He’s a God of miracles! With God all things are possible! He’s Almighty! Nothing is too difficult for Him! He’s able to save & deliver! He’s a mighty conqueror! He answers prayer! He does MIGHTY THINGS!
In the midst of troubles and great distress – Isaiah saw glorious hope for the future!
Isaiah 9:6 – For unto us a Child is born, Unto us a Son is given; And the government will be upon His shoulder. And His name will be called Wonderful, Counselor, MIGHTY GOD, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.
What do you believe about God? Do you believe He is MIGHTY, and able to do MIGHTY things?
Let’s tell of His greatness, and MIGHTY ACTS to others! Like the Psalmist says, “O magnify the Lord with me, and let us exalt His name together” (Psalm 34:3)
It is only because of HIS MIGHTINESS that we can become MIGHTY — it is not by our own might or power. “Not by might (our might), nor by power, but by my Spirit says the Lord of hosts”. (Zechariah 4:6)
“Be strong in the Lord, and in the power of His MIGHT. (Ephesians 6:10)
Micah 3:8 – … truly I am full of power by the Spirit of the Lord,
HE IS DOING MIGHTY THINGS – DECLARE HIS MIGHTY ACTS
Isaiah 33:13 – Listen to what I have done, O nations far away! And you that are near, acknowledge my MIGHT! (…acknowledge my mighty acts.)
Special note: Jesus is providing, healing, saving, and answering prayer… He’s awesome! Let’s not forget to thankfully recount the MIGHTY things He constantly does, and give Him praise!
Psalm 103:2 – Bless the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all His benefits:…
Psalm 145:4, 11-12 – One generation shall praise Your works to another, And shall declare Your MIGHTY ACTS. They shall speak of the glory of Your kingdom, and talk of Your power, 12 To make known to the sons of men His MIGHTY ACTS, and the glorious majesty of His kingdom.
Psalm 106:2 – Who can utter the mighty acts of the Lord? Who can declare all His praise?
Psalm 147:5 – To make known to the sons of men His mighty acts, and the glorious majesty of His kingdom.
Mark 6:2 – …many hearing Him were astonished, saying, “Where did this Man get these things? And what wisdom is this which is given to Him, that such MIGHTY WORKS are performed by His hands!
Luke 24:19 – And He (JESUS) said to them, “What things?” So they said to Him, “The things concerning Jesus of Nazareth, who was a Prophet MIGHTY IN DEED AND WORD before God and all the people…
Revelation 19:6 And I heard, as it were, the voice of a great multitude, as the sound of many waters and as the sound of MIGHTY thunderings, saying, “Alleluia! For the Lord God OMNIPOTENT reigns!
Psalm 91:1 –He who dwells in the secret place of the Most High Shall abide under the shadow of the ALMIGHTY.
Genesis 17:1 – the Lord appeared to Abram and said to him, “I am ALMIGHTY God; …
2 Corinthians 6:18 “I will be a Father to you, And you shall be My sons and daughters, Says the Lord ALMIGHTY.”
REVELATION 1:8 – “I am the alpha and the omega, the beginning and the end,” says the Lord, “who is and who was and who is to come, the ALMIGHTY.”
MIGHTY MIRACLES & mighty acts
SOME ILLUSTRATIONS AND STORIES OF HIS MIGHTY WORKS
His MIGHTY resurrection power was demonstrated with many miracles! A powerful illustration was when Lazarus was raised from the dead – (John 11).
John 11: 45 – …many of the Jews which came… & had seen the things which Jesus did, believed on Him.
Jesus was raised from the dead! (Matthew 28:5-8; Mark 16:6; Luke 24:6,34; I Corinthians 15:20)
I Kings 18:21-40 – (Elijah’s Mount Carmel victory – the showdown between the false prophets, & the true and living God!)
Acts 12:1-19 – (Peter miraculously released from jail by an angel).
Daniel 3 – (Mighty deliverance of 3 Hebrew men from the fiery furnace!)
Daniel 6 – (Deliverance of Daniel from the lions in the lion’s den!)
He has proved over and over that He is a Mighty God by showing HIs power over disease and sickness. He is able to bring healing to our body, and forgive sin (Mark 2:1-12). He has power over nature (Mark 4:39-41; Col. 1:15-17). Power over life & death (John 11:25-26; 43-44).
MIGHTY TO SAVE
Everyone needs to experience salvation. He saves us from eternal destruction & hell, and gives hope of eternal life! There are a lot of people that need to hear this message!
Zephaniah 3:17 The Lord your God in your midst, The MIGHTY ONE, WILL SAVE; He will rejoice over you with gladness, He will quiet you with His love, He will rejoice over you with singing.”
