by Doug Snyder
The Canadian policeman, parked roadside, waved me over to the curb. I obeyed because I believe in the authority behind his badge. While physically, he’s no match for a speeding car, his authority is.
Believers should act more like that policeman.
By applying our Authority daily. When catching the Devil at work in your family, health, finances, or attacking your faith, dividing your church, your friendships, or simply hovering in your circumstances - use your authority to stop his encroachment. Arrest the attack.
The Source of your Authority.
The defeated Devil1 must obey God’s Authority. God gave all authority to His son, Jesus2. Consequently, all who befriend Jesus become children of God3, joint heirs with Christ4, representing this same authority5.
Jesus affirms, “l have been given all authority in heaven and earth. Therefore, go…”6
Learn to apply Authority.
Jesus gives disciples authority...