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Psalm 29:4

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

Ecclesiastes 8:4

Where the word of a king is, there is power: and who may say unto him, What doest thou?

1 Chronicles 29:11

Thine, O LORD, is the greatness, and the power, and the glory, and the victory, and the majesty: for all that is in the heaven and in the earth is thine; thine is the kingdom, O LORD, and thou art exalted as head above all.

Revelation 7:12

Saying, Amen: Blessing, and glory, and wisdom, and thanksgiving, and honour, and power, and might, be unto our God for ever and ever. Amen.

1 Corinthians 15:43

It is sown in dishonour; it is raised in glory: it is sown in weakness; it is raised in power:

Jude 1:25

To the only wise God our Saviour, be glory and majesty, dominion and power, both now and ever. Amen.

Mark 12:24

And Jesus answering said unto them, Do ye not therefore err, because ye know not the scriptures, neither the power of God?

Genesis 31:29

It is in the power of my hand to do you hurt: but the God of your father spake unto me yesternight, saying, Take thou heed that thou speak not to Jacob either good or bad.

Zechariah 4:6

Then he answered and spake unto me, saying, This is the word of the LORD unto Zerubbabel, saying, Not by might, nor by power, but by my spirit, saith the LORD of hosts.

Psalm 62:11

God hath spoken once; twice have I heard this; that power belongeth unto God.

Genesis 49:3

Reuben, thou art my firstborn, my might, and the beginning of my strength, the excellency of dignity, and the excellency of power:

Acts 8:18

And when Simon saw that through laying on of the apostles' hands the Holy Ghost was given, he offered them money,

Ephesians 1:21

Far above all principality, and power, and might, and dominion, and every name that is named, not only in this world, but also in that which is to come:

1 Corinthians 5:4

In the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, when ye are gathered together, and my spirit, with the power of our Lord Jesus Christ,

Micah 2:1

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

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Faith » Promises to those who exercise » Power

John 14:12

Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that believeth on me, the works that I do shall he do also; and greater works than these shall he do; because I go unto my Father.

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

John 14:12

Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that believeth on me, the works that I do shall he do also; and greater works than these shall he do; because I go unto my Father.

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

Isaiah 59:1

Behold, the LORD'S hand is not shortened, that it cannot save; neither his ear heavy, that it cannot hear:

Lost » Power » Sheep

Jeremiah 50:17

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

Matthew 10:6

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

Power » Power power of God » General references to

2 Chronicles 25:8

But if thou wilt go, do it, be strong for the battle: God shall make thee fall before the enemy: for God hath power to help, and to cast down.

Job 26:12

He divideth the sea with his power, and by his understanding he smiteth through the proud.

Psalm 62:11

God hath spoken once; twice have I heard this; that power belongeth unto God.

Power » Spiritual, general references to » Of appetite

Numbers 11:5

We remember the fish, which we did eat in Egypt freely; the cucumbers, and the melons, and the leeks, and the onions, and the garlick:

Proverbs 16:26

He that laboureth laboureth for himself; for his mouth craveth it of him.

Proverbs 18:20

A man's belly shall be satisfied with the fruit of his mouth; and with the increase of his lips shall he be filled.

Proverbs 23:2

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

Proverbs 23:35

They have stricken me, shalt thou say, and I was not sick; they have beaten me, and I felt it not: when shall I awake? I will seek it yet again.

Power » Power power of God » Is infinite

Psalm 135:6

Whatsoever the LORD pleased, that did he in heaven, and in earth, in the seas, and all deep places.

Power » Promised » Strength, moral and spiritual promised

2 Samuel 22:40

For thou hast girded me with strength to battle: them that rose up against me hast thou subdued under me.

Power » The lord being powerful

Job 37:23

Touching the Almighty, we cannot find him out: he is excellent in power, and in judgment, and in plenty of justice: he will not afflict.

2 Chronicles 25:8

But if thou wilt go, do it, be strong for the battle: God shall make thee fall before the enemy: for God hath power to help, and to cast down.

Nahum 1:3

The LORD is slow to anger, and great in power, and will not at all acquit the wicked: the LORD hath his way in the whirlwind and in the storm, and the clouds are the dust of his feet.

Joshua 4:24

That all the people of the earth might know the hand of the LORD, that it is mighty: that ye might fear the LORD your God for ever.

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

Job 38:8

Or who shut up the sea with doors, when it brake forth, as if it had issued out of the womb?

Job 38:11

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

Psalm 33:7

He gathereth the waters of the sea together as an heap: he layeth up the depth in storehouses.

