100 Bible Verses about Power Of The Word

Hebrews 4:12 ESV / 305 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.

Romans 10:17 ESV / 166 helpful votes

So faith comes from hearing, and hearing through the word of Christ.

2 Timothy 3:16 ESV / 158 helpful votes

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

Romans 1:16 ESV / 141 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.

Acts 20:32 ESV / 114 helpful votes

And now I commend you to God and to the word of his grace, which is able to build you up and to give you the inheritance among all those who are sanctified.

2 Timothy 3:16-17 ESV / 112 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.

James 1:22 ESV / 108 helpful votes

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

1 Peter 1:23 ESV / 107 helpful votes

Since you have been born again, not of perishable seed but of imperishable, through the living and abiding word of God;

1 Thessalonians 2:13 ESV / 101 helpful votes

And we also thank God constantly for this, that when you received the word of God, which you heard from us, you accepted it not as the word of men but as what it really is, the word of God, which is at work in you believers.

Jeremiah 15:16 ESV / 98 helpful votes

Your words were found, and I ate them, and your words became to me a joy and the delight of my heart, for I am called by your name, O Lord, God of hosts.

Psalm 119:105 ESV / 94 helpful votes

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

Psalm 107:20 ESV / 80 helpful votes

He sent out his word and healed them, and delivered them from their destruction.

John 17:17 ESV / 76 helpful votes

Sanctify them in the truth; your word is truth.

Psalm 119:11 ESV / 73 helpful votes

I have stored up your word in my heart, that I might not sin against you.

Isaiah 55:11 ESV / 68 helpful votes

So shall my word be that goes out from my mouth; it shall not return to me empty, but it shall accomplish that which I purpose, and shall succeed in the thing for which I sent it.

John 15:3 ESV / 66 helpful votes

Already you are clean because of the word that I have spoken to you.

Matthew 4:4 ESV / 65 helpful votes

But he answered, “It is written, “‘Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that comes from the mouth of God.’”

Joshua 1:8 ESV / 63 helpful votes

This Book of the Law shall not depart from your mouth, but you shall meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful to do according to all that is written in it. For then you will make your way prosperous, and then you will have good success.

Genesis 1:3 ESV / 61 helpful votes

And God said, “Let there be light,” and there was light.

1 Corinthians 2:14 ESV / 59 helpful votes

The natural person does not accept the things of the Spirit of God, for they are folly to him, and he is not able to understand them because they are spiritually discerned.

Acts 6:7 ESV / 58 helpful votes

And the word of God continued to increase, and the number of the disciples multiplied greatly in Jerusalem, and a great many of the priests became obedient to the faith.

Ephesians 4:29 ESV / 54 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.

James 1:21 ESV / 53 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 1:1-3 ESV / 53 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.

John 1:1 ESV / 52 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 18:21 ESV / 51 helpful votes

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

1 Corinthians 1:18 ESV / 50 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.

Hebrews 11:3 ESV / 49 helpful votes

By faith we understand that the universe was created by the word of God, so that what is seen was not made out of things that are visible.

John 6:63 ESV / 49 helpful votes

It is the Spirit who gives life; the flesh is no help at all. The words that I have spoken to you are spirit and life.

John 1:1-51 ESV / 49 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. ...

Proverbs 12:18 ESV / 49 helpful votes

There is one whose rash words are like sword thrusts, but the tongue of the wise brings healing.

Deuteronomy 8:3 ESV / 48 helpful votes

And he humbled you and let you hunger and fed you with manna, which you did not know, nor did your fathers know, that he might make you know that man does not live by bread alone, but man lives by every word that comes from the mouth of the Lord.

Proverbs 15:1 ESV / 47 helpful votes

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

Psalm 33:6 ESV / 46 helpful votes

By the word of the Lord the heavens were made, and by the breath of his mouth all their host.

Colossians 3:16 ESV / 44 helpful votes

Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly, teaching and admonishing one another in all wisdom, singing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, with thankfulness in your hearts to God.

