May you be strengthened with all strength according to his glorious power, so as to have all patience and endurance.
These signs will follow those who believe: in my name they will cast out demons; they will speak strange languages;
they will take up serpents; and if they drink anything deadly it will not harm them. They will lay hands on sick people and the sick will be well."
I can do all things through him who gives me strength.
For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and love and self-control.
For the kingdom of God is not in talk, but in power.
For the word of God is living and effective and sharper than any two-edged sword, and it pierces until it divides soul and spirit, joints and marrow, and it judges the thoughts and purposes of the heart.
But you will receive power after the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you will be witnesses for me in Jerusalem and in all Judaea and in Samaria and to the ends of the earth."
To conclude: Be strong in the Lord and in the power of his might.
See, I have given you authority to tread on serpents and scorpions and over all the power of the enemy, and nothing will hurt you.
Truly, truly, I tell you, he who believes in me \'97 the works that I am doing he also will do and greater works than these he will do, because I am going to the Father.
Submit yourselves, then, to God. Resist the Devil and he will flee from you.
39 When he awoke, he rebuked the wind and said to the sea, "Hush, be still." The wind ceased and there was a great calm.
40 Then he asked them, "Why are you so timid? How is it you have no faith?"
41 But they were intensely awestruck and said to one another, "Who, then, is this, that even the wind and the lake obey him?"