• Acts 12:24
  • Acts 19:20
  • Other Translations – Acts 19:20 In such ways it became evident that the Word of the Master was now sovereign and prevailed in Ephesus. (MSG)
  • Word Revelation – prevailed – G2479 (ischus); to have (or exercise) force (literal or figurative) can do be of strength, Strong’s

1. Faith Makes The Word Prevail

A. A faith Word spoken prevailed over the forces of nature

    • Matthew 8:23-27

B. A believed Word prevailed over sickness and disease

    • Matthew 8:5-13

2. The Word And Jesus Are One And The Same

A. The Word was in the beginning and was God

    • John 1:1

B. The Word became flesh

    • John 1:14

C. The Bible is the Word of God that works in us

    • 1 Thessalonians 2:13
    • Other Translations – 1 Thessalonians 2:13 And we also [especially] thank God continually for this, that when you received the message of God [which you heard] from us, you welcomed it not as the word of [mere] men, but as it truly is, the Word of God, which is effectually at work in you who believe [exercising its superhuman power in those who adhere to and trust in and rely on it]. (AMP)
    • the Word of God, Who Himself works effectually in you that believe. (Moffatt)

3. The Word Prevails over the senses

  • Romans 4:17 -21

4. The Word spoken is power on the lips of the believer

A. The NT believers preached he Word

    • Acts 4:31

B. The Word increased and believers multiplied

    • Acts 6:7

5. Jesus spoke God’s Word

  • John 12:49

A. Jesus was fearless as He spoke The Word

  • Matthew 8:16
  • Matthew 8:26
  • Matthew 17:18

B. The disciples preached the Word and it did the same thing it did when Jesus preached the Word

  • Mark 16:15-20

6. The Word prevailing in our hearts makes us Love

A. Jesus gave us the Word on Love

    • John 13:34-35

B. The prevailing Word on Love will give us GREAT power

    • 1 John 4:7-8
    • 1 John 4:17-21

7. The prevailing Word makes us conquerors

A. A failure to allow the Word to prevail in our hearts concerning love will make us mere men of the world – common

    • 1 Corinthians 3:1=3
    • Other Translations – 1 Corinthians 3:3 you are still unspiritual. For so long as jealousy and strife continue among you, can it be denied that you are unspiritual and are living and acting like mere men of the world? (WEY)

B. If we are walking in sickness then the Word is not prevailing.

    • Psalm 107:20

C. If we are walking defeated in life then the Word is not prevailing.

    • Philippians 4:13

D. If we are walking in poverty then the Word is not prevailing.

    • Philippians 4:19

E. The Word must prevail – It must be preached into our heart and our mouth until we confess it and believe it and have it!

    • Romans 10:8-10