Isaiah 40:8 ESV / 44 helpful votes

The grass withers, the flower fades, but the word of our God will stand forever.

Proverbs 21:23 ESV / 39 helpful votes

Whoever keeps his mouth and his tongue keeps himself out of trouble.

John 1:14 ESV / 38 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.

Matthew 12:36 ESV / 38 helpful votes

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

Ephesians 6:10 ESV / 37 helpful votes

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

Romans 12:2 ESV / 37 helpful votes

Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.

Luke 24:27 ESV / 36 helpful votes

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

Psalm 119:89 ESV / 36 helpful votes

Forever, O Lord, your word is firmly fixed in the heavens.

Romans 10:9 ESV / 35 helpful votes

Because, if you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved.

Luke 8:11 ESV / 35 helpful votes

Now the parable is this: The seed is the word of God.

Galatians 5:17 ESV / 34 helpful votes

For the desires of the flesh are against the Spirit, and the desires of the Spirit are against the flesh, for these are opposed to each other, to keep you from doing the things you want to do.

Romans 1:20 ESV / 34 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.

Psalm 19:7-8 ESV / 34 helpful votes

The law of the Lord is perfect, reviving the soul; the testimony of the Lord is sure, making wise the simple; the precepts of the Lord are right, rejoicing the heart; the commandment of the Lord is pure, enlightening the eyes;

Proverbs 16:24 ESV / 33 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 15:4 ESV / 33 helpful votes

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

Genesis 1:1-31 ESV / 33 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. ...

Psalm 19:14 ESV / 32 helpful votes

Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in your sight, O Lord, my rock and my redeemer.

Psalm 1:2 ESV / 31 helpful votes

But his delight is in the law of the Lord, and on his law he meditates day and night.

2 Timothy 2:15 ESV / 30 helpful votes

Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a worker who has no need to be ashamed, rightly handling the word of truth.

John 7:38 ESV / 30 helpful votes

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

Luke 6:45 ESV / 29 helpful votes

The good person out of the good treasure of his heart produces good, and the evil person out of his evil treasure produces evil, for out of the abundance of the heart his mouth speaks.

Matthew 22:29 ESV / 29 helpful votes

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

Acts 12:24 ESV / 28 helpful votes

But the word of God increased and multiplied.

Acts 6:4 ESV / 28 helpful votes

But we will devote ourselves to prayer and to the ministry of the word.”

John 16:13 ESV / 28 helpful votes

When the Spirit of truth comes, he will guide you into all the truth, for he will not speak on his own authority, but whatever he hears he will speak, and he will declare to you the things that are to come.

John 8:32 ESV / 28 helpful votes

And you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.”

Psalm 19:7 ESV / 27 helpful votes

The law of the Lord is perfect, reviving the soul; the testimony of the Lord is sure, making wise the simple;

Philippians 4:13 ESV / 26 helpful votes

I can do all things through him who strengthens me.

Acts 19:20 ESV / 26 helpful votes

So the word of the Lord continued to increase and prevail mightily.

Proverbs 13:3 ESV / 26 helpful votes

Whoever guards his mouth preserves his life; he who opens wide his lips comes to ruin.

Psalm 147:15 ESV / 26 helpful votes

He sends out his command to the earth; his word runs swiftly.

2 Timothy 1:7 ESV / 25 helpful votes

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

Colossians 4:6 ESV / 25 helpful votes

Let your speech always be gracious, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how you ought to answer each person.

Acts 1:8 ESV / 25 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.”

Psalm 119:1-176 ESV / 25 helpful votes

Blessed are those whose way is blameless, who walk in the law of the Lord! Blessed are those who keep his testimonies, who seek him with their whole heart, who also do no wrong, but walk in his ways! You have commanded your precepts to be kept diligently. Oh that my ways may be steadfast in keeping your statutes! ...

