Jesus Has All Authority

“All power (authority) is given unto me in heaven and in earth.” (Matt.28:18). 

“These words spake Jesus, and lifted up his eyes to heaven, and said, Father, the hour is come; glorify thy Son, that thy Son also may glorify thee: As thou hast given him power over all flesh, that he should give eternal life to as many as thou hast given him.” (John 17:1-2).

“Thou hast put all things in subjection under his feet. For in that he put all in subjection under him, he left nothing that is not put under him. But now we see not yet all things put under him.” (Heb.2:8).

Jesus Christ has all authority because he is the Creator of the world

“Wherefore let them that suffer according to the will of God commit the keeping of their souls to him in well doing, as unto a faithful Creator.” (1Pet.4:19; cf. John 1:1-3; 1Cor.8:6; Eph.3:9; Col.1:16-17; Heb.1:2).

Jesus Christ has all authority because he is the Lord of the world.

“Ye call me Master and Lord: and ye say well; for so I am.” (John 13:13; cf. Acts 2:36; 10:36; Rom.14:9; 1Tim.6:14-15; Rev.17:14; 19:16).

Jesus Christ has all authority because he is the God of the world.

“Behold, a virgin shall be with child, and shall bring forth a son, and they shall call his name Emmanuel, which being interpreted is, God with us.” (Matt.1:23; cf. Matt.3:16-17; 17:5; John 20:28; 2Cor.4:4; Phil.2:5-6; Col.1:15; 2:9).

Jesus Christ has all authority because he is the Judge of the world.

“But why dost thou judge thy brother? or why dost thou set at nought thy brother? for we shall all stand before the judgment seat of Christ. (Rom.14:10; cf. Matt.25:31-46; John 5:22-30; Acts 17:31; 2 Cor. 5:10; 2Tim.4:8).

Jesus Christ has all authority because he is the Savior of the world.

“For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour, which is Christ the Lord. (Luke 2:11; cf. John 4:42; Acts 5:31; 13:23; Eph.5:23; 2Tim.2:10).

Jesus Christ has all authority because he is the Gospel for the world.

“And said unto them, Thus it is written, and   thus it behooved Christ to suffer, and to rise from the dead the third day: And that repentance and remission of sins should be preached in his name among all nations, beginning at Jerusalem.” (Luke 24:46-47; cf. 1Cor.15:1-4; 2Cor.5:14-15,19; Col.1:3-6,20-23; 2Tim.1:9-10).

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