Power & Authority For Ministry
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Jesus' Commission To His Disciples LUKE 9:1-2; LUKE 10:1-20
Before he returned to heaven Jesus gave his disciples his commission to
• PROCLAIM THE GOOD NEWS
• HEAL THE SICK
• SET THE CAPTIVES FREE.
The Disciple's Power & Authority
Jesus had said in JOHN 15:5 that without him, they could do absolutely nothing. In order to fulfill his commission therefore they needed his
• AUTHORITY (Greek exousia)
• POWER (Greek dunamis).
Our Authority & Power Are In The Name of The LORD Jesus Christ
To carry out Christ's commands, we need to be filled with the Holy Spirit as ambassadors for Christ, who has given us his AUTHORITY to act on his behalf. The POWER comes from the Holy Spirit.