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We experience God's power through the Holy Spirit. It's in the Bible, Acts 1:8, TLB. "But when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, you will receive power to testify about Me with great effect, to the people in Jerusalem, throughout Judea, in Samaria, and to the ends of the earth, about My death and resurrection."
God has the power to create life. It's in the Bible, Genesis 1:1, NIV. "In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth."
God has power over the elements of nature. It's in the Bible, Mark 4:39-41, TLB. "Then He rebuked the wind and said to the sea, 'Quiet down! And the wind fell, and there was a great calm! And He asked them, 'Why were you so fearful? Don't you even yet have confidence in Me?' And they were filled with awe and said among themselves, 'Who is this man, that even the winds and seas obey Him?'"
Jesus has power over sickness and disease. It's in the Bible, Matthew 4:23, TLB. "And He healed every kind of sickness and disease."
God has power over demons. It's in the Bible, Mark 6:7, TLB. "And He called his twelve disciples together and sent them out two by two, with power to cast out demons."
God has power over death. It's in the Bible, Revelation 21:4, NIV. "He will wipe every tear from their eyes. There will be no more death or mourning or crying or pain, for the old order of things has passed away."
God gives us power to become his children. It's in the Bible, John 1:12, RSV. "But to all who received Him, who believed in His name, He gave power to become children of God."
The prayer of a righteous man is powerful and effective. It's in the Bible, James 5:16, TLB. "Admit your faults to one another and pray for each other so that you may be healed. The earnest prayer of a righteous man has great power and wonderful results."
Anger gives the devil power over you. It's in the Bible, Ephesians 4:27, TLB. "For when you are angry, you give a mighty foothold to the devil."
Giving yourself to God gives you power to resist temptation. It's in the Bible, James 4:7, TLB. "So give yourselves humbly to God. Resist the devil and he will flee from you."
I can have Jesus' power to live the Christian life. It's in the Bible, Philippians 4:13, "I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me"
God's Word is powerful. It's in the Bible, Hebrews 4:12, TLB. "For whatever God says to us is full of living power: it is sharper than the sharpest dagger, cutting swift and deep into our innermost thoughts and desires with all their parts, exposing us for what we really are."