In Christianity, the term biblical authority refers to two complementary ideas: the extent to which one can regard the commandments and doctrines within the Old and New Testament scriptures as authoritative over humans’ belief and conduct.
Authority is defined as the power or right to give orders, make decisions, and enforce obedience. … I encourage you today to remember Who the ultimate Authority is, our Lord Jesus Christ!
1. a form of government in which God or a deity is recognized as the supreme ruler. 2. a system of government by priests claiming a divine commission.
Bible Gateway Romans 13 :: NIV. Everyone must submit himself to the governing authorities, for there is no authority except that which God has established. The authorities that exist have been established by God.
Although the heart of leadership according to scripture is servanthood (Mark 10:42-45), the Bible also teaches that legitimate leaders have authority, in the sense of a right to direct others. This authority comes from God and is delegated to leaders for the good of the church.
The term authority is the right and power to command and give laws (Elwell 153). … With authority and power he gives orders and they come out!” Elwell explains that biblical authority has to begin with God (154). “Revelation is therefore the key to God’s authority so that the two, revelation and authority, ma…
: with the permission of (someone in power) He was acting under the authority of the company president.
Walking in spiritual authority or divine ability is living under the influence of God’s grace and unlimited favour. It means to have spiritual power and authority of God. Spiritual authority of the believer gives Christian the enablement to live a fruitful and prosperous life.
There are two words used in Modern Hebrew to refer to authority, both of which originate in the Bible. סַמְכוּת (sahm-KHOOT) is the more common word, of the root ס. מ. כ (s.m.k) meaning placement. … It’s preferable (literally, desired) that a person of a authority be someone that can be relied on.
The legislative branch is our “lawgiver.” The Supreme Court is the “judge.” The judicial branch is in charge of the courts. When Christ returns and sets up His kingdom, we will live in a perfect world, where the judge, the lawgiver, and the king, are God. In our imperfect world, our system consists of humans.