Contributed on Jul 18, 2008
We need to be aware of false teaching which mixes other elements with the finished work of Christ.
Introduction This sermon is an introduction for the next several Sundays as we go through the book of Colossians. The theme of the book is the sufficiency of Christ for all things. This is one of four Prison Epistles written by Paul from Rome about AD 60-62. (The others are Ephesians, ...read more
Contributed on Jul 25, 2008
Our lives, individually and corporately, can display the power of the gospel.
Text: Colossians 1:1-14 Title: The Power of the Gospel Most of the time, when we’re speaking or writing, we tend to put the most important information at the front end then move on from there. At the beginning of this letter, Paul and his partner Timothy give a warm greeting in the first ...read more
Contributed on Aug 3, 2008
We can be motivated to continue in the faith by realizing that Jesus is supreme in everything.
Isn’t music wonderful? This morning we’ve been blessed with all kinds of music, as we usually are. Music seems to speak to a part of the soul as nothing else does. I think we’ve all had times when we left church remembering what was sung more than what was said. In 1530 the great reformer ...read more
Contributed on Aug 9, 2008
In our ministry, there are various tasks, all of which can serve to glorify Christ.
Text: Colossians 1:24-2:5 Title: The Glorious Tasks of Ministry Introduction Paul told the Colossians about his many tasks in ministry, all of which served to glorify Christ. In our ministry, there are various tasks, all of which can serve to glorify Christ. We are all called to ...read more