Scriptures about God’s Energy 



With thanks to Christian Schwarz for providing this list. This German researcher is author of God’s Energy Trilogy.



Ephesians 1:19

And what is the exceeding greatness of his power toward us who believe, according to the energy (ἐνέργειαν | enérgeian | KJV: working) of his mighty strength (KJV: power).

Ephesians 3:7

Of which (gospel) I was made a minister, according to the gift of the grace of God given unto me by the energy (ἐνέργειαν | enérgeian | KJV: effectual working) of his power.

Ephesians 4:16

From whom the whole body being fitly joined together and knit together by that which every joint supplies, according to the energy (ἐνέργειαν | enérgeian | KJV: effectual working) in the measure of every part, makes increase of the body unto the building up (KJV: edifying) of itself in love.

Philippians 3:21

Who shall change our humble body, that it may be fashioned like unto his glorious body, according to the energy (ἐνέργειαν | enérgeian | KJV: working) by which he is able even to subdue all things unto himself.

Colossians 1:29

For which I also labor, striving according to his energy (ἐνέργειαν | enérgeian | KJV: working) which is being energized (KJV: works) in me mightily.

Colossians 2:12

Buried with him in baptism, in which also you are risen with him through the faith in the energy (ἐνεργείας | energeías | KJV: faith of the working) of God, who has raised him from the dead.

2 Thessalonians 2:9

Even him, whose coming in accordance with the energy (ἐνέργειαν | enérgeian | KJV: after the working) of Satan with all power and signs and lying wonders.

2 Thessalonians 2:11

And for this cause God shall send them the energy (ἐνέργειαν | enérgeian | KJV: a strong delusion) of delusion, that they should believe a lie.

1 Corinthians 12:6

And there are different effects of energy (ἐνεργημάτων | energemáton | KJV: diversities of workings), but it is the same God who energizes (KJV: works) all in all.

1 Corinthians 12:10

To another the effects produced by the energy (ἐνεργήματα | energémata | KJV: working) of miracles; to another prophecy; to another discerning of spirits; to another various kinds of tongues; to another the interpretation of tongues.



1 Corinthians 16:9

For a great and energy-filled (ἐνεργής | energés | KJV: effective) door is opened unto me, and there are many adversaries.

Philemon 1:6

(I pray) that the sharing of your faith may become energizing (ἐνεργής | energés | KJV: effective) by the acknowledging of every good thing which is in you in Jesus Christ.

Hebrews 4:12

For the word of God is living, and energizing (ἐνεργής | energés | KJV: powerful), and sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart.

Verb: active voice

Matthew 14:2

And (he) said unto his servants, This is John the Baptist; he is risen from the dead; and therefore powers are releasing energy (ἐνεργοῦσιν | energoúsin | KJV: mighty works do show forth themselves) in him.

Mark 6:14

King Herod heard of him; for his name was spread abroad, and he said, That John the Baptist was risen from the dead, and therefore powers are releasing energy (ἐνεργοῦσιν | energoúsin | KJV: mighty works do show forth themselves) in him.

1 Corinthians 12:6

And there are different effects of energy (KJV: diversities of workings), but it is the same God who energizes (ἐνεργῶν | energón | KJV: works) all in all.

1 Corinthians 12:11

But it is the one and same Spirit, distributing to each as he determines, who energizes (ἐνεργεῖ| energeí | KJV: works) all of these things.

Galatians 2:8

For he that energized (ἐνεργήσας | energésas | KJV: worked effectually in) Peter for his apostleship to the circumcision, the same energized (ἐνήργησεν | enérgesen | KJV: was mighty in) me toward the gentiles.

Galatians 3:5

He therefore that ministers to you the Spirit, and energizes (ἐνεργῶν | energón | KJV: works) miracles among you, does he it by the works of the law, or by the hearing with faith?

Ephesians 1:11

In whom (Christ) also we have obtained an inheritance, being predestined according to the purpose of him who energizes (ἐνεργοῦντος | energoúntos | KJV: works) all things after the counsel of his own will.

Ephesians 1:20

Which he energized (ἐνήργησεν | enérgesen | KJV: performed) in Christ, when he raised him from the dead, and set him at his own right hand in the heavenly places.

Ephesians 2:2

… in which in time past you walked according to the course of this world, according to the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that now energizes (ἐνεργοῦντος | energoúntos | KJV: works in) the children of disobedience.

Philippians 2:13

For it is God who is the energizer (ἐνεργῶν | energón | KJV: who works) in you both to will and to energize (ἐνεργεῖν | energeín | KJV: to do) in order to fulfill his good pleasure.

Verb, passive voice

Romans 7:5

For when we were in the flesh, the passions of sin, which were by the law, were energized (ἐνηργεῖτο | energeíto | KJV: did work) in our members to bring forth fruit unto death.

2 Corinthians 1:6

And whether we be afflicted, it is for your consolation and salvation, which is energized (ἐνεργουμένης | energouménes | KJV: effectual) in the enduring of the same sufferings which we also suffer: or whether we be comforted, it is for your consolation and salvation.

2 Corinthians 4:12

So then death is being energized (ἐνεργεῖται | energeítai | KJV: works) in us, but life in you.

Galatians 5:6 

For in Jesus Christ neither circumcision avails anything, nor uncircumcision; but faith that is energized (ἐνεργουμένη | energouméne | KJV: works) by love.

Ephesians 3:20

Now unto him that is able to do exceeding abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that is energized (ἐνεργουμένην | energouménen | KJV: works) in us.

Colossians 1:29

For which I also labor, striving according to his energy (KJV: working), which is being energized (ἐνεργουμένην | energouménen | KJV: works) in me mightily.

1 Thessalonians 2:13

For this cause also thank we God without ceasing, because, when you received the word of God which you heard of us, you received it not as the word of men, but as it is in truth, the word of God, which is energized (ἐνεργεῖται | energeítai | KJV: effectually works) also in you that believe.

2 Thessalonians 2:7

For the mystery of iniquity is already energized (ἐνεργεῖται | energeítai | KJV: does already work): only he who now restrains will do so, until he be taken out of the way.

James 5:16

Confess your faults one to another, and pray one for another, that you may be healed. The prayer of the righteous person is powerful when it is energized (ἐνεργουμένη | energouméne | KJV: The effectual fervent prayer … avails much).