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How Our Spiritual Authority Affects Our Domains

How Our Spiritual Authority Affects Our Domains (Reading time: 0.9 minutes) We have spiritual authority because we bear God’s image, so we directly affect what happens in our domains, which include ourselves, our families, work and property. What we think, say or do gives either God or Satan greater authority to affect our domains. How Read More…

Our Spiritual Authority

Our Spiritual Authority (Reading time: 1.8 minutes) When God created Adam and Eve, he told them to subdue the earth and rule over every creature in the sea, in the air and on the ground (Gen. 1:28). They had authority over the physical earth and everything on it. When they listened to Satan the serpent Read More…

Authority – The Legality of Earthly Dominion

Authority — The Legality of Earthly Dominion (reading time: 21 minutes) This outline shows how Jesus restored the dominion Adam and Eve lost in the Garden of Eden to his followers, so we have spiritual authority over our earthly domains. This applies to all believers, not just spiritual leaders. Heaven and earth belong to God Read More…

Spiritual Law of Action and Results

Spiritual Law of Action and Results (Reading time: 1.8 minutes) Every human being has a measure of spiritual authority because we’re God’s image and likeness. That authority increases significantly when we’re born again and continues to increase as we mature spiritually and learn to use it properly. Because of our authority, we can initiate action Read More…

Enforcing the Verdict

Enforcing the Verdict (Reading time: 8.2 minutes) Contents The Legal Perspective Discover God’s Verdict Act with Authority Persevere Summary The Legal Perspective Our spiritual conflict with Satan is legal in nature, not combative. Jesus defeated the devil on the cross, so although our conflict is still very real, we don’t have to fight the devil Read More…

Presenting Our Case

Presenting Our Case (Reading time: 12.2 minutes) Contents Introduction Pleading Our Case Proper Protocol Summary Introduction As we saw in a previous article, “Satan” literally means “accuser” and he brings formal legal charges against us. We silence him with a three-step response: humble ourselves, confess we’re guilty as charged, and conform what we think and Read More…