The term “authority” has various meanings depending on the context where the word is used. Since our concern is with understanding and appreciating our need to have authority from God, we will focus on the definition as it is used in the biblical sense. Webster’s defines “authority” as “the power to give orders or make decisions; power to direct or control someone or something; power to influence or command thought, opinion, or behavior; freedom granted by one in authority: right”read more
This article was originally published in the Caneyville church of Christ’s bulletin, February 15, 2015. Read the original publicationMany forget the fact that being a Christian is a struggle, a real fight. Many “Christians” portray an attitude that says since they have been faithful for a time, they will now rest on their laurels and wait for God to “take them home.” Sadly, such people are deceiving themselves. read more
This article was originally published in the Southside church of Christ’s bulletin, January 25, 2015. Read the original publicationDavid has a joke book that he used to keep in the van. When we would be riding somewhere, he’d pick it up and start reading it out loud. One of the jokes asked, “What is the sharpest tool in the Bible?” The answer? read more
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