How To Achieve Authority In Your Life (30 of 40) by Ernest Easley

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How To Achieve Authority In Your Life (30 of 40)
Series: Living Under Kingdom Authority
Ernest L. Easley
1 Corinthians 11:1-16

As you are turning to the 11th chapter of 1 Corinthians, I want to invite you to join us tonight at 6:00 PM in the Gym, as we begin a special summer series throughout the month of July entitled:

The Son of God: The Life of Jesus in You!

We will be focusing on four topics:

*Jesus' Temptation and Your Temptation.
*Jesus' Suffering and Your Suffering.
*Jesus' Death and Your Death.
*Jesus' Ministry and Your Ministry.

Included will be clips from the movie: Son of God, that will help God's word come alive as we discover the life of Jesus in us! And then after our four-week study on these Sunday nights, we'll be showing the movie: Son of God, from start to finish.

You will want to be here each night with a friend, as we watch the pages of scripture come alive on the screens. Five fabulous summer Sunday nights beginning tonight!

Now as we continue our series of messages through the book of 1 Corinthians, we now come to chapter 11. I need to tell you upfront that the first 16 verses of chapter 11 are going to seem to be some of the strangest verses in all of the Bible. You're going to read about women prophesying and shaving their heads. You're going to read about men praying with uncovered heads with hair too long and all of it taking place while angels watch. These verses have to be some of the most difficult verses to understand and to explain.

They bring us into a culture so different from ours today. And it is some of those cultural issues that the Apostle Paul is talking about. So before we look at them, remember this: these verses were not written simply for the believers living in Corinth, nor were they written simply for the believers in the first century: they were also written for us today. And it's from the first 16 verses of chapter 11 that I want to show you:

How to Achieve Authority in Your Life. I'm ...


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