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Principle Of Authority, 10/13

Matthew 8:9
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9 For I also am a man under authority, having soldiers under me. And I say to this one, ‘Go,’ and he goes; and to another, ‘Come,’ and he comes; and to my servant, ‘Do this,’ and he does it.”

Matthew 21:23-27
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23 Now when He came into the temple, the chief priests and the elders of the people confronted Him as He was teaching, and said, “By what authority are You doing these things? And who gave You this authority?” 24 But Jesus answered and said to them, “I also will ask you one thing, which if you tell Me, I likewise will tell you by what authority I do these things: 25 The baptism of John—where was it from? From heaven or from men?” And they reasoned among themselves, saying, “If we say, ‘From heaven,’ He will say to us, ‘Why then did you not believe him?’ 26 But if we say, ‘From men,’ we fear the multitude, for all count John as a prophet.” 27 So they answered Jesus and said, “We do not know.” And He said to them, “Neither will I tell you by what authority I do these things.

Mark 1:22
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22 And they were astonished at His teaching, for He taught them as one having authority, and not as the scribes.

Mark 11:28-33
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28 And they said to Him, “By what authority are You doing these things? And who gave You this authority to do these things?” 29 But Jesus answered and said to them, “I also will ask you one question; then answer Me, and I will tell you by what authority I do these things: 30 The baptism of John—was it from heaven or from men? Answer Me.” 31 And they reasoned among themselves, saying, “If we say, ‘From heaven,’ He will say, ‘Why then did you not believe him?’ 32 But if we say, ‘From men’”—they feared the people, for all counted John to have been a prophet indeed. 33 So they answered and said to Jesus, “We do not know.” And Jesus answered and said to them, “Neither will I tell you by what authority I do these things.”

Luke 4:6
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6 And the devil said to Him, “All this authority I will give You, and their glory; for this has been delivered to me, and I give it to whomever I wish.

Luke 7:8
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8 For I also am a man placed under authority, having soldiers under me. And I say to one, ‘Go,’ and he goes; and to another, ‘Come,’ and he comes; and to my servant, ‘Do this,’ and he does it.”

Luke 12:5
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5 But I will show you whom you should fear: Fear Him who, after He has killed, has authority to cast into hell; yes, I say to you, fear Him!

Luke 19:17
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17 And he said to him, ‘Well done, good servant; because you were faithful in a very little, have authority over ten cities.’

Luke 20:2
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2 and spoke to Him, saying, “Tell us, by what authority are You doing these things? Or who is he who gave You this authority?”

Luke 20:8
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8 And Jesus said to them, “Neither will I tell you by what authority I do these things.”

Luke 20:20
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20 So they watched Him, and sent spies who pretended to be righteous, that they might seize on His words, in order to deliver Him to the power and the authority of the governor.

Luke 22:53
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53 When I was with you daily in the temple, you did not try to seize Me. But this is your hour, and the authority of darkness.”

John 10:18
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18 No one takes it from Me, but I lay it down of Myself. I have authority to lay it down, and I have authority to take it again. This command I have received from My Father.”

John 17:2
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2 as You have given Him authority over all flesh, that He should[a] give eternal life to as many as You have given Him.

John 19:10-11
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10 Then Pilate said to Him, “Are You not speaking to me? Do You not know that I have authority to crucify You, and power to release You?” 11 Jesus answered, “You could have no authority at all against Me unless it had been given you from above. Therefore the one who delivered Me to you has the greater sin.”

Acts 1:7
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7 And He said to them, “It is not for you to know times or seasons which the Father has put in His own authority.

Acts 5:4
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4 While it remained, was it not your own? And after it was sold, was it not in your own authority? Why have you conceived this thing in your heart? You have not lied to men but to God.”

Acts 8:19
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19 saying, “Give me this authority also, that anyone on whom I lay hands may receive the Holy Spirit.”

Acts 9:14
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14 And here he has authority from the chief priests to bind all who call on Your name.”

Acts 26:10-12
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10 This I also did in Jerusalem, and many of the saints I shut up in prison, having received authority from the chief priests; and when they were put to death, I cast my vote against them. 11 And I punished them often in every synagogue and compelled them to blaspheme; and being exceedingly enraged against them, I persecuted them even to foreign cities. 12 “While thus occupied, as I journeyed to Damascus with authority and commission from the chief priests,

Acts 26:18
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18 to open their eyes, in order to turn them from darkness to light, and from the authority of Satan to God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins and an inheritance among those who are sanctified by faith in Me.’

Romans 9:21
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21 Does not the potter have authority over the clay, from the same lump to make one vessel for honor and another for dishonor?
Romans 13:1-3
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13 Let every soul be subject to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except from God, and the authorities that exist are appointed by God. 2 Therefore whoever resists the authority resists the ordinance of God, and those who resist will bring judgment on themselves. 3 For rulers are not a terror to good works, but to evil. Do you want to be unafraid of the authority? Do what is good, and you will have praise from the same.

1 Corinthians 7:37
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37 Nevertheless he who stands steadfast in his heart, having no necessity, but has authority over his own will, and has so determined in his heart that he will keep his virgin,[a] does well.

1 Corinthians 9:4-6
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4 Do we have no authority to eat and drink? 5 Do we have no authority to take along a believing wife, as do also the other apostles, the brothers of the Lord, and Cephas? 6 Or is it only Barnabas and I who have no right to refrain from working?

1 Corinthians 9:12
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12 If others are partakers of this authority over you, are we not even more?
Nevertheless we have not used this authority, but endure all things lest we hinder the gospel of Christ.

1 Corinthians 11:10
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10 For this reason the woman ought to have a symbol of authority on her head, because of the angels.

1 Corinthians 15:24
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24 Then comes the end, when He delivers the kingdom to God the Father, when He puts an end to all rule and all authority and power.

Hebrews 13:10
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10 We have an altar from which those who serve the tabernacle have no authority to eat.

Revelation 13:2
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2 Now the beast which I saw was like a leopard, his feet were like the feet of a bear, and his mouth like the mouth of a lion. The dragon gave him his power, his throne, and great authority.

Revelation 22:14
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14 Blessed are those who do His commandments,[a] that they may have the authority to the tree of life, and may enter through the gates into the city.

Steve Pursell, 10/13

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