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  • Authority

    Contributed by William Baeta on Aug 18, 2011
     | 5,655 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

  • Authority? Series

    Contributed by Greg Nance on Jun 6, 2005
    based on 7 ratings
     | 4,098 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 4, 2006
    based on 11 ratings
     | 7,812 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 23, 2011
    based on 5 ratings
     | 4,916 views

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

  • Authority Issues Series

    Contributed by Kevin Ruffcorn on Oct 9, 2011
    based on 4 ratings
     | 6,683 views

    The religious leaders questioned Jesus' authority. We know Jesus has authority, but does he really have authority over us?

    Matthew 21:23-32 "Authority Issues" INTRODUCTION God is a God of abundance and diversity. Looking around the worship area, it is obvious that we are very different people. We like to make things easy, though, so we often condense our diversity down to the basic essentials and say that ...read more

  • The Authority Of The Believer

    Contributed by Dewayne Bolton on Sep 25, 2012
    based on 1 rating
     | 7,361 views

    To help God's people realize in a deeper and greater sense what we have and often are not useing. To encourage all to use what we have at our disposal.

    THE AUTHORITY OF THE BELIEVER INTRO: A. The word authority is used thirty-seven times beginning in Easter 9:29 – Revelation 13:2. a. It means the power or right to give commands, enforce obedience, take action or make final decisions. b. This authority or power is delegated by someone ...read more

  • Real Authority

    Contributed by Charles Wilkerson on Jan 29, 2015
     | 3,064 views

    How does Christ's authority differ from the various authorities we face each day

    My least favorite classes in my undergrad political science classes dealt with ‘political theory’. But I will always remember the discussion we had around the concept of ‘authority’ and what made for legitimate authority. Keep in mind this was at the winding down of Vietnam ...read more

  • The Power Of Authority

    Contributed by Clair Sauer on Jan 28, 2015
     | 6,778 views

    Christ came to heal and to save people, and he was able to do so because of the power of God in him, which he used with unquestionable authority. Christ gives the same power to his disciples, how can we work in the world with authority to heal and to save?

    Several years ago, there was a terrible ferry accident in the Mediterranean Sea. You may have heard about it. This boat, loaded with cars and vacationers, failed to shut its doors properly, and before too long, the water was pouring in. Needless to say, the boat began to sink and panic set in. ...read more

  • The Authority Of The Word Series

    Contributed by Davon Huss on Oct 14, 2014
     | 4,086 views

    A sermon on the authority of the Word, the Bible, for the church (Material adapted from Daniel Overdorf's book, Rediscovering Community, Word Driven chapter)

    HoHum: My father in law was asked to intermediate in a dispute between a preacher and the elders/ deacons. In a heated meeting the preacher was talking how the Bible related to the issue at hand. One leader said something like this, “Well, the Bible might say that but I feel...” The ...read more

  • Submission To Authorities

    Contributed by Mark Engler on Dec 4, 2014
     | 4,207 views

    If the Christian is going to be a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God Paul calls us to submit to the governing civil authorities. This sermon looks at what that looks like for the Christian.

    Submission To The Authorities Romans 13:1-7 Read Text: Romans 13:1-7 INTRO: How many of us like to submit? Doesn’t even the thought of submitting or of submission almost repulse us? I know that we have a lot of competitive people in this body of believers. We have business men ...read more

  • Dealing With Authorities Series

    Contributed by Paul Clemente on Aug 3, 2015
     | 2,586 views

    How did David handle wicked King Saul?

    Before we celebrate Communion today, let us continue to learn from the Book of 1 Samuel. Turn with me briefly to 1 Samuel 24…… King Saul, who was hunting David to kill him, went in a cave and David could have killed Saul there. Now look at v16-22…. It sounded like King ...read more

  • Authority Acknowledged

    Contributed by Leonard Davis on Mar 1, 2016
     | 2,512 views

    Why did God create mankind and establish a relationship with man? Why did God speak through prophets, through angels, and why did He send Jesus?

    AUTHORITY ACKNOWLEDGED John 2:1-16 People are curious about many things. Some are trivial and others are quite profound. Many questions we raise do not have clearly defined answers and we often wind up with a multitude of opinions that are likely to be in conflict. Many of life’s ...read more

  • The Authority Of The Son Series

    Contributed by T.j. Conwell on Jun 22, 2016
     | 3,446 views

    Jesus always has been, He is, and in the future still will be - God. Our instruction is to understand that, learn from the testimony of god's Word, and teach it to others.

    The Authority of the Son John 5:1-30 Introduction Rev Mike Moseley preaching ∆ Point 1 – Jesus always has been God ∆ Point 2 – Jesus offers salvation today ∆ Point 3 – Jesus will be God in the future and will judge sin ...read more

  • With Ultimate Authority Series

    Contributed by Perry Greene on Nov 24, 2015
     | 2,144 views

    This is the final lesson from the Behold the Man series. We have looked at how some have seen him, including the Father's view as His Son, the Anointed One. This lesson looks at Jesus as he sees himself -- as having all authority in heaven and on earth.

    1. Review: The last few weeks have been a series on "Behold the Man" -- words that Pilate spoke as he presented Jesus to the people. * We have seen our need to see him for who he is. * Last week we looked at him from the Father's perspective as He declared of Jesus, "This is my beloved son in ...read more

  • Submission To Authorities

    Contributed by Douglas Phillips on Apr 19, 2017
     | 4,372 views

    Submission to authorities has always been a touchy subject. Our mandate is to represent Christ to the world, and part of that mandate is to be in prayer for the people God has put in authority over us.

    SUBMISSION TO AUTHORITIES ROMANS 13:1-8 HISTORY HAS SHOWN THAT THERE IS AN ADVERSE REACTION TO PEOPLE WITH AUTHORITY. IT WOULD SEEM THAT ORDERS ALWAYS COME FROM THE TOP TO THE BOTTOM, WHILE REACTION TO THE ORDERS FROM BOTTOM TO TOP. THIS BEGINS AT A VERY EARLY AGE AND CAN CONTINUE ALL ...read more