Special note: Jesus is the only Savior – there is no other way of salvation except through Him! (John 14:6; Acts 4:12)
Isaiah 60:16,26 – You shall know that I, the Lord, am your Savior And your Redeemer, the MIGHTY One of Jacob.
Luke 19:10 …for the Son fo Man has come to seek and to SAVE that which was lost.
Isaiah 49:26 – ALL flesh shall know That I, the Lord, am your Savior, And your Redeemer, the MIGHTY One of Jacob.”
Psalm 106:8 Nevertheless He SAVED them for His name’s sake, That He might make His MIGHTY POWER known.
Matthew 1:21 – And she will bring forth a Son, and you shall call His name Jesus, for He will SAVE His people from their sins.”
Luke 2:11 – For there is born to you this day in the city of David a SAVIOR, who is Christ the Lord.
Luke 19:10 – …for the Son of Man has come to seek and to SAVE that which was lost.”
Acts 4:12 – Nor is there salvation in any other, for there is no other name under heaven given among men by which we must be SAVED.”
John 3:17 – For God did not send His Son into the world to condemn the world, but that the world through Him might be SAVED.
John 4:42…Then they said to the woman, “Now we believe, not because of what you said, for we ourselves have heard Him and we know that this is indeed the Christ, the SAVIOR of the world.”
I John 4:14 – And we have seen and testify that the Father has sent the Son as SAVIOR of the world.
MIGHTY TO DELIVER
Psalm 18:2,3 – The Lord is my rock and my fortress and my DELIVERER; My God, my strength, in whom I will trust; … I will call upon the Lord, who is worthy to be praised; so shall I be saved from my enemies.
Psalm 40:1-3 – I waited patiently for the Lord; And He inclined to me, And heard my cry. He also brought me up out of a horrible pit, out of the miry clay, And set my feet upon a rock, and established my steps. He has put a new song in my mouth— Praise to our God; …
JESUS IS A MIGHTY WARRIOR AND A MIGHTY CONQUEROR
Psalm 24:8 – Who is this King of glory? The Lord strong and MIGHTY, The Lord MIGHTY in battle.
John 16:33 – “…be of good cheer, I have overcome the world.” (JESUS)
2 Corinthians 10:4 – For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal but MIGHTY IN GOD for pulling down strongholds…
I Corinthians 15:57 – But thanks be to God, who gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.
Romans 8:37 – Yet in all these things we are more than CONQUERORS through Him who loved us.
John 16:33 “These things I have spoken to you, that in Me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation; but be of good cheer, I have OVERCOME the world.” (JESUS)
HE IS MIGHTY IN POWER
Ephesians 1:19 – ….and what is the exceeding greatness of His power toward us who believe, according to the working of His MIGHTY power.
Ephesians 3:20 – Now to Him who is able to do exceedingly abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that works in us…
Psalm 147:5 – Great is our Lord, and MIGHTY in power; His understanding has no limit…
Psalm 106:8 – Nevertheless He saved them for His name’s sake, That He might make His MIGHTY power known.
Hebrews 4:12 – For the Word of God is living and powerful (MIGHTY), and sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing even to the division of soul and spirit, and of joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart.
Psalm 50:1 – The MIGHTY One, God the Lord, has spoken and called the earth From the rising of the sun to its going down. Out of Zion, the perfection of beauty, God will shine forth.
MIGHTY & AWESOME
Deuteronomy 10:17 – For the Lord your God is God of gods and Lord of lords, the great God, MIGHTY and awesome, …
MIGHTY TO ANSWER PRAYER
Jeremiah 33:3 – Call unto me and I will answer you, and show you great and MIGHTY things…
Matthew 18:19-20 – I say to you that if two of you agree on earth concerning anything that they ask, it will be done for them by My Father in heaven. 20 For where two or three are gathered together in My name, I am there in the midst of them.”
I John 5:14-15 – Now this is the confidence that we have in Him, that if we ask anything according to His will, He hears us. 15 And if we know that He hears us, whatever we ask, we know that we have the petitions that we have asked of Him.
MIGHTY PROMISES are given to us!
2 Peter 1:4 – …by which have been given to us exceedingly great and precious promises, that through these you may be partakers of the divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust.
2 Corinthians 1:20 – For all the promises of God in Him are Yes, and in Him Amen, to the glory of God through us.
2 Corinthians 7:1 – …having these promises, beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all filthiness of the flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God.
Psalm 89:8 – O Lord God of hosts, Who is mighty like You, O Lord? Your faithfulness also surrounds You.
Jeremiah 32:18 – You show lovingkindness to thousands… — the Great, the Mighty God, whose name is the Lord of hosts.