Psalm 104:9

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

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

Acts 19:11-12

And God wrought special miracles by the hands of Paul: So that from his body were brought unto the sick handkerchiefs or aprons, and the diseases departed from them, and the 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

And then the LORD'S wrath be kindled against you, and he shut up the heaven, that there be no rain, and that the land yield not her fruit; and lest ye perish quickly from off the good land which the LORD giveth you.

Genesis 7:4

For yet seven days, and I will cause it to rain upon the earth forty days and forty nights; and every living substance that I have made will I destroy from off the face of the earth.

Exodus 9:33

And Moses went out of the city from Pharaoh, and spread abroad his hands unto the LORD: and the thunders and hail ceased, and the rain was not poured upon the earth.

Job 37:6

For he saith to the snow, Be thou on the earth; likewise to the small rain, and to the great rain of his strength.

More verses: Jeremiah 10:13

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

Psalm 65:7

Which stilleth the noise of the seas, the noise of their waves, and the tumult of the people.

More verses: Psalm 107:29

Power » Jesus Christ being given power

Acts 10:37-38

That word, I say, ye know, which was published throughout all Judaea, and began from Galilee, after the baptism which John preached; How God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Ghost and with power: who went about doing good, and healing all that were oppressed of the devil; for God was with him.

Luke 4:31-36

And came down to Capernaum, a city of Galilee, and taught them on the sabbath days. And they were astonished at his doctrine: for his word was with power. And in the synagogue there was a man, which had a spirit of an unclean devil, and cried out with a loud voice, read more.
Saying, Let us alone; what have we to do with thee, thou Jesus of Nazareth? art thou come to destroy us? I know thee who thou art; the Holy One of God. And Jesus rebuked him, saying, Hold thy peace, and come out of him. And when the devil had thrown him in the midst, he came out of him, and hurt him not. And they were all amazed, and spake among themselves, saying, What a word is this! for with authority and power he commandeth the unclean spirits, and they come out.

John 10:14-18

I am the good shepherd, and know my sheep, and am known of mine. As the Father knoweth me, even so know I the Father: and I lay down my life for the sheep. And other sheep I have, which are not of this fold: them also I must bring, and they shall hear my voice; and there shall be one fold, and one shepherd. read more.
Therefore doth my Father love me, because I lay down my life, that I might take it again. No man taketh it from me, but I lay it down of myself. I have power to lay it down, and I have power to take it again. This commandment have I received of my Father.

John 17:1-3

These words spake Jesus, and lifted up his eyes to heaven, and said, Father, the hour is come; glorify thy Son, that thy Son also may glorify thee: As thou hast given him power over all flesh, that he should give eternal life to as many as thou hast given him. And this is life eternal, that they might know thee the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom thou hast sent.

Power » The lord giving power

Luke 9:1-2

Then he called his twelve disciples together, and gave them power and authority over all devils, and to cure diseases. And he sent them to preach the kingdom of God, and to heal the sick.

Acts 1:6-8

When they therefore were come together, they asked of him, saying, Lord, wilt thou at this time restore again the kingdom to Israel? And he said unto them, It is not for you to know the times or the seasons, which the Father hath put in his own power. But ye shall receive power, after that the Holy Ghost is come upon you: and ye shall be witnesses unto me both in Jerusalem, and in all Judaea, and in Samaria, and unto the uttermost part of the earth.

Luke 10:17-20

And the seventy returned again with joy, saying, Lord, even the devils are subject unto us through thy name. And he said unto them, I beheld Satan as lightning fall from heaven. Behold, I give unto you power to tread on serpents and scorpions, and over all the power of the enemy: and nothing shall by any means hurt you. read more.
Notwithstanding in this rejoice not, that the spirits are subject unto you; but rather rejoice, because 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. The same was in the beginning with God. All things were made by him; and without him was not any thing made that was made. read more.
In him was life; and the life was the light of men. And the light shineth in darkness; and the darkness comprehended it not. There was a man sent from God, whose name was John. The same came for a witness, to bear witness of the Light, that all men through him might believe. He was not that Light, but was sent to bear witness of that Light. That was the true Light, which lighteth every man that cometh into the world. He was in the world, and the world was made by him, and the world knew him not. He came unto his own, and his own received him not. But as many as received him, to them gave he power to become the sons of God, even to them that believe on his name: Which were born, not of blood, nor of the will of the flesh, nor of the will of man, but of God.

Power » Of testimony » Relates to personal experience

Psalm 66:16

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

Psalm 119:46

I will speak of thy testimonies also before kings, and will not be ashamed.

Psalm 71:15

My mouth shall shew forth thy righteousness and thy salvation all the day; for I know not the numbers thereof.

