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  • First " Giving Honor And Obedience " To God.

    Contributed by Dr. Stafford Miller on Apr 22, 2001
    based on 53 ratings
     | 8,065 views

    It is more important for Christians to obey God rather than any human authority.

    THE SECOND SUNDAY IN THE SEASON OF EASTER, THE MESSAGE FOR SUNDAY THE 22ND OF APRIL, 2001 THE TEXT .....Acts 5:29-29 PRAYER...MAY THE WORDS OF GOD AND HIS MESSAGE SPOKEN THIS HOUR BE BOTH A WORD OF COMFORT AND CHALLENGE WE PRAY THAT IT WILL CHALLENGE THOSE WHO ARE COMFORTABLE AND ...read more

  • When Kingdoms Collide: God Or Government? Series

    Contributed by David Dykes on Jan 28, 2018
     | 2,224 views

    A good ambassador doesn’t hide out at the embassy and study the U.S. Constitution; he goes out into his assigned country and meets with its citizens. He delivers the message from his boss.

    INTRODUCTION In our country we have hundreds of courts where thousands of lawyers are asking questions of witnesses. Most of them are pretty sharp characters. But in every one of these courts, there is a court reporter taking down everything being said. Because of that we have a record of some ...read more

  • Word And Spirit Series

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Jan 14, 2012
     | 2,040 views

    The Holy Spirit acts in the human author of Scripture so that every word is inspired and true; the Holy Spirit also acts in the proclaimer and hearer so that the word can be efficatious in human life.

    Monday of 2nd Week in Course 2012 Verbum Domini Word and Spirit The anointing of Saul as king of Israel was one of those pivotal moments in salvation history that set Israel on a whole new course, and not an altogether good one. We see Samuel, one of the great saints of the OT, filled with ...read more

  • Modern Thinking Of Submitting To Authority

    Contributed by Greg Gordon on May 29, 2015
     | 826 views

    Submit yourselves for the Lord’s sake to every human authority: whether to the emperor, as the supreme authority. - 1 Peter 2:13 There is an interesting parallel in societies when they lose respect for leaders or the system of government other levels ..

    Submit yourselves for the Lord’s sake to every human authority: whether to the emperor, as the supreme authority. - 1 Peter 2:13 There is an interesting parallel in societies when they lose respect for leaders or the system of government other levels of authority are also not respected. ...read more

  • Faith In Politics Series

    Contributed by C. Philip Green on May 28, 2011
    based on 2 ratings
     | 2,122 views

    When it comes to the believer's involvement in politics, this principle should guide us: God calls us to submit to all human authority because of Christ, because of our critics, and because we are free in Him!

  • We Love The Church Because It Has Accountability

    Contributed by David Scudder on Oct 3, 2010
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,212 views

    The human tendency is to hate authority. The Bible, on the other hand, not only exalts God’s authority, but it also places its blessing on certain forms of human authority. God has also made every church member accountable to every other church member. Go

    Purpose: To explain how true fellowship happens. Aim: I want the listener to see the benefits of being accountable. INTRODUCTION: The human tendency is to hate authority. The Bible, on the other hand, not only exalts God’s authority, but it also places its blessing on certain forms of human ...read more

  • Don't Tell Me What To Do Series

    Contributed by Richard Tow on Oct 14, 2003
    based on 26 ratings
     | 7,816 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

  • Behind Closed Doors Series

    Contributed by Richard Tow on Nov 10, 2003
    based on 74 ratings
     | 22,632 views

    This is the second in a series that considers several truths about authority over our lives. In this message the fundamental reason for rebellion and God’s response to rebellion are discussed.

    Behind Closed Doors Submission to Human Authority (Part II) 3/3/02 Today I want to talk with you about something that over time will significantly affect your relationships with other people, your relationship with God, your success on the job, and your ministry capacity. There are no easy ...read more

  • The Canopy Of God's Provision Series

    Contributed by Richard Tow on Nov 10, 2003
    based on 9 ratings
     | 3,458 views

    As the third in a series concerining our response to authority over our lives, this message discusses the guidance, protection, and blessing found in humble submission to authority.

    The Canopy of God’s Provision Submission to Human Authority (Part III) 3-10-02 In previous messages we have discussed: I.The Appointment of Human Authority Comes from God. II.All Human Authority is Limited in its Scope. III.Submission to Human Authority is NOT based upon our ...read more

  • Conflicting Allegiances Series

    Contributed by Garth Wehrfritz- Hanson on Apr 7, 2001
    based on 95 ratings
     | 2,283 views

    Ever since the beginning, Christians have faced the temptation of conflicting allegiances.

    Sermon for 2nd Sunday of Easter, Year C Based on Acts 5:29 By Pastor Garth Wehrfritz-Hanson “Conflicting Allegiances” When is it more important for us as Christians to obey God rather than any human authority? What does God require of us in a world of conflicting allegiances? When ...read more

  • God Breathed

    Contributed by Bennett T Cortez on Apr 16, 2014
     | 2,527 views

    John assures us that much more could have been written, but these are written, “that we might believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God; and that believing we might have life through his name”

    INTRODUCTION There are various views of inspiration. The Bible says and shows about itself, a definition of divine inspiration can be formulated. The ultimate source of divine inspired God Himself for the Scripture are God “breathed” (inspired) by Him (2 Tim. 3:16): “All ...read more

  • Commendable Conduct

    Contributed by Paul Apple on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 13 ratings
     | 695 views

    COMMENDABLE CONDUCT--ESPECIALLY SUBMISSION TO EVERY APPROPRIATE HUMAN AUTHORITY--IS THE ONLY ANSWER TO PERSECUTION AND THE BEST WAY TO GLORIFY GOD (2:11-3:12) A. Introduction (2:11-13a) 1. Commendable Conduct Viewed Negatively (:11) a. Description of Such Conduct ("lusts of the ...read more

  • Says Who? Series

    Contributed by Andy Stanley on Sep 18, 2009
    based on 34 ratings
     | 23,943 views

    The second in a series of messages on the topic of an invisible "unseen" world that impacts our visible world. This sermon focuses on authority, submission, and rebellion.

    Get the logos, graphics, and videos Andy used to preach this message. Visit www.andystanleysermons.org. Rebellion equals freedom. We didn’t actually know how to say it like that, but that’s the premise from which we operated from the time we were about 12 or 13 years old, right? It just made ...read more

  • The Way Of Righteousness

    Contributed by I. G. Spong on Sep 28, 2017
     | 2,197 views

    How do we answer hostile questions about our faith? How do we know where the authority of God resides? Is the authority of God in our lives?

    Prelude, Purpose & Plan How do we answer hostile questions about our faith? How do we know where the authority of God resides? Is the authority of God in our lives? Let’s explore Jesus’ confrontation with religious leaders over His authority and the parable of the two sons in Matthew ...read more

  • Scriptural Authority

    Contributed by Lindeal Greer on Nov 22, 2000
    based on 67 ratings
     | 938 views

    How Scriptural Authority is Established, allowing the Bible to divide itself.

    How Scriptural Authority is Established Authority is the right to command or direct, enforce obedience or or administer punishment or reward. To authorize a thing is to empower to act, or direct by authority. In spiritual and in christian affairs, all authority comes from ...read more