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'Authority' Tagged Sermons

“The Bible Alone” 2 Timothy 3:16-17

An Expositional Sermon 2 Timothy 3:16-17 “The Bible Alone” Theme/Big Idea: Scripture is God’s Word and is authoritative and sufficient for life. Aim/Appropriation/Application: Ask God to help you see that reading, knowing, and cherishing this book is more important than eating food, even as Jesus quoted Moses (Deut. 8:3), “Man shall not live by bread alone, but…

“Final Instructions in the Faith” 2 Timothy 1:1-4:22 (Overview)

An Expositional Sermon 2 Timothy 1:1-4:22 (Overview Sermon) “Final Instructions in the Faith” Theme/Big Idea: Christ stands by and guards His people, so we live and suffer based on our love for Him rooted in the Bible, guarding the gospel, and standing by those in chains. Aim/Appropriation/Application: Build your life upon your hope in Christ and nothing…

“Slaves Honor Masters” 1 Timothy 6:1-2a

An Expositional Sermon 1 Timothy 6:1-2a “Slaves Honor Masters” Theme/Big Idea: Believers who are bond-servants honor their masters. Aim/Appropriation/Application: Show all honor to the authorities that the Lord has placed over you in your life. Outline: (1) Give All Honor to Masters (1 Timothy 5:17-18) (2) Giving Honor Where Honor May Not Be Due (1 Timothy 5:19-21) (3) Honor…

“Authority & Submission” 1 Timothy 2:8-15

An Expositional Sermon 1 Timothy 2:8-15 “Authority & Submission” Theme/Big Idea: God has established different roles of authority and submission in His churches and we should labor for faithfulness and obedience because our hope is in Christ. Aim/Appropriation/Application: Pray that God would preserve our overseers, and that He might give us more overseers. Outline: (1) Submit to God…

“Church and State” 1 Timothy 2:1-7

An Expositional Sermon 1 Timothy 2:1-7 “Church and State” Theme/Big Idea: God calls us to pray for all so that we might live quiet and godly lives. Aim/Appropriation/Application: Let’s resolve to pray like this as a church because our hope is in the Mediator, Jesus Christ. Outline: (1) Pray for All Men (1 Timothy 2:1) (2) Pray for All in High…

“What Is Man?” Daniel 6:1-28

Theme: Man is a reflection, under authority, powerless, and made to worship God.
Aim: Trust in the only God who is able to save us from the trials in this world and His eternal wrath that we deserve for our sin.
What is man?
(1) Man Is A Reflection (Daniel 6:1-9)
(2) Man Is Under Authority (Daniel 6:10-15)
(3) Man Is Powerless (Daniel 6:16-23)
(4) Man Is Made to Worship God (Daniel 6:24-28)

“Shield Me, Lord” Psalm 144:1-15

Theme: God is the sovereign protector of His people.
Aim: Pray that God would shape our church like this: Humble trust in God > Issuing to humble authority > leading strength in our church > trusting in God as our Shield and sovereign Protector > leading to blessedness.
(1) God Is Our Strength (Psalm 144:1-2)
(2) We Don’t Deserve God (Psalm 143:3-6)
(3) God Is a Warrior (Psalm 144:5-8)
(4) God’s Protection Leads to Worship (Psalm 144:9-11)
(5) God’s People Are Blessed (Psalm 144:12-15)

“Jesus’ Authority Was Rejected” Mark 11:27-12:12

Theme: Jesus has authority, our sin is responsible for His death, and the fear of man is a roadblock to Christ.
Aim: Submit to the authority of Jesus, see how your sinful heart is deceived to love sin, see how your fear and dishonesty with God can stand in the way of your relationship with God through Christ.
(1) Do You Reject Authority? (Mark 11:27-33)
(2) Would You Kill Jesus? (Mark 12:1-11)
(3) What Are You Afraid Of? (Mark 12:1)

“True Greatness” Mark 10:32-52

Theme: Jesus leads by dying and rising again, by bearing wrath, serving, ransoming and giving sight.
Aim: Let this text reorient how you think about what is great, and submit to Jesus’ authority with a grateful heart.
Three Aspects of the Greatness of Christ
(1) Death & Resurrection (Mark 10:32-34)
(2) Bearing God’s Wrath, Serving, & Giving His Life as a Ransom for Many (Mark 10:35-45)
(3) Giving Sight (Mark 10:46-52)

“Jesus Has Authority” Mark 5:1-43

Theme: Jesus has authority over men, spirits, illness, life and death.
Aim: Lay down your life to worship Christ by killing the idols to which our heart too often clings.
Jesus has…
(1) Authority over those living among the dead (Mark 5:1-13)
(2) Authority that stirs up the community (Mark 5:14-20)
a. Beggar 1 – “Jesus, please leave.”
b. Beggar 2 – “Jesus, please let me be with you.”
(3) More authority than any physician (Mark 5:21-34)
a. Jairus’ request (vv. 21-23)
b. Woman with the discharge (vv. 24-34)
(4) Authority to raise the dead (Mark 5:35-43).