Sermons on Preeminence

Sermons on Preeminence

Colossians

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…

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…