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  • Authority Series

    Contributed by Michael Stark on Jul 23, 2011
    based on 5 ratings
     | 2,506 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
     | 2,793 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

  • Authority

    Contributed by Thomas Bowen on Feb 4, 2006
    based on 11 ratings
     | 4,854 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 6, 2005
    based on 6 ratings
     | 2,052 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

  • Who's The Authority?

    Contributed by Anne Benefield on Feb 4, 2009
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,199 views

    We live in a culture where vacuous celebrities are given amazing amount of authority. We need to look to the real authority, Jesus, who will lead us to right decisions.

    Who’s the Authority? Deuteronomy 18:15-18; Mark 1:21-28 The Reverend Anne Benefield Geneva Presbyterian Church, February 1, 2009 Introduction: Before I read the story, I’d like to explain a few things that will make the passage clearer. We’re still in the first chapter of Mark and we will ...read more

  • The Authority Of Our Will

    Contributed by Mark Baker on Jan 4, 2010
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,727 views

    God gave man the ultimate authority to do whatever they wanted to do. In this sense He made us just like Him, we have the power of choice. It is always in our best interest when we choose to do what He has told us to do.

    From the very beginning we can see that God has given man a free choice. Adam and Eve were disobedient against God’s specific commandment. The result for them was spiritual death and eventually physical death. Why didn’t God stop them from this disobedient act knowing full well the outcome? He ...read more

  • Amazing Authority Series

    Contributed by C. Philip Green on Jun 27, 2009
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,803 views

    If we would follow Jesus into the place of power, we must also follow Him into the place of prayer.

    Amazing Authority (Mark 1:21-39) A man from Berlin, Germany, took an unusual approach in trying to bring peace to his marriage. CNN reported that the man was using an old air raid siren to stun his wife into submission. “My wife never lets me get a word in edgeways,” the man identified as ...read more

  • Authority In Christ

    Contributed by James Cloud on Jun 13, 2009
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,237 views

    Christ’s authority and the authority given to us as believers plays an integral part in experiencing the wonders of God.

    Authority in Christ “The chief weapon we ought to use in resisting Satan is the Bible. Three times the great enemy offered temptations to our Lord. Three times his offer was refused, with a text of Scripture as the reason, “it is written” (Mt. 3:4, 7, 10). J.C. Ryle - Commentary: Matthew ...read more

  • Breakthrough Authority Series

    Contributed by Brad Bailey on Jul 17, 2009
     | 2,559 views

    What influences direct and dominate your life? This is a question that raises the issue of Authority. The whole issue of authority brings some interesting dynamics… The recent generations have been said to be generations with an ever increasing

    What influences direct and dominate your life? This is a question that raises the issue of Authority. The whole issue of authority brings some interesting dynamics… The recent generations have been said to be generations with an ever increasing level of ‘authority issues’… a deep ...read more

  • Authority In Question

    Contributed by Mark Aarssen on Mar 14, 2009
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,644 views

    Through out history we have wrestled with those in authority over us. Nations go to war because their authority is challenged. People argue and fight because we do not always agree with those who are in charge. This makes it very confusing for the Chris

    Authority in Question 1Kings 3:16-38 Matt 10:16-18 Today our scripture passages remind us that God is the one who makes Kings, rulers and authorities and God our Father also equips us to deal with them. Sometimes we reach out to authority figures like in 1 Kings and the story of the baby ...read more

  • Paul's Authority

    Contributed by Johnny Palmer on Mar 29, 2010
     | 719 views

    Paul was an Apostle of Jesus Christ.

    Admin OptionsFeature Edit Discussion Close Discussion Add Tags Cancel Delete Discussion Intro: 1. In July of 1863 President Lincoln and members of his cabinet had gathered awaiting the outcome of an important battle near Gettysburg Pennsylvania. A messenger came running with a telegraph, it ...read more

  • The Servants Authority Series

    Contributed by Gordon Curley on Jan 14, 2011
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,839 views

    The Authority of Jesus

    Reading: Mark chapter 1 verses 12-28. Ill: The British PM David Cameron took his cabinet out for a meal; • The waiter asked him; “Sir, what would you like to eat?” • David Cameron replied; “I’ll have the roast beef please”, • The waiter then said; “And what about the ...read more

  • Lawful Authority Series

    Contributed by Alison Bucklin on Jul 25, 2011
     | 1,483 views

    Some authority is built into the fabric of God's very creation, and our response to earthly authority - whether we wield it or submit to it - reflects our acceptance of God's authority.

    Many scholars and preachers treat today's passage as an extension of last week's exhortation for husbands and wives to submit to one another. They call the section between chapter 5 verse 21 and chapter 6 verse 9 "house codes." Paul almost certainly drew from well-known early Christian teachings ...read more

  • Apostolic Authority Series

    Contributed by Antonio Silveira on Feb 12, 2011
     | 2,513 views

    Paul is talking about the way some people questioned the way himself and other men of God were being paid by the Church. Questioning about administration is something natural.

    1 Corinthians 9:1-9 1 Am I not free? Am I not an apostle? Have I not seen Jesus our Lord? Are not you my workmanship in the Lord? 2 If to others I am not an apostle, at least I am to you, for you are the seal of my apostleship in the Lord. 3 This is my defense to those who would examine me. ...read more

  • The Believer's Authority Series

    Contributed by Grant Van Boeschoten on Feb 17, 2008
    based on 51 ratings
     | 10,613 views

    Empower your Church to use the Authority that Jesus delegated to Christians. (Identity, Faith, Keys, Hinderances, Great Commission).