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Authority of Scripture (2 sermons)

Part 1 of 2

Authority of the New Testament

  1. Gospels more than 40 references and quotations from the OT in Matthew

  2. Acts Peter cites David and Joel 2 on Pentecost

  3. Romans There are OT references in every chapter. 15:4 written for our learning

  4. 1 Corinthians Quotes from Isaiah, Jeremiah, Job, Psalm, Deuteronomy, Leviticus, and Exodus

  5. 2 Corinthians Paul and other apostles were ministers of NT Not written on stone but on the heart

  6. Galatians 1:11-12 gospel not from human sources

  7. Ephesians 2:15 and 3:5

  8. Philippians 3:16 and 4:9

  9. Colossians 4:16 and 3:16-17

  10. 1 Thessalonians 2:13

  11. 2 Thessalonians 1:10 and 2:15

  12. 1 Timothy 3:14-15

  13. 2 Timothy 2:15-16 and 3:14-17

  14. Titus 1:9-10 and 2:15

  15. Hebrews In chapter 1 14 references to OT more references in every chapter

  16. James 1:21

  17. 1 Peter 1:22-23

  18. 2 Peter 1:3-4 and 1:16-19

  19. 1 John 1:7 and Jesus is the Word of Life 1:1

  20. 2 John 1:9-11

  21. 3 John Gaius walked in the truth 1:3-4

  22. Jude 1:3 contend for the faith

  23. Revelation 1:1 The Revelation of Jesus Christ

 

Part 2 of 2

What is your Authority of Life?

  1. Some people live by their own authority

    1. They do what is right in their own eyes

    2. Judges 17:6

    3. Proverbs 14:12

    4. Jeremiah 10:23

  2. Some use family right or wrong the standard

    1. Matthew 10:37

    2. Honest, sincere people can be mistaken, wrong

  3. Some use the majority as their authority

    1. Go with the flow see how the wind blows

    2. Matthew 7:13-14

    3. Blown about by every wind of doctrine

  4. Some use human religions, denominational doctrines, traditions of men

    1. Matthew 15:9

  5. What is your authority?

    1. God is above all 1 Corinthians 11:3

    2. Father gave power to the Son Matthew 28:18

    3. Jesus selected apostles, gave them the keys to the kingdom

      1. Matthew 16:18-20

      2. Mark 16:15-16

    4. Jesus prayed for the HS to teach, lead, guide us into all truth.

      1. John 14:23-26

      2. John 16:13-14




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