100 Bible Verses about Power

2 Timothy 1:7 ESV / 383 helpful votes

For God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control.

Acts 1:8 ESV / 316 helpful votes

But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth.”

Philippians 4:13 ESV / 274 helpful votes

I can do all things through him who strengthens me.

Luke 10:19 ESV / 257 helpful votes

Behold, I have given you authority to tread on serpents and scorpions, and over all the power of the enemy, and nothing shall hurt you.

Ephesians 6:10 ESV / 234 helpful votes

Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of his might.

Ephesians 3:20 ESV / 190 helpful votes

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,

1 Corinthians 4:20 ESV / 190 helpful votes

For the kingdom of God does not consist in talk but in power.

1 Corinthians 6:14 ESV / 183 helpful votes

And God raised the Lord and will also raise us up by his power.

2 Corinthians 12:9 ESV / 159 helpful votes

But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly of my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may rest upon me.

Isaiah 40:29-31 ESV / 152 helpful votes

He gives power to the faint, and to him who has no might he increases strength. Even youths shall faint and be weary, and young men shall fall exhausted; but they who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk and not faint.

Colossians 1:11 ESV / 138 helpful votes

May you be strengthened with all power, according to his glorious might, for all endurance and patience with joy,

Luke 24:49 ESV / 132 helpful votes

And behold, I am sending the promise of my Father upon you. But stay in the city until you are clothed with power from on high.”

Acts 10:38 ESV / 104 helpful votes

How God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Spirit and with power. He went about doing good and healing all who were oppressed by the devil, for God was with him.

2 Peter 1:3 ESV / 101 helpful votes

His divine power has granted to us all things that pertain to life and godliness, through the knowledge of him who called us to his own glory and excellence,

1 Corinthians 2:5 ESV / 97 helpful votes

That your faith might not rest in the wisdom of men but in the power of God.

Psalm 89:13 ESV / 95 helpful votes

You have a mighty arm; strong is your hand, high your right hand.

Hebrews 4:12 ESV / 92 helpful votes

For the word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing to the division of soul and of spirit, of joints and of marrow, and discerning the thoughts and intentions of the heart.

2 Corinthians 13:11 ESV / 91 helpful votes

Finally, brothers, rejoice. Aim for restoration, comfort one another, agree with one another, live in peace; and the God of love and peace will be with you.

Ephesians 1:19 ESV / 87 helpful votes

And what is the immeasurable greatness of his power toward us who believe, according to the working of his great might

Romans 1:16 ESV / 80 helpful votes

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.

Matthew 19:26 ESV / 79 helpful votes

But Jesus looked at them and said, “With man this is impossible, but with God all things are possible.”

Ephesians 3:16 ESV / 78 helpful votes

That according to the riches of his glory he may grant you to be strengthened with power through his Spirit in your inner being,

Isaiah 26:4 ESV / 77 helpful votes

Trust in the Lord forever, for the Lord God is an everlasting rock.

1 Corinthians 1:18 ESV / 73 helpful votes

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.

Romans 15:13 ESV / 73 helpful votes

May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope.

Luke 11:20 ESV / 70 helpful votes

But if it is by the finger of God that I cast out demons, then the kingdom of God has come upon you.

2 Corinthians 6:7 ESV / 69 helpful votes

By truthful speech, and the power of God; with the weapons of righteousness for the right hand and for the left;

Romans 1:20 ESV / 68 helpful votes

For his invisible attributes, namely, his eternal power and divine nature, have been clearly perceived, ever since the creation of the world, in the things that have been made. So they are without excuse.

Isaiah 41:10 ESV / 66 helpful votes

Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.

1 Chronicles 16:11 ESV / 62 helpful votes

Seek the Lord and his strength; seek his presence continually!

2 Timothy 1:8 ESV / 59 helpful votes

Therefore do not be ashamed of the testimony about our Lord, nor of me his prisoner, but share in suffering for the gospel by the power of God,

Matthew 28:18 ESV / 55 helpful votes

And Jesus came and said to them, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me.

Hebrews 1:3 ESV / 54 helpful votes

He is the radiance of the glory of God and the exact imprint of his nature, and he upholds the universe by the word of his power. After making purification for sins, he sat down at the right hand of the Majesty on high,

2 Corinthians 13:4 ESV / 54 helpful votes

For he was crucified in weakness, but lives by the power of God. For we also are weak in him, but in dealing with you we will live with him by the power of God.

Psalm 68:35 ESV / 54 helpful votes

Awesome is God from his sanctuary; the God of Israel—he is the one who gives power and strength to his people. Blessed be God!

1 Thessalonians 1:5 ESV / 53 helpful votes

Because our gospel came to you not only in word, but also in power and in the Holy Spirit and with full conviction. You know what kind of men we proved to be among you for your sake.

