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  • Authority? Series

    Contributed by Greg Nance on Jun 6, 2005
    based on 6 ratings
     | 2,051 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
     | 4,852 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

  • Apostolic Authority

    Contributed by Eddie Snipes on Nov 29, 2001
    based on 41 ratings
     | 3,160 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

  • The Authority Of Christ

    Contributed by Quintin Marrow on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 59 ratings
     | 611 views

    Text Summary: In his narrative of Jesus’ teaching and the exorcism in the synagogue in Capernaum, Mark demonstrates that Jesus is the Son of God, and, as such, that He alone possesses the authority of God the Father. INTERPRETATION: Jesus’ authority is demonstrated: 1) In His teaching ...read more

  • Governing Authorities

    Contributed by Clark Tanner on Nov 16, 2000
    based on 18 ratings
     | 581 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

  • Scriptural Authority

    Contributed by Lindeal Greer on Nov 22, 2000
    based on 67 ratings
     | 900 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 Purpose Of Authority Series

    Contributed by Michael Wilson on Nov 23, 2000
    based on 83 ratings
     | 5,147 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

  • The Governing Authorities

    Contributed by Shane Williams on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 51 ratings
     | 1,396 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
     | 1,613 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

  • By Who's Authority? Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on May 13, 2003
    based on 85 ratings
     | 8,911 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 Authority Of Christ

    Contributed by Jerry Flury on Mar 10, 2002
    based on 26 ratings
     | 1,665 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

  • Biblical Authority

    Contributed by Dana Chau on Mar 24, 2002
    based on 62 ratings
     | 3,455 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

  • Respect Authority! Series

    Contributed by Jim Black on Mar 20, 2003
    based on 61 ratings
     | 9,434 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

  • The Authority Of The Bible

    Contributed by Anthony Smith on Mar 15, 2004
    based on 9 ratings
     | 804 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

  • Submission To Authority

    Contributed by Guy Glass on May 12, 2004
    based on 45 ratings
     | 2,449 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