This month our topic is on authority, specifically the authority we possess as believers in Christ. Authority seems to be one of the most commonly misunderstood aspects of Christianity. We often talk about the authority of Christ, but do we truly understand what it means? Do we truly understand the power we posses? I dare to say that we do not. If we did, we would live much differently.
Romans 8:11 tells us that the same power that rose Jesus from the dead lives in us. Did you catch that? The very same power that rose Jesus from the dead and defeated sin and death lives inside of us! What power! Since that very same power lives inside of us we have the authority and ability to do what Jesus did: heal the sick, cast our demons, set the captives free.
We have the power to do what Matth