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  • Apostolic Authority

    Contributed by Eddie Snipes on Nov 29, 2001
    based on 41 ratings
     | 3,157 views

    This message will be unpopular because it challenges the foundation of those claiming to have this authority.

    Apostolic Authority I realize this is not a popular message, but I also believe it is necessary and relevant to a biblically sound church. This is a follow up to the message, ‘Is Speaking in Tongues Essential?’ In this message, we looked at scripture that testified that not all Christians under ...read more

  • The Authority Of Christ

    Contributed by Quintin Marrow on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 59 ratings
     | 608 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 Purpose Of Authority Series

    Contributed by Michael Wilson on Nov 23, 2000
    based on 83 ratings
     | 5,142 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

  • Respect For Authority Series

    Contributed by Carl Willis on Apr 14, 2001
    based on 37 ratings
     | 1,607 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 Authority Of The Believer

    Contributed by Paul Vincent on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 146 ratings
     | 18,818 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 Governing Authorities

    Contributed by Shane Williams on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 51 ratings
     | 1,392 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
     | 576 views

    A devotion for growing believers

  • Scriptural Authority

    Contributed by Lindeal Greer on Nov 22, 2000
    based on 67 ratings
     | 899 views

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

  • The Authority Of Christ

    Contributed by Jerry Flury on Mar 10, 2002
    based on 26 ratings
     | 1,665 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

  • Biblical Authority

    Contributed by Dana Chau on Mar 24, 2002
    based on 62 ratings
     | 3,454 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

  • Authority Doesn't Matter Series

    Contributed by Mark Atherton on Oct 1, 2001
    based on 34 ratings
     | 1,255 views

    A look at the 5th commandment

    Honor means TO MAKE HEAVY -As children we OBEY Ephesians 6:1 Colossians 3:20 -As adolescents we RESPECT Lev. 19:3 Proverbs 20:20 -As adults we APPRECIATE & CARE 1 Tim. 5:4 John 19:26,27 Honor goes BOTH WAYS -Parents should be HONOR - WORTHY Dt. 6:6,7 Dt. 4:9 ...read more

  • Pratical Ways To Honor Authority Series

    Contributed by Michael Wilson on Nov 23, 2000
    based on 136 ratings
     | 6,787 views

    this series deals with how to honor authorities within our lives.

    Honoring Authority, part 3 Practical Ways of Honoring Authority Definitions Honoring authority is to respect and value those in authority over you because of the influence and responsibility they carry for your life. Opening Review Romans 13:1 „h Every person alive is under some ...read more

  • Pastoral Authority Not Pastoral Acquiescence

    Contributed by James Groce on Apr 18, 2001
    based on 106 ratings
     | 3,379 views

    Government presents the case that rebellion could possibly exist. Rebellion indisputably declares that government does exist!

    Pastoral Authority Not Pastoral Acquiescence Elder James Groce Pastor of Calvary Apostolic Tabernacle Molino, Florida Text: Romans 13:1-7 Let every soul be subject unto the higher powers. For there is no power but of God: the powers that be are ordained of God. Whosoever therefore ...read more

  • Submission To Civil Authorities

    Contributed by Paul Apple on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 11 ratings
     | 591 views

    Submission to Civil Authorities is the Only Answer to Persecution and the Best Way to Glorify God (2:13b-17) 1. Description of Such Conduct a. Fundamental Responsibility is Submission b. Danger to Avoid is the Misuse of Our Spiritual Freedom (:15) c. The Special Honor We Give to Civil ...read more

  • The Blessings Of Praying For Our Authorities

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 45 ratings
     | 2,705 views

    With tears in his eyes, Lincoln responded, “You are the very first person who has ever come into my office asking not, expecting not, but rather bringing me a gift of prayer. I thank you from the bottom of my heart.”

    Benefit Yourself By Praying for Your Authorities (I Tim 2:1,2) There is a general skepticism about authorities in our world today. But the Bible makes it clear that it is our obligation to pray for those who are in authority over us so that we live peaceful and quiet lives. Failue to pray for ...read more