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  • Authority

    Contributed by Thomas Bowen on Feb 6, 2006
    based on 11 ratings
     | 4,613 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 11, 2005
    based on 6 ratings
     | 1,885 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 25, 2011
    based on 5 ratings
     | 2,281 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
     | 2,585 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

  • Speaking With Authority

    Contributed by William Mouser on Feb 2, 2006
    based on 4 ratings
     | 3,009 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

  • Spiritual Authority Series

    Contributed by Robert Higgins on Aug 26, 2006
    based on 6 ratings
     | 23,332 views

    What authority is to be wielded by those God has called? What is authority? What limits has God placed upon us?

    Introduction: When a pastor begins to speak about “spiritual authority” in a church, there is always a cringe on the part of the congregation. Women expect a sermon about “submission,” deacons expect a message on “getting in line behind the pastor’s vision,” youth imagine being told they better ...read more

  • A Higher Authority

    Contributed by J. Curtis Goforth, O.s.l. on Sep 7, 2006
    based on 5 ratings
     | 1,793 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

  • By Whose Authority Series

    Contributed by Jeffery Anselmi on Jan 27, 2003
    based on 26 ratings
     | 1,712 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

  • The Authority Of Love Series

    Contributed by Garth Wehrfritz- Hanson on Jan 27, 2003
    based on 94 ratings
     | 8,211 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

  • Submission To Authority

    Contributed by Guy Glass on May 12, 2004
    based on 45 ratings
     | 2,245 views

    This is a message given for Wed. Night Prayer Meeting, and deals with our responsibility to Authority, and how we handle non-Biblical authority

    SUBMISSION TO AUTHORITIES A Biblical Perspective Romans 13:1-7 I THE UNIVERSAL SUBMISSION TO AUTHORITY A The unbeliever has an obligation to submit to authority. B The believer has an obligation to submit to authority. C The authority we are obligated to submit to is BIBLICAL ...read more

  • Authority Of Scripture Series

    Contributed by Nathan Eyland on Feb 18, 2005
    based on 13 ratings
     | 4,082 views

    Jesus is lord of his church through the Scriptures

    What is Scripture? What are our scriptures? Wordnet from Princeton Uni defines Scriptures as ‘any writing that is regarded as sacred by a religious group’. Scripture is the religious writings that help form the basis of a religious group. For Christianity scripture (or the scriptures) is the ...read more

  • Value Authority Series

    Contributed by Dave Mcfadden on Jul 14, 2005
    based on 10 ratings
     | 2,152 views

    Christian parents need to model and teach what it means to respect authority.

    The Bible makes it clear that showing respect for authority is to be a priority for the child of God. "Everyone must submit himself to the governing authorities, for there is no authority except that which God has established. The authorities that exist have been established by God. ...read more

  • God's Authority

    Contributed by Michael Galloway on Oct 4, 2005
    based on 6 ratings
     | 1,060 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

  • The Authority Of The Word

    Contributed by Shane Brooks on Dec 8, 2004
    based on 14 ratings
     | 1,016 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

  • The Authority Of Christ

    Contributed by Steven W on Mar 17, 2005
    based on 52 ratings
     | 14,434 views

    What must we know about the Authority of Christ? How does the Authority of Christ apply to us? Is the Authority of Christ important to my Christian life? Find out and be inspired.

    The Authority of Christ Question: What must we know about the Authority of Christ? Question: How does the Authority of Christ apply to us? Question: Is the Authority of Christ important to my Christian life? These are some of the questions that we will attempt to answer from today’s ...read more