Authority to Bind and Loose

Leon Fontaine Devoted

And I will give you the keys of the kingdom of heaven, and whatever you bind on earth will be bound in heaven, and whatever you loose on earth will be loosed in heaven. Matthew 16:19 (NKJV)   In today’s verse, Jesus speaks of our authority as believers. He says that we have the power to bind and loose things on this planet, and He makes it clear what we are allowed to bind and loose. We have the power …

We’ve Been Given the Keys

Leon Fontaine Devoted

And I also say to you that you are Peter, and on this rock I will build My church, and the gates of Hades shall not prevail against it. Matthew 16:18 (NKJV)   In today’s verse, Jesus gave His disciple Simon a new name (Peter, which means “rock”), and said that on this rock He would build His church. Over the years, many have believed that Jesus was saying He would build His church on Peter, but when you look …

The Key Is to Understand Your Authority

Leon Fontaine Devoted

And Jesus came and spoke to them, saying, “All authority has been given to Me in heaven and on earth. Go therefore….” Matthew 28:18-19 (NKJV)   To walk in God’s promises for us as believers, we need to realize the authority we have in Christ, which we can understand by looking at Jesus’ example. When Jesus was born, He gave up the form and authority He had as part of the trinity and became a human being. He was God’s …