch me! I'm going to open your graves, lift you out of those graves, and bring my people back into the land of Israel. Then you'll learn that I am the LORD, when I've opened your graves and caused you to come up out of them, my people. read more.
I'm going to place my Spirit in you all, and you will live. I'll place you all into your land, and you'll learn that I, the LORD, have been speaking and doing this,' declares the LORD.'"

Power » Of testimony » An everyday duty

Malachi 3:16

Then those who feared the LORD talked with each other. The LORD listened and took note, and a scroll of remembrance was written in his presence about those who fear the LORD and honor His name.

Matthew 9:31

But they went out and spread the news about him throughout that region.

Power » Of God » Efficiency of ministers is through

1 Corinthians 3:6-8

I planted, Apollos watered, but God kept everything growing. So neither the one who plants nor the one who waters is significant, but God, who keeps everything growing, is the one who matters. The one who plants and the one who waters have the same goal, and each will receive a reward for his own action.

Galatians 2:8

For the one who worked through Peter by making him an apostle to the circumcised also worked through me by sending me to the gentiles.

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

Judges 14:19

Then the Spirit of the LORD rushed upon him, and he went down to Ashkelon, killed 30 men, took their belongings, and gave the garments to those who had told him the solution to the riddle. He remained furious, left for his father's house,

Judges 14:6

The Spirit of the LORD rushed upon him, and he ripped the lion apart as one might dissect a young goat, even though he carried nothing in his hand. But he didn't tell his father and 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, just as I had been ordered to do so. Immediately there was a noise and a rattling and then all of a sudden the bones came together by themselves! Each bone came together, all of them attached together!

Acts 19:20

In that way the word of the Lord kept spreading and triumphing.

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 chose what is nonsense in the world to make the wise feel ashamed. God chose what is weak in the world to make the strong feel ashamed. And God chose what is insignificant in the world, what is despised, what is nothing, in order to destroy what is something, so that no one may boast in God's presence.

Power » Of Christ » Described as supreme

Ephesians 1:20-21

which he brought about in the Messiah when he raised him from the dead and seated him at his right hand in the heavenly realm. He is far above every ruler, authority, power, dominion, and every name that can be named, not only in the present 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 answered them, "My Father has been working until now, and I, too, am working." So the Jewish leaders were trying all the harder to kill him, because he was not only breaking the Sabbath but was also calling God his own Father, thereby making himself equal to God. Jesus told them, "Truly, I tell all of you emphatically, the Son can do nothing on his own accord, but only what he sees the Father doing, What the Father does, the Son does likewise.

John 10:28-30

I give them eternal life, they'll never be lost, and no one will snatch them out of my hand. What my Father has given me is more important than anything, and no one can snatch it from the Father's hand. I and the Father 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, and on the sea, and everything that is in them, saying, "To the one who sits on the throne and to the lamb be praise, honor, glory, and power forever and ever!"

Revelation 11:17

They said, "We give thanks to you, Lord God Almighty, who is and who was, because you have taken your great power and have begun to rule.

Power » Of God » Should be acknowledged

1 Chronicles 29:11

To you, LORD, belongs the greatness, and the valor, and the splendor, and the endurance, and the majesty because all that is in heaven and on earth is yours. To you belongs the kingdom, LORD, and you are exalted as head over all.

Isaiah 33:13

"Those who are far away have heard what I've done; and those that are near have acknowledged my power.

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

Exodus 9:3

then the hand of the LORD will comewith a very severe plague on your livestock in the fields, on horses, on donkeys, on camels, on cattle, and on sheep.

Isaiah 48:13

Moreover, my hands laid the earth's foundation, and my right hand spread out the heavens. I call out to them, and they stand up together.

Exodus 9:15

Indeed, by now I could have sent forth my hand and struck you and your people with a plague, and you would have been destroyed from the earth.

Power » Of God » Exemplified » In the creation

Jeremiah 10:12

The LORD is the one who made the world by his power, who established the earth by his wisdom and 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

Acts 6:8

Now Stephen, full of grace and power, was performing great wonders and signs among the people.

Power » Of Christ » His teaching

Luke 4:32

They were utterly amazed at what he taught, because his message was spoken with authority.

Matthew 7:28-29

When Jesus had finished saying all these things, the crowds were utterly amazed at his teaching, because he was teaching them like a person who had authority, and not like their scribes.

