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  • Authority? Series

    Contributed by Greg Nance on Jun 6, 2005
    based on 6 ratings
     | 1,973 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
     | 4,690 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 Michael Stark on Jul 23, 2011
    based on 5 ratings
     | 2,326 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
     | 2,670 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

  • The Authority Of Love Series

    Contributed by Garth Wehrfritz- Hanson on Jan 26, 2003
    based on 94 ratings
     | 8,240 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 Who's Authority? Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on May 13, 2003
    based on 85 ratings
     | 8,779 views

    It is not that the religious leaders did not know who Jesus was, but that they would not accept his authority. We are in the sinful state that we are in today, not because we do not know that God exists, but because we have refused to acknowledge h

    A Study of the Book of Luke Sermon # 55 By Who’s Authority? Luke 19:45-48, 20:1-18 Over the last week or so we have seen pictures of thousands of Shiite Moslems as pilgrims in Iraq as demonstration of their religious devotion. A ...read more

  • The Power Of Authority

    Contributed by Norris Harris I on Apr 28, 2003
    based on 45 ratings
     | 2,474 views

    This message deals with the strong evangelistic current in the ministry of believers and the church.

    I have found Meditative moods to be refreshing as well as enlightening. Perhaps David meant the same thing when he contemplated the well-being of the man who meditates both day and night with delight in the Word of God. He said that a meditative man was comparable to a tree planted by rivers of ...read more

  • By What Authority

    Contributed by John Williams Iii on Sep 24, 2002
    based on 227 ratings
     | 20,278 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

  • Submission To Authority

    Contributed by Guy Glass on May 12, 2004
    based on 45 ratings
     | 2,308 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 Jan 31, 2006
    based on 4 ratings
     | 3,038 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 Scripture Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on May 26, 2014
    based on 7 ratings
     | 10,309 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 Believer's Authority Series

    Contributed by Grant Van Boeschoten on Feb 17, 2008
    based on 51 ratings
     | 10,178 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 Believer

    Contributed by Ruel Camia on Oct 18, 2007
    based on 27 ratings
     | 6,511 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

  • The Purpose Of Authority Series

    Contributed by Michael Wilson on Nov 23, 2000
    based on 82 ratings
     | 5,010 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

  • Governing Authorities

    Contributed by Clark Tanner on Nov 16, 2000
    based on 18 ratings
     | 519 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