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Power in the name of Jesus

Power in the name of Jesus

Those whom Jesus sent out have returned with glowing reports! I wonder how long this missionary journey lasted. Did they encounter resistant cities? How many cities did they reach? We don’t get the answers to these questions from Luke but we do get to hear exciting news from the returnees and from Jesus concerning their recent work.

When the men returned from the field they told Jesus that “even the demons are subject to us in Your name” (verse 17). We weren’t told when they were sent out if Jesus had given them His authority over the demons, like He had done with the twelve. But they apparently had used Jesus’ name over any demons they encountered, and were VERY successful. Read more »