Power » Of satan » Blinds the minds of unbelievers

2 Corinthians 4:3-4

So if our gospel is veiled, it is veiled to those who are dying. In their case, the god of this world has blinded the minds of those who do not believe to keep them from seeing the light of the glorious gospel of the Messiah, who is the image of God.

Power » Of God » Nothing too difficult for

Genesis 18:14

Is anything impossible for the LORD? At the time set for it, I will return to you about a year from now and Sarah will have a son."

Power » Of God » Magnified

Jude 1:25

to the only God, our Savior, through Jesus the Messiah, our Lord, be glory, majesty, power, and authority before all time and for all eternity! Amen.

Psalm 21:13

Rise up, LORD, because you are strong; we will sing and praise your power. To the Director: To the tune of "Doe of the Dawn".A Davidic Psalm.

Power » Of God » Is the source of all strength

Psalm 68:35

You are awesome, God, from your sanctuaries. The God of Israel is the one who gives strength and power to the people. Blessed be God! To the Director: To the tune of "The Lilies". Davidic.

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

Power » Of God » Upheld by

Psalm 37:17

For the arms of the wicked will be broken, but the LORD upholds the righteous.

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

Acts 2:2

Suddenly, a sound like the roar of a mighty windstorm came from heaven and filled the whole house where they were sitting.

Power » Of the holy spirit » Qualifies ministers

Acts 1:8-9

But you'll receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you, and you'll be my witnesses in Jerusalem, in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth." After saying this, Jesus was taken up while those who had gathered together were watching, and a cloud took 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

However, the Lord stood by me and gave me strength so that through me the message might be fully proclaimed and all the gentiles could hear it. I was rescued out of a lion's mouth.

Power » Of Christ » Salvation

Isaiah 63:1

"Who is this coming from Edom, from Bozrah, in garments stained crimson? Who is this, robed in such splendor, marching in his great might? It is I, speaking in vindication, mighty to save.

Power » Of God » Feared

Jeremiah 5:22

"You don't fear me, do you?' declares the LORD. "You don't tremble before me, do you? I'm the one who put the sand as a boundary for the sea, a perpetual barrier that it cannot cross. Though the waves toss, they cannot prevail against it, though they roar, they cannot cross it.'

Power » Of God » Strengthened by

Power » Of God » Described as » Glorious

Isaiah 63:12

and who made his glorious arm march at Moses' right hand, who divided the waters in front of them to win an everlasting name,

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 cries of the prisoners reach you. With the strength of your power, release those condemned to death.

Power » Of God » Described as » Irresistable

Daniel 4:35

All who live on the earth are nothing compared to him. He does what he wishes with the heavenly armies and with those who live on earth. No one can hold back his power or say to him, "What did you do?'

Deuteronomy 32:39

"Look now! I AM, and there is no other god besides me. I myself cause death and I sustain life; I wound severely and I also heal; from my power no one can deliver.

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 three times and cried out to the LORD, "LORD my God, please cause the soul of this little boy to return to him." The LORD listened to Elijah, and the soul of the little boy returned to him, and he revived.

Power » Examples of » jacob

Genesis 32:26-28

and said, "Let me go, because the dawn has come." "I won't let you go," Jacob replied, "unless you bless me." Then the man asked him, "What's your name?" "Jacob," he responded "Your name won't be Jacob anymore," the man replied, "but Israel, because you exerted yourself against both God and men, and you've emerged victorious."

Power » Of Christ » Performing miracles

Luke 5:17

One day, as Jesus was teaching, some Pharisees and teachers of the Law happened to be sitting nearby. The people had come from every village in Galilee and Judea and from Jerusalem. The power of the Lord was present to heal them.

Power » Of God » Supported in affliction by

Power » Of God » Delivered by

Daniel 3:17

Your majesty, if it be his will, our God whom we serve can deliver us from the blazing fire furnace, and he will deliver us from you.

Nehemiah 1:10

These are your servants as well as your people, whom you have redeemed by your great power and by your strong hand.

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

Psalm 29:5

The voice of the LORD snaps the cedars; the LORD snaps the cedars of Lebanon.

Psalm 68:33

to the one who rides the heavens, the ancient heavens. Behold! He thunders with a mighty voice.

Psalm 29:3

The voice of the LORD was heard above the waters; the God of glory thundered; the LORD was heard over many waters.

