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  • Authority

    Contributed by Thomas Bowen on Feb 4, 2006
    based on 11 ratings
     | 4,684 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
     | 1,961 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

  • Biblical Authority

    Contributed by Dana Chau on Mar 24, 2002
    based on 62 ratings
     | 3,354 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

  • The Authority Of The Believer

    Contributed by Paul Vincent on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 146 ratings
     | 18,429 views

    I. INTRODUCTION: A. AS I STUDY THE WORD OF GOD, ESPECIALLY THE NEW TESTAMENT IT BECOMES CLEAR TO ME THAT GOD DESIRES FOR US TO HAVE AUTHORITY FROM HIM, AND FOR US TO USE THAT AUTHORITY AS THE HOLY SPIRIT LEADS US. 1. Mark 16:15-20 2. 2 Corinthians 2:1-5 } Go to and read each passage 3. 1 ...read more

  • The Authority Of Love Series

    Contributed by Garth Wehrfritz- Hanson on Jan 26, 2003
    based on 94 ratings
     | 8,235 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

  • The Authority Of Scripture Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on May 26, 2014
    based on 7 ratings
     | 10,300 views

    The Apostolic witness, the testimony Holy Scriptures, & the Holy Spirit’s conformation in the heart & life are the basis for our Christian faith. These witnesses give powerful testimony to the veracity of God’s Witness to mankind.

  • By What Authority

    Contributed by John Williams Iii on Sep 24, 2002
    based on 227 ratings
     | 20,269 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

  • By Who's Authority? Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on May 13, 2003
    based on 85 ratings
     | 8,774 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 Power Of Authority

    Contributed by Norris Harris I on Apr 28, 2003
    based on 45 ratings
     | 2,474 views

    This message deals with the strong evangelistic current in the ministry of believers and the church.

    I have found Meditative moods to be refreshing as well as enlightening. Perhaps David meant the same thing when he contemplated the well-being of the man who meditates both day and night with delight in the Word of God. He said that a meditative man was comparable to a tree planted by rivers of ...read more

  • A Higher Authority

    Contributed by J. Curtis Goforth, O.s.l. on Sep 5, 2006
    based on 5 ratings
     | 1,827 views

    A Sermon on the fiery furnace and our need to answer to the higher authority of God rather than the earthly authorities in our lives.

    "A Higher Authority" Sermon on Daniel 3:1-30 September 3, 2006 Badin United Methodist Church Rev. J. Curtis Goforth, O.S.L. I heard an interview with a lady who has always been one of the most respected preachers in America. It became known somehow that she didn’t watch television. The ...read more

  • Authentic Authority Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on Apr 27, 2009
    based on 25 ratings
     | 12,340 views

    Controversy tore the early church. Judaizers taught that Gentile Christians had to submit to Jewish ritual laws & traditions in addition to believing in Christ. Paul confronted this issue.

    GALATIONS 1: 1-5 AUTHENTIC AUTHORITY A family, carefully executing their escape plan, dashes for the border at midnight...a man standing outside prison walls, gulping fresh air, awash in the new sun...a young woman with every trace of the ravaging drug gone from her system...they are FREE! ...read more

  • Governing Authorities

    Contributed by Clark Tanner on Nov 16, 2000
    based on 18 ratings
     | 515 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

  • The Purpose Of Authority Series

    Contributed by Michael Wilson on Nov 23, 2000
    based on 82 ratings
     | 4,993 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

  • Respect Authority! Series

    Contributed by Jim Black on Mar 20, 2003
    based on 61 ratings
     | 9,116 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 Christ

    Contributed by Steven W on Mar 15, 2005
    based on 52 ratings
     | 14,596 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