Posts Tagged ‘ Empowered ’

VerseD: Acts 1:8

“But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth.”

Acts 1:8, ESV

The Holy Spirit empowers us to love others by sharing the Gospel faithfully.

VerseD: 2 Corinthians 9:8

And God is able to make all grace abound to you, so that having all sufficiency in all things at all times, you may abound in every good work.

2 Corinthians 9:8, ESV

We do good things for other people to the glory of God. And He helps us in the power of His might.

We are not alone. God is with us.

VerseD: James 4:7

Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.
James 4:7, ESV

Temptations and troubles come, but turning to God gives us the power and peace to overcome.

VerseD: Isaiah 40:31

but they who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk and not faint.
Isaiah 40:31, ESV

God empowers those who seek Him to endure the troubles of this world and to impact this world for Christ with the Gospel.

VerseD: Matthew 18:20

“For where two or three are gathered in my name, there am I among them.”
Matthew 18:20, ESV

We hold each other accountable to God’s Word and all godliness, and Christ empowers us to remain faithful.

VerseD: Luke 16:10

“One who is faithful in a very little is also faithful in much, and one who is dishonest in a very little is also dishonest in much.”
Luke 16:10, ESV

The Faithful One can empower us to be faithful stewards and servants. On our own, we are more likely to be dishonest and unfaithful.

VerseD: Ephesians 6:10

Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of his might.
Ephesians 6:10, ESV

God empowers us by His Holy Spirit to love and show grace to others, to defend and proclaim His Word, and to withstand persecution, temptations, and troubles.

VerseD: 1 Timothy 2:5-6

For there is one God, and there is one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus, who gave himself as a ransom for all, which is the testimony given at the proper time.
1 Timothy 2:5‭-‬6, ESV

Jesus came at the perfect time to teach us truth and save our souls, and now He sits at the right hand of the Father to rule and contend for us.
The Holy Spirit now empowers us to point others to our Savior.

Video Lesson: 40 Days with Jesus

He is risen! [Please say the next part!]

Post Resurrection Sunday, or Easter Sunday, we have that time period between the resurrection and ascension of Jesus.

Here is fill-out-able lesson that you can try completing before watching the video, and then you check the answers and get the full teaching in the video!

Jesus rose from the dead on what we now call Easter Sunday.

Acts 1:1-3 – He interacted with his disciples for                    days before He ascended to the Father.

What did Jesus do during this time?

  1. Jesus r                     with His followers
    1. Luke 24:30-35 – disciples going to
      E                               
    2. John 20:19-29 – the E                          , even D                            T                        
    3. John 21:15-19 – P                           is restored

      This shows us that Jesus shows grace but calls us to truth and understanding.
  2. Jesus t                     His followers
    1. Luke 24:13-49 – again, on the way to Emmaus and back in J                                     .
    2. Acts 1:1-5 – He spoke of the K                  .
    3. Matthew 28:18-20 – The G                         C                                            

      This shows us that Jesus reiterated and revealed how the Scriptures spoke of Him, and He commanded us to share this with the world.
  3. Jesus e                             his followers
    1. Matthew 28:18-20 – The Great Commission under His authority
    2. John 20:21-23, Acts 1:5-8 – Giving the H                  
      S                         

      This shows us that we have the power to proclaim the Gospel, for we have the Word of Truth (Jesus, and the Spirit-inspired Bible)

So, may we trust the empowering Holy Spirit who connects us with Father to teach the world about Jesus – the One revealed in Scripture who saves us from sin!