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  • Authority

    Contributed by Thomas Bowen on Feb 4, 2006
    based on 11 ratings
     | 4,765 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 6 ratings
     | 2,028 views

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

  • Authority Series

    Contributed by Michael Stark on Jul 23, 2011
    based on 5 ratings
     | 2,384 views

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

  • Authority

    Contributed by William Baeta on Aug 18, 2011
     | 2,737 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

  • A Higher Authority

    Contributed by J. Curtis Goforth, O.s.l. on Sep 5, 2006
    based on 5 ratings
     | 1,896 views

    A Sermon on the fiery furnace and our need to answer to the higher authority of God rather than the earthly authorities in our lives.

    "A Higher Authority" Sermon on Daniel 3:1-30 September 3, 2006 Badin United Methodist Church Rev. J. Curtis Goforth, O.S.L. I heard an interview with a lady who has always been one of the most respected preachers in America. It became known somehow that she didn’t watch television. The ...read more

  • The Authority Of Christ

    Contributed by Quintin Marrow on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 59 ratings
     | 586 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 Authority Of Christ

    Contributed by Jerry Flury on Mar 10, 2002
    based on 26 ratings
     | 1,636 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

  • Responsibility And Authority

    Contributed by Bruce Hindenburg on Aug 26, 2002
    based on 24 ratings
     | 1,886 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

  • The Authority Of The Believer

    Contributed by Paul Vincent on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 146 ratings
     | 18,665 views

    I. INTRODUCTION: A. AS I STUDY THE WORD OF GOD, ESPECIALLY THE NEW TESTAMENT IT BECOMES CLEAR TO ME THAT GOD DESIRES FOR US TO HAVE AUTHORITY FROM HIM, AND FOR US TO USE THAT AUTHORITY AS THE HOLY SPIRIT LEADS US. 1. Mark 16:15-20 2. 2 Corinthians 2:1-5 } Go to and read each passage 3. 1 ...read more

  • The Authority Of Believer

    Contributed by Ruel Camia on Oct 18, 2007
    based on 27 ratings
     | 6,711 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

  • Speaking With Authority

    Contributed by William Mouser on Jan 31, 2006
    based on 4 ratings
     | 3,077 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

  • Biblical Authority

    Contributed by Bob Joyce on Aug 23, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 4,979 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

  • Kingdom Authority

    Contributed by Steve Keeler on Jan 5, 2007
    based on 18 ratings
     | 18,743 views

    This messages teaches about the power and authority found in the name of Jesus Christ for those who have chosen Him as their Savior.

    Kingdom Authority by Steve Keeler Scripture Matthew 16:19 Each and every one of us through the power of the name of Jesus Christ are possessors of the authority of all heaven. The authority I’m speaking of is the authority that comes only through the name of Jesus Christ. Isn’t that a great ...read more

  • The Believer's Authority Series

    Contributed by Vera Hughes on Feb 20, 2008
    based on 11 ratings
     | 10,032 views

    This sermon tells of the authority of the believer. This authority is ours whether we act on it or not. The authority is a possession of every child of God. We need to know our authority.

    A key to personal success and development we would like to introduce is BELIEVER’S AUTHORITY. BELIEVER’S AUTHORITY Seven Promises for Abundant Living 1. Promise of Salvation (Romans 10:9-10) 2. Promise of Baptism with the Holy Ghost (Acts 1:8) 3. Promise of Answered Prayer (I John ...read more

  • Final Authority? Series

    Contributed by Peter Loughman on Jan 29, 2008
    based on 7 ratings
     | 4,114 views

    Every person in America believes that they are the final authority on who Jesus is, period. Our downfall? When one is the final authority, all others must be sidelined.

    In high school I was on the track team – I was a sprinter. Our coach would make us sprinters run long distance as well as run sprints for practice. We hated running long distance, it was so boring, it was so tedious, we felt it was against our nature. But still we had to run a three mile loop that ...read more