2023-04-16 10:30:00


Empowered by the Holy Spirit. Strong in the Lord and the power of His might. Empowered means to have the authority to act and change things. Empowered means you have the confidence and the ability to do things and expect good results. We are in empowered from on high.

1 Cor 4:20 God's Way is not a matter of mere talk; it's an empowered life. MSG


1 Cor 4:20  The kingdom of God [the dominion of the Christ life] is about an empowered life and not just a matter of quoting your favorite teacher or Scripture! MIRROR

Eph 6:10  In conclusion, be strong in the Lord [be empowered through your union with Him]; draw your strength from Him [that strength which His boundless might provides].  AMP 


EPH 6:10 In conclusion and with reference to the theme and context of this writing, I encourage you to realize your strength in the Master; your union with him is your limitless resource.  MIRROR

Rom 4:18 [For Abraham, human reason for] hope being gone, hoped in faith that he should become the father of many nations, as he had been promised, So [numberless] shall your descendants be.

19 He did not weaken in faith when he considered the [utter] impotence of his own body, which was as good as dead because he was about a hundred years old, or [when he considered] the barrenness of Sarah's [deadened] womb. 

20 No unbelief or distrust made him waver (doubtingly question) concerning the promise of God, but he grew strong and was empowered by faith as he gave praise and glory to God,

21 Fully satisfied and assured that God was able and mighty to keep His word and to do what He had promised.  AMP

Luke 24:49 And behold, I will send forth upon you what My Father has promised; but remain in the city [Jerusalem] until you are clothed with power from on high. AMP


Luke 24:49 What comes next is very important: I am sending what my Father promised to you, so stay here in the city until he arrives, until you're equipped with power from on high."   MSG

Isa 11:2 And the Spirit of the Lord shall rest upon Him the Spirit of wisdom and understanding, the Spirit of counsel and might, the Spirit of knowledge and of the reverential and obedient fear of the Lord   AMP


Isa 11:2  the Spirit of Yahweh will rest upon him; the Spirit of Extraordinary Wisdom; the Spirit of Perfect Understanding, the Spirit of Wise Strategy, the Spirit of Mighty Power, the Spirit of Revelation,' and the Spirit of the Fear of Yahweh. TPT 

Acts 2:1 On the day Pentecost was being fulfilled, all the disciples were gathered in one place.

2Suddenly they heard the sound of a violent blast of wind rushing into the house from out of the heavenly realm. The roar of the wind was so overpowering it was all anyone could bear!

3Then all at once a pillar of fire appeared before their eyes. It separated into tongues of fire that engulfed each one of them.  TPT

Ps 71:16 I come in the power of the Lord God, I post signs marking his right-of-way.

17 You got me when I was an unformed youth, God, and taught me everything I know.

Now I'm telling the world your wonders;

18 I'll keep at it until I'm old and gray. God, don't walk off and leave me until I get out the news Of your strong right arm to this world, news of your power to the world yet to come,  MSG


Psalms 71:16 I will come forth in your mighty strength, O my Lord God. I'll tell everyone that you alone are the perfect one.

17From my childhood you've been my teacher, and I'm still telling everyone of your miracle-wonders!

18God, now that I'm old and gray, don't walk away. Give me grace to demonstrate to the next generation all your mighty miracles and your excitement, to show them your magnificent power!  TPT

Ps 145:12 Letting the world know of your power for good, the lavish splendor of your kingdom. MSG

Matt 12:28  "But if it's by God's power that I am sending the evil spirits packing, then God's kingdom is here for sure. MSG


Matt 12:28 But if it is by the Spirit of God that I drive out the demons, then the kingdom of God has come upon you [before you expected it]. AMP

Rom 1:20 By taking a long and thoughtful look at what God has created, people have always been able to see what their eyes as such can't see: eternal power, for instance, and the mystery of his divine being. So nobody has a good excuse. MSG


ROM 1:20 God is on display in creation; the very fabric of visible cosmos appeals to reason. It clearly bears witness to the ever present sustaining power and intelligence of the invisible God, leaving mankind without any valid excuse to ignore him. MIRROR

Rom 8:2 A new power is in operation. The Spirit of life in Christ, like a strong wind, has magnificently cleared the air, freeing you from a fated lifetime of brutal tyranny at the hands of sin and death. MSG


