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  • Authority

    Contributed by Thomas Bowen on Feb 4, 2006
    based on 11 ratings
     | 6,292 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 7 ratings
     | 3,061 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 Series

    Contributed by Michael Stark on Jul 23, 2011
    based on 5 ratings
     | 3,522 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
     | 4,160 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
     | 8,954 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 Whose Authority Series

    Contributed by Jeffery Anselmi on Jan 24, 2003
    based on 26 ratings
     | 2,170 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

  • Are You Authorized

    Contributed by Douglas Kinney on Jul 28, 2004
    based on 7 ratings
     | 1,285 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

  • The Authority Of Christ

    Contributed by Jerry Flury on Mar 10, 2002
    based on 26 ratings
     | 2,046 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
     | 2,379 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

  • By What Authority

    Contributed by John Williams Iii on Sep 24, 2002
    based on 227 ratings
     | 21,249 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

  • The Authority Of The Bible

    Contributed by Anthony Smith on Mar 15, 2004
    based on 9 ratings
     | 1,220 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

  • The Authority Of Christ

    Contributed by Steven W on Mar 15, 2005
    based on 52 ratings
     | 18,785 views

    What must we know about the Authority of Christ? How does the Authority of Christ apply to us? Is the Authority of Christ important to my Christian life? Find out and be inspired.

    The Authority of Christ Question: What must we know about the Authority of Christ? Question: How does the Authority of Christ apply to us? Question: Is the Authority of Christ important to my Christian life? These are some of the questions that we will attempt to answer from today’s ...read more

  • Authority Of Scripture Series

    Contributed by Nathan Eyland on Feb 17, 2005
    based on 13 ratings
     | 5,003 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

  • Submission To Authority

    Contributed by Guy Glass on May 12, 2004
    based on 45 ratings
     | 3,499 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

  • Value Authority Series

    Contributed by Dave Mcfadden on Jul 14, 2005
    based on 10 ratings
     | 2,992 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