In an earlier statement, I defined personal authority as "the inherent gifts a person or thing possesses in order to fulfill the purpose for which that person or thing was placed on this earth". You have the power to determine, the right to control, your own destiny. For your purpose, this definition refers to the power to be who you really are. You have the right to determine your own future based on your inherent authority from the Creator. The future is inside you. God the Creator has given you permission to be all you were born to be. Keep in mind, you don't have the authority to make someone else like you or try to make yourself like someone else. You have authority only to make you who you are.
Delegated power or right. You didn't generate this power, but God the Creator gave it to you in order to manifest what He put within you. He gave you the right to become what He wants you to be. The power is based on right and permission to act. Keep in mind, when God created you, He automatically gave you not only power but also permission to act out your authority. He gave you permission to be yourself. Now, this last word I will speak on is "sanction". This definition is related to the last one. In terms of authority, sanction means "explicit or official approval, permission or ratification". Sanction is related to God's Constitutional term sanctify, which means "to set apart for a special purpose". Therefore, God has given you sanction, or official approval, in relation to a specific position; He has placed you in and from which you best function. You have been selected and set apart for a specific role. Act on it now.
Remember what God told Jeremiah: Before I formed you in the womb, I knew you. Before you were born, I sanctified you; I ordained you a prophet to the nations. Use what God your Creator has given you.