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Luke 4:31-37 | Astonishing Authority

February 6 2022
February 6 2022
Scripture: Luke

Luke 4:31-37 | Astonishing Authority

In today’s study of Luke 4:31-37, we are presented with the power and authority of Jesus. Through both His words and works, Jesus shows that He carries an authority unmatched by His predecessors or contemporaries as seen displayed in Jesus’ clarity in teaching and power over all things, including spiritual bondage.

For more resources on spiritual warfare, check out our “Gospel and Spiritual Warfare” 4-part study (teaching recording and PDF notes).


  • Jesus displays His authority by teaching with clarity (Vv. 31-32)
    • Mark 1:22
    • 1 Corinthians 4:5
    • 2 Timothy 2:15
  • Jesus displays His authority by liberating a captive (Vv. 33-35)
  • Jesus displays His authority by igniting His crusade (Vv. 36-37)
    • 1 John 3:8
    • Ephesians 6:10-12


For additional group or personal study questions for this passage, check out our Missional Community group study guide MC Study Guide 2_06_22