Exousia”, as used in the Bible, is a Greek word most often translated as authority.” It is especially used in terms of moral influence. Exousia” can also be thought of in terms of jurisdiction or dominion over a certain realm, right, privilege, or ability.
Matthew 28:18 (NIV) says Then Jesus came to them and said, ‘All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me.’”
Luke 10:19 (NIV) says I have given you authority to trample on snakes and scorpions and to overcome all the power of the enemy; nothing will harm you.”
John 1:12 (NIV) says Yet to all who did receive him, to those who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God”
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    Thanks for your explanation Bill and Teddy. Liked and shared.

  • Thanks for this informative blog, Bill & Teddy.  I have heard the word "Dunamis" before but not the word  "Exousia" so I truly learned something today.  Blessing! 

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