The Highest Authority!
(The King of Kings!)
Silver Stock Report
by Shanna & Jason Hommel, February 13th, 2011
Luk 12:5 But I will forewarn you whom ye shall fear: Fear him, which after he hath killed hath power to cast into hell; yea, I say unto you, Fear him.
Rev 14:11 "And the smoke of their torment ascends forever and ever; and they have no rest day or night, who worship the beast [GOVERNMENT?] and his image, and whoever receives the mark of his name."
Isa 8:12 "Do not say, 'A conspiracy,' Concerning all that
this people call a conspiracy, Nor be afraid of their threats, nor
2Ti 1:7 For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.
1Jo 4:18 There is no fear in love; but perfect love casteth out fear: because fear hath torment. He that feareth is not made perfect in love.
Pro 28:1 The wicked flee when no one pursues, But the
righteous are bold as a lion.
Rev 1:6 and has made us kings and priests to His God and Father, to Him be glory and dominion forever and ever. Amen.
Rev 5:10 And have made us kings and priests to our God; And we shall reign on the earth."
1Pe 3:21 There is also an antitype which now saves us -- baptism
(not the removal of the filth of the flesh, but the answer of a good
conscience toward God), through the resurrection of Jesus Christ,
Rev 1:5 and from Jesus Christ, the faithful witness, the firstborn
from the dead, and the ruler over the kings of the earth.
To Him who loved us and washed us from our sins in His own
Mat 28:18 And Jesus came and spoke to them, saying, "All authority has been given to Me in heaven and on earth.
Heaven and on earth?
Dan 2:37 "You, O king, are a King of kings. For the God of heaven has given you a kingdom, power, strength, and glory
What authority has been given to us as His children?
2Cr 10:8 For even if I should boast somewhat more about our
authority, which the Lord gave us for edification and not for
your destruction, I shall not be ashamed --
2Cr 10:14 For we are not overextending ourselves (as though our authority did not extend to you), for it was to you that we came with the gospel of Christ;
1Cr 9:18 What is my reward then? That when I preach the gospel, I may present the gospel of Christ without charge, that I may not abuse my authority in the gospel.
Luk 9:1 Then He called His twelve disciples together and gave them power and authority over all demons, and to cure diseases.
Jhn 7:17 "If anyone wills to do His will, he shall know concerning the doctrine, whether it is from God or whether I speak on My own authority.
Jhn 12:49 "For I have not spoken on My own authority; but the Father who sent Me gave Me a command, what I should say and what I should speak.
Act 9:14 "And here he has authority from the chief priests to bind all who call on Your name."
2Pe 2:7 and delivered righteous Lot, who was oppressed by the
filthy conduct of the wicked
So how did we end up with Kings of the earth to rule over us?
Neh 9:17 They refused to obey, And they were not mindful of Your wonders That You did among them. But they hardened their necks, And in their rebellion They appointed a leader To return to their bondage. But You are God, Ready to pardon, Gracious and merciful, Slow to anger, Abundant in kindness, And did not forsake them.
Ezr 5:12 "But because our fathers provoked the God of heaven to wrath, He gave them into the hand of Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon, the Chaldean, who destroyed this temple and carried the people away to Babylon.
1Sa 8:10 So Samuel told all the words of the LORD to the people
who asked him for a king.
What did they refuse to obey? Were they lazy?
Fearful? Where they afraid a Battle?
Dan 3:14 Nebuchadnezzar spoke, saying to them, "Is it true, Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-Nego, that you do not serve my gods or worship the gold image which I have set up?
Dan 3:16 Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-Nego answered and said to the king, "O Nebuchadnezzar, we have no need to answer you in this matter.
Dan 3:28 Nebuchadnezzar spoke, saying, "Blessed be the God of Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-Nego, who sent His Angel and delivered His servants who trusted in Him, and they have frustrated the king's word, and yielded their bodies, that they should not serve nor worship any god except their own God!
What would have happened to Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego if they had bowed to the authority of Nebuchadnezzar the king?
Would God have saved them?
What about future Governments?
Pro 29:2 When the righteous are in authority, the people rejoice; But when a wicked man rules, the people groan.
Romans 13:1 Let every person be in subjection to the governing authorities [Christ?] [Christ's people?] [Liberty?].
Rev 13:5 And he was given a mouth speaking great things and
blasphemies, and he was given authority to continue for forty-two
Rev 17:12 "The ten horns which you saw are ten kings who have received no kingdom as yet, but they receive authority for one hour as kings with the beast.
Are we supposed to obey this authority, or do the saints war against it?
Rev 17:14 "These will make war with the Lamb, and the Lamb will
overcome them, for He is Lord of lords and King of kings; and those who
are with Him are called, chosen, and faithful."