James 3:10 ESV / 24 helpful votes

From the same mouth come blessing and cursing. My brothers, these things ought not to be so.

Titus 1:9 ESV / 24 helpful votes

He must hold firm to the trustworthy word as taught, so that he may be able to give instruction in sound doctrine and also to rebuke those who contradict it.

Proverbs 10:19 ESV / 24 helpful votes

When words are many, transgression is not lacking, but whoever restrains his lips is prudent.

1 Chronicles 16:11 ESV / 24 helpful votes

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

James 1:26 ESV / 23 helpful votes

If anyone thinks he is religious and does not bridle his tongue but deceives his heart, this person's religion is worthless.

John 17:8 ESV / 22 helpful votes

For I have given them the words that you gave me, and they have received them and have come to know in truth that I came from you; and they have believed that you sent me.

Matthew 19:26 ESV / 21 helpful votes

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

John 1:1-15 ESV / 20 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. ...

Matthew 24:35 ESV / 19 helpful votes

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

Genesis 9:11 ESV / 19 helpful votes

I establish my covenant with you, that never again shall all flesh be cut off by the waters of the flood, and never again shall there be a flood to destroy the earth.”

James 3:5 ESV / 18 helpful votes

So also the tongue is a small member, yet it boasts of great things. How great a forest is set ablaze by such a small fire!

Colossians 3:8 ESV / 18 helpful votes

But now you must put them all away: anger, wrath, malice, slander, and obscene talk from your mouth.

Acts 5:42 ESV / 18 helpful votes

And every day, in the temple and from house to house, they did not cease teaching and preaching Jesus as the Christ.

John 4:46-53 ESV / 18 helpful votes

So he came again to Cana in Galilee, where he had made the water wine. And at Capernaum there was an official whose son was ill. When this man heard that Jesus had come from Judea to Galilee, he went to him and asked him to come down and heal his son, for he was at the point of death. So Jesus said to him, “Unless you see signs and wonders you will not believe.” The official said to him, “Sir, come down before my child dies.” Jesus said to him, “Go; your son will live.” The man believed the word that Jesus spoke to him and went on his way. ...

Isaiah 53:5 ESV / 18 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.

1 John 4:8 ESV / 17 helpful votes

Anyone who does not love does not know God, because God is love.

Romans 12:14 ESV / 17 helpful votes

Bless those who persecute you; bless and do not curse them.

Acts 8:14 ESV / 17 helpful votes

Now when the apostles at Jerusalem heard that Samaria had received the word of God, they sent to them Peter and John,

John 12:24 ESV / 17 helpful votes

Truly, truly, I say to you, unless a grain of wheat falls into the earth and dies, it remains alone; but if it dies, it bears much fruit.

John 3:16 ESV / 17 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.

Matthew 12:37 ESV / 17 helpful votes

For by your words you will be justified, and by your words you will be condemned.”

Proverbs 18:20 ESV / 17 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 18:13 ESV / 17 helpful votes

If one gives an answer before he hears, it is his folly and shame.

Proverbs 11:12 ESV / 17 helpful votes

Whoever belittles his neighbor lacks sense, but a man of understanding remains silent.

1 John 4:16 ESV / 16 helpful votes

So we have come to know and to believe the love that God has for us. God is love, and whoever abides in love abides in God, and God abides in him.

Ephesians 5:26 ESV / 16 helpful votes

That he might sanctify her, having cleansed her by the washing of water with the word,

Ephesians 3:20 ESV / 16 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,

Acts 17:11 ESV / 16 helpful votes

Now these Jews were more noble than those in Thessalonica; they received the word with all eagerness, examining the Scriptures daily to see if these things were so.

John 5:39 ESV / 16 helpful votes

You search the Scriptures because you think that in them you have eternal life; and it is they that bear witness about me,

Proverbs 17:9 ESV / 16 helpful votes

Whoever covers an offense seeks love, but he who repeats a matter separates close friends.

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