Exercising Spiritual Authority

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Exercising Spiritual Authority
 Dale M. Sides
Session 1: Understanding Spiritual Authority
Key Concept: Exercising spiritual authority is not just knowledge; it is acting upon it.
Scripture Memory Verse: Psalm 8:5
For thou hast made him [man] a little lower than the angels [God] and hast crowned him with glory and honor.
  1. You were born into a royal family.
  2. You must exercise your rights.
  3. Your authority comes out of you when you know who you are.

Session 2: You Are a Spirit

Key Concept: You are a spirit and can exercise authority over your own soul and body.
Scripture Memory Verse: Genesis 1:26
And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness: and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth.
  1. You are a created spirit being.
  2. You live in a body and possess your own soul.
  3. You must exercise authority over your own mind and flesh.
Session 3: The ReGENEerated Spirit
Key Concept: When you are born again, “Jesus genes” are poured into your spirit.
Scripture Memory Verse: Titus 3:5
Not by works of righteousness which we have done, but according to his mercy he saved us, by the washing of regeneration, and renewing of the Holy Ghost.
  1. Your spirit is born again of the Holy Spirit.
  2. Holy Spirit is poured into your spirit (homogenous).
  3. You receive “Jesus genes” to reproduce Jesus (in part).
Session 4: Your Predestinated Purpose
Key Concept: The image you hold of Jesus is who are and what God has called you to be.
Scripture Memory Verse: Romans 8:29
For whom he did foreknow, he also did predestinate to be conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many brethren.
  1. You have been predestinated with a purpose.
  2. The Holy Spirit reveals your purpose to you and gives you the power to fulfill it.
  3. How you see Jesus is the revelation of your purpose.
Session 5: Authority over the Evil Kingdom
Key Concept: Exercising spiritual authority over the enemy is the proving ground of your
Scripture Memory Verse: 2 Corinthians 2:11
Lest Satan should get an advantage of us: for we are not ignorant of his devices.
  1. The Lord has left the enemy to prove you.
  2. Knowing your enemy is not optional.
  3. The basic weapons of our warfare are words.
Session 6: Dealing with Demons
Key Concept: You have authority to cast out demons.
Scripture Memory Verse: Matthew 10:1
And when he had called unto him his twelve disciples, he gave them power against unclean spirits, to cast them out, and to heal all manner of sickness and all manner of disease. 
  1. Demons—who they are
  2. How they work
  3. How to cast them out
 Session 7: The Empowering Anointing of the Holy Spirit
Key Concept: The anointing is the presence of the Holy Spirit and produces Christian character and Christian witnessing.
Scripture Memory Verse: Romans 8:14
For as many as are led by the Spirit of God, they are the sons of God.   
  1. The anointing in you produces character.
  2. The anointing upon you produces power.
  3. The Holy Spirit should flow through you, not just to you.
 Session 8: The Baptism of the Holy Spirit
Key Concept: The baptism of the Holy Spirit is the power for effective Christian
Scripture Memory Verse: Acts 1:8
But ye shall receive power, after that the Holy Ghost is come upon you: and ye shall be witnesses unto me both in Jerusalem, and in all Judaea, and in Samaria, and unto the uttermost part of the earth.
  1. There are different kinds of baptisms.
  2. When you receive the baptism of the Holy Spirit, it initially flows out of your mouth.
  3. The benefits of speaking in tongues
 Session 9: Revelation Gifts of the Holy Spirit
Key Concept: Allowing the Holy Spirit to flow through you is the key to power.
Scripture Memory Verse: 1 Corinthians 12:11
But all these worketh that one and the selfsame Spirit, dividing to every man severally as he will.
  1. The three different kinds of spiritual knowledge
  2. How to recognize revelation when it comes to the inner man
  3. How to learn revelation by practicing the presence of God.
 Session 10: The Power Gift of Faith
Key Concept: Spiritual laws are superior to natural laws.
Scripture Memory Verse: 1 Thessalonians 1:5
For our gospel came not unto you in word only, but also in power, and in the Holy Ghost, and in much assurance; as ye know what manner of men we were among you for your sake.
  1. Holy Spirit power can create matter or life from energy.
  2. With revelation comes permission to use the gift of faith.
  3. Gifts of healings and workings of miracles are the result of speaking revelation and using the gift of faith.
 Session 11: Exercising Spiritual Power
Key Concept: You have authority to exercise spiritual power.
Scripture Memory Verse: Matthew 9:8
But when the multitudes saw it, they marvelled, and glorified God, which had given such authority unto men.
  1. Physics of faith
  2. Ways God heals
  3. Keys to ministering healing or praying for the infirmed
 Session 12: Power with a Purpose
Key Concept: You have power to fulfill your destiny.
Scripture Memory Verse: 1 Corinthians 15:10
But by the grace of God I am what I am: and his grace which was bestowed upon me was not in vain; but I laboured more abundantly than they all: yet not I, but the grace of God which was with me.
  1. We have identity, power, and destiny in Christ Jesus.
  2. Write the vision and SMART objectives.
  3. Being a disciple means to follow and keep following the Lord.
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