100 Bible Verses about Power Of The Word

Hebrews 4:12 ESV / 437 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 Timothy 3:16 ESV / 242 helpful votes

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

Romans 10:17 ESV / 216 helpful votes

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

Romans 1:16 ESV / 206 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.

James 1:22 ESV / 183 helpful votes

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

1 Peter 1:23 ESV / 181 helpful votes

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

2 Timothy 3:16-17 ESV / 180 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.

Acts 20:32 ESV / 175 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.

Psalm 119:105 ESV / 169 helpful votes

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

1 Thessalonians 2:13 ESV / 151 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 / 144 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.

Isaiah 55:11 ESV / 144 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.

Psalm 107:20 ESV / 122 helpful votes

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

John 17:17 ESV / 121 helpful votes

Sanctify them in the truth; your word is truth.

Matthew 4:4 ESV / 121 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.’”

John 15:3 ESV / 116 helpful votes

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

Ephesians 4:29 ESV / 113 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.

Psalm 119:11 ESV / 113 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 18:21 ESV / 109 helpful votes

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

James 1:21 ESV / 105 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 12:18 ESV / 100 helpful votes

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

Isaiah 40:8 ESV / 99 helpful votes

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

1 Corinthians 1:18 ESV / 98 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.

John 1:1 ESV / 95 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 21:23 ESV / 95 helpful votes

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

Acts 6:7 ESV / 94 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.

John 6:63 ESV / 93 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.

Genesis 1:3 ESV / 93 helpful votes

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

John 1:1-51 ESV / 92 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 15:1 ESV / 90 helpful votes

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

1 Corinthians 2:14 ESV / 87 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.

Proverbs 16:24 ESV / 81 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 15:4 ESV / 81 helpful votes

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

Joshua 1:8 ESV / 81 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.

Matthew 12:36 ESV / 80 helpful votes

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

Hebrews 11:3 ESV / 78 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 1:14 ESV / 75 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.

John 1:1-3 ESV / 74 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.

Psalm 19:14 ESV / 74 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.

Deuteronomy 8:3 ESV / 72 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.

Colossians 4:6 ESV / 70 helpful votes

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

Colossians 3:16 ESV / 70 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.

Ephesians 6:10 ESV / 68 helpful votes

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

John 7:38 ESV / 66 helpful votes

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

James 1:26 ESV / 65 helpful votes

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

Matthew 24:35 ESV / 63 helpful votes

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

Romans 10:9 ESV / 62 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 24:27 ESV / 62 helpful votes

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

Genesis 1:1-31 ESV / 59 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. ...

2 Timothy 1:7 ESV / 58 helpful votes

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

John 8:32 ESV / 57 helpful votes

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

Psalm 33:6 ESV / 57 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 13:3 ESV / 56 helpful votes

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

Romans 1:20 ESV / 55 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.

Romans 12:2 ESV / 54 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.

Psalm 119:89 ESV / 53 helpful votes

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

Philippians 4:13 ESV / 52 helpful votes

I can do all things through him who strengthens me.

Acts 1:8 ESV / 51 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.”

John 16:13 ESV / 51 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.

Luke 8:11 ESV / 50 helpful votes

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

Luke 6:45 ESV / 50 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 / 50 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 10:19 ESV / 48 helpful votes

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

John 3:16 ESV / 47 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.

2 Timothy 2:15 ESV / 46 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.

Colossians 3:8 ESV / 46 helpful votes

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

Matthew 12:37 ESV / 46 helpful votes

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

Psalm 19:7-8 ESV / 43 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;

James 3:5 ESV / 41 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!

Hebrews 1:3 ESV / 41 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,

Ephesians 3:20 ESV / 41 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,

Romans 12:14 ESV / 40 helpful votes

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

Matthew 19:26 ESV / 40 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 18:20 ESV / 39 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 11:12 ESV / 39 helpful votes

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

1 Chronicles 16:11 ESV / 39 helpful votes

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

Psalm 19:7 ESV / 38 helpful votes

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

Acts 6:4 ESV / 37 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 30:5 ESV / 37 helpful votes

Every word of God proves true; he is a shield to those who take refuge in him.

Psalm 1:2 ESV / 37 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 17:9 ESV / 36 helpful votes

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

Galatians 5:17 ESV / 35 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.

Proverbs 18:13 ESV / 35 helpful votes

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

Psalm 147:15 ESV / 35 helpful votes

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

2 Peter 1:3 ESV / 34 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,

Ephesians 5:26 ESV / 34 helpful votes

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

Psalm 141:3 ESV / 34 helpful votes

Set a guard, O Lord, over my mouth; keep watch over the door of my lips!

Acts 19:20 ESV / 33 helpful votes

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

James 3:10 ESV / 32 helpful votes

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

Acts 12:24 ESV / 32 helpful votes

But the word of God increased and multiplied.

John 17:8 ESV / 32 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.

Isaiah 41:10 ESV / 32 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.

Revelation 1:1-20 ESV / 31 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 ...

Titus 1:9 ESV / 31 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.

Romans 13:1 ESV / 31 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.

Matthew 15:18 ESV / 31 helpful votes

But what comes out of the mouth proceeds from the heart, and this defiles a person.

Psalm 119:1-176 ESV / 31 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! ...

John 1:1-15 ESV / 30 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. ...

1 Peter 2:2 ESV / 29 helpful votes

Like newborn infants, long for the pure spiritual milk, that by it you may grow up into salvation—

1 John 4:8 ESV / 26 helpful votes

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

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