Sermons on Colossians

Sermons on Colossians

Colossians

Colossians 4:1-18 ESV

Colossians 4:1-18    ESV Sunday, February 14, 2021 Comment Luke Stephens teaches on Paul’s final instructions on how we should conduct ourselves as Christians.
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Colossians 3:18-4:1

Colossians 3:18-4:1 February 07, 2021 Instructions for Christian Households v18. Wives. NIV/KJV submit yourselves, NASB/NRSV be subject Here wives are to voluntarily submit to show respect. The wife’s submission is never to be forced on her as the Greek verb shows the submission is to be voluntary. Nor does it require a servile attitude. The Greek word translated submit is a word borrowed from the military. It literally means “to be under in rank” and applies only to her husband within their…
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Colossians 3:1-17

Colossians 3:1-17 January 31, 2021 Guidelines for Living as Believers REVIEW 1:15-20  2:16-17 Legalism/Judgments. Food/Drink/Religious Festivals/New Moon/Sabbath Day plus Legalism was but a shadow. A shadow doesn’t exist in and of itself. We embrace the reality not the shadow, Jesus is the reality 2:18-19 False Teachers/Angel Worship. What they have seen was used to provide authority beyond Jesus. Angel worship always demotes Christ. Such denies Christ as the head of the church who nourishes/unites/increases the church. 2:20-23 Asceticism. Doctrine or…
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Colossians 2:15-23 NIV

Colossians 2:16-23 January 24, 2021 The Shadow and The Reality of Jesus Paul’s letter to the Colossians (and to Laodicea) has the message of 1:15-l9 emphasized throughout. What is that message? No matter what the problem is – No matter what the heresy is – The answer is the same and the answer is not some set of rules, ‘do nots’, but instead the answer is the person of Jesus the Christ.  Now we don’t have the letter from Paul…
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Colossians 2:1-15

Colossians 2:1-15 January 17, 2021 Paul’s Letter to New Age Heresies Continues Paul’s letter to the Colossians (and to Laodicea) has the message of 1:15-l9 emphasized throughout. What is that message? No matter what the problem is – No matter what the heresy is – The answer is the same and The answer is not a system – Instead the answer is a person, Jesus the Christ.  v1. “how hard I am contended for you” = “intense agony for you…
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Colossians 1:15-29 NIV

January 10, 2021 Colossians 1:15-29 Paul’s Letter refuting the New Age Heresies  While in prison in Rome, Paul was visited by Epaphras, the pastor of the Colossian Church. Paul wrote of Epaphras as ‘my fellow prisoner in Christ Jesus in Philemon 1:23. There is little doubt Epaphras came to see Paul about various heresies causing problems in the Colossian church. The primary heresies were 1) legalism from the Jewish community, 2) oriental philosophies from travelers, 3) pagan astrology, 4) mysticism…
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Colossians 1:1-14 NIV

Sunday, 03 January 2021 The Polemic Against False Teaching, Part 1 Colossians 1:1-14   NIV Comment: This Sunday, Pastor Riley teaches on Paul’s letter to the church of Colossae – focusing on his take on false teaching in their community.
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Colossians 4:7-18

Colossians 4:7-18, July 28, 2019 Blessings of Fellow Believers 4:7-8 Tychicus. Name means fortuitous or fortunate. He was a fellow bond-servant to Jesus. His purpose was to inform the church about what resulted in Paul’s imprisonment and to encourage fellow believers.  4:9 Onesimus. He was a brother in Christ, a faithful brother, a brother loved by Paul and believers in Rome – and Paul wants not only Philemon to love Onesimus, but the church at Colossae as well – especially…
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Colossians 3:18 – 4:1-6

Colossians 3:18-4:6, July 21, 2019 Our Responsibilities As Believers REVIEW 3:15-17 What directs our new life? The peace of Christ stems from its source so it is divine in nature and it is given control over our hearts – it rules and unifies making us members of one body. The message of Christ dwells within us, is at home within us. Let it dwell in us richly as without it we are spiritually poor. There is a reason we find…
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Colossians 3:5-17

Colossians 3:5-17, July 14, 2019 Jesus Plus Nothing = Everything, Part 3 REVIEW 2:16-17 Legalism/Judgments. Food/Drink/Religious Festivals/New Moon/Sabbath Day plus Legalism was but a shadow. A shadow doesn’t exist in and of itself. We embrace the reality not the shadow, Jesus is the reality 2:18-19 False Teachers/Angel Worship. What they have seen was used to provide authority beyond Jesus. Angel worship always demotes Christ. They deny Christ as the head of the church who nourishes, unites, and increases the church.…
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Colossians 2:16-3:4

Colossians 2:16-3:4, July 04, 2019 Jesus Plus Nothing = Everything, Part 2 Review: Why become a Christian? What does one get out of becoming a Christian? Your answer? 2:4 Warning against false teachers deceive and seek to persuade. The deceive when they teach anything outside of Christ. 2:6-7 How Walk in Christ? 1) Live in faith, 2) Walk in Christ (Him), 3) Your faith rooted in Him alone, 4) built up in Him by building spiritual lives of success, 5)…

Colossians 1: 13-29, 23 June 2019

Colossians 1:13-29, June 13, 2019 Review, Preeminence, First Born, Mystery, Mature Once again, “Why Colossians?” Paul wrote this letter to the church of Colossae to challenge them (and us) to a greater devotion to Jesus. There is only one subject in Colossians – Jesus. He writes for the purpose of making clear in great detail Jesus is sovereign over all of creation and the church. In doing so he also warns against any heresies attacking the preeminence of Jesus.  1:9…
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