Your power to act and think like Jesus comes from the Holy Spirit.

Your power to act and think like Jesus comes from the Holy Spirit.

“And my speech and my preaching were not with persuasive words of human wisdom, but in demonstration of the Spirit and of power” (1Cor 2:4)

“For our gospel did not come to you in word only, but also in power, and in the Holy Spirit and in much assurance” (1Thes 1:5)

“For the kingdom of God is not in word but in power.” (1Cor 4:20)

“for the kingdom of God is not eating and drinking, but righteousness and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit.” (Rom 14:17)

“This is the word of the LORD to Zerubbabel: not by might nor by power, but by My Spirit, says the LORD of hosts.” (Zech 4:6)

“For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind.” (2Tim 1:7)

“Then Jesus returned in the power of the Spirit to Galilee” (Lk 4:14)

“What a word this is! For with authority and power He commands the unclean spirits, and they come out.” (Lk 4:36)

“how God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Spirit and with power, who went about doing good and healing all who were oppressed [katadunasteuo=to exercise harsh control over] by the devil, for God was with Him.” (Acts 10:38)

“Behold, I give you the authority [exousia] to trample on serpents and scorpions, and over all the power [dunamis] of the enemy, and nothing shall by any means hurt you.” (Lk 10:19)

“and what is the exceeding greatness of His power [dunamis] toward us who believe, according to the working [energeia] of His mighty [ischus] power [kratos]” (Eph 1:19)

“Now to Him who is able [dunamai] to do exceedingly abundantly [huper perissos] above all that we ask or think, according to the power [dunamis] that works [energeo] in us” (Eph 3:20)

“But you shall receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you shall be witnesses to Me in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth.” (Acts 1:8)

“Did you receive the Holy Spirit when you believed?” (Acts 19:2)

“For you did not receive the spirit of bondage again to fear, but you received the Spirit of adoption by whom we cry out, Abba, Father.”  (Rom 8:15)

“how much more will your heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to those who ask Him!” (Lk 11:13)

“He who believes in Me, as the Scripture has said, out of his heart will flow rivers of living water. But this He spoke concerning the Spirit, whom those believing in Him would receive” (Jn 7:38,39)

Reading: Isa 16-18; 1Cor 2