Power » Of God » Described as » Great

Nahum 1:3

The LORD is slow to anger and powerful, and he will never let the guilty go unpunished. The LORD's path is in the windstorm and hurricane; thunderclouds are dust beneath his feet.

Psalm 79:11

Let the cries of the prisoners reach you. With the strength of your power, release those condemned to death.

Power » Of God » Described as » Strong

Psalm 136:12

with a strong hand and an active arm, for his gracious love is everlasting.

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

Power » Of Christ » Rising from the dead

John 2:19

Jesus answered them, "Destroy this sanctuary, and in three days I will rebuild it."

John 10:18

No one is taking it from me; I lay it down of my own free will. I have the authority to lay it down, and I have the authority to take it back again. This is what my Father has commanded me."

Power » Of Christ » Forgiving sins

Matthew 9:6

But so you will know that the Son of Man has authority on earth to forgive sins"" he told the paralyzed man, "Get up, pick up your stretcher, and go home!"

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

Exodus 8:19

The magicians told Pharaoh, "It is the finger of God!" But Pharaoh's heart was stubborn and he did not listen to them, just as the LORD had predicted.

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

1 Samuel 16:13

Then Samuel took the horn of oil and anointed David in the presence of his brothers, and the Spirit of the LORD came on David from that day forward. Then Samuel got up and went to Ramah.

Power » Small things God uses » Five smooth stones

1 Samuel 17:40

He took his staff in his hand and chose for himself five smooth stones from the brook and put them in the pouch in his shepherd's bag. He approached the Philistine with his sling in his hand.

Power » Small things God uses » Small things

Zechariah 4:10

For who has despised the time of insignificant things? They will rejoice to see the plumb line in the hand of Zerubbabel. These seven lights represent the eyes of the LORD, which are looking throughout all of the 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

"My message is like fire or like a hammer that shatters rock, is it not?" declares the LORD.

Power » Of Christ » Giving spiritual life

John 5:25-26

Truly, I tell all of you emphatically, the time approaches, and is now here, when the dead will hear the voice of the Son of God, and those who hear it will live. Just as the Father has life in himself, so also he has granted the Son 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

This God is my strong place of valor! He has made my life blameless.

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

Numbers 11:25

The LORD came down in a cloud, spoke to Moses, and made an apportionment from the spirit who rested on him to the 70 elders. When the spirit rested on them, they prophesied, but that was it.

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

1 Kings 17:12

"As the LORD your God lives," she replied, "I don't have so much as a muffin, just a handful of flour in a bowl and some oil left in a bottle. Now I'm going to find some sticks so I can cook a last meal for my son and for me. Then we're going to eat it and die."

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

1 Kings 18:44

But Elijah told him to go back seven times. On the seventh look, he said, "Look! There's a cloud, a small one, about the size of a man's hand. It's coming up out of the sea!" "Get up and find Ahab!" Elijah said. "Tell him, "Mount your chariot and ride down the mountain so the storm doesn't stop you.'"

Power » Small things God uses » The mustard seed

Matthew 13:32

Although it is the smallest of all seeds, when it is fully grown it is larger than the garden plants and becomes a tree, and the birds in 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

So Jesus told him, "In that case, the subjects are exempt. However, so that we don't offend them, go to the sea and throw in a hook. Take the first fish that comes up, open its mouth, and you will 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

Matthew 14:20

All of them ate and were filled. Then the disciples picked up what was left of the broken pieces, twelve baskets full.

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

Matthew 21:19

Seeing a fig tree by the roadside, he went up to it but found nothing on it except leaves. He told it, "May fruit never come from you again!" And immediately the fig tree dried up.

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

Matthew 14:25

Shortly before dawn, Jesus came to them, walking on the sea.

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

Zechariah 4:6

Then he replied to me, "This is this message from the LORD to Zerubbabel: "Not by valor nor by strength, but only by my Spirit,' says the LORD of the Heavenly Armies.

Power » Christ's power » Infinite

Power » Of the word » A devouring flame

Jeremiah 5:14

Therefore, this is what the LORD God of the Heavenly Armies says: "Because you people have said this, my words in your mouth will become a fire and these people the wood. The fire will destroy them.

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

Acts 16:25-26

Around midnight, Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God, and the other prisoners were listening to them. Suddenly, there was an earthquake so violent that the foundations of the prison were shaken. All the doors immediately flew open, and everyone's chains were unfastened.

