Sermons on Colossians

Sermons on Colossians

Colossians

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…

Colossians 1:1-18

The Preeminence of Jesus Why Colossians? Paul wrote this letter while in prison to a group of people he had never met who made up a church he did not plant. The church was under pressure or attack to turn away from Jesus due to a number of heresies or a mixture of heresies. So 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…