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  • Authority

    Contributed by Thomas Bowen on Feb 4, 2006
    based on 11 ratings
     | 6,671 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 Greg Nance on Jun 6, 2005
    based on 7 ratings
     | 3,375 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 Series

    Contributed by Michael Stark on Jul 23, 2011
    based on 5 ratings
     | 3,884 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
     | 4,541 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

  • Respect Authority! Series

    Contributed by Jim Black on Mar 20, 2003
    based on 61 ratings
     | 12,336 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 The Word

    Contributed by Shane Brooks on Dec 6, 2004
    based on 14 ratings
     | 1,463 views

    Without the Word, we’re powerless.

    Discussing the Authority of the word of God Every Good thing you get— only come through the word Hebrews 4:11-14 I want to get across--- the word should be the most important thing in your walk with Christ I want to bring to mind the things we wrongly place over THE WORD 1. ...read more

  • Are You Authorized

    Contributed by Douglas Kinney on Jul 28, 2004
    based on 7 ratings
     | 1,380 views

    Even if churches, ministers, or ministries cast out demons in Jesus name, they can miss heaven. How? By not being authorized to do the things they are doing.

    Are you Authorized? Matthew 7:21-23 21 "Not all people who sound religious are really godly. They may refer to me as `Lord,’ but they still won’t enter the Kingdom of Heaven. The decisive issue is whether they obey my Father in heaven. 22 On judgment day many will tell me, `Lord, Lord, we ...read more

  • The Authority Of The Bible

    Contributed by Anthony Smith on Mar 15, 2004
    based on 9 ratings
     | 1,353 views

    Who is the ultimate Authority of the Scriptures?

    The Authority Of The Bible What is the foundation of the truth for the New Testament? St John 14:1-27 . Is the absolute authority, The Pope of Rome, The Bible Scollars, what about the Church Conferences? None of the above? The answer is, none ...read more

  • God's Authority

    Contributed by Michael Galloway on Oct 2, 2005
    based on 6 ratings
     | 1,821 views

    Sermon about the authority of God, and why it is important we abide by it.

    God’s Authority 1. Intro. A. Story B. Religious World C. Mt. 28:18 And Jesus came and spoke to them saying, All Authority has been given to me in heaven and on earth. Means All authority has been given to Christ D. Col. 3:17 And whatever you do in word or deed, do all in the name of the ...read more

  • Biblical Authority

    Contributed by Bob Joyce on Aug 23, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 6,147 views

    This sermon is from a Southern Baptist point of view concerning biblical authority. Even among Southern Baptists there is not complete agreement on the authority of Scripture. My point of view comes from my belief in the inerrancy of Scripture.

    Introduction With the exception of the Lord Jesus Himself, the Bible has been the single most important influence in my life. When Paul wrote of Timothy, "From childhood you have known the sacred writings which are able to give you the wisdom that leads to salvation through faith which is in ...read more

  • Submit To The Authorities

    Contributed by Cesar Delgado on Jun 6, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,471 views

    Apostle Paul preached the gospel in such a way that the gospel was heard in every places. But he did not resist the authorities. If they wanted them to put them into prison, he let them. He didn’t shout, “That’s against human freedom.” No, he didn’t. Inst

    Submit to the Authorities Romans 13:1-7 Introduction Last week we focused our attention on verse 1b. In that verse we have seen three (3) implications that solidify our understanding why we have to submit to governing authorities. Let’s review it again. 1. It implies the truth that ...read more

  • Speaking With Authority

    Contributed by William Mouser on Jan 31, 2006
    based on 4 ratings
     | 3,948 views

    Jesus’ words and works demonstrate that he has God’s authority to speak and to act, the same as -- and greater than -- the Old Testament Prophets and Kings.

    Psalm 111, Deuteronomy 18:15-20, 1 Corinthians 8:1b-13, Mark 1:21-28 Speaking with Authority Today’s Gospel lesson shows us a remarkable fulfillment of a prophecy contained in the lesson appointed for today from the Old Testament. Mark does not directly link the two passages, but it is ...read more

  • The Authority Of Believer

    Contributed by Ruel Camia on Oct 18, 2007
    based on 27 ratings
     | 11,065 views

    We must have an understanding of who we are in Christ. A. The authority of the believer belongs to every Christian. 1. The devil doesn’t want Christians to learn of their authority. 2. If Christians do not know what belongs to them, it won’t do them an

    Lesson: The Authority of the Believer I. We must have an understanding of who we are in Christ. A. The authority of the believer belongs to every Christian. 1. The devil doesn’t want Christians to learn of their authority. 2. If Christians do not know what belongs to them, it won’t do them ...read more

  • Authority Of Faith

    Contributed by David Ibeleme on Aug 31, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,614 views

    Getting believers to understand that through faith they can receive practically anything they need from God.

    AUTHORITY OF FAITH HEB. 11 – The great Faith Chapter Tremendous importance placed on faith  Elders obtained by faith,  By faith Abel offered a more excellent sacrifice,  It’s impossible to please God without faith, etc. Looking at the closing verses of Chapter 10, ...read more

  • The Governing Authorities

    Contributed by Shane Williams on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 51 ratings
     | 2,058 views

    How should we act toward those who rule over us?

    Over the past couple years, most of us have heard, read, and watched a lot about our president. There are many things we see going on in our executive branch that have never happened before. Whether it is lying, felonies, or adultery, there are a lot of things we disagree with that the ...read more