Presentation on theme: "The ROYAL SERVANTS are coming!. n. The power or right to give orders, make decisions and enforce obedience; latin auctoritas = power given by the state."— Presentation transcript:
n. The power or right to give orders, make decisions and enforce obedience; latin auctoritas = power given by the state. Legal power inherent in a particular job, function or position meant to enable its holder to successfully carry out his responsiblities
-POWERS endowed by the ‘author’ wherein the one receiving it has POWER ‘like the source’ -Workings of the ‘author or source’
MAN WAS GIVEN THE AUTHORITY TO MANAGE THE PLANET Genesis 1:28-29 (NIV) 28 God blessed them and said to them, “Be fruitful and increase in number; fill the earth and subdue it. Rule over the fish in the sea and the birds in the sky and over every living creature that moves on the ground.” 29 Then God said, “I give you every seed-bearing plant on the face of the whole earth and every tree that has fruit with seed in it. They will be yours for food.
JESUS RESTORED TO US GOD’S AUTHORITY AFTER HIS RESURRECTION Matthew 28:18-19 (NIV) 18 Then Jesus came to them and said, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. 19 Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit,
GOD’S AUTHORITY IS KINGDOM AUTHORITY Matthew 16:19 (NIV) 19 I will give you the keys of the kingdom of heaven; whatever you bind on earth will be [a] bound in heaven, and whatever you loose on earth will be [b] loosed in heaven.”ab
1 Peter 2:9 (NIV) 9 But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God’s special possession, that you may declare the praises of him who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light.