Power & Authority

  • Demons being cast out by the Spirit of God is an indication that the kingdom has come upon us. (Mat 12:28)
  • The kingdom would come with power during the lifetime of those hearing Jesus’ talk about it. (Mk 9:1) (Lk 9:27,28)
  • Jesus sent others out to preach the kingdom and they had the sick be healed while preaching it. (Lk 9:1-3)
  • Healing the sick came with teaching or preaching about the kingdom. (Lk 10:9, Mat 9:35)
  • Casting out demons comes with the kingdom. (Lk 11:20)
  • There is power associated with the kingdom. (1 Cor 4:19)
  • When the accuser is cast down, salvation, strength, power and the kingdom have come. (Rev 12:10)
  • In the Lord’s Prayer, Jesus taught his disciple to pray for God’s kingdom to come, thy will be done. God’s will being done establishes His kingdom on the earth. (Mat 6:10, Lk 11:2)
  • Healing, casting out demons and healing comes with preaching the kingdom. (Mat 10:7)
  • God has given his keys to his disciples and it comes with the power to bind and loosen things in heaven and earth. (Mat 16:19)
  • It comes along with salvation, strength, power and accuser being cast down. (Rev 12:10)
  • Jesus will sit on the throne of David. (Lk 1:32)
  • Jesus is going away and will return sometime after he receives His kingdom. (Lk 19:11)
  • His kingdom is not from this world. It does not say it is not coming to this world. (Jn 18:36)
  • The end will come when Jesus has put all authority under Himself and then He will deliver the Kingdom to the Father. (1 Cor 15:24-28)
  • If you are in the kingdom, you have been delivered from the power of darkness. The opposite would be true also, if you are not in the kingdom you are under the power of darkness. (Col 1:13)
  • The kingdom cannot be shaken. (Heb 12:28)



Scriptures Containing “Power”

Mark 14:62 Jesus said, “I am. And you will see the Son of Man sitting at the right hand of the Power, and coming with the clouds of heaven.”

Matthew 6:13 And do not lead us into temptation, But deliver us from the evil one. For Yours is the kingdom and the power and the glory forever. Amen.

Matthew 9:8 Now when the multitudes saw it, they marveled and glorified God, who had given such power to men.

Matthew 10:1 And when He had called His twelve disciples to Him, He gave them power over unclean spirits, to cast them out, and to heal all kinds of sickness and all kinds of disease.

Mark 3:14 Then He appointed twelve, that they might be with Him and that He might send them out to preach,

Mark 3:15 and to have power to heal sicknesses and to cast out demons:

Mark 6:7 And He called the twelve to Himself, and began to send them out two by two, and gave them power over unclean spirits.

Mark 9:1 And He said to them, “Assuredly, I say to you that there are some standing here who will not taste death till they see the kingdom of God present with power.”

Luke 4:14 Then Jesus returned in the power of the Spirit to Galilee, and news of Him went out through all the surrounding region.

Luke 6:19 And the whole multitude sought to touch Him, for power went out from Him and healed them all.

Luke 9:1 Then He called His twelve disciples together and gave them power and authority over all demons, and to cure diseases. 2 He sent them to preach the kingdom of God and to heal the sick.

Luke 10:18 And He said to them, “I saw Satan fall like lightning from heaven. 19 “Behold, I give you the authority to trample on serpents and scorpions, and over all the power of the enemy, and nothing shall by any means hurt you. 20 “Nevertheless do not rejoice in this, that the spirits are subject to you, but rather rejoice because your names are written in heaven.”

Luke 21:26 “Men’s hearts failing them from fear and the expectation of those things which are coming on the earth, for the powers of heaven will be shaken.

Luke 21:27 “Then they will see the Son of Man coming in a cloud with power and great glory.

Luke 22:53 “When I was with you daily in the temple, you did not try to seize Me. But this is your hour, and the power of darkness.”

Luke 24:49 “Behold, I send the Promise of My Father upon you; but tarry in the city of Jerusalem until you are endued with power from on high.”

John 19:11 Jesus answered, “You could have no power at all against Me unless it had been given you from above. Therefore the one who delivered Me to you has the greater sin.”

Acts 4:33 And with great power the apostles gave witness to the resurrection of the Lord Jesus. And great grace was upon them all.

Acts 6:8 And Stephen, full of faith and power, did great wonders and signs among the people.

Acts 10:38 “How God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Spirit and with power, who went about doing good and healing all who were oppressed by the devil, for God was with Him.

Romans 8:38 For I am persuaded that neither death nor life, nor angels nor principalities nor powers, nor things present nor things to come,

Dan 2:34 You watched while a stone was cut out without hands, which struck the image on its feet of iron and clay, and broke them in pieces. 35 Then the iron, the clay, the bronze, the silver, and the gold were crushed together, and became like chaff from the summer threshing floors; the wind carried them away so that no trace of them was found. And the stone that struck the image became a great mountain and filled the whole earth…. 44 And in the days of these kings the God of heaven will set up a kingdom which shall never be destroyed; and the kingdom shall not be left to other people; it shall break in pieces and consume all these kingdoms, and it shall stand forever.

Is 9:6 For unto us a Child is born, unto us a Son is given; and the government will be upon His shoulder. And His name will be called Wonderful, Counselor, Mighty God,
Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.7 Of the increase of His government and peace
there will be no end, upon the throne of David and over His kingdom, to order it and establish it with judgment and justice from that time forward, even forever. The zeal of the Lord of hosts will perform this.

*Scriptures are from the NKJV Bible