Psalm 119:13

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

Power » The power of the lord

Psalm 66:3-7

Say unto God, How terrible art thou in thy works! through the greatness of thy power shall thine enemies submit themselves unto thee. All the earth shall worship thee, and shall sing unto thee; they shall sing to thy name. Selah. Come and see the works of God: he is terrible in his doing toward the children of men. read more.
He turned the sea into dry land: they went through the flood on foot: there did we rejoice in him. He ruleth by his power for ever; his eyes behold the nations: let not the rebellious exalt themselves. Selah.

Jeremiah 10:10-12

But the LORD is the true God, he is the living God, and an everlasting king: at his wrath the earth shall tremble, and the nations shall not be able to abide his indignation. Thus shall ye say unto them, The gods that have not made the heavens and the earth, even they shall perish from the earth, and from under these heavens. He hath made the earth by his power, he hath established the world by his wisdom, and hath stretched out the heavens by his discretion.

Jeremiah 27:4-5

And command them to say unto their masters, Thus saith the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel; Thus shall ye say unto your masters; I have made the earth, the man and the beast that are upon the ground, by my great power and by my outstretched arm, and have given it unto whom it seemed meet unto me.

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

Acts 19:6-7

And when Paul had laid his hands upon them, the Holy Ghost came on them; and they spake with tongues, and prophesied. And all the men were about twelve.

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

2 Chronicles 15:1

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

1 Samuel 19:20

And Saul sent messengers to take David: and when they saw the company of the prophets prophesying, and Samuel standing as appointed over them, the Spirit of God was upon the messengers of Saul, and they also prophesied.

Power » Of God » Described as » Incomparable

Psalm 89:8

O LORD God of hosts, who is a strong LORD like unto thee? or to thy faithfulness round about thee?

Job 40:9

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

Deuteronomy 3:24

O Lord GOD, thou hast begun to shew thy servant thy greatness, and thy mighty hand: for what God is there in heaven or in earth, that can do according to thy works, and according to thy might?

Exodus 15:11-12

Who is like unto thee, O LORD, among the gods? who is like thee, glorious in holiness, fearful in praises, doing wonders? Thou stretchedst out thy right hand, the earth swallowed them.

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

Mark 4:39

And he arose, and rebuked the wind, and said unto the sea, Peace, be still. And the wind ceased, and there was a great calm.

Proverbs 30:4

Who hath ascended up into heaven, or descended? who hath gathered the wind in his fists? who hath bound the waters in a garment? who hath established all the ends of the earth? what is his name, and what is his son's name, if thou canst tell?

Power » Of testimony » Bursts forth from an inward fire

Jonah 1:9

And he said unto them, I am an Hebrew; and I fear the LORD, the God of heaven, which hath made the sea and the dry land.

Jeremiah 20:9

Then I said, I will not make mention of him, nor speak any more in his name. But his word was in mine heart as a burning fire shut up in my bones, and I was weary with forbearing, and I could not stay.

Daniel 4:2

I thought it good to shew the signs and wonders that the high God hath wrought toward me.

Power » Of satan » Inspires lying wonders

Power » Of testimony » The outgrowth of faith

2 Corinthians 4:13

We having the same spirit of faith, according as it is written, I believed, and therefore have I spoken; we also believe, and therefore speak;

1 Peter 5:12

By Silvanus, a faithful brother unto you, as I suppose, I have written briefly, exhorting, and testifying that this is the true grace of God wherein ye stand.

Power » Of testimony » Becomes irrepressible

Acts 26:22

Having therefore obtained help of God, I continue unto this day, witnessing both to small and great, saying none other things than those which the prophets and Moses did say should come:

Power » Of Christ » The wicked will be destroyed by

Isaiah 63:3

I have trodden the winepress alone; and of the people there was none with me: for I will tread them in mine anger, and trample them in my fury; and their blood shall be sprinkled upon my garments, and I will stain all my raiment.

Isaiah 11:4

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

Power » Of Christ » Enabling others to work miracles

Mark 16:17-18

And these signs shall follow them that believe; In my name shall they cast out devils; they shall speak with new tongues; They shall take up serpents; and if they drink any deadly thing, it shall not hurt them; they shall lay hands on the sick, and they shall recover.

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

1 Samuel 10:10

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

1 Samuel 11:6

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

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

Acts 6:5

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

2 Timothy 1:7-8

For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind. Be not thou therefore ashamed of the testimony of our Lord, nor of me his prisoner: but be thou partaker of the afflictions of the gospel according to the power of God;

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

Power » There being no power other than God

John 19:10-11

Then saith Pilate unto him, Speakest thou not unto me? knowest thou not that I have power to crucify thee, and have power to release thee? Jesus answered, Thou couldest have no power at all against me, except it were given thee from above: therefore he that delivered me unto thee hath the greater sin.

