Power Of The Called

Real Authority

Part 1: Who we are in Christ!                                                               

 John 1:12-13 “We are children of God.”

2 Peter 1:4 “We share his divine nature.”

1 John 3:8 “Christ came to destroy the works of the devil.”

John 20:21 “As Jesus was sent by God, Jesus sends us.”

Hebrews 2:14-15 “Jesus rendered Satan powerless, as we are to do also.”

Hebrews 3:1 “We are partakers of Jesus’ heavenly calling”

Part 2:  Jesus, our example!

John 15:18 “Satan hates Jesus, he hates us also.”

Colossians 3:4 “Christ is our life, and we will appear with him.”

1 John 4:17 “As Jesus was in the world, we are to be the same.”

Ephesians 1:19-22 “God gave Jesus all power and leadership.”

Colossians 2:15 “Jesus made the demonic forces a laughing stock.”

Colossians 1:10-11 “We are now strengthened with all power.”

Part 3: We are given Christ’s authority!

Matthew 28:18, 20 “All authority was given to Jesus.”

John 16:24 “We have a legal right to ask/command in the name of Jesus.”

Romans 8:17 “We are joint heirs with Christ; we receive our portion of his birth right.”

2 Peter 1:3 “According to his power Jesus has given us all things.”

Ephesians 1:3 “We are blessed with all spiritual blessings.”

Part 4: The Missions and the commission!

Note: The great commission was a direct command of Jesus to his followers, not a suggestion!

Matthew 28:18 “All power has been given to Jesus!”

Matthew28:19 “So he has the authority to direct us to go do what he did.”

Matthew 28:20 “Then He says I, Jesus the power source, will always to be with you.”

“So no one can tell you that you can’t do these things.”

Part 5: In closing!

1 Corinthians 3:21-23 “All things belong to you.”

Colossians 1:13 “You are a citizen in God’s Kingdom.”

Ephesians 2:2 (Then) “This is you before you accepted Jesus.”

1 John 3:1-2 (Now) “This is you now that you have accepted Jesus.”

1 Corinthians 12:28-31 “You have gifts, use them.”

Colossians 3:3-4 “Your sinful life has been hidden in Jesus, so God no longer sees you as you were, but as a little Jesus.”

Recap from a different angle!

Matthew 28:18 “All power is given to Jesus from God Almighty.”

Ephesians 1:20-21 “All principalities, powers, might, and dominion, with every name that is named is placed under the feet of Jesus.”

Luke 10:19-20 “We have been given authority from Christ over demons.”

John 14:12 “Those that believe in Jesus will do the same works as he did and even greater.”

Mark 16:15-18 “Jesus commands us to preach the gospel, and that the sign of casting out demons in his name will follow those that believe.”

2 Corinthians 5:20 “We are Christ’s ambassadors, His representatives to this world.”

John 14:13 “Also whatever we ask for in Jesus’ name, he will honor it, to glorify The Father.”

Ephesians 1:5 “We are also called children of God.”

Romans 8:16 “The Holy Spirit is our witness that we are the children of God.”

1 Corinthians 3:16 “The Holy Spirit dwells in us and we are the temple of God.”

Romans 8:17 + Galatians 4:7 “We are no longer slaves, but sons, and if sons, heirs of God through Christ.”

James 2:5 “And we are heirs to the kingdom of God.”

Colossians 1:13 + Ephesians 5:8 “Lastly we are freed from the power of darkness, and are children of the light.”

~We Shall Be Like Him – 1 John 3:2~