Do You Understand the Greatness of His Power?

These verses are so awesome and deep. Please read them over and over and ask the Holy Spirit to give you an understanding of them.


Ephesians 1: 17

That the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give unto you the spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of him:


breath or a breeze; vital principle, mental disposition

wisdom (sophia – pronounced sof-ee-ah)

higher or lower, worldly or spiritual

revelation (apokalupsis – pronounced ap-ok-al-oop-sis)

disclosure; appearing, coming, lighten, manifestaion, be revealed

knowledge (epignosis – pronounced ip-ig-no-sis)

recognition, that is, (by implication) full discernment, acknowledgement

Ephesians 1: 18

The eyes of your understanding being enlightened; that ye may know what is the hope of his calling, and what the riches of the glory of his inheritance in the saints,

understanding (dianoia – pronounced dee-an-oy-ah)

deep thought of the mind of its disposition, by implication its exercise: imagination

enlightened (photizo – pronounced fo-tid-zo)

to shed rays, that is, to shine or brighten up, give light, make to see

hope (elpis – pronounced el-pece)

to anticipate, usually with pleasure; expectation or confidence

calling (klesis – pronounced klay-sis)

an invitation

riches (ploutos – pronounced ploo-tos)

wealth, money, possessions, abundance, richness, valuable bestowment

inheritance (kleronomia – pronounced klay-ron-om-ee-ah)

heirship, that is, concretely a patrimony or possession

saints (hagios – pronounced hag-ee-os)

sacred (physically pure, morally blameless or religious, ceremonically consecrated; holy thing

Ephesians 1: 19

And what is the exceeding greatness of his power to us-ward who believe, according to the working of his mighty power.

exceeding (huperballo – pronounced hoop-er-bal-lo)

to throw beyond the usual mark, to surpass, excel, pass

greatness (megethos – pronounced meg-dth-os)


power (dunamis – pronounced doo-nam-is)

force, literally or figuratively; specifically miraculous power; ability, abundance, meaning, might, strength, violence, mighty work


indicates the point reached or entered of place, time, or purpose

believe (pisteuo – pronounced pist-yoo-o)

to have faith in, upon, or with respect to a person or thing; by implication to entrust (especially one’s spiritual well being to Christ)

working (energeia – pronounced en-erg-i-ah)

efficiency (energy), operation, strong, effectual working

mighty power

vigor, dominion, might, force, forcefulness, ability, might, strength

Ephesians 1: 20

Which he wrought in Christ, when he raised him from the dead, and set him at his own right hands in the heavenly places,

wrought (energeo – pronounced en-erg-eh-o)

to be active, efficient, effectual, mighty in, shew forth self

raised (egeiro – pronounced eg-i-ro)

the idea of collecting one’s faculties; to waken, rouse (literally from sleep, from sitting or lying, from disease, from death

set (kaithizo – pronounced kath-id-zo)

to seat down, to settle, hover, dwell

Ephesians 1: 21

Far above all principality, and power, and might, and dominion, and every name that is named, not only in this world, but also in that which is to come:

principality (arche – pronounced ar-khay)

a commencement, or (concrete) chief in various applications of order, time, place or rank; power, principle, rule, magistrate

power (exousia – ex-oo-see-ah)

in the sense of ability, privilege, force, superhuman, potentate; delegated authority, jurisdiction, liberty, right, strength

might (dunamis – see above)

dominion (kuriotes – koo-ree-ot-ace)

mastery, rulers, government

Ephesians 1: 22

And hath put all things under his feet, and gave him to be the head over all things to the church,

put (hupotasso – hoop-ot-as-so)

to subordinate, reflexively to obey, put under, subdue unto, subject to, submit self to

head (kephale – pronounced kef-al-ay)

in the sense of seizing; the head as the part most readily taken hold of

Ephesians 1: 23

Which is his body, the fulness of him that filleth all in all.

fulness (pleroma – play-ro-mah)

repletion or completion, what fills as contents, supplement, copiousness, multitude; which is put in to fill up

filleth (pleroo – play-ro-o)

to make replete, to cram, level up, satisfy, execute. finish, verify or coincide with a prediction, make full


all, any, every, the whole

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God has radically changed my life, and I want to share the awesome things I am learning with you. I have found that the Holy Spirit is an awesome teacher when I listen to, obey, and apply what He teaches to my life.

About Cathy Deaton


My name is Cathy Deaton, Owner of Fan the Flame Ministries. God has radically changed my life, and He has shown me that I am to share the awesome things I am learning with the Millennial Generation (1981 – 1996.) I have found that the Holy Spirit is an awesome teacher when I listen to, obey, and apply what He teaches to my life. You truly can make a difference for God in an uncertain world.HVCL-Logo-Web-Header-web