Romans 13:1-2

Let every soul be subject unto the higher powers. For there is no power but of God: the powers that be are ordained of God. Whosoever therefore resisteth the power, resisteth the ordinance of God: and they that resist shall receive to themselves damnation.

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

Ezekiel 37:11-14

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

Power » Of testimony » An everyday duty

Malachi 3:16

Then they that feared the LORD spake often one to another: and the LORD hearkened, and heard it, and a book of remembrance was written before him for them that feared the LORD, and that thought upon his name.

Matthew 9:31

But they, when they were departed, spread abroad his fame in all that country.

Power » Of God » Efficiency of ministers is through

1 Corinthians 3:6-8

I have planted, Apollos watered; but God gave the increase. So then neither is he that planteth any thing, neither he that watereth; but God that giveth the increase. Now he that planteth and he that watereth are one: and every man shall receive his own reward according to his own labour.

Galatians 2:8

(For he that wrought effectually in Peter to the apostleship of the circumcision, the same was mighty in me toward the Gentiles:)

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

Judges 14:19

And the Spirit of the LORD came upon him, and he went down to Ashkelon, and slew thirty men of them, and took their spoil, and gave change of garments unto them which expounded the riddle. And his anger was kindled, and he went up to his father's house.

Judges 14:6

And the Spirit of the LORD came mightily upon him, and he rent him as he would have rent a kid, and he had nothing in his hand: but he told not his father or his mother what he had done.

Power » Of prayer » Dependent upon faith

Power » What is power

Power » Of the word » A life-giving force

Ezekiel 37:7

So I prophesied as I was commanded: and as I prophesied, there was a noise, and behold a shaking, and the bones came together, bone to his bone.

Power » Of God » Works in and for saints

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

Power » Christ's power » Demonstrated by his resurrection

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

1 Corinthians 1:27-29

But God hath chosen the foolish things of the world to confound the wise; and God hath chosen the weak things of the world to confound the things which are mighty; And base things of the world, and things which are despised, hath God chosen, yea, and things which are not, to bring to nought things that are: That no flesh should glory in his presence.

Power » Of Christ » Described as supreme

Ephesians 1:20-21

Which he wrought in Christ, when he raised him from the dead, and set him at his own right hand in the heavenly places, Far above all principality, and power, and might, and dominion, and every name that is named, not only in this world, but also in that which is to come:

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

John 5:17-19

But Jesus answered them, My Father worketh hitherto, and I work. Therefore the Jews sought the more to kill him, because he not only had broken the sabbath, but said also that God was his Father, making himself equal with God. Then answered Jesus and said unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, The Son can do nothing of himself, but what he seeth the Father do: for what things soever he doeth, these also doeth the Son likewise.

John 10:28-30

And I give unto them eternal life; and they shall never perish, neither shall any man pluck them out of my hand. My Father, which gave them me, is greater than all; and no man is able to pluck them out of my Father's hand. I and my Father are one.

Power » Of Christ » Exemplified in creation

Power » Of God » The heavenly host magnified

Revelation 5:13

And every creature which is in heaven, and on the earth, and under the earth, and such as are in the sea, and all that are in them, heard I saying, Blessing, and honour, and glory, and power, be unto him that sitteth upon the throne, and unto the Lamb for ever and ever.

Revelation 11:17

Saying, We give thee thanks, O Lord God Almighty, which art, and wast, and art to come; because thou hast taken to thee thy great power, and hast reigned.

Power » Of God » Should be acknowledged

1 Chronicles 29:11

Thine, O LORD, is the greatness, and the power, and the glory, and the victory, and the majesty: for all that is in the heaven and in the earth is thine; thine is the kingdom, O LORD, and thou art exalted as head above all.

Isaiah 33:13

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

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

Exodus 9:3

Behold, the hand of the LORD is upon thy cattle which is in the field, upon the horses, upon the asses, upon the camels, upon the oxen, and upon the sheep: there shall be a very grievous murrain.

Isaiah 48:13

Mine hand also hath laid the foundation of the earth, and my right hand hath spanned the heavens: when I call unto them, they stand up together.

Exodus 9:15

For now I will stretch out my hand, that I may smite thee and thy people with pestilence; and thou shalt be cut off from the earth.

Power » Of God » Exemplified » In the creation

Psalm 102:25

Of old hast thou laid the foundation of the earth: and the heavens are the work of thy hands.

Jeremiah 10:12

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

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

And it came to pass, when Jesus had ended these sayings, the people were astonished at his doctrine: For he taught them as one having authority, and not as the scribes.

