Summary When life gets crazy, we must remember that in the midst of everything, believers are still the ones who have authority from God. Second Corinthians 5:21 says, He hath made him to be sin for us, who knew no sin; that we might be made the righteousness of God in him. Jesus has already done everything necessary to secure the authority and power over sin, sickness, demons, and fear. You can hear full message in Audio page.) dynamic preaching, teaching, writing and video and audio tape ministry. You have obtained an inheritance, and in that inheritance you have been given all authority. You have entered into this position of authority because you are in Him. You have to employ the faith action to receive that authority and join forces with Him in this earth. Believers Chapel Dallas | 6420 Churchill Way Dallas Tx, 75230 | (972) 239-5371 All we need to do is realize and believe what we have been given the authority, and then take it by speaking the name of Jesus over the situation. He came to earth as a man for one reason: to re-capture the authority that Satan had stolen through Adam’s disobedience in the garden. 4. Every born-again believer has the authority and responsibility to preach the Gospel of Jesus Christ in this earth. Take your responsibility and speak directly to Satan yourself and stand your ground firmly. The problem is the devil is the one who has initiated the aggression against us and done the provoking. Become God-inside-minded and you will begin to walk in this point of authority. We need to realize that we have authority through Christ. You are filled with the Spirit of God. He raised Jesus from the dead and set Him far above all other authority–not only in this world, but also in the heavenly world. Jesus appeared to His disciples after His resurrection from the dead. Read Ephesians 1:19-23, Ephesians 2:6, Joshua 1:3, Ephesians 4:27, Matthew 4:8-10, and Colossians 2:15. All the secrets a believer needs to know, for revival and victory and power with God are in the BIBLE. Authority is defined as the right to command. We don't have to wait for God to give us power. Beginning in verse 15, Jesus said: Go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature. Spiritual Warfare: Binding the Strong Man in Prayer, Falling Short of the Grace of God – Hebrews 12:15, Leviticus 14:1-6: The Cleansing of Leprosy. Along with that authority come certain responsibilities. 28:18,19). The context of each of these verses deals with giving. You can share the Gospel, confirmed with powerful signs, because Jesus has delegated this authority to believers. Are we ignorant to what Jesus has given to us? YOU put on the new man, which is created in righteousness and true holiness. When the church was first beginning, Acts 12:24 described it as the Word growing and multiplying. We didn't deserve that right, we didn't earn for that right, this spiritual authority is not because of what you have done to deserve it, this spiritual authority … I want you to see the parallel here. The authority is a possession of every child of God. This sermon tells of the authority of the believer. It is not enough for us to simply accept Jesus’ work at Calvary. He will bring the healing, but you and I as believers must lay hands on the sick by faith, believing that God will perform His Word. Those three elements are enough for you to carry out your spiritual authority here in the earth. We need to understand what Paul said here in the light of what he wrote in previous chapters. Don’t pray and ask God to fight Satan for you. We need to know what our authority is in Jesus Christ. We are held responsible for much more. One definition of authority is the right to command, and as Believers, we are authorized dealers of God’s power. It’s time we begin exercising our God given authority. But when the storm came, they were filled with fear that the boat would sink. You are the one in authority. And he arose, and rebuked the wind, and said unto the sea, Peace, be still. You are the one to be strong in the Lord and in the power of His might. You don’t need any more power. He promises to supply all your need according to His riches in glory by Christ Jesus (Philippians 4:18-19). Jesus delegated the authority to His disciples and they accepted it. Sermon Downloads Home Sermons Audio Clips Conferences About ministry Contact Endorsements / Where I Ministered. YOU is the understood subject of these verses. #2 – WE HAVE AUTHORITY TO PREACH THE GOSPEL. This is a prophetic word for many who are reading this. The Believers Authority Study Guide Lesson Five nstructions Read chapter 5, "Exercising Authority," from the textbook The Believer 's Authority: Legacy Edition. As new creations we have been put in a position of power and authority– a position delegated to us by God through Jesus Christ. Jesus succeeded in securing all power by