|Matthew 28:18|| And Jesus came and spake unto them, saying, All power is given unto me in heaven and in earth. |
19: Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost:
20: Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you: and, lo, I am with you alway, even unto the end of the world. Amen.
|Luke 4:36|| 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.
|Ephesians 1:20|| Which he (God) wrought in Christ, when he raised him from the dead, and set him at his own right hand in the heavenly places, |
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:
22: And hath put all things under his feet, and gave him to be the head over all things to the church,
|Matt.8:26-27|| Then he arose and rebuked the wind ...
|Matthew 21:19-20||Tell story of the fig tree
|Matthew 14:28-29||Power to walk on water - and allow others to do likewise.|
|Luke 7:1-10|| ... Speak the word, and my servant shall be healed.
|Luke 5:17|| and the power of the Lord was with him to heal.
|John 11:43||And he cried with a loud voice 'Lazarus come forth.' And he that was dead came forth.|
|John 10:17|| Therefore doth my Father love me, because I lay down my life, that I may take it again. |
18. 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.
|Luke 8:35|| ...Sitting at the feet of Jesus, clothed and in his right
|Hebrews 8:10|| I will put my laws into their minds. ( See paragraph
|Phil.2:5|| Let this mind be in you which was also in Christ Jesus.
|1 Corinthians 2:16||... But now we have the mind of Christ ...|
|Revelation 2:7|| To him who is victorious, I will give the right to
the Tree of Life. See also verse 10.
|Revelation 1:18||I am he that liveth and was dead: and behold I am alive for evermore. Amen: and have the keys of hell and of death.|
|Before his resurrection - healing power|
|Luke 9:1|| He called the 12 together and gave them power and authority
to overcome all the devils and to cure diseases.
|After his resurrection - witnessing power|
|Acts 1:8|| But you will receive power when the Holy Ghost is come upon
you; and you will bear witness of me ... to all the earth.
|In the millennial age - ruling power|
|Revelation 2:26|| And he that overcometh, and keepeth my works unto the end, to him will I give power over the nations:|
27: And he shall rule them with a rod of iron; as the vessels of a potter shall they be broken to shivers: even as I received of my Father.
|Revelation 3:21||To him that overcometh will I grant to sit with me in my throne, even as I also overcame, and am set down with my Father in his throne.|
This chapter describes the power of sin in our carnal natures. One may inwardly admire the Law of God, but inherent sin, the carnal nature with which each and everyone is born, overcomes the pull of the good within and the person sins. In other words, this inherent downward tendency to sin - which Paul calls the law of sin and death - generally (if help from God is not sought) overcomes any desire to obey the Law of the Most High.
|v24|| O wretched man that I am! who shall deliever me from the body of this death?
| I thank God through Jesus Christ our Lord.
|Job 19:25|| For I know that my redeemer liveth, and that he shall stand at the latter day upon the earth:
26: And though after my skin worms destroy this body, yet in my flesh shall I see God:
27: Whom I shall see for myself, and mine eyes shall behold, and not another; though my reins be consumed within me.
|Psalm 135:5|| I know that the LORD is great, and that our Lord is above
|Psalm 140:12|| I know that the LORD will maintain the cause of the afflicted and the right of the poor.
|2 Timothy 1:12||... For I know whom I have believed, and am persuaded that he is able to keep that which I have committed unto him against that day.|