Power » Of satan » Blinds the minds of unbelievers

2 Corinthians 4:3-4

But if our gospel be hid, it is hid to them that are lost: In whom the god of this world hath blinded the minds of them which believe not, lest the light of the glorious gospel of Christ, who is the image of God, should shine unto them.

Power » Of God » Nothing too difficult for

Genesis 18:14

Is any thing too hard for the LORD? At the time appointed I will return unto thee, according to the time of life, and Sarah shall have a son.

Power » Of God » Magnified

Jude 1:25

To the only wise God our Saviour, be glory and majesty, dominion and power, both now and ever. Amen.

Psalm 21:13

Be thou exalted, LORD, in thine own strength: so will we sing and praise thy power.

Power » Of God » Is the source of all strength

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

Job 40:9

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

Power » Of God » Upheld by

Psalm 37:17

For the arms of the wicked shall be broken: but the LORD upholdeth the righteous.

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

Acts 2:2

And suddenly there came a sound from heaven as of a rushing mighty wind, and it filled all the house where they were sitting.

Power » Of the holy spirit » Qualifies ministers

Acts 1:8-9

But ye shall receive power, after that the Holy Ghost is come upon you: and ye shall be witnesses unto me both in Jerusalem, and in all Judaea, and in Samaria, and unto the uttermost part of the earth. And when he had spoken these things, while they beheld, he was taken up; 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

Notwithstanding the Lord stood with me, and strengthened me; that by me the preaching might be fully known, and that all the Gentiles might hear: and I was delivered out of the mouth of the lion.

Power » Of Christ » Salvation

Isaiah 63:1

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

Power » Of God » Feared

Jeremiah 5:22

Fear ye not me? saith the LORD: will ye not tremble at my presence, which have placed the sand for the bound of the sea by a perpetual decree, that it cannot pass it: and though the waves thereof toss themselves, yet can they not prevail; though they roar, yet can they not pass over it?

Power » Of God » Strengthened by

Power » Of God » Described as » Glorious

Exodus 15:6

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

Isaiah 63:12

That led them by the right hand of Moses with his glorious arm, dividing the water before them, to make himself an everlasting name?

Power » Of God » Described as » Effectual

Power » Of God » Described as » Incomprehensible

Ecclesiastes 3:11

He hath made every thing beautiful in his time: also he hath set the world in their heart, so that no man can find out the work that God maketh from the beginning to the end.

Job 26:14

Lo, these are parts of his ways: but how little a portion is heard of him? but the thunder of his power who can understand?

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

Power » What is in power

Power » Of Christ » Upholding all things

Power » Of God » Is a ground of trust

Power » Of God » Pleaded in prayer

Psalm 79:11

Let the sighing of the prisoner come before thee; according to the greatness of thy power preserve thou those that are appointed to die;

Power » Of God » Described as » Irresistable

Daniel 4:35

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

Deuteronomy 32:39

See now that I, even I, am he, and there is no god with me: I kill, and I make alive; I wound, and I heal: neither is there any that can deliver out of my hand.

Power » Of God » Described as » Everlasting

Power » Of God » Described as » Mighty

Job 9:4

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

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

Power » Examples of » Elijah

1 Kings 17:21-22

And he stretched himself upon the child three times, and cried unto the LORD, and said, O LORD my God, I pray thee, let this child's soul come into him again. And the LORD heard the voice of Elijah; and the soul of the child came into him again, and he revived.

Power » Examples of » jacob

Genesis 32:26-28

And he said, Let me go, for the day breaketh. And he said, I will not let thee go, except thou bless me. And he said unto him, What is thy name? And he said, Jacob. And he said, Thy name shall be called no more Jacob, but Israel: for as a prince hast thou power with God and with men, and hast prevailed.

Power » Of Christ » Performing miracles

Luke 5:17

And it came to pass on a certain day, as he was teaching, that there were Pharisees and doctors of the law sitting by, which were come out of every town of Galilee, and Judaea, and Jerusalem: and 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

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

Nehemiah 1:10

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

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

Psalm 29:5

The voice of the LORD breaketh the cedars; yea, the LORD breaketh the cedars of Lebanon.

Psalm 68:33

To him that rideth upon the heavens of heavens, which were of old; lo, he doth send out his voice, and that a mighty voice.

Psalm 29:3

The voice of the LORD is upon the waters: the God of glory thundereth: the LORD is upon many waters.

Power » Of God » Described as » Great

Nahum 1:3

The LORD is slow to anger, and great in power, and will not at all acquit the wicked: the LORD hath his way in the whirlwind and in the storm, and the clouds are the dust of his feet.

