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Authority of the Believer

Dr. A.L. Gill

Authority of the Believer

Unveil spiritual warfare’s intricacies, empower believers to gain authority, and triumph over life’s battles through scriptural wisdom.

8 Video Lessons

Watch, listen, and learn as A.L. Gill shows you how to gain authority over life’s battles. 

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Beginning with the fall of Lucifer in eternity past, God revealed His creative purpose for mankind when He said, “Let them have dominion!” He’s given us the keys to His Kingdom. Begin walking in a new victorious boldness and authority over Satan and demon powers in your daily life and ministry! Learn how to stop losing and start winning every battle of life. 

Embark on a revelatory exploration of spiritual warfare with Dr. A.L. Gill, where the authority of believers is illuminated through the lens of Scripture. Delve into the intricacies of spiritual battles, recognizing the cunning schemes of the adversary and standing confidently against them anchored in the authoritative Word of God. From celestial narratives to the profound insights into Earth’s creation and restoration, this course unveils the believer’s identity and equipped authority. Uncover the keys to resisting temptation, understand the completed work of Jesus, and embrace the triumphant living that comes with knowing and wielding the name of Jesus.

What You’ll Learn

  • Recognize the devil’s cunning schemes and strategies through authoritative scriptures.
  • Gain profound insights into the celestial narrative and Lucifer’s fall.
  • Understand human authority over Earth, its forfeiture, and the promise of redemption.
  • Navigate lessons on resisting temptation, discovering Jesus’ authority and believers’ potential.
  • Embrace the completed work of Jesus, restoring believers to their created purpose and authority.
  • Fortify defenses against Satan’s strategies, standing firm with faith and God’s Word.
  • Unlock the significance of Jesus holding the keys to defeat death and reclaim authority.
  • Harness the unparalleled authority within the name of Jesus for triumphant living.
  • Equip oneself with the armor of God, engaging in victorious spiritual warfare against adversaries.


1. Know Your Enemy
Dr. A.L. Gill unveils the intricacies of spiritual warfare. Discover the devil’s cunning schemes and strategies through the lens of authoritative scriptures like 1 Peter 5:8, John 8:32, and Ephesians 6:11. Dr. Gill guides you to recognize your authority, standing confidently against the adversary while anchored in the Word of God. Navigate the celestial narrative of angelic beings and witness Lucifer’s fall in Revelation 12:7-10 and Ezekiel 28:16. Gain profound insights into Earth’s creation, potential destruction by Satan, and its glorious restoration by God. Finally, grasp the significance of mankind’s authority, created in God’s image, and equipped to triumph over the enemy.
2. Authority on Earth
Session 2 explores the foundational theme of human authority over Earth, rooted in God’s command for dominion. Beginning with God’s purpose in Genesis, the narrative unfolds as Satan, threatened by humanity’s God-like resemblance, enacts a plan to subvert God’s authority bestowed upon man. The session highlights the pivotal moment in Eden, where Adam and Eve succumb to deception, resulting in the forfeiture of their dominion. The consequences of sin, portrayed through curses, introduce the promise of redemption and anticipate the Last Adam, Jesus Christ. Emphasizing Jesus’ role as the perfect man empowered by the Holy Spirit, the session illustrates his victorious confrontation with temptation, underscoring believers’ potential to reclaim authority through faith and the Word of God.
3. Jesus Our Example
Uncover the authority within your identity as a believer, as you navigate lessons on resisting temptation. Dr. Gill delves into Jesus, the Last Adam, walking in absolute authority on Earth, revealing God’s plan for believers. Discover Jesus’ authority in messages and miracles, conquering demons, illness, the human body, creation, and elements. Learn to speak the Word of God for victory and understand the profound events surrounding Jesus’ death, defeating Satan’s kingdom. Grasp the keys of authority given to mankind and step into your God-intended purpose.
4. The Church and Its Authority
In Session 4, the focus is on the completed work of Jesus, emphasizing believers’ restored authority and dominion. Positioned at the right hand of the Father, Jesus awaits His enemies to be made a footstool by the redeemed. The apostle Paul’s prayer underscores the exalted status of Jesus and the power available to believers, urging them to comprehend their calling and operate in the same resurrection power. Exploring the potential void caused by Lucifer’s rebellion, the Church fills it through praise and worship, diminishing the need for other ministries. Understanding their authority, believers are called to forcefully advance the present Kingdom of the Son, exercising dominion on Earth and trampling Satan underfoot, demonstrating his defeat.
5. Satan’s Strategies Today
Uncover Satan’s strategies outlined in 1 Peter 5:8 and fortify your defenses. Gain insights into Jesus’ triumph over death and the devil (2 Timothy 1:10, Hebrews 2:14-15). Break free from bondage through faith in Christ, standing firm with a shield of faith and God’s Word (Isaiah 54:17, Ephesians 6:11, Ephesians 6:16). Learn to protect the seed of God’s Word in your life from the Parable of the Farmer (Mark 4:3-8). This session unveils the Church’s authority, emphasizing its role in advancing God’s kingdom.
6. Keys to the Kingdom
In Session 6, “Keys to the Kingdom,” by Dr. A.L. Gill, he unfolds the significance of Jesus holding the keys to defeat death and reclaim authority. Jesus’ life, death, and resurrection restore believers to their created purpose. Uncover the power of the blood of Jesus, an overcoming key that brings forgiveness, justification, and redemption. Explore the victory and protection it offers against Satan. Discover the authority within the Word of God, a potent sword that, when spoken with faith, overcomes challenges.
7. The Name of Jesus
In Session 7, “The Name of Jesus,” with Dr. A.L. Gill, you’ll discover the unparalleled authority within the name of Jesus. Under his guidance, you’ll explore the historic reverence for God’s names, realizing the awesome privilege granted to believers. Dr. Gill elucidates that the name of Jesus surpasses all, commanding triumph over sickness, demons, and adversities. Learn to believe in, ask in, and do everything in Jesus’ name, mirroring the impactful actions of the early apostles. This opportunity to align with the believer’s authority promises a powerful encounter, invoking the name above all names for a victorious journey in faith.
8. Victorious Spiritual Warfare
In Session 8, “Victorious Spiritual Warfare,” guided by Dr. A.L. Gill, you’ll harness the authority of the believer to triumph over adversaries through the potent name of Jesus. Discover the unwavering power, honor, and deliverance bestowed upon those who boldly wield this name. Navigating Acts, Dr. Gill unravels divine truths, revealing our authority and providing steps to victorious living. Equip yourself with the armor of God, understanding the defeated nature of the enemy, and engage in triumphant praying. Operating in God’s power, stand against spiritual forces, armed with the Word of God as your sword. In Jesus’ mighty name, emerge victorious, walking in the authority and victory granted to every believer.
Quick Facts


