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  • Authority? Series

    Contributed by Greg Nance on Jun 6, 2005
    based on 6 ratings
     | 2,054 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
     | 4,866 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
     | 2,507 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

  • By What Authority?

    Contributed by Chris Surber on Sep 24, 2008
    based on 4 ratings
     | 3,312 views

    Jesus expressed His authority as the Son of God most fully in the gift of repentance; the offer of salvation by faith.

    “By What Authority?” Matthew 21:23-32 Introduction A young second lieutenant at Fort Bragg discovered that he had no change when he was about to buy a soft drink from a vending machine. He flagged down a passing private and asked him, “Do you have change for a dollar?” The private said ...read more

  • Value Authority Series

    Contributed by Dave Mcfadden on Jul 14, 2005
    based on 10 ratings
     | 2,274 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

  • The Authority Of The Bible

    Contributed by Anthony Smith on Mar 15, 2004
    based on 9 ratings
     | 810 views

    Who is the ultimate Authority of the Scriptures?

    The Authority Of The Bible What is the foundation of the truth for the New Testament? St John 14:1-27 . Is the absolute authority, The Pope of Rome, The Bible Scollars, what about the Church Conferences? None of the above? The answer is, none ...read more

  • Scriptural Authority

    Contributed by Lindeal Greer on Nov 22, 2000
    based on 67 ratings
     | 901 views

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

    How Scriptural Authority is Established Authority is the right to command or direct, enforce obedience or or administer punishment or reward. To authorize a thing is to empower to act, or direct by authority. In spiritual and in christian affairs, all authority comes from ...read more

  • The Governing Authorities

    Contributed by Shane Williams on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 51 ratings
     | 1,400 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

  • Respect For Authority Series

    Contributed by Carl Willis on Apr 14, 2001
    based on 37 ratings
     | 1,617 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

  • Apostolic Authority

    Contributed by Eddie Snipes on Nov 29, 2001
    based on 41 ratings
     | 3,162 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

  • Are You Authorized

    Contributed by Douglas Kinney on Jul 28, 2004
    based on 7 ratings
     | 886 views

    Even if churches, ministers, or ministries cast out demons in Jesus name, they can miss heaven. How? By not being authorized to do the things they are doing.

    Are you Authorized? Matthew 7:21-23 21 "Not all people who sound religious are really godly. They may refer to me as `Lord,’ but they still won’t enter the Kingdom of Heaven. The decisive issue is whether they obey my Father in heaven. 22 On judgment day many will tell me, `Lord, Lord, we ...read more

  • By Whose Authority Series

    Contributed by Jeffery Anselmi on Jan 24, 2003
    based on 26 ratings
     | 1,784 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

  • Responsibility And Authority

    Contributed by Bruce Hindenburg on Aug 26, 2002
    based on 24 ratings
     | 1,916 views

    An examination of the words of Jesus and Peter as set forth in the Gospel. A brief explanation of the Office of the Keys and Confession.

    August 25, 2002 – Matthew 16:13-20 Grace and peace to you from God our Father and from our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Amen. Confirmation is going to be starting in just about a week. We’re going to have at least four of our young people in the class, three starting their first year ...read more

  • The Authority Of Christ

    Contributed by Jerry Flury on Mar 10, 2002
    based on 26 ratings
     | 1,666 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

  • The Authority Of The Word

    Contributed by Shane Brooks on Dec 6, 2004
    based on 14 ratings
     | 1,079 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