Bible verses about speaking things into existence | NSB

Bible verses about "speaking things into existence" | NSB

Genesis 2:7

7 Jehovah God formed the man from the dust of the ground and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life. The man became a living being.

Matthew 28:20

20 »Teach them to observe all the things I have commanded you. Behold, I am with you always, even to the end of the age.«

Acts 2:1-47

1 When the day of Pentecost came, they were all with one accord in one place. 2 Suddenly there came a sound from heaven like a rushing mighty wind. It filled the house where they were sitting. 3 Tongues of fire that sat on each of them appeared. 4 They were all filled with the Holy Spirit. They began to speak with different tongues, as the Spirit moved them to speak. 5 Devout Jews from every nation under heaven were dwelling at Jerusalem. 6 When they heard this sound a crowd came together in confusion, because men heard them speak in their own language. 7 And they were all amazed and marveled. They said to each other: »Behold, are not all these that speak Galileans?« 8 »How do we each hear them in our own language? 9 »Parthians, and Medes, and Elamites, and the dwellers in Mesopotamia, and in Judea, and Cappadocia, in Pontus, and Asia, 10 »Phrygia, and Pamphylia, in Egypt, and in the parts of Libya about Cyrene, and strangers of Rome, Jews and proselytes, 11 »Cretes and Arabians, we hear them speak in our language the wonderful works of God.« 12 And they were all amazed and were in doubt. They asked each other: »What does this mean?« 13 Others mockingly said: »These men are full of new wine.« 14 But Peter, stood up with the eleven, lifted up his voice, and said to them: »You men of Judea, and all you who dwell at Jerusalem let me explain this to you. Listen to my words. 15 »These men are not drunk as you suppose for it is only nine o’clock in the morning. 16 »This is what the prophet Joel spoke about: 17 »It will come to pass in the last days, says God, I will pour out from my Spirit upon all flesh. (Greek: apo, from) Your sons and your daughters will prophesy (proclaim God’s Word). Your young men will see visions, and your old men will dream dreams. 18 »And on my servants and on my handmaidens I will pour out (a portion from) (some of) my Spirit in those days and they will prophesy: (Joel 2:28) 19 »I will show wonders in heaven above, and signs in the earth beneath: blood, and fire, and vapor of smoke. 20 »The sun will be turned into darkness, and the moon into blood, before that great and notable (awesome) Day of Jehovah arrives. (Joel 2:31) 21 »It will come to pass, that whoever will call on the name of Jehovah will be saved. (Joel 2:32) 22 »You men of Israel hear these words. Jesus of Nazareth, a man approved by God came among you with miracles and wonders and signs. God did these by him in your midst, as you also know: 23 »You took this man and delivered him by the determined counsel (purpose) and foreknowledge of God. With wicked hands you impaled and murdered him. 24 »God resurrected him, loosing the pains of death. This is because it was not possible that he should be held fast by it. 25 »David spoke concerning him: ‘I had Jehovah always before my face, for he is at my right hand, that I should not be shaken. (Psalm 16:8) 26 ‘»Therefore did my heart rejoice, and my tongue was glad; moreover also my flesh shall rest in hope: 27 ‘»Because you will not leave me in the grave, neither will you allow your Holy One to see corruption. (Psalm 16:10) 28 ‘»You have made known to me the ways of life, and you will fill me with joy with your presence.’ 29 »Men and brothers let me freely speak to you about the patriarch David that he is dead and buried. His grave is with us to this day. 30 »Therefore being a prophet, and knowing that God had sworn with an oath to him, that of the fruit of his loins, according to the flesh, he would raise up Christ to sit on his throne. 31 »He seeing this before spoke about the resurrection of Christ. That he would not be left in the grave and his flesh did not see corruption. 32 »God resurrected Jesus and we all witnessed this! 33 »He is exalted to the right hand of God. He has received the promised Holy Spirit from the Father. So he poured out what you now see and hear. 34 »For David has not ascended into heaven and yet he said: ‘Jehovah said to my Lord, Sit at my right hand, 35 ‘»until I make your enemies your footstool.’ (Psalm 110:1) 36 »Therefore let all the house of Israel know for sure that God has made that same Jesus, whom you impaled, both Lord and Christ.« (Acts 10:36) 37 Now when they heard this, they were stabbed to the heart, and said to Peter and to the rest of the apostles: »Men and brothers, what shall we do?« 38 Then Peter said: »Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for forgiveness of your sins, and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit. 39 »The promise is to you, and to your children, and to all that are afar off, even as many as Jehovah our God calls.« (Micah 4:5) (Deuteronomy 6:4) 40 He gave a thorough witness with many words and exhorted them, saying: »Save yourselves from this indecent generation.« 41 Those who gladly received his word were baptized. About three thousand persons were added the same day. 42 They continued devoting themselves to doctrine and fellowship, and in breaking of bread, and in prayers. 43 Every person experienced a sense of awe, for the apostles did many wonders and signs. 44 All those who believed stayed together. They held all things in common. 45 They sold their possessions and goods, and distributed them to all men, as every man had need. 46 They continued daily with one accord in the temple, and breaking bread from house to house. They ate their food with gladness and singleness of heart. 47 As they praised God, they had favor with all the people. God added to the congregation daily those being saved.

