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  • 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

  • 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

    Contributed by Thomas Bowen on Feb 6, 2006
    based on 11 ratings
     | 4,458 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

    Contributed by William Baeta on Aug 18, 2011
     | 2,459 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

  • Final Authority? Series

    Contributed by Peter Loughman on Jan 31, 2008
    based on 7 ratings
     | 3,977 views

    Every person in America believes that they are the final authority on who Jesus is, period. Our downfall? When one is the final authority, all others must be sidelined.

    In high school I was on the track team – I was a sprinter. Our coach would make us sprinters run long distance as well as run sprints for practice. We hated running long distance, it was so boring, it was so tedious, we felt it was against our nature. But still we had to run a three mile loop that ...read more

  • The Believer's Authority Series

    Contributed by Vera Hughes on Feb 21, 2008
    based on 11 ratings
     | 9,537 views

    This sermon tells of the authority of the believer. This authority is ours whether we act on it or not. The authority is a possession of every child of God. We need to know our authority.

    A key to personal success and development we would like to introduce is BELIEVER’S AUTHORITY. BELIEVER’S AUTHORITY Seven Promises for Abundant Living 1. Promise of Salvation (Romans 10:9-10) 2. Promise of Baptism with the Holy Ghost (Acts 1:8) 3. Promise of Answered Prayer (I John ...read more

  • Authority Of Scripture Series

    Contributed by Nathan Eyland on Feb 18, 2005
    based on 13 ratings
     | 3,959 views

    Jesus is lord of his church through the Scriptures

    What is Scripture? What are our scriptures? Wordnet from Princeton Uni defines Scriptures as ‘any writing that is regarded as sacred by a religious group’. Scripture is the religious writings that help form the basis of a religious group. For Christianity scripture (or the scriptures) is the ...read more

  • The Authority Of The Word

    Contributed by Shane Brooks on Dec 8, 2004
    based on 14 ratings
     | 1,002 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

  • Value Authority Series

    Contributed by Dave Mcfadden on Jul 14, 2005
    based on 10 ratings
     | 2,091 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

  • By Whose Authority Series

    Contributed by Jeffery Anselmi on Jan 27, 2003
    based on 26 ratings
     | 1,671 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

  • By What Authority?

    Contributed by Chris Surber on Sep 24, 2008
    based on 4 ratings
     | 3,071 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

  • The Authority Of Christ

    Contributed by Jerry Flury on Mar 11, 2002
    based on 26 ratings
     | 1,523 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

  • Responsibility And Authority

    Contributed by Bruce Hindenburg on Aug 26, 2002
    based on 24 ratings
     | 1,753 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

  • Submission To Authority

    Contributed by Guy Glass on May 12, 2004
    based on 45 ratings
     | 2,131 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

  • Kingdom Authority

    Contributed by Steve Keeler on Jan 6, 2007
    based on 18 ratings
     | 17,483 views

    This messages teaches about the power and authority found in the name of Jesus Christ for those who have chosen Him as their Savior.

    Kingdom Authority by Steve Keeler Scripture Matthew 16:19 Each and every one of us through the power of the name of Jesus Christ are possessors of the authority of all heaven. The authority I’m speaking of is the authority that comes only through the name of Jesus Christ. Isn’t that a great ...read more