18: And Jesus came and spake unto them, saying, All power is given unto me in heaven and in earth. The modern World English Bible translates the passage as: 18: Jesus came to them and spoke to them, saying, “All authority has been given to me in heaven and on earth.
After the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ, He declared that All authority has been given… After the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ, He declared that All authority has been given to Him. This authority begins in heaven and extends to the earth.
According to the Gospel of Matthew: Jesus entered the temple courts, and, while he was teaching, the chief priests and the elders of the people came to him. “By what authority are you doing these things?” they asked. “And who gave you this authority?”
Bible Gateway Romans 13 :: NIV. Everyone must submit himself to the governing authorities, for there is no authority except that which God has established. The authorities that exist have been established by God.
There is no name and no authority higher than Jesus. Everything has been placed under the feet of Jesus for your benefit!” … In Luke 10:19, Jesus gives us the assurance that He has given us the power to overcome all the power of the enemy and nothing shall harm us.
All power, all authority comes from God. Romans 13:1, “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.”
40 Strong Bible Scriptures on Authority
- Romans 13:1. Let every person be subject to the governing authorities. …
- Matthew 28:18. And Jesus came and said to them, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me.”
- Acts 5:29. …
- Hebrews 13:17. …
- Luke 10:19. …
- 1 Corinthians 11:3. …
- 1 John 3:8. …
- 1 John 4:1.
In Christianity, the term biblical authority refers to two complementary ideas: the extent to which one can regard the commandments and doctrines within the Old and New Testament scriptures as authoritative over humans’ belief and conduct.
Paul states that everyone should submit to civil authorities, which have been authorized by God.
Jesus, the sovereign King over the earth, wants to rule institutions, cultures, societies, and governments through you and your prayers. Authority in Prayer will show you how to take hold of God’s promises and pray with the authority He wants you to have. God needs you.
What kind of power does God have?
(1) God’s power, the sort of power that dwells within every born-again believer and energizes his/her life and ministry is not the sort of “thing” that you can touch or contain in a bottle. It is the very energy of the life of God himself. It is the supernatural energy that emanates from God’s being.
How do we receive the power of God?
Power comes through the Holy Spirit (Acts1:8), but prayer and fasting can be helpful to get rid of disbelief and make the power more evident in your life. Is it possible to be a Christian and not have the power from on high? Yes, it is possible, because you can only get power if you thirst for it through prayer.