20 Bible Verses On The Authority Of A Believer

As believers, it is very important for us to know and understand who we are in Christ Jesus and the authority that we have in Christ our Lord. This will help us to live the life that Jesus called us to live here on earth and inherit our inheritance as children of  God.


When we comprehend the authority we have in Christ, we will never be defeated by all the challenges and difficulties that come in our life. We cannot but come out victoriously in life.

Here are some Bible verses that will help you realize your authority in Christ Jesus and live a victorious life for Him.

  • Matthew 28:18-19 ESV
    And Jesus came and said to them, ‘All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.’
  • Hebrews 1:3 ESV
    He is the radiance of the glory of God and the exact imprint of his nature, and he upholds the universe by the word of his power. After making purification for sins, he sat down at the right hand of the Majesty on high.
  • John 10:10 ESV
    The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy. I came that they may have life and have it abundantly.
  • Ephesians 4:27 ESV
    And give no opportunity to the devil.
  • Luke 9:1 ESV
    And he called the twelve together and gave them power and authority over all demons and to cure diseases.
  • Ephesians 2:6 ESV
    And raised us up with him and seated us with him in the heavenly places in Christ Jesus.
  • 1 John 3:8 ESV
    Whoever makes a practice of sinning is of the devil, for the devil has been sinning from the beginning. The reason the Son of God appeared was to destroy the works of the devil.
  • Matthew 10:8 ESV
    Heal the sick, raise the dead, cleanse lepers, cast out demons. You received without paying; give without pay.
  • Proverbs 18:21 ESV
    Death and life are in the power of the tongue, and those who love it will eat its fruits.
  • Romans 13:1 ESV
    Let every person be subject to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except from God, and those that exist have been instituted by God.
  • 1 John 4:4 ESV
    Little children, you are from God and have overcome them, for he who is in you is greater than he who is in the world.
  • Hebrews 13:17 ESV
    Obey your leaders and submit to them, for they are keeping watch over your souls, as those who will have to give an account. Let them do this with joy and not with groaning, for that would be of no advantage to you.
  • Mark 16:17 ESV
    And these signs will accompany those who believe: in my name they will cast out demons; they will speak in new tongues.
  • Luke 10:19 ESV
    Behold, I have given you authority to tread on serpents and scorpions, and over all the power of the enemy, and nothing shall hurt you.
  • James 4:7 ESV
    Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.
  • 1 Corinthians 15:57 ESV
    But thanks be to God, who gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.
  • 1 Timothy 6:12 ESV
    Fight the good fight of the faith. Take hold of the eternal life to which you were called and about which you made the good confession in the presence of many witnesses.
  • 2 Corinthians 10:4-5 ESV
    For the weapons of our warfare are not of the flesh but have divine power to destroy strongholds. We destroy arguments and every lofty opinion raised against the knowledge of God, and take every thought captive to obey Christ.
  • Ephesians 6:10-11 ESV
    Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of his might. Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the schemes of the devil.
  • 2 Timothy 1:7 ESV
    For God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control.