Abraham, Noah, Moses, Elijah & David were very efficient conductors of the power of God’s Word. God’s authority was in the message He gave them, and they were motivated to obey God’s message, because of God’s love, wisdom & grace within the message. There is nothing more powerful in our universe than divine love issuing God’s perfect grace, mercy & justice, Psalm 19:7, His word in the Bible is the epitome of authority. But to usher in the New Superior Covenant of His Word, He used Mary. Jesus embodies God’s presence, and after his resurrection, he proclaims that all authority is his, Matthew 28:18-20. From the very beginning of Scripture, God has proclaimed an affinity within Light, Life and His purpose in bringing them into humanity. Jesus knew this put Him in a position of authoritative power. The following passages make a logical conclusion that we dare not reject, or face eternal punishment. His grace gives us life, enlightenment and countless opportunities to accept His wisdom, word and love (Genesis 1:1-3, John 1:1-4 & 12:48-49, Ephesians 3:1-5 & 2nd John 9-11) According to 1st Corinthians 1:24,
the power of God is __ __ __ __ __
The ability to promise, reveal & fulfill, Ephesians 3:1-5 & 5:15-17. According to Acts 3:22-23, the
promising Prophet of God is __ __ __ __ ___
The ability to guide, counsel and deliver a repentant sinner to forgiven salvation, 2nd Timothy 1:5, 3:14-17, Romans 1:16-17. According to
Luke 2:29-30, the Salvation of God is __ __ __ __ __
The ability to instruct, warn and condemn an unrepentant sinner to punishment, 2nd John 9-11 & Revelation 22:18-19, Romans 1:18-2:2. According to 2nd Timothy 4:8,
the righteous Judge is __ __ __ __ __
For in __ __ __ __ __ the whole fullness of deity dwells bodily, and you
have been filled in __ __ __ __ __, who is the head of all rule and authority. ~ Colossians 2:9-10.
Are you in Jesus Christ?
Do you know of your need for authoritative power?