2 Corinthians 4:17

17 Our light affliction is for the moment. It works more exceedingly an eternal weight of glory for us.

John 1:1-51

1 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was like God (God-like). 2 The same was in the beginning with God. 3 All things were made through him and without him not one thing was made. 4 He lived and his life gives light to all people. 5 His light shines through darkness and it cannot be extinguished. 6 God sent a man named John. (Malachi 3:1) 7 He came to tell (witness) (testify) about the light and help people have faith. 8 Not being the light he came to give a witness of it. 9 The true light, which gives light to every man, came into the world. (Isaiah 49:6) 10 The world was made through him. He was in the world and the world did not recognize him. 11 He came to his own. They did not receive him! 12 He gave the right to become children of God to all who received him. Even to those who believe in his name. 13 They were born from God. It was not from blood, or the will of the flesh, or the will of man. 14 The Word [Jesus] became flesh (a human being) and lived with us. We saw the glory of the only begotten son from the Father. He was full of loving-kindness and truth. 15 John spoke about him and declared: He is the one I said would come after me. He is greater than I am because he lived before me.« 16 Out of the fullness of his undeserved kindness he gives us one blessing after another. 17 The law came through Moses. Loving-kindness and truth came through Jesus Christ. 18 No man has ever seen God. The only begotten God-like one who is closest to the Father (in the bosom of the Father) tells us about him. (Psalm 8:5) 19 John gave his witness even as Jewish authorities sent priests and Levites from Jerusalem. They asked him: »Who are you?« 20 He said: »I am not the Christ.« 21 They asked him: »Are you Elijah?« He said: »I am not.« »Are you the prophet?« He answered: »No.« 22 They said to him: »Who are you? We need to know so we can tell the ones who sent us.« 23 He said: »I am the voice of one crying in the wilderness. Isaiah the prophet said: ‘Make straight the way of Jehovah (YHWH).’« (Isaiah 40:3) 24 They were sent from the Pharisees. 25 They said to him: »Why do you baptize if you are not the Christ, not Elijah, and not the prophet?« 26 John answered: »I baptize in water. There is one in your midst whom you do not know. 27 »I am not worthy to fasten his shoes.« 28 These things were done in Bethany beyond the Jordan, where John was baptizing. 29 The next day he saw Jesus coming to him. He boldly declared: »Behold! The Lamb of God that takes away the sin of the world!« 30 »This is he whom I said would come after me. He is greater than I am because he came before me. 31 »I did not know him. I came baptizing in water so that everyone in Israel will come to know him.« 32 John said: »I saw the spirit descending as a dove out of heaven upon him. 33 »I did not know he was the one. God sent me to baptize in water and said: ‘You will see one upon whom the spirit descends. The same is he who baptizes in Holy Spirit.’ 34 »I have seen, and have borne witness that this is the Son of God.« 35 The next day John was standing with two of his disciples. 36 He looked at Jesus as he walked, and said: »Behold, the Lamb of God!« 37 The two disciples heard him speak and they followed Jesus. 38 Jesus turned and saw them following. He asked them, »What are you after? They asked him: »Teacher, where are you staying?« 39 He said« »Come and see.« So they came to where he was staying. They stayed with him that day. It was about the tenth hour. 40 One of the two, who heard John speak and followed him, was Andrew, Simon Peter’s brother. 41 He found his brother Simon first. He said to him: »We have found the Messiah (Christ).« 42 He took him to Jesus. Jesus looked at him, and said: »You are Simon the son of John: you will be called Cephas (meaning: Peter).« 43 The next day he was reminded to go into Galilee. There he found Philip. Jesus said to him, »Follow me.« 44 Philip was from Bethsaida, of the city of Andrew and Peter. 45 Philip found Nathanael, and said to him: »We have found the person Moses and the prophets wrote about in the Law and God’s word. It is Jesus of Nazareth, the son of Joseph.« 46 And Nathanael said to him: »Could any good thing come out of Nazareth?« Philip said: »Come and see.« 47 Jesus saw Nathanael coming to him. He said: »Look an Israelite indeed. There is no deceit in him!« 48 Nathanael asked: »How do you know me?« Jesus answered: »I saw you under the fig tree before Philip called you.« 49 Nathanael answered: »Rabbi you are the Son of God. You are King of Israel.« 50 Jesus responded: »I told you I saw you under the fig tree. Is this why you believe? You will see greater things than these.« 51 Jesus continued: »You will see the heavens opened and you will see the angels of God ascending and descending upon the Son of man.«

