Sermons on Authority

Sermons on Authority

A House Divided (Lowertown St. Paul)

John 12:20-31 20 Now there were some Greeks among those who went up to worship at the festival. 21 They came to Philip, who was from Bethsaida in Galilee, with a request. “Sir,” they said, “we would like to see Jesus.” 22 Philip went to tell Andrew; Andrew and Philip in turn told Jesus. 23 Jesus replied, “The hour has come for the Son of Man to be glorified. 24 Very truly I tell you, unless a kernel of wheat falls to the ground and…

The Good Civil Life (Downtown Minneapolis)

1 Peter 2:13-17 13 Submit yourselves for the Lord’s sake to every human authority: whether to the emperor, as the supreme authority, 14 or to governors, who are sent by him to punish those who do wrong and to commend those who do right. 15 For it is God’s will that by doing good you should silence the ignorant talk of foolish people.16 Live as free people, but do not use your freedom as a cover-up for evil; live as God’s slaves. 17 Show proper respect to everyone, love the family of believers, fear…

The Good Civil Life (Lowertown St. Paul

1 Peter 2:13-17 13 Submit yourselves for the Lord’s sake to every human authority: whether to the emperor, as the supreme authority, 14 or to governors, who are sent by him to punish those who do wrong and to commend those who do right. 15 For it is God’s will that by doing good you should silence the ignorant talk of foolish people.16 Live as free people, but do not use your freedom as a cover-up for evil; live as God’s slaves. 17 Show proper respect to everyone, love the family of believers, fear…

It’s Time to Go (Downtown Minneapolis & Lowertown St. Paul)

Exodus 4:18-31 18 Then Moses went back to Jethro his father-in-law and said to him, “Let me return to my own people in Egypt to see if any of them are still alive.” Jethro said, “Go, and I wish you well.” 19 Now the Lord had said to Moses in Midian, “Go back to Egypt, for all those who wanted to kill you are dead.” 20 So Moses took his wife and sons, put them on a donkey and started back to Egypt. And he took the staff of…

Being Rooted: Union with Christ

Colossians 2:9-12 9ŒæFor in Christ all the fullness of the Deity lives in bodily form, 10Œæand in Christ you have been brought to fullness. He is the head over every power and authority. 11ŒæIn him you were also circumcised with a circumcision not performed by human hands. Your whole self ruled by the fleshŒæwas put off when you were circumcised byŒæChrist, 12Œæhaving been buried with him in baptism, in which you were also raised with him through your faith in…

Being Rooted: How the First Easter Started the Revolution!

Colossian13Easter2017.pptx Matthew 28:16-20 16ŒæThen the eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain where Jesus had told them to go. 17ŒæWhen they saw him, they worshiped him; but some doubted.18ŒæThen Jesus came to them and said, äóìAll authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. 19ŒæTherefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, 20Œæand teaching them to obey everything I…

Jesus: The Head of the Church

Colossians61.18.pdf Colossian61.18.pptx Colossians 1:18 18ŒæAnd he is the head of the body, the church; he is the beginning and the firstborn from among the dead, so that in everything he might have the supremacy. Colossians 1:15-20 5ŒæThe Son is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn over all creation. 16ŒæFor in him all things were created: things in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or powers or rulers or authorities; all things have been created through…