Power

Power: The ability to do something or act in a particular way, especially as a faculty or quality.  The capacity or ability to direct or influence the behavior of others or the course of events. (Merriam Webster).  Power can be given and it can be taken away.  Power can be combined or it can be destroyed.  Ultimately power is in our faith.

This piece illustrates the power to destroy. Though Enkidu was created to be Gilgamesh's rival they became companions that were powerful enough to kill Humbaba. ~The Epic of Gilgamesh, Tablet V
The power of the sword. Gilgamesh smote him in the neck....Humbaba the guardian he smote to the ground". ~Epic of Gilgamesh, Tablet V
This depicts the shift in power when the Shah fled from Iran. Ayatollah Ruholla Khomeini became the leader. ~Perepolis
The struggle for power. The id wants what it wants and the superego wants what is right! ~Sigmund Freud The id: man with material things The superego:man with clergy collar representing what is right
Joseph tells his brother about his dreams and the power that he would have over them and his brothers sold him to prevent it from happening. ~Genesis 37
The Powerful Pharoah even has his dreams interpreted by Joseph and then gives Joseph the power to be in charge of his palace. ~Genesis 41
The Power of the mind. Socrates embraces his impending doom as his friends are distressed. Socrates logical understanding of the law allows him to be comfortable with dying and he refuses to escape.
The people thought they had the POWER to build a tower to Heaven but God had the POWER to change their languages so they couldn't communicate with each other to complete the task. ~Genesis 11
God is sovereign and had the POWER to turn Lot's wife into a pillar of salt because of her disobedience. ~Genesis 19
"And by not lingering, merit (power) never deserts them" Laozi 2 "Heaven attained the One and became pure" Laozi 39
The Power of one mortal man's words to control a multitude of people under the auspices of instruction. The Koran
The power of faith. The woman with the issue of blood suffered for 12 years. "Came behind him, and touched the border of his garment: and immediately her issue of blood stanched" Luke 8:44
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