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  • Authority? Series

    Contributed by Greg Nance on Jun 6, 2005
    based on 6 ratings
     | 2,155 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
     | 4,982 views

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

  • Respect For Authority Series

    Contributed by Carl Willis on Apr 14, 2001
    based on 37 ratings
     | 1,668 views

    We respect earthly authorities out of our love for God

    Respect for Authority 1 Peter 2:13-17 Today we are going to talk about respect for earthly authority. Who are some earthly authorities? The President, Governor, Police Officers, Military Officers, etc... God’s word give us direction for our relationship with these authority figures. We ...read more

  • Governing Authorities

    Contributed by Clark Tanner on Nov 16, 2000
    based on 18 ratings
     | 619 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

  • Scriptural Authority

    Contributed by Lindeal Greer on Nov 22, 2000
    based on 67 ratings
     | 939 views

    How Scriptural Authority is Established, allowing the Bible to divide itself.

    How Scriptural Authority is Established Authority is the right to command or direct, enforce obedience or or administer punishment or reward. To authorize a thing is to empower to act, or direct by authority. In spiritual and in christian affairs, all authority comes from ...read more

  • The Purpose Of Authority Series

    Contributed by Michael Wilson on Nov 23, 2000
    based on 83 ratings
     | 5,240 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

  • The Authority Of Christ

    Contributed by Quintin Marrow on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 59 ratings
     | 643 views

    Text Summary: In his narrative of Jesus’ teaching and the exorcism in the synagogue in Capernaum, Mark demonstrates that Jesus is the Son of God, and, as such, that He alone possesses the authority of God the Father. INTERPRETATION: Jesus’ authority is demonstrated: 1) In His teaching ...read more

  • The Governing Authorities

    Contributed by Shane Williams on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 51 ratings
     | 1,439 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

  • Biblical Authority

    Contributed by Dana Chau on Mar 24, 2002
    based on 63 ratings
     | 3,506 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 Authority Of Christ

    Contributed by Jerry Flury on Mar 10, 2002
    based on 26 ratings
     | 1,705 views

    In this narrative of Jesus’ teaching and the exorcism in the synagogue in Capernaum, Mark demonstrates that Jesus is the Almighty Son of God, and, as such, that He possesses the very authority of God.

    I. Christ?s authority was demonstrated In His teaching (verse 22) A. By His manner of teaching 1. Taught with authority not from tradition a. Matthew 15:9 "But in vain they do worship me, teaching for doctrines the commandments of men." b. Other teachers relied on esteemed men. They taught ...read more

  • Respect Authority! Series

    Contributed by Jim Black on Mar 20, 2003
    based on 61 ratings
     | 9,577 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

  • Responsibility And Authority

    Contributed by Bruce Hindenburg on Aug 26, 2002
    based on 24 ratings
     | 1,942 views

    An examination of the words of Jesus and Peter as set forth in the Gospel. A brief explanation of the Office of the Keys and Confession.

    August 25, 2002 – Matthew 16:13-20 Grace and peace to you from God our Father and from our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Amen. Confirmation is going to be starting in just about a week. We’re going to have at least four of our young people in the class, three starting their first year ...read more

  • By What Authority

    Contributed by John Williams Iii on Sep 24, 2002
    based on 227 ratings
     | 20,472 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

  • The Authority Of Love Series

    Contributed by Garth Wehrfritz- Hanson on Jan 26, 2003
    based on 94 ratings
     | 8,385 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 Whose Authority Series

    Contributed by Jeffery Anselmi on Jan 24, 2003
    based on 26 ratings
     | 1,804 views

    What is the 1st commandment about? I used Dr. Laura’s Book on the 10 Commandments for a Jewish perspective on this series.

    INTRODUCTION • How many of you have seen the epic, The Ten Commandments with Charlton Heston? What a great classic. I really believe that Moses looks like Charlton Heston!  • What are the Ten Commandments? Are they a set of archaic rules that were meant for people a few thousand years ...read more