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  • Authority

    Contributed by Thomas Bowen on Feb 4, 2006
    based on 11 ratings
     | 4,865 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
     | 2,054 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
     | 2,507 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
     | 2,800 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

  • Apostolic Authority

    Contributed by Eddie Snipes on Nov 29, 2001
    based on 41 ratings
     | 3,162 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

  • Are You Authorized

    Contributed by Douglas Kinney on Jul 28, 2004
    based on 7 ratings
     | 885 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 The Bible

    Contributed by Anthony Smith on Mar 15, 2004
    based on 9 ratings
     | 810 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 Believer

    Contributed by Ruel Camia on Oct 18, 2007
    based on 27 ratings
     | 6,895 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

  • Authority And Submission Series

    Contributed by Gary Moore on Jan 21, 2008
    based on 6 ratings
     | 3,038 views

    The crisis of authority

    Know therefore today, and lay it to your heart, that the LORD is God in heaven above and on the earth beneath; there is no other (Deuteronomy 4.39). As a nation we are in the midst of a crisis of authority. Many people distrust those in political leadership and the natural, albeit sinful, ...read more

  • Authority Issues Series

    Contributed by Kevin Ruffcorn on Oct 9, 2011
    based on 4 ratings
     | 4,580 views

    The religious leaders questioned Jesus' authority. We know Jesus has authority, but does he really have authority over us?

    Matthew 21:23-32 "Authority Issues" INTRODUCTION God is a God of abundance and diversity. Looking around the worship area, it is obvious that we are very different people. We like to make things easy, though, so we often condense our diversity down to the basic essentials and say that ...read more

  • God's Authority

    Contributed by Michael Galloway on Oct 2, 2005
    based on 6 ratings
     | 1,146 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

  • The Authority Of Jesus

    Contributed by Timothy Darling on Dec 17, 2006
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,571 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

  • Submit To The Authorities

    Contributed by Cesar Delgado on Jun 6, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,089 views

    Apostle Paul preached the gospel in such a way that the gospel was heard in every places. But he did not resist the authorities. If they wanted them to put them into prison, he let them. He didn’t shout, “That’s against human freedom.” No, he didn’t. Inst

    Submit to the Authorities Romans 13:1-7 Introduction Last week we focused our attention on verse 1b. In that verse we have seen three (3) implications that solidify our understanding why we have to submit to governing authorities. Let’s review it again. 1. It implies the truth that ...read more

  • The Believer's Authority Series

    Contributed by Grant Van Boeschoten on Feb 17, 2008
    based on 51 ratings
     | 10,616 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

  • Authentic Authority Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on Apr 27, 2009
    based on 25 ratings
     | 12,537 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