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  • Authority? Series

    Contributed by Greg Nance on Jun 11, 2005
    based on 6 ratings
     | 1,805 views

    How do we handle authority in our lives today? What happens when the authority over us is corrupt? What does God tell us?

    Romans 13 Within a few years after Paul wrote these words he was beheaded by the very authorities that he here defends. In fact, by the time Paul wrote these words he had been in trouble with authorities in many places and had been jailed and beaten and otherwise abused. You would think by ...read more

  • Authority

    Contributed by Thomas Bowen on Feb 6, 2006
    based on 11 ratings
     | 4,439 views

    Christians are to live with the athority of God. However, most never use it so they loose it.

    Authority This morning we are considering the word authority. For young people it is a bad word….almost a “four letter” word.. Normally, there is an almost automatic resistance to any kind of an authority. I have heard kids say “you are not the boss of me!” Usually when a friend or someone ...read more

  • Authority Series

    Contributed by Michael Stark on Jul 25, 2011
    based on 5 ratings
     | 2,132 views

    Who has authority for faith and practise? The state? The Word? The message explores the continuing tension between government and church.

    “Let every person be subject to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except from God, and those that exist have been instituted by God.” Throughout their long history as a people of faith, Baptists have consistently opposed any diminution of the rights of the individual to seek ...read more

  • Authority

    Contributed by William Baeta on Aug 18, 2011
     | 2,443 views

    “ I will give you the keys of the kingdom of heaven, and whatever you bind on earth shall be bound in heaven, and whatever you loose on earth shall be loosed in heaven.” Matt. 16:19.

    One of the most important activities of the believer’s life is prayer. No matter how important and necessary it is prayer cannot take the place of the exercising of our authority. There are situations in life when Jesus Christ expects us to use the authority that He has given us instead of ...read more

  • The Authority Of Christ

    Contributed by Steven W on Mar 17, 2005
    based on 52 ratings
     | 13,994 views

    What must we know about the Authority of Christ? How does the Authority of Christ apply to us? Is the Authority of Christ important to my Christian life? Find out and be inspired.

    The Authority of Christ Question: What must we know about the Authority of Christ? Question: How does the Authority of Christ apply to us? Question: Is the Authority of Christ important to my Christian life? These are some of the questions that we will attempt to answer from today’s ...read more

  • Governing Authorities

    Contributed by Clark Tanner on Nov 16, 2000
    based on 18 ratings
     | 450 views

    A devotion for growing believers

    “LET EVERY SOUL BE SUBJECT TO THE GOVERNING AUTHORITIES. FOR THERE IS NO AUTHORITY EXCEPT FROM GOD, AND EVERY AUTHORITY THAT EXISTS IS FROM GOD.” Now here is a passage of scripture that is very neglected; and we are living in a time when it should be taught often. In the thirteenth ...read more

  • The Purpose Of Authority Series

    Contributed by Michael Wilson on Nov 27, 2000
    based on 82 ratings
     | 4,729 views

    This series deals with how to properly honor the authorities in our life.

    Honoring Authority The Purpose of Authority Opening Statement This can be a very touchy subject due to the misuse of authority by people with wrong motivations. Or, it can be taken as a means to set oneself up on a pedestal. This series is about neither. It is about teaching what Godly ...read more

  • Respect Authority! Series

    Contributed by Jim Black on Mar 21, 2003
    based on 61 ratings
     | 8,627 views

    God calls Christians to respect authority out of respect for God. Paul illustrates how our submission plays out in the Parent-Child relationship as well as in our work relationships.

    Respect Authority! Ephesians 6:1-9 Focus: God calls Christians to submit to one another and respect authority out of respect for God. Function: To illustrate how our submission plays out in the Parent-Child relationship as well as in our work world. When Celeste and I first ...read more

  • The Authority Of Scripture Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on May 26, 2014
    based on 7 ratings
     | 9,935 views

    The Apostolic witness, the testimony Holy Scriptures, & the Holy Spirit’s conformation in the heart & life are the basis for our Christian faith. These witnesses give powerful testimony to the veracity of God’s Witness to mankind.

    2 PETER 1: 16-21 [Our Precious Faith Series] THE AUTHORITY OF SCRIPTURE [Matthew 17:1-8] This paragraph is a strong statement on the inspiration of Scripture. Peter affirms that the Old Testament Prophets wrote God’s message to man. He then groups himself and the others apostles in ...read more

  • The Authority Of Love Series

    Contributed by Garth Wehrfritz- Hanson on Jan 27, 2003
    based on 94 ratings
     | 8,164 views

    The authority of Jesus and all of his would-be followers is rooted in love.

    Sermon for 4 Epiphany Yr B, 2/02/2003 Based on I Cor 8:1-13 & Mk 1:21-28 “The Authority of Love” By Pastor Garth Wehrfritz-Hanson Authority and love; the authority of love; that is a common thread woven into our second lesson and gospel today. In our world, authority and love continue to be ...read more

  • By What Authority

    Contributed by John Williams Iii on Sep 24, 2002
    based on 227 ratings
     | 20,076 views

    This sermon is about how our words match our actions when it comes to obedience to the will of God.

    BY WHAT AUTHORITY Text: Matthew 21:23-32 I once heard the story about a young man who wanted a custom paint job on his car. He wanted the car to be two different colors. He wanted the whole right side to be one color and the left another color. When asked why he wanted his car ...read more

  • Authentic Authority Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on Apr 28, 2009
    based on 25 ratings
     | 11,946 views

    Controversy tore the early church. Judaizers taught that Gentile Christians had to submit to Jewish ritual laws & traditions in addition to believing in Christ. Paul confronted this issue.

    GALATIONS 1: 1-5 AUTHENTIC AUTHORITY A family, carefully executing their escape plan, dashes for the border at midnight...a man standing outside prison walls, gulping fresh air, awash in the new sun...a young woman with every trace of the ravaging drug gone from her system...they are FREE! ...read more

  • Biblical Authority

    Contributed by Dana Chau on Mar 27, 2002
    based on 62 ratings
     | 3,231 views

    Learn why you can rationally believe that the Bible is God’s trustworthy Word

    This morning, we will look at Biblical authority as the third foundation characteristic. This week, I received an email from a Christian lady with whom I worked in the biotechnology field. The email contained signs found in church parking lots: 1. Free Trip to Heaven. Details Inside! 2. How ...read more

  • The Power Of Authority

    Contributed by Norris Harris I on Apr 30, 2003
    based on 45 ratings
     | 2,393 views

    This message deals with the strong evangelistic current in the ministry of believers and the church.

    I have found Meditative moods to be refreshing as well as enlightening. Perhaps David meant the same thing when he contemplated the well-being of the man who meditates both day and night with delight in the Word of God. He said that a meditative man was comparable to a tree planted by rivers of ...read more

  • By Who's Authority? Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on May 14, 2003
    based on 85 ratings
     | 8,558 views

    It is not that the religious leaders did not know who Jesus was, but that they would not accept his authority. We are in the sinful state that we are in today, not because we do not know that God exists, but because we have refused to acknowledge h

    A Study of the Book of Luke Sermon # 55 By Who’s Authority? Luke 19:45-48, 20:1-18 Over the last week or so we have seen pictures of thousands of Shiite Moslems as pilgrims in Iraq as demonstration of their religious devotion. A ...read more