Rev 20:4 And I saw thrones, and they sat upon them, and judgment was given unto them: and [I saw] the souls of them that were beheaded for the witness of Jesus, and for the word of God, and which had not worshipped the beast, neither his image, neither had received [his] mark upon their foreheads, or in their hands; and they lived and reigned with Christ a thousand years.
Why are these Martyrs seemed to be blessed more than the ones who did not contend for the faith?
Rev 20:6 Blessed and holy is he who has part in the first resurrection. Over such the second death has no power, but they shall be priests of God and of Christ, and shall reign with Him a thousand years.
What does Jesus say will happen to this kind of authority,
and all other kings?
Luk 23:2 And they began to accuse Him, saying, "We found this
fellow perverting the nation, and forbidding to pay taxes to Caesar,
saying that He Himself is Christ, a King."
Mat 22:17 "Tell us, therefore, what do You think? Is it lawful to pay taxes to Caesar, or not?"
Mat 22:21 They said to Him, "Caesar's." And He said to them, "Render therefore to Caesar the things that are Caesar's, and to God the things that are God's."
What belongs to Caesar?
Hbr 13:8 Jesus Christ the same yesterday, and to day, and for
Psalm 24:1 The earth is the LORD's, and the fulness thereof; the world,
and they that dwell therein.
Pro 3:9 Honor the LORD with your possessions, And with the
firstfruits of all your increase;
Proverbs 1:18 These men lie in wait for their own blood; they ambush
Hbr 10:22 Let us draw near with a true heart in full assurance of faith, having our hearts sprinkled from an evil conscience, and our bodies washed with pure water.
Jhn 4:23 But the hour cometh, and now is, when the true worshippers shall worship the Father in spirit and in truth: for the Father seeketh such to worship him.
Ezr 7:24 Also we certify you, that touching any of the priests and Levites, singers, porters, Nethinims, or ministers of this house of God, it shall not be lawful to impose toll, tribute, or custom, upon them.
Mar 2:16 And when the scribes and Pharisees saw Him eating with
the tax collectors and sinners, they said to His
disciples, "How is it that He eats and drinks with tax collectors and
Why is a tax collector considered in need of repentance along with sinners?
Mat 18:17 "And if he refuses to hear them, tell it to the church. But if he refuses even to hear the church, let him be to you like a heathen and a tax collector.
Luk 18:10 "Two men went up to the temple to pray, one a Pharisee
and the other a tax collector.
Did Peter answer for Jesus and assume he knew the answer?
Mat 17:26 Peter saith unto him, Of strangers. Jesus saith unto him, Then are the children free.
Who's Children are we?
Rom 8:16 The Spirit Himself bears witness with our spirit that we are children of God,
Mat 17:27 Notwithstanding, lest we should offend them, go thou to the sea, and cast an hook, and take up the fish that first cometh up; and when thou hast opened his mouth, thou shalt find a piece of money: that take, and give unto them for me and thee.
Luk 3:11 He answereth and saith unto them, He that hath two
coats, let him impart to him that hath none; and he that hath meat, let
him do likewise.
Luk 23:1 Then the whole multitude of them arose and led Him to
1Cr 7:21 Were you called while a slave? Do not be concerned about it; but if you can be made free, rather use it.
Eph 6:8 knowing that whatever good anyone does, he will receive
the same from the Lord, whether he is a slave or free.
Psa 104:1 BLESS the LORD, O my soul! O LORD my God, You are very great: You are clothed with honor and majesty,
Lev 19:15 'You shall do no injustice in judgment. You shall not be partial to the poor, nor honor the person of the mighty. In righteousness you shall judge your neighbor.
Deu 26:19 "and that He will set you high above all nations which He has made, in praise, in name, and in honor, and that you may be a holy people to the LORD your God, just as He has spoken."
Psa 149:9 To execute on them the written judgment-- This honor have all His saints. Praise the LORD!
1Pe 2:17 Honor all people. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honor the king.
How do we honor to the kings of the earth?
Est 4:13 And Mordecai told them to answer Esther: "Do not think in
your heart that you will escape in the king's palace any more than all the
Mark 10:29 And Jesus answered and said, Verily I say unto you, There is
no man that hath left house, or brethren, or sisters, or father, or
mother, or wife, or children, or lands, for my sake, and the gospel's,
1Ti 6:17 Command those who are rich in this present age not to be
haughty, nor to trust in uncertain riches but in the living God, who gives
us richly all things to enjoy.
Act 15:29 that you abstain from things offered to idols, from
blood, from things strangled, and from sexual immorality. If you keep
yourselves from these, you will do well. Farewell.