Faith is the currency of God’s kingdom. It brought the power of God to work our salvation at the new birth (Ephesians 2:8). Without our faith, God would not have saved us ...
Lord, reveal my heart. Am I seeking to serve or to exert power? Amen. Especially as we endeavor to minister in spaces where exertions of power are manifest all the time, we're reminded not to respond like-for-like. Conflict never abates when retaliation occurs.
Even Jesus admitted, " I can of Myself do nothing. As I hear, I judge; and My judgment is righteous, because I do not seek My own will but the will of the Father who sent Me," (John 5:30). Jesus wasn't about doing parlor tricks with the power He had. He used it as He was lead to do so.
There's power in the blood of Jesus. The Holy Communion is a remembrance of the death and resurrection of Jesus, and His victory over the devil.