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  • Authority

    Contributed by William Baeta on Aug 18, 2011
     | 2,791 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
     | 2,503 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? Series

    Contributed by Greg Nance on Jun 6, 2005
    based on 6 ratings
     | 2,050 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
     | 4,850 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

  • The Authority Of Jesus

    Contributed by Timothy Darling on Dec 17, 2006
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,565 views

    Jesus demonstrates a kind of authority that they could not have guessed. He has already shown power over nature, but authority is more than power, it is the right to exercise power.

    The authority of Jesus Mark 1:21-28 The apostles are with Jesus at this point, going back toward their home base. Here Jesus demonstrates a kind of authority that they could not have guessed. He has shown power nature, but authority is more than power, it is the right to exercise power. Jesus ...read more

  • The Author Of Life Series

    Contributed by Chris Clay on Feb 1, 2008
     | 1,737 views

    This sermon describes how that God is the author of all life.

    God of Wonders The Author of Life Genesis 1:31 Introduction: “Top Ten Ways to Know You Need to Study Genesis”: 10. The kids are asking you too many questions about your unusual bedtime Bible story: “Noah the Shepherd Boy and His Ark of Many Colors.” 9. You keep ...read more

  • Final Authority? Series

    Contributed by Peter Loughman on Jan 29, 2008
    based on 7 ratings
     | 4,123 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

  • The Believer's Authority Series

    Contributed by Grant Van Boeschoten on Feb 17, 2008
    based on 51 ratings
     | 10,609 views

    Empower your Church to use the Authority that Jesus delegated to Christians. (Identity, Faith, Keys, Hinderances, Great Commission).

    The Believer’s Authority Grant van Boeschoten February 17, 2008 1. Jesus Sends out the 70 When Jesus walked the earth he was followed around by many people. Some people stayed around just because it was exciting. Where you found Jesus you found miracles, and many people liked to get the ...read more

  • The Believer's Authority Series

    Contributed by Vera Hughes on Feb 20, 2008
    based on 11 ratings
     | 10,119 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

  • Respect Authority Series

    Contributed by Matthew Sullivan on Feb 19, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 9,104 views

    We as we continue our study from Ephesians today we want to examine the great expectation God has given us to Respect Authority.

    Respect Authority Ephesians 6:1-9 Great Expectations Matthew Sullivan You can tell what we’re going through when you come over to our house and check out the bookshelf. We’ve got James Dobson’s entire library: “Dare to Discipline”, “The Strong Willed Child”; “Parenting isn’t for Cowards.” ...read more

  • The Author And Finisher

    Contributed by Mark Baker on Mar 13, 2008
    based on 3 ratings
     | 13,760 views

    His Word says He will never leave us or forsake us. He is always there assisting, encouraging, leading, comforting, giving direction, and disciplining, as needed.

    Hebrews 12:2 looking unto Jesus, the author and finisher of our faith, who for the joy that was set before Him endured the cross, despising the shame, and has sat down at the right hand of the throne of God. One translation says author and prefecter of our faith. Another translation says our ...read more

  • Spiritual Authority

    Contributed by Don Baggett on Mar 15, 2008
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,121 views

    After three and a half years of teaching these disciples, Jesus was bringing His teaching to a critical point: His followers are to exercise the authority He was giving them, by the working of their faith.

    In Matthew 21:1-11, we see Jesus riding into Jerusalem on the back of a young donkey that had never before been ridden. People were putting their cloaks in the pathway, as well as laying down palm branches, and that’s why we call the Sunday before Easter, “Palm Sunday.” Palm Sunday begins a ...read more

  • Kingdom Authority

    Contributed by Steve Keeler on Jan 5, 2007
    based on 18 ratings
     | 18,979 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

  • Biblical Authority

    Contributed by Bob Joyce on Aug 23, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 5,037 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

  • The Authority Of The Bible

    Contributed by Anthony Smith on Mar 15, 2004
    based on 9 ratings
     | 801 views

    Who is the ultimate Authority of the Scriptures?