Revelation 11:17 ESV / 50 helpful votes

Saying, “We give thanks to you, Lord God Almighty, who is and who was, for you have taken your great power and begun to reign.

Proverbs 18:21 ESV / 50 helpful votes

Death and life are in the power of the tongue, and those who love it will eat its fruits.

Luke 4:32 ESV / 48 helpful votes

And they were astonished at his teaching, for his word possessed authority.

Romans 4:21 ESV / 47 helpful votes

Fully convinced that God was able to do what he had promised.

James 1:21 ESV / 46 helpful votes

Therefore put away all filthiness and rampant wickedness and receive with meekness the implanted word, which is able to save your souls.

John 3:16 ESV / 46 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.

James 1:22 ESV / 45 helpful votes

But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves.

Mark 9:23 ESV / 42 helpful votes

And Jesus said to him, “‘If you can’! All things are possible for one who believes.”

2 Samuel 22:33 ESV / 42 helpful votes

This God is my strong refuge and has made my way blameless.

2 Timothy 3:16 ESV / 41 helpful votes

All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness,

Colossians 2:12 ESV / 41 helpful votes

Having been buried with him in baptism, in which you were also raised with him through faith in the powerful working of God, who raised him from the dead.

Jeremiah 32:17 ESV / 41 helpful votes

‘Ah, Lord God! It is you who have made the heavens and the earth by your great power and by your outstretched arm! Nothing is too hard for you.

Romans 13:1 ESV / 40 helpful votes

Let every person be subject to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except from God, and those that exist have been instituted by God.

Psalm 119:105 ESV / 38 helpful votes

Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path.

James 5:16 ESV / 37 helpful votes

Therefore, confess your sins to one another and pray for one another, that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person has great power as it is working.

Mark 11:24 ESV / 37 helpful votes

Therefore I tell you, whatever you ask in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours.

Proverbs 15:1 ESV / 36 helpful votes

A soft answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.

2 Corinthians 9:8 ESV / 35 helpful votes

And God is able to make all grace abound to you, so that having all sufficiency in all things at all times, you may abound in every good work.

Matthew 22:29 ESV / 35 helpful votes

But Jesus answered them, “You are wrong, because you know neither the Scriptures nor the power of God.

Isaiah 40:31 ESV / 34 helpful votes

But they who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk and not faint.

2 Timothy 4:17 ESV / 33 helpful votes

But the Lord stood by me and strengthened me, so that through me the message might be fully proclaimed and all the Gentiles might hear it. So I was rescued from the lion's mouth.

John 7:38 ESV / 33 helpful votes

Whoever believes in me, as the Scripture has said, ‘Out of his heart will flow rivers of living water.’”

John 3:16-17 ESV / 33 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him.

John 1:1 ESV / 33 helpful votes

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.

Isaiah 53:5 ESV / 31 helpful votes

But he was wounded for our transgressions; he was crushed for our iniquities; upon him was the chastisement that brought us peace, and with his stripes we are healed.

Matthew 24:35 ESV / 30 helpful votes

Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will not pass away.

Hebrews 2:18 ESV / 29 helpful votes

For because he himself has suffered when tempted, he is able to help those who are being tempted.

Zephaniah 3:17 ESV / 29 helpful votes

The Lord your God is in your midst, a mighty one who will save; he will rejoice over you with gladness; he will quiet you by his love; he will exult over you with loud singing.

Psalm 66:7 ESV / 29 helpful votes

Who rules by his might forever, whose eyes keep watch on the nations— let not the rebellious exalt themselves. Selah

Genesis 18:14 ESV / 29 helpful votes

Is anything too hard for the Lord? At the appointed time I will return to you, about this time next year, and Sarah shall have a son.”

Ephesians 4:29 ESV / 28 helpful votes

Let no corrupting talk come out of your mouths, but only such as is good for building up, as fits the occasion, that it may give grace to those who hear.

Romans 8:11 ESV / 28 helpful votes

If the Spirit of him who raised Jesus from the dead dwells in you, he who raised Christ Jesus from the dead will also give life to your mortal bodies through his Spirit who dwells in you.

Matthew 12:36 ESV / 28 helpful votes

I tell you, on the day of judgment people will give account for every careless word they speak,

Proverbs 16:24 ESV / 28 helpful votes

Gracious words are like a honeycomb, sweetness to the soul and health to the body.

Ephesians 6:17 ESV / 27 helpful votes

And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God,

John 1:1-51 ESV / 27 helpful votes

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God. All things were made through him, and without him was not any thing made that was made. In him was life, and the life was the light of men. The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it. ...

Psalm 62:11 ESV / 27 helpful votes

Once God has spoken; twice have I heard this: that power belongs to God,

Revelation 4:11 ESV / 26 helpful votes

“Worthy are you, our Lord and God, to receive glory and honor and power, for you created all things, and by your will they existed and were created.”

