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  • Respect Civil Authority Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on Jan 6, 2014
    based on 6 ratings
     | 11,224 views

    Peter indicates that our salvation should impact how we related to governmental authority. Submission is not a popular topic, but it is needful, in our rebellious & self-gratifying society. Submission is recognition of God¡¯s right to govern our lives.

    1 PETER 2: 13-17 RESPECT CIVIL AUTHORITY [Renewing Hope Series] [Romans 13:1-7 / Acts 4:19-20; 5:29] From this point on 1 Peter discusses the effect of our salvation on our life and relationships. Because of our fallen understanding, what living the Christian life entails needs to be ...read more

  • Obedience To God

    Contributed by Mike Rickman on Jul 5, 2003
    based on 16 ratings
     | 1,302 views

    God has ordained civil government so we are to be in total compliance with civil authorities. Or are we?

    July 6, 2003 Morning Service Text: Romans 13:1-7 Subject: Obedience to the Law Title: Whom Shall We Obey? As the Fourth of July weekend comes to a close we want to remember our country with a salute to the freedoms and liberties that we have. Let’s just stop for a moment and ponder these ...read more

  • Jesus And Pilate

    Contributed by Scott Coltrain on Sep 11, 2002
    based on 101 ratings
     | 5,557 views

    An examination of the meeting of Jesus and Pontius Pilate and the lessons that can be gained from their encounter, concerning the nature of civil authority and our relationship to it.

    The Jewish authorities wanted Jesus dead but were unwilling to kill Him themselves because they did not wish to lose favor with the common people who believed in Jesus. They wanted Rome to do it. They wanted Rome to take the blame. The evil Jewish authorities played Pontius Pilate like a fiddle ...read more

  • The Christian And Civil Government

    Contributed by Scott Coltrain on Oct 11, 2002
    based on 59 ratings
     | 3,638 views

    This is a study of what the Scriptures teach about the origin and purpose of civil government. We also briefly examine both the Christian’s responsibilities and rights in relation to civil government.

    We Christians have many relationships in our lives. We have a relationship with God through Christ. We have relationships with those who are in the Church. We have relationships within marriage and family. We have relationships with our neighbors or society. We have relationships with our ...read more

  • Don't Tell Me What To Do Series

    Contributed by Richard Tow on Oct 14, 2003
    based on 26 ratings
     | 7,797 views

    This sermon uses David’s experience with King Saul to teach biblical attitudes toward authority that God places over our lives. The limitations of scope in such authority and the basis of our respect for authority are discussed.

    Don’t Tell Me What to Do! Submission to Human Authority I 2/17/02 Follow with me as we read I Samuel 24. This incident occurred during a very difficult time in David’s life. King Saul had listed him as #1 in the “Ten Most Wanted” fugitives in Israel. David had been running for his ...read more

  • Obedience And Submission

    Contributed by Bruce Morrison on Feb 9, 2004
    based on 42 ratings
     | 9,294 views

    A not too popular subject, but one that is essential to successful Christian living, family living, and congregational living.

    Obedience and Submission Introduction We live in a permissive world, a world where the absolutes of God hold diminished influence. This should not surprise us for the Bible tells us that lawlessness will characterize the days that precede the Second Coming of ...read more

  • You & Your Government Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on Oct 22, 2012
    based on 14 ratings
     | 6,943 views

    Being citizens of heaven doesn’t minimize our responsibilities on earth for the Christian citizen is called upon to be the best citizen. The Christian will have a high view of authority & will be submissive to it as a matter of conscience.

    ROMANS 13: 1-7 YOU AND YOUR GOVERNMENT [Matthew 22:15-22] An Idaho SHEEP RANCHER was approached one day by a stranger in a suit. He said, "If I can guess how many sheep you’ve got, may I have one?" Thinking this to be near impossible the rancher agreed. The stranger then stated, "You ...read more

  • The Christian Wife

    Contributed by Jeffery Anselmi on Sep 12, 2001
    based on 91 ratings
     | 4,213 views

    What does the Bible sya about being a Christian wife?

    INTRODUCTION I am going to venture into an area of teaching that is probably one of the most sensitive areas of teaching in the church and the society today. It is an area in which there has been much abuse over the years. It is a subject that has been done a great injustice over the years. ...read more

  • John The Baptizer's Death Series

    Contributed by Garth Wehrfritz- Hanson on Jul 4, 2003
    based on 78 ratings
     | 4,960 views

    John the baptizer, an innocent man is beheaded by Herod Antipas.

    Sermon for 5 Pent Yr B, 13/07/2003 Based on Mk 6:14-29 Grace Lutheran Church, Medicine Hat, Alberta By Pastor Garth Wehrfritz-Hanson Ever since the beginning, prophets have, more often than not, lived on a collision course with “the powers that be.” Indeed, the prophetic word, often ...read more

  • The Purpose Of Authority Series

    Contributed by Michael Wilson on Nov 23, 2000
    based on 83 ratings
     | 5,233 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

  • In The Public Square

    Contributed by James Powell on Dec 27, 2006
    based on 6 ratings
     | 6,842 views

    The Christians responsibility in the Public Arena.

    Citizenship: Christians in the Public Square This is not all my own sermon, I want to give credit where it is due, H.B. London, and other known names but I ran across this and thought it is proper with election coming up this week, What God says about Government. Many Christian people want ...read more

  • Politics And The Christian Voter

    Contributed by James Boyd on Feb 21, 2003
    based on 118 ratings
     | 12,485 views

    Promoting a Positive Christian Voice in Politics and Government

    " When the righteous are in authority, the people rejoice: but when the wicked beareth rule, the people mourn."- Proverbs 29:2 “The Church must take right ground in regards to politics . . . God will bless or curse the nation according to the [political] course Christians take.” -Charles ...read more

  • Dutiful Christians Series

    Contributed by Joseph Mcculley on Dec 28, 2006
    based on 9 ratings
     | 7,458 views

    This message reminds us of basic Christian duties, like being in subjection to governmental powers...

    1 Peter 2:13-17 Dutiful Christians Introduction: Do you like to go to masquerade parties? Let me tell you about a party that occurred a long time ago. On December 16, 1773 Samuel Adams was speaking and in his closing comments, he gave a prearranged verbal signal. He said, "This ...read more

  • Honoring Your Mother

    Contributed by Wayne Burnett on Apr 17, 2001
    based on 271 ratings
     | 13,007 views

    Give your mother the honor she deserves

    HONORING YOUR MOTHER ROMANS 13:7 & 1TIM 5:18 I. BACKGROUND OF THESE SCRIPTURES A. Rom 13:7 - taxes are to be paid, respect and honor are to be given to those over you according to their position B. 1 Tim 5:18 - as the ox in the O.T. would turn the mill to grind wheat, barley or other grain ...read more

  • Amazing Grace Series

    Contributed by Aarron Ellerman on Feb 7, 2008
    based on 11 ratings
     | 2,364 views

    The kind of faith God is looking for in the kind of person we so often are not.

    Series: Joshua Text: Joshua 2:1-24 Title: “Amazing Grace” I. Rahab the harlot (1) • There are several things we find that are working against Rahab  or why she would have been disqualified to do great things for God. o She was a harlot. She practiced a lifestyle of open sin ...read more