Category Archives: Colossians

BASIC LIVING IN CHRIST

BASICS FOR LIVING IN CHRIST Colossians 3:1-11 INTRODUCTION A. In chapters 1-2, Paul has maintained that Christ is “all-sufficient” in matters of salvation and overcoming sin… Colossians 2:10 B. Beginning now in chapter 3, Paul gives some basic and practical … Continue reading

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New Life in Christ

NEW LIFE IN CHRIST Colossians 3:1-4 DISCUSSION A. Conversion to Christ changes the rule, relationship, outlook, and actions of our lives. 1. This new life orders its priorities out of the mind of Christ. 2. Colossians is a book that … Continue reading

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CHRIST, THE SOURCE OF WISDOM AND KNOWLEDGE Colossians 2:1-7 INTRODUCTION A. In Colossians 2:1-7, the apostle Paul is going to inform the Colossians that he wanted them to be encouraged and bound together by love, fully possessing God’s knowledge B. … Continue reading

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THE PREACHING OF THE SUPREME CHRIST

THE PREACHING OF THE SUPREME CHRIST Colossians 1:24-29 INTRODUCTION A. Paul’s ministry for Christ required him to serve in the face of opposition and persecution 1. His message was that the past mystery of God had been revealed: Gentiles could … Continue reading

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RECONCILIATION THROUGH CHRIST (Col. 1:21-23)

RECONCILIATION THROUGH CHRIST Colossians 1:21-23 INTRODUCTION A. Prior to their conversion to Christ, the Colossian saints were alienated from God, and their wicked lives made them enemies of God. These men and women were probably religious, but their religion was … Continue reading

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THE GREATNESS OF CHRIST (Colossians 1:15-20)

THE GREATNESS OF CHRIST Colossians 1:15-20 INTRODUCTION A. Understanding the greatness of Christ is important and essential for us to appreciate if we are going to be faithful followers of Christ B. Some commentators believe that Colossians 1:15-20 was used … Continue reading

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PAUL’S PRAYER FOR THE COLOSSIANS

PAUL’S PRAYER FOR THE COLOSSIANS Colossians 1:9-14 INTRODUCTION A. Paul assured the Christians in Colossae that he offered thankful prayers for the blessing they had received (1:3-8). 1. In 1:9-14 he prays for their spiritual insights and productivity through good … Continue reading

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