Jesus had quite a lot to say about authority. The question is, “Did He say what He meant and did He mean what He said?”
As passionate followers of Jesus we can learn to put our faith to work in order to overcome and experience victory.
As ambassadors for Christ, let’s step into crisis with love for families, with God’s compassion, and with the authority of Jesus.
The Bible says in Proverbs 18:10, “The name of the Lord is a strong tower. The righteous man runs to it and is safe.” Knowing and understanding the meaning of the names of God reveals how wonderful, majestic, powerful, and loving He is.
Of all people in this world, we are the most blessed. We get to be in Christ, the most favored being in creation. With it comes a host of privileges.
When God states through the prophet, Hosea, (chap. 4:6) that “My people are destroyed from lack of Knowledge . . . ,” this calls to our attention the importance of … [Read more…]
Moses was certainly faithful in God’s house as a servant. His work was an illustration of the truths God would reveal later. But Christ, as the Son, is in charge of God’s entire house. And we are God’s house, if we keep our courage and remain confident in our hope in Christ. That is why the Holy Spirit says,“Today when you hear his voice, don’t harden your heart as Israel did when they rebelled, when they tested me in the wilderness.” Hebrews 3:5-8 Pastor Harley Kolterman speaks on obedience to the Spirit of God.
“And He said to them, ‘I saw Satan fall like lightning from heaven. Behold, I give you the authority to trample on serpents and scorpions, and over all the power of the enemy, and nothing shall by any means hurt you.’” Luke 10:18-19
Guest minister Don Kolterman shows the powerful connection between consecration and authority in the life of Jesus and in the lives of His disciples. Jesus said and did only what the Father gave him— how can any disciple of Jesus do otherwise and expect victory?