going to the cross, dying a horrible death, suffering the penalty for sin, and defeating Satan in the pit of hell. The Word is in you, but you are the one who must be willing to allow it to work in you. Praise God! This authority is ours whether we act on it or not. Jesus made the promise to give us this power and authority in Matthew 16:18 when he said to Peter: "The gates of Hades will not be able to withstand or withhold the advancing church." This is clearly illustrated in the Bible when we read about the power of God healing the lame, casting out demons, and raising the dead. We need to mean every word in the DECLARATION that we make every week in Church: "I RECEIVE HIS WORD, I BELIEVE HIS WORD and I LIVE BY HIS WORD" We need to know who we are and what God says about us. Where? You must reach deep within yourself, as David did, and encourage yourself in the Lord (1 Samuel 30:6 KJV). A pastor of a church may ask one of the members to head up an outreach ministry or a children’s program. “He came to earth as a man for one reason: to re-capture the authority that Satan had stolen through Adam’s disobedience in the garden.”. We read powerful examples in the Scriptures of how Jesus exercised His authority and passed it on to His followers.When Peter and John went to the temple, they encountered a lame man who asked them for money. We need to know our authority. They want to live in prosperity, health, protection and peace, but they stop short of achieving victory in those areas for one reason— they don’t know how to use their authority. BELIEVER’S AUTHORITY Seven Promises for Abundant Living 1. A. Gates don’t attack but are there to keep something out. Jesus’ words in the 16th chapter of Mark were not intended for the early church alone. That is a great deal of authority! Answer: The believer’s authority over Satan and victory over the spiritual forces of evil depend on the power of God, the relative power of Satan, and God’s power within the believer. Satan wants to see to it that you forget the reality of being born again. He lives and walks in you. When you made Jesus Christ the Lord of your life, Colossians 1:13 says you were delivered from the power of darkness. God will not lay hands on the sick. Where are the feet? And the wind ceased, and there was a great calm. The armor and the weapons are at your disposal. Also, please financially support their ministries as they bring the good news of Jesus Christ to billions of people around the world. Pastor Carol Joy teaches how The Believers Authority changed her life. His words to them form the basic foundation for the work of the New Testament church. Many believers are living the same way—trapped in a chicken mentality. 12 The Believer's Authority wickedness in high places. You have been delivered from the power, or authority, of darkness and placed into God’s kingdom. If you can’t go, then you can send someone in your place. God is there with you to back His Word; but all is worthless unless you take your position of authority and assume the responsibility to use what He has provided. Believer's Authority Ministries Home Sermons Audio Clips Conferences About ministry Contact Endorsements / Where I Ministered. You have been given the Word of God. God is fighting on your behalf and is about to place Satan and all the demons coming against you under your feet! God will not lay hands on the sick. No, he turns up the heat of his authority. God has never forced His will on any person. YOU use the Word of God to renew your mind. God’s power is in His Word. Now that we’ve discussed the authority given to us through Christ, I want to share how we can implement that authority. In the exercise of this authority, the believer is simply obeying orders. Jesus was called the last Adam (1 Cor. B. One part of that prayer was that they know the exceeding greatness of his power to those who believe (Eph. Below are a few things to help us start moving in that direction. Sometimes there is a stiff fight — but the lawful authority wins in the end! Office Address: 1 Innovation Way, Suite B Woodland Park, CO 80863 Mailing Address: PO Box 3333 Colorado Springs, CO 80934 Helpline: 719-635-1111 Fax: 719-635-1777 Email: info@awmi.net Website: www.awmi.net The great power that God worked in Christ when He raised Him from the dead is the same creative power of God that worked in you to make you alive when you were dead in your trespasses and sins. 5:18). And there arose a great storm of wind, and the waves beat into the ship, so that it was now full. Therefore, you are a part of His body and are seated with Him in that heavenly place, equipped with the same power, the same authority that He has. 15:45). You are the one in authority. We need to understand that the infinitely powerful government of heaven backs us up. But now we see not yet all things put under him.” It’s clear