being strengthened with all power according to his glorious might so that you may have great endurance and patience, and joyfully
I can do all this through him who gives me strength.
For the Spirit God gave us does not make us timid, but gives us power, love and self-discipline.
For the kingdom of God is not a matter of talk but of power.
For the word of God is alive and active. Sharper than any double-edged sword, it penetrates even to dividing soul and spirit, joints and marrow; it judges the thoughts and attitudes of the heart.
But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth."
Finally, be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power.
I have given you authority to trample on snakes and scorpions and to overcome all the power of the enemy; nothing will harm you.
Very truly I tell you, whoever believes in me will do the works I have been doing, and they will do even greater things than these, because I am going to the Father.
Submit yourselves, then, to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.
He got up, rebuked the wind and said to the waves, "Quiet! Be still!" Then the wind died down and it was completely calm.
He said to his disciples, "Why are you so afraid? Do you still have no faith?"
They were terrified and asked each other, "Who is this? Even the wind and the waves obey him!"