Isaiah 26:3-4

3 You will keep the steadfast mind in perfect peace, because he trusts (hopes) in you. 4 »Trust in Jehovah forever, for Jah, Jehovah, is the Rock eternal.

Psalms 82:6

6 I said: »You are god-like ones. You are all sons of the Most High. (John 1:1)

John 14:6

6 Jesus proclaimed: »I am the way, the truth, and the life! No one comes to the Father except through me.

John 1:1

1 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was like God (God-like).

Mark 11:23

23 »Truly I say faithful ones shall say to this mountain, be cast into the sea and it will happen. There must be no doubt in his heart and he must believe that what he says will come to pass.

2 Timothy 2:15

15 Be diligent to be presented approved to God as a workman who does not need to be ashamed, accurately handling the word of truth.

Ezekiel 37:1-10

1 The hand of Jehovah was upon me, and he brought me out by the Spirit of Jehovah and set me down in the middle of the valley. The valley was full of bones. 2 He caused me to pass among them round about. There were very many on the surface of the valley and they were very dry. 3 He said to me: »Son of man, can these bones live?« I answered, »O Lord Jehovah, you know.« 4 »‘Again he said: »Prophesy over these bones and say to them, ‘O dry bones, hear the word of Jehovah. 5 »‘The Lord Jehovah says to these bones: »I will cause breath to enter you that you may come to life. 6 »‘I will put sinews on you, make flesh grow back on you, cover you with skin and put breath in you that you may come alive. You will know that I am Jehovah.«’« 7 So I prophesied as I was commanded. As I prophesied, there was a noise, and behold, a rattling. The bones came together, bone to its bone. 8 I looked, sinews were on them, and flesh grew and skin covered them. But there was no breath in them. 9 Then Jehovah said to me: »Prophesy to the wind (ruach: air, breath, spirit, life)! Prophesy, son of man. Tell the wind, this is what the Lord Jehovah says: ‘Come from the four winds, O Breath, and breathe on these people who were killed so that they will live.«’« 10 So I prophesied as he commanded me, and the breath of life entered them. Then they came to life and stood on their feet. There were enough of them to form a very large army.

John 1:14

14 The Word [Jesus] became flesh (a human being) and lived with us. We saw the glory of the only begotten son from the Father. He was full of loving-kindness and truth.

Ezekiel 12:25

25 »I Jehovah will speak. Everything that I say will happen without any more delay. I will say something, and it will happen during your rebellious lifetime,« declares the Almighty God Jehovah.

1 Corinthians 1:28

28 God also chose the base things of the world, and things which are despised, yes, and things which are not, to bring to nothing things that are.

Hebrews 11:1-10

1 Faith is the assurance of things hoped for, and evidence of things not seen. 2 God approved of the men of old because of their faith. 3 By faith we understand that the worlds were prepared by the Word of God. The visible has been made out of things that were not visible. 4 By faith Abel offered to God a more excellent sacrifice than Cain. Through this he was commended as righteous. God testified about his gifts. Thus through faith he still speaks even though he is dead. 5 By faith Enoch was moved (transferred) (removed) so that he would not see death. He was not found, because God had moved him away. Before he was moved away he saw that he had pleased God well. (Genesis 5:24) 6 Without faith it is impossible to please God. He who comes to God must believe that he is and that he rewards those who earnestly seek him. 7 By faith Noah, being warned by God about things not seen as yet, moved with godly respect. He prepared an ark to save his house. By his faith he condemned the world and became an heir of the righteousness that is according to faith. 8 By faith, when Abraham was called, he obeyed. He went to a place that he was to receive for an inheritance. He went even though he did not know where he was going. 9 By faith he became an alien in the Promised Land. It was not his land. He lived in tents with Isaac and Jacob. They were heirs with him of the same promise. 10 He looked for the city having real foundations, whose builder and maker is God.

Romans 10:17

17 So then faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the word about Christ.

Joshua 1:8

8 »This Book of the Law will not depart out of your mouth. You must meditate (intensely study) (think deeply) on it day and night, that you may observe to do according to all that is written in it. Then you will make your way prosperous, and then you will have good success.