Power » Of prayer » Increased by self-denial

Power » Of God » Described as » Unsearchable

Job 9:10

He does great things that cannot be explained, and awesome deeds that cannot be counted.

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

looked up, and saw Israel encamped in their respective tribal order. Just then, the spirit of God came upon him.

Power » Small things God uses » A jaw-bone

Judges 15:15

He happened upon a jawbone from a putrefying donkey, reached out to grab 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

He answered, "Legion," because many demons had gone into him. Then the demons began begging Jesus not to order them to go into the bottomless pit. Now a large herd of pigs was grazing there on the hillside. So the demons begged Jesus to let them go into those pigs, and he consented to that.

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 governed Israel. When Othniel went out to battle, the LORD handed king Cushan-rishathaim of Aram-naharaim into his control, and Othniel's domination of Cushan-rishathaim was strong.

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

Judges 6:34

So the Spirit of the LORD took control of Gideon, who blew a trumpet, mustering the descendants of Abiezer to follow him into battle.

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

Romans 8:39

nor anything above, nor anything below, nor anything else in all creation can separate us from the love of God that is ours in union with the Messiah Jesus, our Lord.

Power » Realized power, » Ability to heal lepers

Matthew 8:2

Suddenly, a leper came up to him, fell down before him, and said, "Sir, if you want to, you can make me clean."

Power » Christ's power » Pardoning

Matthew 9:6

But so you will know that the Son of Man has authority on earth to forgive sins"" he told the paralyzed man, "Get up, pick up your stretcher, and go home!"

Power » Christ's power » Saving

Isaiah 63:1

"Who is this coming from Edom, from Bozrah, in garments stained crimson? Who is this, robed in such splendor, marching in his great might? It is I, speaking in vindication, mighty to save.

Power » Of testimony » Recounts God's blessings

Isaiah 63:7

I will recount the gracious deeds of the LORD, the praiseworthy acts of the LORD, according to all the LORD has done for us yes, the great goodness to the house of Israel that he has granted them according to his mercy, according to the abundance of his gracious love.

Power » Of the word » A saving power

Power » Of Christ » Raising the dead

John 5:28-29

Don't be amazed at this, because the time is approaching when everyone in their graves will hear the Son of Man's voice and will come out those who have done what is good to the resurrection that leads to life, and those who have practiced what is evil to the resurrection that ends in condemnation.

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

Acts 10:44

While Peter was still making this statement, the Holy Spirit fell on all the people who were listening to his message.

Power » Small things God uses » Arod

Exodus 4:2

"What's that in your hand?" the LORD asked him. Moses answered, "A staff."

Power » Unrealized power » To control the forces of nature

Mark 11:21

Remembering what Jesus had said, Peter pointed out to him, "Rabbi, look! The fig tree you cursed has dried up!"

Power » Unrealized power » To come down from the cross

Mark 15:31

In the same way, the high priests, along with the scribes, were also making fun of him among themselves. They kept saying, "He saved others, but can't save himself!

Power » Unrealized power » To raise the dead

John 11:37

But some of them said, "Surely the one who opened the eyes of the blind man could have kept this man from dying, couldn't he?"

Power » Unrealized power » To conquer death

John 20:25

So the other disciples kept telling him, "We've seen the Lord!" But he told them, "Unless I see the nail marks in his hands, put my finger into them, and put my hand into his side, I'll never believe!"

Power » Realized power, » Ability to raise the dead

John 11:22

But even now I know that whatever you ask of God, he will give it to you."

Power » Christ's power » Over his own life

John 10:18

No one is taking it from me; I lay it down of my own free will. I have the authority to lay it down, and I have the authority to take it back again. This is what my Father has commanded me."

Power » Christ's power » Wonder-working

Power » Examples of » The dying thief

Luke 23:42

Then he went on to plead, "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

Now those who had gathered together began to ask Jesus, "Lord, is this the time when you will restore the kingdom to Israel?" He answered them, "It isn't for you to know what times or periods the Father has fixed by his own authority. But you'll receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you, and you'll 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

Then he got up, rebuked the wind, and told the sea, "Calm down! Be still!" Then the wind stopped blowing, 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 the Messiah, our Lord, be glory, majesty, power, and authority before all time and for all eternity! 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 by the power of the Spirit. Meanwhile, the news about him spread throughout the surrounding country.

