2066 Jesus Christ, power of

2066 Jesus Christ, power of

The historical and ongoing effective authority of Jesus Christ over natural elements, over human life and ultimately over sin, forces of evil, Satan and death.

Jesus Christ’s power is from God

Ac 10:38

God’s creative power is exercised through Jesus Christ Jn 1:3 See also 1Co 8:6; Col 1:16; Heb 1:2

God’s infinite power is given to Jesus Christ Mt 28:18 See also Mt 9:6 pp Mk 2:10 pp Lk 5:24; Mt 19:26 pp Lk 1:37; Lk 1:35; Jn 3:34-35; Jn 5:19-20; Jn 13:3; Php 2:9

Jesus Christ’s power is revealed on earth

Jesus Christ’s power over nature Mt 8:26-27 pp Mk 4:39-41 pp Lk 8:24-25 See also Mt 14:25 pp Mk 6:48 pp Jn 6:19; Mt 21:19 pp Mk 11:14; Mk 11:21

Jesus Christ’s power over sickness Mt 4:23 See also Mt 8:2-3 pp Mk 1:40-42 pp Lk 5:12-13; Mk 5:27-30 pp Mt 9:21-22 pp Lk 8:44-46; Lk 5:17; Ac 10:38

Jesus Christ’s power over human life Mt 11:5 pp Lk 7:22 See also Mt 9:18-25 pp Mk 5:22-42 pp Lk 8:41-55; Jn 11:43-44

Jesus Christ’s power over his own life Jn 10:18 See also Heb 7:16

Jesus Christ’s power over human behaviour Mt 4:20 pp Lk 5:11 See also Mt 9:9 pp Mk 2:14 pp Lk 5:27-28; Mk 15:5; Jn 11:29; Jn 19:10-11

Jesus Christ’s power over forces of evil Mt 8:16 pp Mk 1:32-34 pp Lk 4:40-41 See also Mt 4:10-11 pp Mk 1:13 pp Lk 4:12-13; Mt 9:32-33; Mt 12:22; Mt 17:18 pp Mk 9:25 pp Lk 9:42; Jn 14:30

Jesus Christ has power over sin and death

Jesus Christ’s crucifixion defeats the power of sin Ro 6:6 See also Isa 53:10-12; Mt 9:6; Jn 15:13; 1Co 15:3; Tit 2:14; Heb 9:28; 1Pe 2:24; Rev 5:9

Jesus Christ’s resurrection defeats the power of death Ro 6:9 See also Ps 16:10; Jn 2:19; Jn 5:21; Jn 17:2; Ac 2:24,32; Ro 1:4; Eph 1:19-20; Php 3:10

Jesus Christ’s power over sin and death remains effective Heb 7:25 See also Jn 6:40; Ro 8:2-3; 1Co 15:22; Heb 7:26-28; 1Pe 3:18

Jesus Christ’s power remains available in human experience

Jesus Christ’s forgiving power is effective today Ac 13:38-39 See also Jn 20:23; Ac 5:31; Eph 1:7

Jesus Christ’s enabling power is effective today Mt 28:18-20; Lk 9:1; Lk 24:49; Jn 16:14; Ac 1:8; 1Co 12:4-6

See also

1105God, power of
2012Christ, authority
2303Christ as creator
2351Christ, miracles
2530Christ, death of
2560Christ, resurrection
3296Holy Spirit in the world
5452power
6020sin
6614atonement
6652forgiveness
6676justification

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