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The Authority of Jesus

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Matthew 7:29 ESV
for he was teaching them as one who had authority, and not as their scribes.
Jesus didn't quote the rabbis … or the scholars of the day
Matthew 9:6–8 ESV
But that you may know that the Son of Man has authority on earth to forgive sins”—he then said to the paralytic—“Rise, pick up your bed and go home.” And he rose and went home. When the crowds saw it, they were afraid, and they glorified God, who had given such authority to men.
Jesus was his own authority … Only God can forgive sin
John 1:12 ESV
But to all who did receive him, who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God,
John 1:12
John
John 5:27 ESV
And he has given him authority to execute judgment, because he is the Son of Man.
John 10:18 ESV
No one takes it from me, but I lay it down of my own accord. I have authority to lay it down, and I have authority to take it up again. This charge I have received from my Father.”
John 10:18 ESV
No one takes it from me, but I lay it down of my own accord. I have authority to lay it down, and I have authority to take it up again. This charge I have received from my Father.”
John 10:18
John 17:2 ESV
since you have given him authority over all flesh, to give eternal life to all whom you have given him.
Matthew 28:18 ESV
And Jesus came and said to them, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me.
Matthew 28:18 ESV
And Jesus came and said to them, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me.
2 Words in NT translated authority -
Dunamis - Most often power - Ability/might to do something
Exousia - Authority - Right to do something
- All authority = He has both the right and the might to do whatever he wants
No limits to His power … no one can withstand his power
He has the Power and the Permission
B/C He is God
Listen To His Governing “Life Mission Statement”
John 8:29 ESV
And he who sent me is with me. He has not left me alone, for I always do the things that are pleasing to him.”
What then should be ours …
2 Corinthians 5:9 ESV
So whether we are at home or away, we make it our aim to please him.
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