Why did the soldiers draw back and fall to the ground when Jesus said, "I am He," in John 18:6?


John 18:6

KJV - 6 As soon then as he had said unto them, I am he, they went backward, and fell to the ground.

Clarify Share Report Asked November 14 2013 Mini Hannah Toussaint

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Mini Catherine Brunelle

It was the awesome power of God, every thing that God embodies, the powerful Spirit of God that those soldiers were hit with when Jesus said those words. No power of evil and darkness can stand against the mighty and awe inspiring power of God.

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