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  • Authority? Series

    Contributed by Greg Nance on Jun 6, 2005
    based on 6 ratings
     | 1,982 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
     | 4,707 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 Michael Stark on Jul 23, 2011
    based on 5 ratings
     | 2,326 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

  • Value Authority Series

    Contributed by Dave Mcfadden on Jul 14, 2005
    based on 10 ratings
     | 2,191 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

  • The Authority Of The Word

    Contributed by Shane Brooks on Dec 6, 2004
    based on 14 ratings
     | 1,046 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

  • Authority Of Scripture Series

    Contributed by Nathan Eyland on Feb 17, 2005
    based on 13 ratings
     | 4,151 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

  • God's Authority

    Contributed by Michael Galloway on Oct 2, 2005
    based on 6 ratings
     | 1,083 views

    Sermon about the authority of God, and why it is important we abide by it.

    God’s Authority 1. Intro. A. Story B. Religious World C. Mt. 28:18 And Jesus came and spoke to them saying, All Authority has been given to me in heaven and on earth. Means All authority has been given to Christ D. Col. 3:17 And whatever you do in word or deed, do all in the name of the ...read more

  • By What Authority?

    Contributed by Chris Surber on Sep 24, 2008
    based on 4 ratings
     | 3,184 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 Jesus

    Contributed by Timothy Darling on Dec 17, 2006
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,510 views

    Jesus demonstrates a kind of authority that they could not have guessed. He has already shown power over nature, but authority is more than power, it is the right to exercise power.

    The authority of Jesus Mark 1:21-28 The apostles are with Jesus at this point, going back toward their home base. Here Jesus demonstrates a kind of authority that they could not have guessed. He has shown power nature, but authority is more than power, it is the right to exercise power. Jesus ...read more

  • The Authority Of Believer

    Contributed by Ruel Camia on Oct 18, 2007
    based on 27 ratings
     | 6,530 views

    We must have an understanding of who we are in Christ. A. The authority of the believer belongs to every Christian. 1. The devil doesn’t want Christians to learn of their authority. 2. If Christians do not know what belongs to them, it won’t do them an

    Lesson: The Authority of the Believer I. We must have an understanding of who we are in Christ. A. The authority of the believer belongs to every Christian. 1. The devil doesn’t want Christians to learn of their authority. 2. If Christians do not know what belongs to them, it won’t do them ...read more

  • The Believer's Authority Series

    Contributed by Grant Van Boeschoten on Feb 17, 2008
    based on 51 ratings
     | 10,187 views

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

    The Believer’s Authority Grant van Boeschoten February 17, 2008 1. Jesus Sends out the 70 When Jesus walked the earth he was followed around by many people. Some people stayed around just because it was exciting. Where you found Jesus you found miracles, and many people liked to get the ...read more

  • A Higher Authority

    Contributed by J. Curtis Goforth, O.s.l. on Sep 5, 2006
    based on 5 ratings
     | 1,835 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
     | 12,349 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

  • By What Authority

    Contributed by John Williams Iii on Sep 24, 2002
    based on 227 ratings
     | 20,292 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
     | 8,789 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