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The Blessing of (Good) Authority: Lessons from a Kings Last Words

Editors’ note:  Take part in TGCs Read the Bible initiative, where were encouraging Christians and churches to read together through Gods Word in a year. People today are scared of authority. Yet should they be? From elementary school through graduate school, Western educators teach us to question authority, the authority of the church because it... Read more

Jesus, Authority, Justice, and Slavery (1 Peter 2:13-25) Sermon Notes | Real Faith

28 Jun Jesus, Authority, Justice, and Slavery (1 Peter 2:13-25) Sermon Notes Our Perfect God Works Through Imperfect Authority 1 Peter 2:13Be subject for the Lords sake to every human institution, whether it be to the emperor as supreme, 14or to governors as sent by him to punish those who do evil and to praise... Read more

How a Global Pandemic Exposes Our Desire for Authority – Christ and Pop Culture

In a recent episode of the podcast Hidden Brain, University of Maryland psychologist Michele Gelfand considers the coronavirus pandemic from the perspective of culture. She explains that what we are seeing in the various national responses to COVID-19 aligns with her research of relative tightness or looseness in cultural norms. Countries known to have tight... Read more

Hillsong’s Brooke Ligertwood on Authority and Responsibility in Worship | RELEVANT Magazine

When the pandemic hit, Brooke Ligertwood was in California preparing for Hillsong Worship’s enormous Awaketour in promotion of 2019’s excellent worship album. But that plan, like almost every 2020 plan, was put on hold. As it’s become clearer that the old normal is gone for good, Ligertwood has adjusted. She’s got a children’s book... Read more

WHAT AUTHORITY DID JESUS GIVE PETER?: A Study in 1 Peter | Pastor Mark Driscoll

16 Jun WHAT AUTHORITY DID JESUS GIVE PETER?: A Study in 1 Peter Posted at 03:00h in Daily Devotions by Mark Driscoll My wife and I have the great blessing of godly older spiritual authority that knows us, loves us, and oversees us like mature spiritual fathers and mothers. One of these men had been... Read more

Non secular Holidays: Do Christians Have Authority to Have a good time Holidays

[ad_1] Podcast (crosstalk): Play in new window | Obtain | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | In right this moment’s Bible examine we reply a voicemail query from Rachel about celebrating spiritual holidays, like Christmas and Easter. Is there a biblical precedent for celebrating these man-made spiritual holidays? Ought to Christians be in favor, opposed,... Read more

Authority in an Age of Autonomy | Devotional by Jason Weimer

[ad_1] However of the Son he says, Your throne, O God, is eternally and ever, the scepter of uprightness is the scepter of your kingdom. Hebrews 1:8 William Ernest Henleys well-known poem Invictus closes with the traces, I'm the grasp of my destiny, I'm the captain of my soul. Although written in 1875, the couplet... Read more

Give the Bible Purposeful Authority in Your Church

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