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Understanding Power and Authority

Christ has given every follower his power and authority to defeat Satan and all evil spirits.

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Introduction

I. Christ's power and authority

II. Jesus gives his authority to us

III. We receive this authority at salvation

IV. The importance of biblically and boldly facing Satan's kingdom

Mike Riches is pastor of Harborview Christian Fellowship in Gig Harbor, Washington, director of the Sycamore Commission, and author of Living Free.

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Mary

April 15, 2017  3:46pm

For some reason, I cannot log in, but my sister sent me 3 short pages on Understanding Power and Authority. I wish I could get access to the whole sermon, but I am happy to receive what she sent. I recognize I am in a spiritual war, but I am not good with the weaponry yet. I read the Bible and I know you are correct in what you are sharing. I lack boldness in using Jesus' authority over the demonic things that cause problems. I lack faith in myself, but I do know the Lord's Power. Thank you for the reminders of other verses to use as I work against the dark forces that are causing problems in my husband's and my life. If you can pray for me. I want to learn how to take a stronger stance against the darkness that is in my life. I am an SRA survivor and I know some horrible and unspeakable things have happened to my childhood family and me. I don't understand how to combat the past except to accept Jesus as my Savior and I did this as a child. However, I am still learning.

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pron

April 04, 2017  12:47am

Thanks so very much for your work presented here. "Authority" is an issue that I have been gradually learning over the past 8-10 years. It's been a real journey (read "struggle"), because I was raised in an extremely conservative "religion". Even the great non-denom Church I was saved in would be afraid to approach many of these issues. I fully agree with literally all that was presented here, and would even go a bit farther... to include other areas of this physical world that Satan has been handed authority over... weather. Christ exampled his authority and power over both, and told us that we have the same... if we just have faith and do not doubt. Faith and Doubt are polar opposites, we cannot say we believe if we doubt what Christ said. Miracles should be a LOT more common, if we would but believe - and follow His examples. If Christ exampled it, we should do likewise. If He said something, it's absolutely true... even to the point of us saying to a mountain "jump", and it would.

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Thulile

April 03, 2017  6:42am

Yo! This is so powerful as I was struggling with fear of the enemy and from reading this I have a renewed strength within me as I realise who I am in Christ Jesus our Lord. I know that no evil shall befall me because he will keep me away from harm.

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Mary Elum

March 17, 2017  9:54pm

I was truly blessed and wanted more food for the soul. God bless you richly. Thank you for sharing.

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Albert Shipili

March 14, 2017  1:20am

I'm so blessed by this article God bless you so much

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