Psalm 79:11

Let the sighing of the prisoner come before thee; according to the greatness of thy power preserve thou those that are appointed to die;

Power » Of God » Described as » Strong

Psalm 136:12

With a strong hand, and with a stretched out arm: for his mercy endureth for ever.

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

Exodus 9:16

And in very deed for this cause have I raised thee up, for to shew in thee my power; and that my name may be declared throughout all the earth.

Power » Of Christ » Rising from the dead

John 2:19

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

Power » Of Christ » Forgiving sins

Matthew 9:6

But that ye may know that the Son of man hath power on earth to forgive sins, (then saith he to the sick of the palsy,) Arise, take up thy bed, and go unto thine house.

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

Exodus 8:19

Then the magicians said unto Pharaoh, This is the finger of God: and Pharaoh's heart was hardened, and he hearkened not unto 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

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

Power » Small things God uses » Five smooth stones

1 Samuel 17:40

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

Power » Small things God uses » Small things

Zechariah 4:10

For who hath despised the day of small things? for they shall rejoice, and shall see the plummet in the hand of Zerubbabel with those seven; they are the eyes of the LORD, which run to and fro through the whole earth.

Power » Realized power, » Ability to keep spiritual treasures

Power » Of the word » A defensive weapon

Power » Of the word » A crushing hammer

Jeremiah 23:29

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

Power » Of Christ » Giving spiritual life

John 5:25-26

Verily, verily, I say unto you, The hour is coming, and now is, when the dead shall hear the voice of the Son of God: and they that hear shall live. For as the Father hath life in himself; so hath he given 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

2 Samuel 22:33

God is my strength and power: and he maketh my way perfect.

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

Numbers 11:25

And the LORD came down in a cloud, and spake unto him, and took of the spirit that was upon him, and gave it unto the seventy elders: and it came to pass, that, when the spirit rested upon them, they prophesied, and did not cease.

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

1 Kings 17:12

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

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

1 Kings 18:44

And it came to pass at the seventh time, that he said, Behold, there ariseth a little cloud out of the sea, like a man's hand. And he said, Go up, say unto Ahab, Prepare thy chariot, and get thee down, that the rain stop thee not.

Power » Small things God uses » The mustard seed

Matthew 13:32

Which indeed is the least of all seeds: but when it is grown, it is the greatest among herbs, and becometh a tree, so that the birds of the air come and lodge in the branches thereof.

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

Matthew 17:27

Notwithstanding, lest we should offend them, go thou to the sea, and cast an hook, and take up the fish that first cometh up; and when thou hast opened his mouth, thou shalt find a piece of money: that take, and give unto them for me and thee.

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

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

Matthew 21:19

And when he saw a fig tree in the way, he came to it, and found nothing thereon, but leaves only, and said unto it, Let no fruit grow on thee henceforward for ever. And presently the fig tree withered away.

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

Matthew 14:25

And in the fourth watch of the night Jesus went unto them, walking on the sea.

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

Zechariah 4:6

Then he answered and spake unto me, saying, This is the word of the LORD unto Zerubbabel, saying, Not by might, nor by power, but by my spirit, saith the LORD of hosts.

Power » Christ's power » Infinite

Power » Of the word » A devouring flame

Jeremiah 5:14

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

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

Acts 16:25-26

And at midnight Paul and Silas prayed, and sang praises unto God: and the prisoners heard them. And suddenly there was a great earthquake, so that the foundations of the prison were shaken: and immediately all the doors were opened, and every one's bands were loosed.

Power » Of prayer » Increased by self-denial

Power » Of God » Described as » Unsearchable

Job 9:10

Which doeth great things past finding out; yea, and wonders without number.

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

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

Numbers 24:2

And Balaam lifted up his eyes, and he saw Israel abiding in his tents according to their tribes; and the spirit of God came upon him.

Power » Small things God uses » A jaw-bone

Judges 15:15

And he found a new jawbone of an ass, and put forth his hand, and took it, and slew a thousand men therewith.

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 besought him that he would not command them to go out into the deep. And there was there an herd of many swine feeding on the mountain: and they besought him that he would suffer them to enter into them. And he suffered them.

Power » Of the word » A probing instrument

Power » Power belonging to God

Psalm 62:11

God hath spoken once; twice have I heard this; that power belongeth unto God.

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

Judges 3:10

And the Spirit of the LORD came upon him, and he judged Israel, and went out to war: and the LORD delivered Chushanrishathaim king of Mesopotamia into his hand; and his hand prevailed against Chushanrishathaim.

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

Judges 6:34

But the Spirit of the LORD came upon Gideon, and he blew a trumpet; and Abiezer was gathered after him.