Revelation 1:1-20 ESV / 26 helpful votes

The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show to his servants the things that must soon take place. He made it known by sending his angel to his servant John, who bore witness to the word of God and to the testimony of Jesus Christ, even to all that he saw. Blessed is the one who reads aloud the words of this prophecy, and blessed are those who hear, and who keep what is written in it, for the time is near. John to the seven churches that are in Asia: Grace to you and peace from him who is and who was and who is to come, and from the seven spirits who are before his throne, and from Jesus Christ the faithful witness, the firstborn of the dead, and the ruler of kings on earth. To him who loves us and has freed us from our sins by his blood ...

1 Peter 1:5 ESV / 26 helpful votes

Who by God's power are being guarded through faith for a salvation ready to be revealed in the last time.

2 Timothy 4:18 ESV / 26 helpful votes

The Lord will rescue me from every evil deed and bring me safely into his heavenly kingdom. To him be the glory forever and ever. Amen.

2 Timothy 3:16-17 ESV / 26 helpful votes

All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness, that the man of God may be competent, equipped for every good work.

Ephesians 6:10-18 ESV / 25 helpful votes

Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of his might. Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the schemes of the devil. For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the cosmic powers over this present darkness, against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly places. Therefore take up the whole armor of God, that you may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand firm. Stand therefore, having fastened on the belt of truth, and having put on the breastplate of righteousness, ...

Luke 24:27 ESV / 25 helpful votes

And beginning with Moses and all the Prophets, he interpreted to them in all the Scriptures the things concerning himself.

Jeremiah 10:12 ESV / 25 helpful votes

It is he who made the earth by his power, who established the world by his wisdom, and by his understanding stretched out the heavens.

Job 26:14 ESV / 25 helpful votes

Behold, these are but the outskirts of his ways, and how small a whisper do we hear of him! But the thunder of his power who can understand?”

Revelation 5:13 ESV / 24 helpful votes

And I heard every creature in heaven and on earth and under the earth and in the sea, and all that is in them, saying, “To him who sits on the throne and to the Lamb be blessing and honor and glory and might forever and ever!”

Ephesians 6:18 ESV / 24 helpful votes

Praying at all times in the Spirit, with all prayer and supplication. To that end keep alert with all perseverance, making supplication for all the saints,

Colossians 1:17 ESV / 23 helpful votes

And he is before all things, and in him all things hold together.

Romans 15:19 ESV / 23 helpful votes

By the power of signs and wonders, by the power of the Spirit of God—so that from Jerusalem and all the way around to Illyricum I have fulfilled the ministry of the gospel of Christ;

Acts 5:15 ESV / 23 helpful votes

So that they even carried out the sick into the streets and laid them on cots and mats, that as Peter came by at least his shadow might fall on some of them.

Luke 1:35 ESV / 23 helpful votes

And the angel answered her, “The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you; therefore the child to be born will be called holy—the Son of God.

Matthew 10:1 ESV / 23 helpful votes

And he called to him his twelve disciples and gave them authority over unclean spirits, to cast them out, and to heal every disease and every affliction.

Ephesians 1:21 ESV / 22 helpful votes

Far above all rule and authority and power and dominion, and above every name that is named, not only in this age but also in the one to come.

1 Corinthians 1:24 ESV / 22 helpful votes

But to those who are called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ the power of God and the wisdom of God.

Romans 8:28 ESV / 22 helpful votes

And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose.

Proverbs 18:20 ESV / 22 helpful votes

From the fruit of a man's mouth his stomach is satisfied; he is satisfied by the yield of his lips.

Proverbs 15:4 ESV / 22 helpful votes

A gentle tongue is a tree of life, but perverseness in it breaks the spirit.

Job 9:4 ESV / 22 helpful votes

He is wise in heart and mighty in strength —who has hardened himself against him, and succeeded?—

Genesis 1:1-31 ESV / 22 helpful votes

In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth. The earth was without form and void, and darkness was over the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God was hovering over the face of the waters. And God said, “Let there be light,” and there was light. And God saw that the light was good. And God separated the light from the darkness. God called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night. And there was evening and there was morning, the first day. ...

Hebrews 7:25 ESV / 21 helpful votes

Consequently, he is able to save to the uttermost those who draw near to God through him, since he always lives to make intercession for them.

2 Timothy 3:5 ESV / 21 helpful votes

Having the appearance of godliness, but denying its power. Avoid such people.

John 1:14 ESV / 21 helpful votes

And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we have seen his glory, glory as of the only Son from the Father, full of grace and truth.

Isaiah 33:13 ESV / 21 helpful votes

Hear, you who are far off, what I have done; and you who are near, acknowledge my might.

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