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Authority

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Proverbs 8:16

"By me princes rule, and nobles, All who judge rightly.

Hosea 13:11

I gave you a king in My anger And took him away in My wrath.

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Abuse Of Authority, Examples Of

Genesis 16:6

But Abram said to Sarai, "Behold, your maid is in your power; do to her what is good in your sight." So Sarai treated her harshly, and she fled from her presence.

Apostles, Authority In Church

2 Corinthians 13:10

For this reason I am writing these things while absent, so that when present I need not use severity, in accordance with the authority which the Lord gave me for building up and not for tearing down.

Authority Delegated To People

Genesis 39:4

So Joseph found favor in his sight and became his personal servant; and he made him overseer over his house, and all that he owned he put in his charge.

Authority Of Christ

Matthew 7:29

for He was teaching them as one having authority, and not as their scribes.

Authority Of Disciples

Numbers 27:20

"You shall put some of your authority on him, in order that all the congregation of the sons of Israel may obey him.

Authority, of human institutions

Romans 1:24-26

Therefore God gave them over in the lusts of their hearts to impurity, so that their bodies would be dishonored among them.

Authority, Responsibilities Of

Matthew 20:25-28

But Jesus called them to Himself and said, "You know that the rulers of the Gentiles lord it over them, and their great men exercise authority over them.

Christ's Authority Over Death

Matthew 9:18-25

While He was saying these things to them, a synagogue official came and bowed down before Him, and said, "My daughter has just died; but come and lay Your hand on her, and she will live."

Christ's Authority Over Evil

Mark 1:23-27

Just then there was a man in their synagogue with an unclean spirit; and he cried out,

Christ's Authority Over Nature

Matthew 8:23-27

When He got into the boat, His disciples followed Him.

Christ's Authority Over Sickness

Matthew 8:14-15

When Jesus came into Peter's home, He saw his mother-in-law lying sick in bed with a fever.

Christ's Authority Over Sin

Matthew 9:6

"But so that you may know that the Son of Man has authority on earth to forgive sins"--then He said to the paralytic, "Get up, pick up your bed and go home."

Demons, Christ's Authority

Ephesians 1:19-22

and what is the surpassing greatness of His power toward us who believe. These are in accordance with the working of the strength of His might

Human Authority, Instituted By God

Romans 13:1-2

Every person is to be in subjection to the governing authorities For there is no authority except from God, and those which exist are established by God.

People Lacking Authority

Daniel 4:31

"While the word was in the king's mouth, a voice came from heaven, saying, 'King Nebuchadnezzar, to you it is declared: sovereignty has been removed from you,

Rebellion, Against Human Authority

Genesis 14:3-4

All these came as allies to the valley of Siddim (that is, the Salt Sea).

Submission To Authority

Matthew 8:4-10

And Jesus said to him, "See that you tell no one; but go, show yourself to the priest and present the offering that Moses commanded, as a testimony to them."

More Verses on Authority

Daniel 2:37

"You, O king, are the king of kings, to whom the God of heaven has given the kingdom, the power, the strength and the glory;

Daniel 4:17

"This sentence is by the decree of the angelic watchers And the decision is a command of the holy ones, In order that the living may know That the Most High is ruler over the realm of mankind, And bestows it on whom He wishes And sets over it the lowliest of men."

Daniel 4:25

that you be driven away from mankind and your dwelling place be with the beasts of the field, and you be given grass to eat like cattle and be drenched with the dew of heaven; and seven periods of time will pass over you, until you recognize that the Most High is ruler over the realm of mankind and bestows it on whomever He wishes.

Daniel 4:32

and you will be driven away from mankind, and your dwelling place will be with the beasts of the field You will be given grass to eat like cattle, and seven periods of time will pass over you until you recognize that the Most High is ruler over the realm of mankind and bestows it on whomever He wishes.'

Daniel 5:21

"He was also driven away from mankind, and his heart was made like that of beasts, and his dwelling place was with the wild donkeys He was given grass to eat like cattle, and his body was drenched with the dew of heaven until he recognized that the Most High God is ruler over the realm of mankind and that He sets over it whomever He wishes.

Daniel 5:18

"O king, the Most High God granted sovereignty, grandeur, glory and majesty to Nebuchadnezzar your father.

Proverbs 8:15

"By me kings reign, And rulers decree justice.

Ecclesiastes 5:8

If you see oppression of the poor and denial of justice and righteousness in the province, do not be shocked at the sight; for one official watches over another official, and there are higher officials over them.

Mark 10:42

Calling them to Himself, Jesus said to them, "You know that those who are recognized as rulers of the Gentiles lord it over them; and their great men exercise authority over them.

Acts 5:4

"While it remained unsold, did it not remain your own? And after it was sold, was it not under your control? Why is it that you have conceived this deed in your heart? You have not lied to men but to God."

1 Corinthians 7:4

The wife does not have authority over her own body, but the husband does; and likewise also the husband does not have authority over his own body, but the wife does.

Proverbs 25:5

Take away the wicked before the king, And his throne will be established in righteousness.

Proverbs 20:28

Loyalty and truth preserve the king, And he upholds his throne by righteousness.

Ecclesiastes 8:3

"Do not be in a hurry to leave him. Do not join in an evil matter, for he will do whatever he pleases."

Ecclesiastes 8:4

Since the word of the king is authoritative, who will say to him, "What are you doing?"

Deuteronomy 17:20

that his heart may not be lifted up above his countrymen and that he may not turn aside from the commandment, to the right or the left, so that he and his sons may continue long in his kingdom in the midst of Israel.

2 Samuel 23:3

"The God of Israel said, The Rock of Israel spoke to me, 'He who rules over men righteously, Who rules in the fear of God,

Proverbs 29:14

If a king judges the poor with truth, His throne will be established forever.

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Authority » Of the church

John 20:23

"If you forgive the sins of any, their sins have been forgiven them; if you retain the sins of any, they have been retained."

Matthew 16:19

"I will give you the keys of the kingdom of heaven; and whatever you bind on earth shall have been bound in heaven, and whatever you loose on earth shall have been loosed in heaven."

Matthew 18:18

"Truly I say to you, whatever you bind on earth shall have been bound in heaven; and whatever you loose on earth shall have been loosed in heaven.

Acts 16:4

Now while they were passing through the cities, they were delivering the decrees which had been decided upon by the apostles and elders who were in Jerusalem, for them to observe.

Authority » Of Christ

Matthew 7:29

for He was teaching them as one having authority, and not as their scribes.

Mark 1:27

They were all amazed, so that they debated among themselves, saying, "What is this? A new teaching with authority! He commands even the unclean spirits, and they obey Him."

Battle of Life » Promises of ultimate triumph » Authority

Revelation 2:26

'He who overcomes, and he who keeps My deeds until the end, TO HIM I WILL GIVE AUTHORITY OVER THE NATIONS;

God's Promises » To the overcomers » Authority

Revelation 2:26

'He who overcomes, and he who keeps My deeds until the end, TO HIM I WILL GIVE AUTHORITY OVER THE NATIONS;

Overcomers » Authority

Revelation 2:26

'He who overcomes, and he who keeps My deeds until the end, TO HIM I WILL GIVE AUTHORITY OVER THE NATIONS;



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