Sermon Series
  • 1. The Spiritually Rich Church

    Contributed on Jan 31, 2007

    What defines a spiritually rich church? Consider the Colossian church. If the churches of the 21st century would possess half of the qualities of that church, our ministries and our lives would be much more fulfilling.

    The Spiritually Rich Church Colossians 1:1-29 I. Fervent Faith (v. 3-8) a. Produced love (v. 4; Galatians 5:6) b. Hoped for Christ’s soon return (v. 5; 2 Timothy 4:8) c. Bore fruit for the gospel (v. 6-7; John 15:4) II. Prayers of Their Ministry Partners (v. 9-12) a. For wisdom more

  • 2. The Spiritually Sound Church

    Contributed on Jan 31, 2007
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    After examining what made the church at Colosse spiritually rich, Paul proceeds to expound on what would make them spiritually sound. In modern society, our churches are slowly moving away from sound doctrine and worship in order to entertain mass audien

    The Spiritually Sound Church Colossians 2:1-23 I. The Spiritual Connection between Believers (v. 1-5) a. Labor to aid each other (v. 1-2a) b. Discernment of danger (v. 2b-4; Romans 16:18) c. Rejoicing in righteousness (v. 5) II. The Spiritual Foundation of Believers (v. 6-7) more

  • 3. The Spiritually Pure Church

    Contributed on Jan 31, 2007
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    What defines a spiritually pure church? Paul uses Colossians 3 to expound on how changed lives and a new standard of excellence create a purity in the church that is pleasing to God.

    The Spiritually Pure Church Colossians 3:1-17 I. Different Demands on Your Life (v. 1-4) a. New perception (v. 1-2) i. Vision like the Spirit (Romans 8:5) ii. Obstacle without it (Matthew 16:23) b. Reasons for the new demands (v. 3-4) i. Death of the old nature (Romans more

  • 4. The Family Pleasing To God

    Contributed on Jan 31, 2007
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    To have a spiritually healthy church, Paul recognizes the need to address family issues. Even in today’s culture that gives a warped family view, these are the principles that will guide your family into a relationship with God that will strengthen not o

    The Family Pleasing to God Colossians 3:18-21 I. Wives (v. 18; Titus 2:3-5) a. Love the husband and children b. Homemakers c. Submissive to the husband’s leadership (Ephesians 5:22, 24; 1 Peter 3:1-6) II. Husbands (v. 19; Ephesians 5:23, 25-33) a. Love the wife (1 Peter 3:7) more

  • 5. A Worker's Good Testimony

    Contributed on Jan 31, 2007
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    Did you know that your testimony as a worker is important? See why Paul says it is.

    A Worker’s Good Testimony Colossians 3:22-25 I. Be Obedient to the Boss (v. 22) a. Obey them whole-heartedly like you would obey Jesus (Ephesians 6:5-6) b. This respects the Lord II. Work as if the Job is for Jesus (v. 23-24) a. Labor at 100% as Jesus would require (Ephesians more