POWER

PART 2 OF 2

(These lessons two lessons on power are better for Sunday School or Prayer Meeting.† Be sure to make a handout for your class. Itís easier to follow that way.)

THE PREACHING OF THE CROSS IS EITHER POWER OR FOOLISHNESS

1 Corinthians 1:18 - For the preaching of the cross is to them that perish foolishness; but unto us which are saved it is the power of God.

 

1 Corinthians 1:24 - But unto them which are called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ the power of God, and the wisdom of God.

PREACHING SHOULD BE DONE IN THE POWER OF THE SPIRIT

1 Corinthians 2:4-5 - And my speech and my preaching was not with enticing words of man's wisdom, but in demonstration of the Spirit and of power: [5] That your faith should not stand in the wisdom of men, but in the power of God.

WHAT IS LAWFUL SHOULD NOT PLACE ME IN BONDAGE

1 Corinthians 6:12 - All things are lawful unto me, but all things are not expedient: all things are lawful for me, but I will not be brought under the power of any.

WE ARE WEAK THAT THE POWER OF GOD MIGHT BE DISPLAYED IN US

2 Corinthians 4:7 - But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the excellency of the power may be of God, and not of us.

 

2 Corinthians 12:9 - And he said unto me, My grace is sufficient for thee: for my strength is made perfect in weakness. Most gladly therefore will I rather glory in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me.

THE POWER THAT GOD DISPLAYS TOWARDS US IS PHENOMENAL

Ephesians 1:19-21 - And what is the exceeding greatness of his power to us-ward who believe, according to the working of his mighty power, [20] Which he wrought in Christ, when he raised him from the dead, and set him at his own right hand in the heavenly places, [21] Far above all principality, and power, and might, and dominion, and every name that is named, not only in this world, but also in that which is to come:

 

Ephesians 3:20 - Now unto him that is able to do exceeding abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that worketh in us,

WE ARE TO DEPEND ON THE LORDíS POWER

Ephesians 6:10 - Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord, and in the power of his might.

WE CAN HAVE AN INTIMATE KNOWLEDGE OF THE POWER OF GOD

Philippians 3:10 - That I may know him, and the power of his resurrection, and the fellowship of his sufferings, being made conformable unto his death;

GODíS POWER WILL STRENGTHEN US UNTO PATIENCE AND LONG SUFFERING †††

Colossians 1:11 - Strengthened with all might, according to his glorious power, unto all patience and longsuffering with joyfulness;

WE HAVE BEEN DELIVERED FROM THE POWER OF DARKNESS

Colossians 1:13 - Who hath delivered us from the power of darkness, and hath translated us into the kingdom of his dear Son:

WE ARE COMPLETE IN CHRIST

Colossians 2:10 - And ye are complete in him, which is the head of all principality and power:

WE HAVE THE SPIRIT OF POWER

2 Timothy 1:7 - For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.

CHRIST HOLDS EVERYTHING TOGETHER BY THE WORD OF HIS POWER

Hebrews 1:3 - Who being the brightness of his glory, and the express image of his person, and upholding all things by the word of his power, when he had by himself purged our sins, sat down on the right hand of the Majesty on high;

WE ARE KEPT BY THE POWER OF GOD

1 Peter 1:5 - Who are kept by the power of God through faith unto salvation ready to be revealed in the last time.

WE HAVE ALL WE NEED FOR GODLY LIVING

2 Peter 1:3 - According as his divine power hath given unto us all things that pertain unto life and godliness, through the knowledge of him that hath called us to glory and virtue:

 

 

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