The Power of God (1 Corinthians 1:18, Romans 1:16, 1 Corinthians 4:20, Ephesians 6:10-11, 2 Timothy 1:7, 2 Thessalonians 1:11, 1 Peter 1:5, Ephesians 3:20)Jack Graham, 04/30/2017
Part of the Various Sermons series, preached at a Sunday Morning service
"THE POWER OF GOD"
Sunday (AM), April 30, 2017
Quote: "Look at your problems in the light of God's power instead of looking at God in the shadows of your problems." Anon
The Gospel of Jesus Christ is the power of God.
1 Corinthians 1:18 - for the Word of the Cross is follyl
Quote: "The gospel is God's power to those who believe." D. A. Carson, New Testament Theologian and Professor
The Bible confirms this:
Romans 1:16 - "The Power of God"
1 Corinthians 4:20 - "the kingdom of God isn't talk; it's power"
Ephesians 6:10-11 - " the power of His might" "
2 Timothy 1:7 - "God has given us power" (if one is willing and without fearlll )
1. Will--Power to obey God!
2. Will--Power to change!
3. Will--Power to love!
4. Will--Power to get back up!
5. Will—Power to rebuke the evil one!
How did/do you receive this awesome power?
2 Thessalonians 1:11 - "the work of FAITH with power"
1 Peter 1:5 - "kept by the power of God through FAITH"
Ephesians 3:20 - "the power that works in you"
Something to think about:
Quote: "The church is not a hospital; it's a military outpost under orders to storm the gates of hell." Neil Anderson (THERE'S POWER IN THE BLOOD). AMEN, AMEN, AMEN
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1 Corinthians 1:18
18 For the word of the cross is folly to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God. (ESV)
16 For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes, to the Jew first and also to the Greek. (ESV)
1 Corinthians 4:20
20 For the kingdom of God does not consist in talk but in power. (ESV)
10 Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of his might. 11 Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the schemes of the devil. (ESV)
2 Timothy 1:7
7 for God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control. (ESV)
2 Thessalonians 1:11
11 To this end we always pray for you, that our God may make you worthy of his calling and may fulfill every resolve for good and every work of faith by his power, (ESV)
1 Peter 1:5
5 who by God's power are being guarded through faith for a salvation ready to be revealed in the last time. (ESV)
20 Now to him who is able to do far more abundantly than all that we ask or think, according to the power at work within us, (ESV)