in this verse that God has placed all things in subjection to us, under our feet. Fourth, there is delegated authority. As believers, we are part of His body and we are seated with Him in that highly exalted place of authority. And these signs shall follow them that believe….I want you to notice who is to do all these things: them that believe. “I have set before you life and death, blessing and cursing; therefore choose life, that both you and your descendants may live” (Deuteronomy 30:19). He is able to make all financial grace abound toward you ( 2 Corinthians 9:8) and open the windows of heaven blessing you until there is no longer room to receive it (Malachi 3:10). They have received salvation, but stop short of living life abundantly, as God intended. Creflo Augustus Dollar, Jr. is an American televangelist, pastor, and the founder of the non-denominational World Changers Church International based in Fulton County, Georgia, Creflo Dollar Ministerial Association (formerly called International Covenant Ministries), Creflo Dollar Ministries, and Arrow Records. He wants to see to it that you never realize your place of authority in Christ Jesus, because if you do, that power you walk in makes you absolutely dangerous to him. Let’s demand all that has been taken from us be restored seven-fold. 100 Bible Verses about The Believers Authority Matthew 28:18 ESV / 1,059 helpful votes Helpful Not Helpful And Jesus came and said to them, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. This is the only way to pull out of the pit we are in and begin to head toward and experience victory. He says, “YOU be strong in the Lord. How to Implement Our Authority as Believers Now that we’ve discussed the authority given to us through Christ, I want to share how we can implement that authority. Jesus said: Matt 16:19. Listen to the message "Our Union With God—Part 1 " from the Reigning in Life as a King audio series. It was shortly thereafter, at the very beginning of 2 Samuel that David is crowned King. He walked to the back of the boat and went to sleep. First, God’s power is perfect and unlimited. Hebrews 2:8 says, “Thou hast put all things in subjection under his feet. “You have the power and the authority to take the Word of God, the name of Jesus, and the power of the Holy Spirit and run Satan out of your affairs.”. He pursues and subdues the law-resister. And there were also with him other little ships. At the age of 17, hearing the call … You simply have to exercise your authority. Every born-again Believer has that same power.Jesus gave his appointed messengers authority to tread on serpents and scorpions, and over the power of the enemy. #3 – WE HAVE AUTHORITY TO STAND AGAINST SATAN. For example, a storeowner may delegate to a certain employee the task of supervising the newest workers hired. "all Authority God will confirm His Word, but first it has to be put forth. Go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature. You are born of the Spirit of God. In the first half of Ephesians, Paul is trying to help us realize who we are in Christ, before telling us what we are to do for God. Ephesians 4:21-24 says, If so be that ye have heard him, and have been taught by him, as the truth is in Jesus: That ye put off concerning the former conversation the old man, which is corrupt according to the deceitful lusts; And be renewed in the spirit of your mind; And that ye put on the new man, which after God is created in righteousness and true holiness. We do not have to tolerate sickness, disease, fear, or any other kind of evil present in the world. The Word says that righteousness has come upon all men (Rom. Jesus had to carry out the responsibility of authority that he had delegated to them by rebuking the wind and the sea. You are to give him no place in your life. The work God did in Jesus was supreme. Whether what we have lost in life is from the original sin, through direct attacks of the devil and his emissaries, or through our own sin, faults and poor choices, Satan is still the thief and source of our losses. Notice, it says the God of peace. This sermon tells of the authority of the believer. God will not lay hands on the sick. God has given us authority in Christ. how is it that ye have no faith? He has provided the armor, but it is your responsibility as a believer to put on that armor and stand against the devil. Therefore, there must be something we can do to bring this into the realm of reality. He will flee! Go ye therefore…(Matt. Remember, it is God's authority given through Jesus to us. A key to personal success and development we would like to introduce is BELIEVER’S AUTHORITY. The devil is alive and well on planet earth. Scripture clearly bears this out. It was at that time that He delegated the authority to carry out that work. 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