I Peter 5:6 – Therefore humble yourselves under the mighty hand of God, that He may exalt you in due time, …
Deuteronomy 3:24 – ‘O Lord God, You have begun to show Your servant Your greatness and Your mighty hand, for what god is there in heaven or on earth who can do anything like Your works and Your mighty deeds?
Deuteronomy 4:37 – And because He loved your fathers, therefore He chose their descendants after them; and He brought you out of Egypt with His Presence, with His mighty power, …
Deuteronomy 7:8 – but because the Lord loves you, and because He would keep the oath which He swore to your fathers, the Lord has brought you out with a mighty hand, and redeemed you from the house of bondage, from the hand of Pharaoh king of Egypt.
Deuteronomy 7:19 – … the signs and the wonders, the mighty hand and the outstretched arm, by which the Lord your God brought you out. So shall the Lord your God do to all the peoples of whom you are afraid.
Psalm 147:5 – To make known to the sons of men His mighty acts, And the glorious majesty of His kingdom.
Daniel 4:3 How great are His signs, And how mighty His wonders! His kingdom is an everlasting kingdom, And His dominion is from generation to generation.
Acts 2:2 – And suddenly there came a sound from heaven, as of a rushing mighty wind, and it filled the whole house where they were sitting.
Job 9:4 – God is wise in heart and mighty in strength. Who has hardened himself against Him and prospered?
SINCE JESUS IS MIGHTY…
He will do mighty things for you! (Jeremiah 33:3)
HE BRINGS COMFORT
2 Corinthians 1:3-4 – Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all comfort, 4 who comforts us in all our tribulation, that we may be able to comfort those who are in any trouble, with the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by God.
Romans 15:4 – For whatever things were written before were written for our learning, that we through the patience and comfort of the Scriptures might have hope.
HE PROVIDES DIRECTION
Proverbs 3:5-6 – Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and lean not on your own understanding; 6 In all your ways acknowledge Him,
and He shall direct your paths.
Jeremiah 29:11– I know the thoughts that I think toward you, says the Lord, thoughts of peace and not of evil, to give you a future and a hope.
Proverbs 16:9 – A man’s heart plans his way, But the Lord directs his steps.
HE INSPIRES WORSHIP & deserves our worship
Philippians 2:9-10 – Therefore God also has highly exalted Him and given Him the name which is above every name, 10 that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of those in heaven, and of those on earth, and of those under the earth, …
Psalm 22:27 – All the ends of the world shall remember and turn to the Lord, And all the families of the nations shall worship before You.
John 4:23-24 – …true worshippers shall worship the Father in spirit and in truth: for the Father seeks such to worship Him. God is a Spirit: and they that worship Him must worship Him in spirit and in truth.
A meaningife is not just about success in our career, material things, houses and lands, etc., …
HE GIVES US VICTORY! WE ARE MORE THAN CONQUERORS!
Hope in Jesus Christ brings victory, no matter what the situation…
I Corinthians 15:57 – …thanks be to God, who gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.
CONTINUE TO PUT OUR TRUST AND HOPE IN OUR ALMIGHTY GOD
Jeremiah 17:7 – “Blessed is the man who trusts in the Lord, And whose hope is the Lord.
Psalm 71:5 – “Blessed is the man who trusts in the Lord, And whose hope is the Lord.
Titus 2:13 – …looking for the blessed hope and glorious appearing of our great God and Savior Jesus Christ,
OUR MIGHTY GOD IS A GOD OF MIRACLES
WITH GOD ALL THINGS ARE POSSIBLE! NOTHING IS TOO DIFFICULT FOR HIM!
This was already mentioned at the beginning of this message, and we are also reminded of it as we close. In the midst of all the chaos and confusion and desperation around us in the world, let’s always remember that we serve a MIGHTY GOD, who is able to help us in our times of trouble! (Psalm 46:1)
Do you need some miracles? Are you in a seemingly hopeless situation? Put your hope in God, for with God all things are possible to those who believe! (Mark 9:24)
Ephesians 4:19-20 – Now to Him who is able to do exceedingly abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that works in us, 21 to Him be glory in the church by Christ Jesus to all generations, forever and ever. Amen.
LET’S BE BOLD WITNESSES, AND always TELL OF HIS GREATNESS AND MIGHTY ACTS TO OTHERS!
Like the Psalmist said, “I will praise you Lord with my whole heart. I will tell about all your wonders (marvelous works)! (Psalm 9:2) People need to know about our MIGHTY GOD!
Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven! (Matthew 5:16)
Special Acknowledgement: Thanks to Evelyn Asuncion for assistance with the preparation and sharing of this message at our online service.