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

Romans 8:39

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

Power » Realized power, » Ability to heal lepers

Matthew 8:2

And, behold, there came a leper and worshipped him, saying, Lord, if thou wilt, thou canst make me clean.

Power » Christ's power » Pardoning

Matthew 9:6

But that ye may know that the Son of man hath power on earth to forgive sins, (then saith he to the sick of the palsy,) Arise, take up thy bed, and go unto thine house.

Power » Christ's power » Saving

Isaiah 63:1

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

Power » Of testimony » Recounts God's blessings

Isaiah 63:7

I will mention the lovingkindnesses of the LORD, and the praises of the LORD, according to all that the LORD hath bestowed on us, and the great goodness toward the house of Israel, which he hath bestowed on them according to his mercies, and according to the multitude of his lovingkindnesses.

Power » Of the word » A saving power

Power » Of Christ » Raising the dead

John 5:28-29

Marvel not at this: for the hour is coming, in the which all that are in the graves shall hear his voice, And shall come forth; they that have done good, unto the resurrection of life; and they that have done evil, unto the resurrection of damnation.

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

Acts 10:44

While Peter yet spake these words, the Holy Ghost fell on all them which heard the word.

Power » Small things God uses » Arod

Exodus 4:2

And the LORD said unto him, What is that in thine hand? And he said, A rod.

Power » Unrealized power » To control the forces of nature

Mark 11:21

And Peter calling to remembrance saith unto him, Master, behold, the fig tree which thou cursedst is withered away.

Power » Unrealized power » To come down from the cross

Mark 15:31

Likewise also the chief priests mocking said among themselves with the scribes, He saved others; himself he cannot save.

Power » Unrealized power » To raise the dead

John 11:37

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

Power » Unrealized power » To conquer death

John 20:25

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

Power » Realized power, » Ability to raise the dead

John 11:22

But I know, that even now, whatsoever thou wilt ask of God, God will give it thee.

Power » Christ's power » Over his own life

Power » Christ's power » Wonder-working

Power » Examples of » The dying thief

Luke 23:42

And he said unto Jesus, Lord, remember me when thou comest into thy kingdom.

Power » Of prayer » Manifest in the life of elijah

Power » Of satan » Sinners under the dominion of

Power » When you will receive power

Acts 1:6-8

When they therefore were come together, they asked of him, saying, Lord, wilt thou at this time restore again the kingdom to Israel? And he said unto them, It is not for you to know the times or the seasons, which the Father hath put in his own power. But ye shall receive power, after that the Holy Ghost is come upon you: and ye shall be witnesses unto me both in Jerusalem, and in all Judaea, and in Samaria, and unto the uttermost part of the earth.

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

Acts 8:17

Then laid they their hands on them, and they received the Holy Ghost.

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

Mark 4:39

And he arose, and rebuked the wind, and said unto the sea, Peace, be still. And 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 wise God our Saviour, be glory and majesty, dominion and power, both now and ever. Amen.

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

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

Luke 4:14

And Jesus returned in the power of the Spirit into Galilee: and there went out a fame of him through all the region round about.

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

Zechariah 4:6-7

Then he answered and spake unto me, saying, This is the word of the LORD unto Zerubbabel, saying, Not by might, nor by power, but by my spirit, saith the LORD of hosts. Who art thou, O great mountain? before Zerubbabel thou shalt become a plain: and he shall bring forth the headstone thereof with shoutings, crying, Grace, grace unto it.

Power » Unrealized power » To cast out demons

Mark 9:22

And ofttimes it hath cast him into the fire, and into the waters, to destroy him: but if thou canst do any thing, have compassion on us, and help us.

Power » Unrealized power » To heal the sick

Mark 2:12

And immediately he arose, took up the bed, and went forth before them all; insomuch that they were all amazed, and glorified God, saying, We never saw it on this fashion.

Power » Christ's power » Life-giving

Power » Christ's power » Over nature

Luke 8:25

And he said unto them, Where is your faith? And they being afraid wondered, saying one to another, What manner of man is this! for he commandeth even the winds and water, and they obey him.

Power » Examples of » Early disciples

Power » Of Christ » Will subdue all power

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

Power » Of Christ » Overcoming the world

Power » Of God » Saints long for exhibitions of

Psalm 63:1-2

{A Psalm of David, when he was in the wilderness of Judah.} O God, thou art my God; early will I seek thee: my soul thirsteth for thee, my flesh longeth for thee in a dry and thirsty land, where no water is; To see thy power and thy glory, so as I have seen thee in the sanctuary.

