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  • Authority

    Contributed by Thomas Bowen on Feb 4, 2006
    based on 11 ratings
     | 4,972 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
     | 2,143 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 William Baeta on Aug 18, 2011
     | 2,906 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 Michael Stark on Jul 23, 2011
    based on 5 ratings
     | 2,587 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

  • The Authority Of The Believer

    Contributed by Andy Barnard on Dec 27, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,627 views

    Children of God have no need to fear the devil.

    THE AUTHORITY OF THE BELIEVER Satan wants us to be scared. Peter describes him as a roaring lion (1Pet 5:8). Have you ever thought why he is called a roaring lion? Why does a lion roar? A lion roars when he has finished eating - he eats until he is full and then he wants to go to sleep but he ...read more

  • Authority In Question

    Contributed by Mark Aarssen on Mar 14, 2009
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,672 views

    Through out history we have wrestled with those in authority over us. Nations go to war because their authority is challenged. People argue and fight because we do not always agree with those who are in charge. This makes it very confusing for the Chris

    Authority in Question 1Kings 3:16-38 Matt 10:16-18 Today our scripture passages remind us that God is the one who makes Kings, rulers and authorities and God our Father also equips us to deal with them. Sometimes we reach out to authority figures like in 1 Kings and the story of the baby ...read more

  • By What Authority?

    Contributed by Chris Surber on Sep 24, 2008
    based on 4 ratings
     | 3,370 views

    Jesus expressed His authority as the Son of God most fully in the gift of repentance; the offer of salvation by faith.

    “By What Authority?” Matthew 21:23-32 Introduction A young second lieutenant at Fort Bragg discovered that he had no change when he was about to buy a soft drink from a vending machine. He flagged down a passing private and asked him, “Do you have change for a dollar?” The private said ...read more

  • Amazing Authority Series

    Contributed by C. Philip Green on Jun 27, 2009
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,863 views

    If we would follow Jesus into the place of power, we must also follow Him into the place of prayer.

    Amazing Authority (Mark 1:21-39) A man from Berlin, Germany, took an unusual approach in trying to bring peace to his marriage. CNN reported that the man was using an old air raid siren to stun his wife into submission. “My wife never lets me get a word in edgeways,” the man identified as ...read more

  • Authority In Christ

    Contributed by James Cloud on Jun 13, 2009
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,260 views

    Christ’s authority and the authority given to us as believers plays an integral part in experiencing the wonders of God.

    Authority in Christ “The chief weapon we ought to use in resisting Satan is the Bible. Three times the great enemy offered temptations to our Lord. Three times his offer was refused, with a text of Scripture as the reason, “it is written” (Mt. 3:4, 7, 10). J.C. Ryle - Commentary: Matthew ...read more

  • Breakthrough Authority Series

    Contributed by Brad Bailey on Jul 17, 2009
     | 2,624 views

    What influences direct and dominate your life? This is a question that raises the issue of Authority. The whole issue of authority brings some interesting dynamics… The recent generations have been said to be generations with an ever increasing

    What influences direct and dominate your life? This is a question that raises the issue of Authority. The whole issue of authority brings some interesting dynamics… The recent generations have been said to be generations with an ever increasing level of ‘authority issues’… a deep ...read more

  • A Higher Authority

    Contributed by J. Curtis Goforth, O.s.l. on Sep 5, 2006
    based on 5 ratings
     | 1,975 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

  • Respect For Authority Series

    Contributed by Carl Willis on Apr 14, 2001
    based on 37 ratings
     | 1,663 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

  • The Governing Authorities

    Contributed by Shane Williams on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 51 ratings
     | 1,428 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

  • Governing Authorities

    Contributed by Clark Tanner on Nov 16, 2000
    based on 18 ratings
     | 613 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 23, 2000
    based on 83 ratings
     | 5,235 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