May you be strengthened with all power, according to his glorious might, for all endurance and patience with joy,
And these signs will accompany those who believe: in my name they will cast out demons; they will speak in new tongues;
they will pick up serpents; and if they drink any deadly thing, it will not hurt them; they will lay their hands on the sick, and they will recover.«
I can do all things through him who strengthens me.
For God did not give us a spirit of timidity, but a spirit of power and love and self-discipline.
For the kingdom of God does not consist in talk but in power.
For the word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing even to the division of soul and spirit, of joints and marrow, and discerning the thoughts and intentions of the heart.
But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you shall be my witnesses both in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and even to the ends of the earth.«
Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of his might.
Behold, I have given you authority to trample on serpents and scorpions, and over all the power of the enemy; and nothing shall hurt you.
Truly, truly, I say to you, he who believes in me will also do the works that I do; and greater works than these will he do, because I go to the Father.
Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil and he will flee from you.
39 Then he rose and rebuked the wind, and said to the sea, »Peace! Be still!« And the wind ceased and there was a great calm.
40 He said to them, »Why are you so afraid? Have you no faith?«
41 And they were filled with awe, and said to one another, »Who is this? Even the wind and the sea obey him!«