1105 God, power of

1105 God, power of

God is all-powerful (that is omnipotent), and is able to do whatever he wills. His power is limited only by his character.

God is all-powerful

Mk 10:27 pp Mt 19:26 See also Ge 18:14; Ps 93:1; Mk 14:36; Lk 1:37; 2Co 4:7

God cannot be thwarted

Job 42:2 See also Job 9:12; Isa 14:27

God’s names denote his power

The uniqueness of God’s power Jer 10:6

He is the Almighty “the Almighty” is Hebrew “El Shaddai”: Ge 28:3; Ge 35:11; Ge 43:14; Ex 6:3; Job 11:7; Job 31:2

He is the Lord Almighty and God Almighty “Almighty” in these verses is usually Hebrew “Sabaoth”: Ps 24:10; Ps 89:8; Jer 10:16; 2Co 6:18; Rev 11:17; Rev 19:6

He is the Mighty One Ge 49:24; Jos 22:22; Ps 50:1; Isa 1:24; Isa 10:21; Isa 60:16; Mk 14:62; Lk 1:49

God’s power is seen above all in his acts of redemption

God is powerful to save Zep 3:17

God shows his power in the exodus Dt 9:29 See also Ex 13:9; Ex 14:31; Dt 7:8; Dt 9:26; Ne 1:10; Jer 32:21

God shows his power through the work of Jesus Christ Ac 2:24 See also Ro 1:4; Eph 1:19-21; Col 2:13-15; Rev 12:10

God shows his power through the proclamation of the good news about Jesus Christ Ro 1:16 See also 1Co 1:18,24-25; 2Co 10:4; Col 2:12

God’s power is shown in Jesus Christ’s life

God’s power in Jesus Christ’s earthly ministry Lk 5:17 See also Lk 6:19; Lk 8:46; Ac 10:38; 2Pe 1:16

God’s power in Jesus Christ’s heavenly ministry Heb 7:16 In contrast to all other priests, Jesus Christ exercises his ministry now in heaven because death could not hold him. See also Ac 4:10; 2Co 13:4

God’s power seen in Jesus Christ’s second coming Mk 13:26 pp Mt 24:30 pp Lk 21:27 See also 2Th 1:9-10

The Holy Spirit demonstrates God’s power

Mic 3:8 See also Ac 1:8; Ac 10:38; Ro 15:19; 1Co 2:4-5; 1Th 1:5

God’s power in the world

God rules the created order Ro 1:20 See also Ps 19:1; Ps 65:6; Ps 68:34; Isa 40:26; Mt 8:26 pp Mk 4:39; Mt 21:19; Heb 1:3

God’s works are powerful Dt 3:24 See also Ps 71:18; Ps 77:12; Ps 145:4; Jer 32:17-19; Lk 1:51

The ark symbolises God’s powerful presence Ps 132:8 pp 2Ch 6:41 See also 1Sa 5:1-12; 2Sa 6:6-8,11-12; Ps 78:61

God keeps his promises Ro 4:21 See also 2Co 9:8

God gives life to the dead 1Co 6:14 See also Mt 22:29 pp Mk 12:24; Php 3:21

God’s power in the lives of believers

God gives his own power to his people 1Ch 29:11-12 See also 1Sa 2:10; Da 2:27-28; 2Co 13:3-4; Php 4:13; 2Ti 1:7; 1Pe 4:11

God’s power achieves his purposes in his people’s lives 2Th 1:11 See also Mic 5:4; Ac 4:28; 1Co 5:4; Eph 1:20-21

God’s power completes his work of salvation in believers’lives 1Pe 1:5 See also 2Ti 1:12; Heb 7:25; Jude 24

God’s power gives believers inner strength Eph 3:16-17 See also Eph 1:18-19; Eph 6:10; Php 3:10; Col 1:11

God’s power is made plain through human weakness 2Co 12:9-10 See also Isa 53:1-3; 2Co 4:7; 2Co 13:4

God’s power gives help to believers in suffering 2Ti 4:16-17 See also 2Ch 25:8; Ps 46:1; Da 3:17; 2Co 6:7; 2Ti 1:8

God’s power is limited only by his character

God cannot deny himself 2Ti 2:13 See also Jas 1:17

God cannot tolerate evil Hab 1:13

God cannot be tempted Jas 1:13

God cannot lie Nu 23:19 See also 1Sa 15:29; Heb 6:18

God’s power is to be praised

Ps 68:35 See also Ps 21:13; Ps 118:14; 1Ti 6:16; Jude 25; Rev 5:12

See also

1115God, purpose of
1205God, titles of
1230God, the Lord
1265hand of God
1320God as Saviour
1325God, the Creator
1415miracles
2066Christ, power of
2560Christ, resurrection
3030Holy Spirit, power
5452power
5955strength, divine