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Abundant Living

Category: Power

Dutch Sheets: God’s Word is Power

Luke’s gospel says that even the incarnation—God
becoming human—was caused by a combination of God’s
words and Spirit. When Mary asked how she, a virgin, could
have a child, the angel informed her that the power of the Holy
Spirit would overshadow her and impregnate her with Jesus
(1:35). Then he said, “Nothing will be impossible with God”
(1:37).
This translation doesn’t do justice to the strength of what
the angel actually said. The most literal and accurate rendering
is: “No word spoken by God is without power.” What a claim
this is, and what ramifications it carries for us. Our all-powerful
God infuses transcendent power into His words. They become
the carriers of His awesome strength.

Dutch Sheets

Derek Prince: Powered by the Holy Spirit

Derek Prince:

Gideon

In Judges 6:34, we read about Gideon: Then the Spirit of  the LORD came upon Gideon,  and he blew a trumpet,  summoning the Abiezrites to follow him.

The Spirit of the Lord came upon Gideon and made him the mighty leader  that he was. Before that, he was a timid young man, cowering at the winepress,  unable to do anything effective. But he was changed by the Spirit of God coming upon him.