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

Zechariah 4:6-7

Then he replied to me, "This is this message from the LORD to Zerubbabel: "Not by valor nor by strength, but only by my Spirit,' says the LORD of the Heavenly Armies. "Who are you, great mountain? You will become a plain in Zerubbabel's presence, and he will position the capstone, exulting over it, "How beautiful! How beautiful!"'"

Power » Unrealized power » To cast out demons

Mark 9:22

The spirit has often thrown him into fire and into water to destroy him. But if you are able to do anything, have pity on us and help us!"

Power » Unrealized power » To heal the sick

Mark 2:12

So the man got up, immediately picked up his mat, and went out in front of all of them. As a result, all of the people were amazed and began to glorify God as they kept on saying, "We have never seen anything like this!"

Power » Christ's power » Life-giving

Power » Christ's power » Over nature

Luke 8:25

Then he asked the disciples, "Where's your faith?" Frightened and amazed, they asked one another, "Who is this man? 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

God, you are my God! I will fervently seek you. My soul thirsts for you; my flesh longs for you in a dry, weary, and parched land. So I have looked for you in the sanctuary, to behold your power and glory.

Power » Of God » Have confidence in

Jeremiah 20:11

Butthe LORD is with me like a fearsome warrior. Therefore, those who pursue me will stumble and won't prevail. They'll be put to great shame, when they don't succeed. Their everlasting disgrace won't be forgotten.

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

Power » Of God » Exalted by

Job 36:22

"Indeed, God is exalted in his power. Who is like him as a teacher?

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 told the servants, "Fill the jars with water." So 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

by the power of signs and wonders, and by the power of God's Spirit, I have fully proclaimed the gospel of the Messiah from Jerusalem as far as 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 could anyone get enough bread to feed these people out here in the wilderness?"

Power » Unrealized power » To forgive sins

Power » Realized power, » Ability to give absent healing

Luke 7:7

That's why I didn't presume to come to you. But just say the word, and let my servant be healed,

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 soldiers are willing volunteers on your day of battle; in majestic holiness, from the womb, from 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

Power » Of Christ » Unlimited

Power » Of satan » Permitted to afflict the righteous

Job 1:12

Then the LORD told Satan, "Very well then, everything he owns is under your control, only you may not extend your hand against him." So Satan left the LORD's presence.

Power » Of satan » Claims authority over the world

Luke 4:6

He told Jesus, "I will give you all this authority, along with their glory, because it has been given to me, and I give it to anyone I please.

Power » Of God » One of his attributes

Power » Of God » Exerted in behalf of saints

1 Chronicles 16:9

Sing to him, sing psalms to him, and think about all of his miraculous deeds.

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

1 Samuel 14:6

Jonathan told his armor bearer, "Come, let's go over to the garrison of these uncircumcised ones. Perhaps the LORD will work for us, since nothing prevents the LORD from delivering, whether by many or by a few."

Power » Of God » All things possible to

Power » Of God » Wicked people » Have against them

Ezra 8:22

because I was ashamed to ask the king for a contingent of soldiers and cavalry to protect us from enemies we might encounter on the way. After all, we had told the king, "The hand of our God seeks the good of all who seek him, but his power and anger are against everyone who forsakes 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 by the power of the Spirit. Meanwhile, the news about him spread throughout the surrounding country.

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 gathered together (and I am there in spirit), and the power of our Lord Jesus is there, too,

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

I'll show you the one you should be afraid of. Be afraid of the one who has the authority to throw you into hell after killing you. Yes, I tell you, be afraid of him!

Power » Of God » Described as » Sovereign

Romans 9:21

A potter has the right to do what he wants to with his clay, doesn't he? He can make something for a special occasion or something for ordinary use from the same lump of clay.

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

So if our gospel is veiled, it is veiled to those who are dying. In their case, the god of this world has blinded the minds of those who do not believe to keep them from seeing the light of the glorious gospel of the Messiah, 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

Then the LORD told Satan, "Very well then, everything he owns is under your control, only you may not extend your hand against him." So Satan left the LORD's presence.

Satan's » Power » Claims authority over the world

Luke 4:6

He told Jesus, "I will give you all this authority, along with their glory, because it has been given to me, and I give it to anyone I please.

Spiritual » Power » Fills life with healing influences

Acts 19:11-12

God continued to do extraordinary miracles through Paul. When handkerchiefs and aprons that had touched his skin were taken to the sick, their diseases left them and evil spirits went out of them.