Power » Of God » Have confidence in

Jeremiah 20:11

But the LORD is with me as a mighty terrible one: therefore my persecutors shall stumble, and they shall not prevail: they shall be greatly ashamed; for they shall not prosper: their everlasting confusion shall never be forgotten.

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

Job 26:14

Lo, these are parts of his ways: but how little a portion is heard of him? but the thunder of his power who can understand?

Power » Of God » Exalted by

Job 36:22

Behold, God exalteth by his power: who teacheth 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

Jesus saith unto them, Fill the waterpots with water. And they filled them up to the brim.

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

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

Power » Of the holy spirit » Promised by the father

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

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

Romans 15:19

Through mighty signs and wonders, by the power of the Spirit of God; so that from Jerusalem, and round about unto Illyricum, I have fully preached the gospel of Christ.

Power » Of the holy spirit » Saints » Strengthened by

Power » Of the holy spirit » Saints » Upheld by

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

Power » Unrealized power » To provide for the multitude

Mark 8:4

And his disciples answered him, From whence can a man satisfy these men with bread here in the wilderness?

Power » Unrealized power » To forgive sins

Power » Realized power, » Ability to give absent healing

Luke 7:7

Wherefore neither thought I myself worthy to come unto thee: but say in a word, and my servant shall be healed.

Power » Of testimony » Inspired by the "spirit"

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

Philippians 3:21

Who shall change our vile body, that it may be fashioned like unto his glorious body, according to the working whereby he is able even to subdue all things unto himself.

Power » Of Christ » Saints made willing by

Psalm 110:3

Thy people shall be willing in the day of thy power, in the beauties of holiness from the womb of the morning: thou hast the dew of thy youth.

Power » Of Christ » Helped by

Power » Of Christ » Is able to subdue all things

Philippians 3:21

Who shall change our vile body, that it may be fashioned like unto his glorious body, according to the working whereby he is able even to subdue all things unto himself.

Power » Of Christ » Ministers should make known

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

Power » Of Christ » Giving eternal life

Power » Of Christ » Rests upon saints

Power » Of Christ » Over all flesh

Power » Of Christ » Everlasting

1 Timothy 6:16

Who only hath immortality, dwelling in the light which no man can approach unto; whom no man hath seen, nor can see: to whom be honour and power everlasting. Amen.

Power » Of Christ » Unlimited

Power » Of satan » Permitted to afflict the righteous

Job 1:12

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

Power » Of satan » Claims authority over the world

Luke 4:6

And the devil said unto him, All this power will I give thee, and the glory of them: for that is delivered unto me; and to whomsoever I will I give it.

Power » Of God » One of his attributes

Psalm 62:11

God hath spoken once; twice have I heard this; that power belongeth unto God.

Power » Of God » Exerted in behalf of saints

1 Chronicles 16:9

Sing unto him, sing psalms unto him, talk ye of all his wondrous works.

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

1 Samuel 14:6

And Jonathan said to the young man that bare his armour, Come, and let us go over unto the garrison of these uncircumcised: it may be that the LORD will work for us: for there is no restraint to the LORD to save by many or by few.

Power » Of God » All things possible to

Power » Of God » Wicked people » Have against them

Ezra 8:22

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

Power » Of God » Wicked people » Do not know

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

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

Power » Of God » Exemplified » In delivering his people

Psalm 106:8

Nevertheless he saved them for his name's sake, that he might make his mighty power to be known.

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

Luke 4:14

And Jesus returned in the power of the Spirit into Galilee: and there went out a fame of him through all the region round about.

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 Christ, when ye are gathered together, and my spirit, with the power of our Lord Jesus Christ,

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 forewarn you whom ye shall fear: Fear him, which after he hath killed hath power to cast into hell; yea, I say unto you, Fear him.

Power » Of God » Described as » Sovereign

Romans 9:21

Hath not the potter power over the clay, of the same lump to make one vessel unto honour, and another unto dishonour?

Power » Of the holy spirit » Promised by Christ

Satan's » Power » Princehood

Satan's » Power » Inspires lying wonders

Satan's » Power » Blinds the minds of unbelievers

2 Corinthians 4:3-4

But if our gospel be hid, it is hid to them that are lost: In whom the god of this world hath blinded the minds of them which believe not, lest the light of the glorious gospel of Christ, who is the image of God, should shine unto them.

Satan's » Power » Contends with the saints

Satan's » Power » Sinners under the dominion of

Satan's » Power » Permitted to afflict the righteous

Job 1:12

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

Satan's » Power » Claims authority over the world

Luke 4:6

And the devil said unto him, All this power will I give thee, and the glory of them: for that is delivered unto me; and to whomsoever I will I give it.

Spiritual » Power » Fills life with healing influences