Rom 8:2 For the law of the Spirit of life [which is] in Christ Jesus [the law of our new being] has freed me from the law of sin and of death. AMP

1 Cor 2:4 and so nothing I said could have impressed you or anyone else. But the Message came through anyway. God's Spirit and God's power did it,

5 which made it clear that your life of faith is a response to God's power, not to some fancy mental or emotional footwork by me or anyone else. MSG

1 Cor 12:6 God's various expressions of power are in action everywhere; but God himself is behind it all. MSG

2 Cor 4:7 However, we possess this precious treasure [the divine Light of the Gospel] in [frail, human] vessels of earth, that the grandeur and exceeding greatness of the power may be shown to be from God and not from ourselves.  AMP

2 Cor 13:4 He was sheer weakness and humiliation when he was killed on the Cross, but oh, he's alive now in the mighty power of God! We weren't much to look at, either, when we were humiliated among you, but when we deal with you this next time, we'll be alive in Christ, strengthened by God. MSG

Acts 4:29 So now, Lord, listen to their threats to harm us. Empower us, as your servants, to speak the word of God freely and courageously.

30Stretch out your hand of power through us to heal, and to move in signs and wonders by the name of your holy Son, Jesus!

31As they prayed the earth shook beneath them, causing the building they were in to tremble. Each one of them was filled with the Holy Spirit, and they proclaimed the word of God with unrestrained boldness.  TPT


Acts 4:29 "And now they're at it again! Take care of their threats and give your servants fearless confidence in preaching your Message,

30 as you stretch out your hand to us in healings and miracles and wonders done in the name of your holy servant Jesus."

31 While they were praying, the place where they were meeting trembled and shook. They were all filled with the Holy Spirit and continued to speak God's Word with fearless confidence.  MSG

Eph 1:19 oh, the utter extravagance of his work in us who trust him endless energy, boundless strength!

20 All this energy issues from Christ: God raised him from death and set him on a throne in deep heaven,

21 in charge of running the universe, everything from galaxies to governments, no name and no power exempt from his rule. And not just for the time being, but forever.

22 He is in charge of it all, has the final word on everything. At the center of all this, Christ rules the church.

23 The church, you see, is not peripheral to the world; the world is peripheral to the church. The church is Christ's body, in which he speaks and acts, by which he fills everything with his presence.  MSG


EPH 1:19 I pray that you will be overwhelmed with an understanding of the magnitude of his power in the finished work of Christ. This is what results in the dynamic of your faith.

20 Do you want to measure the mind and muscle of God? Consider the force which he unleashed in Jesus Christ when he raised him from the dead and forever seated him enthroned as his executive authority in the realm of the heavens. Jesus is Gods right hand of power! He was raised up from the deepest dungeons of human despair to the highest region of heavenly bliss!  

21 Infinitely above all the combined forces of rule, authority, dominion or governments; he is ranked superior to any name that could ever be given to anyone of this age or any age still to come in the eternal future.

22 I want you to see this: he subjected all these powers under his feet. He towers head and shoulders above everything. He is the head;

23 the Ekklesia is his body. The completeness of his being that fills all in all resides in us! God cannot make himself more visible or exhibit himself more accurately.  MIRROR

Phil 3:10 [For my determined purpose is] that I may know Him [that I may progressively become more deeply and intimately acquainted with Him, perceiving and recognizing and understanding the wonders of His Person more strongly and more clearly], and that I may in that same way come to know the power outflowing from His resurrection [which it exerts over believers], and that I may so share His sufferings as to be continually transformed [in spirit into His likeness even] to His death, [in the hope]   AMP

Col 2:10 When you come to him, that fullness comes together for you, too. His power extends over everything. MSG


Col 2:10 And you are in Him, made full and having come to fullness of life [in Christ you too are filled with the Godhead Father, Son and Holy Spirit and reach full spiritual stature]. And He is the Head of all rule and authority [of every angelic principality and power].  AMP

2 TIM 1:8 Do not let my imprisonment make you feel embarrassed about the testimony of Christ or your association with me! We are partners in the afflictions of the gospel and also in the intensity of Gods power! We experience a constant download of power in the midst of affliction!  MIRROR

1 John 5:4 Every God-begotten person conquers the world's ways. The power that brings the world to its knees is our faith.

5 The person who wins out over the world's ways is simply the one who believes Jesus is the Son of God.  TPT VIDEO HOLY SPIRIT BY SHAWN BOLZ