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  • Authority

    Contributed by Thomas Bowen on Feb 6, 2006
    based on 11 ratings
     | 4,459 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
     | 1,827 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
     | 2,171 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 Christ

    Contributed by Steven W on Mar 17, 2005
    based on 52 ratings
     | 14,064 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

  • Respect Authority! Series

    Contributed by Jim Black on Mar 21, 2003
    based on 61 ratings
     | 8,656 views

    God calls Christians to respect authority out of respect for God. Paul illustrates how our submission plays out in the Parent-Child relationship as well as in our work relationships.

    Respect Authority! Ephesians 6:1-9 Focus: God calls Christians to submit to one another and respect authority out of respect for God. Function: To illustrate how our submission plays out in the Parent-Child relationship as well as in our work world. When Celeste and I first ...read more

  • Biblical Authority

    Contributed by Dana Chau on Mar 27, 2002
    based on 62 ratings
     | 3,239 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

  • A Higher Authority

    Contributed by J. Curtis Goforth, O.s.l. on Sep 7, 2006
    based on 5 ratings
     | 1,710 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

  • Authentic Authority Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on Apr 28, 2009
    based on 25 ratings
     | 11,962 views

    Controversy tore the early church. Judaizers taught that Gentile Christians had to submit to Jewish ritual laws & traditions in addition to believing in Christ. Paul confronted this issue.

    GALATIONS 1: 1-5 AUTHENTIC AUTHORITY A family, carefully executing their escape plan, dashes for the border at midnight...a man standing outside prison walls, gulping fresh air, awash in the new sun...a young woman with every trace of the ravaging drug gone from her system...they are FREE! ...read more

  • The Believer's Authority Series

    Contributed by Grant Van Boeschoten on Feb 18, 2008
    based on 51 ratings
     | 9,705 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 Authority Of Scripture Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on May 26, 2014
    based on 7 ratings
     | 9,962 views

    The Apostolic witness, the testimony Holy Scriptures, & the Holy Spirit’s conformation in the heart & life are the basis for our Christian faith. These witnesses give powerful testimony to the veracity of God’s Witness to mankind.

    2 PETER 1: 16-21 [Our Precious Faith Series] THE AUTHORITY OF SCRIPTURE [Matthew 17:1-8] This paragraph is a strong statement on the inspiration of Scripture. Peter affirms that the Old Testament Prophets wrote God’s message to man. He then groups himself and the others apostles in ...read more

  • The Authority Of Believer

    Contributed by Ruel Camia on Oct 18, 2007
    based on 27 ratings
     | 5,799 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

  • Submission To Authority

    Contributed by Guy Glass on May 12, 2004
    based on 45 ratings
     | 2,132 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

  • Speaking With Authority

    Contributed by William Mouser on Feb 2, 2006
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,942 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

  • The Authority Of Love Series

    Contributed by Garth Wehrfritz- Hanson on Jan 27, 2003
    based on 94 ratings
     | 8,175 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

  • By What Authority

    Contributed by John Williams Iii on Sep 24, 2002
    based on 227 ratings
     | 20,096 views

    This sermon is about how our words match our actions when it comes to obedience to the will of God.

    BY WHAT AUTHORITY Text: Matthew 21:23-32 I once heard the story about a young man who wanted a custom paint job on his car. He wanted the car to be two different colors. He wanted the whole right side to be one color and the left another color. When asked why he wanted his car ...read more