Genesis 1:1-31

1 In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. 2 The earth was without form and empty. Darkness covered the deep water. The Spirit of God hovered over the waters. 3 Then God said: »Let there be light!« And there was light. 4 God saw that the light was good. God separated the light from the darkness. 5 God called the light day. He called the darkness night. There was evening and there was morning, one day. 6 Then God said: »Let there be an expanse in the middle of the waters. Let it separate the waters from the waters.« 7 God made the expanse. He separated the waters that were below the expanse from the waters that were above the expanse. It was so. 8 God called the expanse heaven. There was evening and there was morning, a second day. 9 Then God said: »Let the waters below the atmosphere be gathered into one place. Let the dry land appear.« It was so. 10 God called the dry land earth. The gathering of the waters He called seas. God saw that it was good. 11 Then God said: »Let the earth sprout vegetation, plants yielding seed, and fruit trees on the earth bearing fruit after their kind with seed in them.« It was so. 12 The earth brought forth vegetation, plants yielding seed after their kind, and trees bearing fruit with seed in them, after their kind. God saw that it was good. 13 There was evening and there was morning, a third day. 14 Then God said: »Let there be lights in the expanse of the heavens to separate the day from the night. Let them be for signs and for seasons and for days and years. 15 »Let them be for lights in the expanse of the heavens to give light on the earth.« It was so. 16 God made the two great lights. The sun was to govern the day. The moon was to govern the night. He made the stars also. 17 He placed the lights in the sky to shine on the earth. 18 The lights were to govern the day and the night, and to separate light from darkness. God saw that it was good. 19 There was evening and there was morning, a fourth day. 20 God said: »Let the waters be filled with many kinds of living beings, and let birds fly above the earth in the open expanse of the sky.« 21 God created the great sea monsters and every living creature that moves in the waters after their kind, and every winged bird after its kind. God saw that it was good. 22 God blessed them and said: »Be fruitful and multiply, and fill the waters in the seas, and let birds multiply on the earth.« 23 There was evening and there was morning, a fifth day. 24 God said: »Let the land produce living creatures according to their kinds: livestock, creatures that move along the ground, and wild animals, each according to its kind.« It was so. 25 God made the wild animals according to their kinds. He made the livestock according to their kinds and all the creatures that move along the ground according to their kinds. God saw that it was good. 26 Then God said: »Let us make man in our image, in our likeness. Let them rule over the fish of the sea and the birds of the air, over the livestock, over all the earth and over all the creatures that move along the ground.« 27 God created man in his own image. In the image of God he created him. He created male and female. 28 God blessed them and said to them: »Be fruitful and increase in number. Fill the earth and subdue it. Rule over the fish of the sea and dominate the birds of the air. Have dominion over every living creature that moves on the ground.« 29 Then God said: »I give you every plant that bears seed on the face of the entire earth. I also give you every tree that has fruit with seed in it. They will be yours for food. 30 »Also every beast of the earth and all the birds of the air and all the creatures that move on the ground; everything that has the breath of life in it, I give every green plant for food.« It was so. 31 God saw all that he had made. It was very good. There was evening, and there was morning, the sixth day.

Romans 4:17

17 It is written: »I have made you a father of many nations.« [This was] in the presence of God, the one in whom he believed. He gives life to the dead, and calls into being that which does not exist.

Matthew 12:34-36

34 »You offspring of vipers. How can you who are evil speak good things? Out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks. 35 »The good man performs good things out of his good treasure. The evil man performs evil things out of his evil treasure. 36 »I tell you there will be an account in the Judgment Day for every careless word that men say.

2 Corinthians 4:18

18 We do not look at the things that are seen, but at the things that are not seen. For the things that are seen are temporal (for a season). But the things that are not seen are eternal.

Isaiah 55:11

11 so is my word that goes out from my mouth: It will not return to me empty, but will accomplish what I desire and achieve the purpose for which I sent it.

Matthew 21:22

22 »You will receive the things you ask for in prayer when you have faith.«

2 Corinthians 4:13

13 But having the same spirit (attitude) of faith, according to that which is written, I believe, and therefore I speak. We also believe, and therefore we also speak.

Proverbs 18:21

21 Death and life are in the power of the tongue. Those who love it will eat the fruit.

Mark 11:22-24

22 Jesus answered: »Have faith in God. 23 »Truly I say faithful ones shall say to this mountain, be cast into the sea and it will happen. There must be no doubt in his heart and he must believe that what he says will come to pass. 24 »I tell you, believe that you receive what you pray for and you shall have it.

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