English, French




3.04 credit units

No. of Sessions

8 Sessions

Running Time

4 hours 39 minutes

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Authority of the Believer

Brad Andrews sits down with Dr. A.L. Gill to talk about this course.

About the Instructor

Supernatural Living
Dr. A.L. Gill

Dr. A.L. “Papa” Gill, an internationally renowned apostle, bestselling author, and dynamic Bible teacher, stands as a prominent figure in the realm of ministry and theological education. His journey unfolds across decades of impactful service, revealing a profound commitment to spreading the transformative power of the Gospel.

As the co-founder of Gill Ministries, along with his wife Joyce, Dr. Gill has been a catalyst for the manifestation of the Holy Spirit’s supernatural gifts. His extensive travels, spanning close to 90 nations, have seen him minister to crowds exceeding hundreds of thousands, leaving an indelible mark on the global landscape of faith. A seasoned evangelist, he has conducted crusades reaching up to 300,000 people, testifying to the reach and resonance of his message.

During his three-year tenure as a pastor at Lakewood Church in Houston, TX, Dr. Gill initiated an intern pastor program and served as the founding director of the Lakewood Bible Institute. He has served as the administrative assistant to Ralph Wilkerson, of Melodyland Christian Center, one of the “flagship” churches of the Charismatic Movement.

Dr. Gill’s literary impact is staggering, with over 20 million books in print, including the top-selling God’s Promises for Your Every Need, which has sold over 20 million copies. He has written other books such as Destined for DominionGod’s Covenant Blessings for YouOut! In the Name of Jesus, and has co-written several books with his wife Joyce, Miracles Are Still HappeningBreathrough to Glory! , and Set Free! From Iniquity.

As an apostolic figure, he is recognized as a Spiritual Father, or “Papa,” to ministries and churches worldwide. His teachings, available in various formats and languages, embody a Jesus-centered, Word-based approach, infused with the power of the Holy Spirit and the compassion of Christ.

Beyond the pulpit, Dr. Gill’s influence extends into the realm of academia. With a Doctor of Theology (Th.D.) and a Master of Theological Studies from Vision Christian University, and studies at Moody Bible Institute. Dr. Gill’s ministry is marked by continual confirmation through signs, wonders, and healing miracles. 


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