Sermon Series
  • 1. Complete In Christ (Part One)

    Contributed on Jan 13, 2009

    1)Secret knowledge, 2)rule-keeping, and 3)mystical experiences do not make us better Christians

    COMPLETE IN CHRIST (PART ONE) COLOSSIANS 2:10 1. Illus. of filling one gallon jug • Half full- how much more can it hold? • Three quarters full- how much more can it hold? • One gallon full- how much more can it hold? (None) 2. In this chapter, Paul is going to tell us that Christ supplies more

  • 2. Help For The Home

    Contributed on Jan 16, 2009
    based on 1 rating

    Husbands and wives are given God-appointed roles. When these roles are ignore, holy wedlock becomes unholy deadlock!

    Help for the Home! Colossians 3:18-22 1. Illus. of Nintendo game • Joan bought it for us recently. I carefully consulted the instructions, because that thing looked like something from outer space! • Then she bought us a wireless control for the thing. Looked just like the other one, except more

  • 3. How To Behave In Church (And Everywhere Else!)

    Contributed on Jan 16, 2009
    based on 4 ratings

    We are masters at self-deception. How can I tell if my behavior really honors Jesus? 1)Peace of God. 2) Word of God. 3) Son of God.

    HOW TO BEHAVE IN CHURCH COLOSSIANS 3: 15-17 1. Illus. of “Jesus in my heart.” • Little 9 year old girl came home from VBS one day. Proudly told her parents and little brother that, “Jesus is living in my heart now!” • Mom and dad were so proud, and made a big deal out of it. • Later that more

  • 4. The Truth About Pleasing God

    Contributed on Jan 16, 2009

    Pleasing God means understanding His will and doing it! But... how do we know the will of God?

    THE TRUTH ABOUT PLEASING GOD (1) COLOSSIANS 1:9-10A 1. Illus. of Paul C. • His daddy was an alcoholic who grew violent when he drank. • As a boy, Paul was beaten with a shovel, etc. • No matter what he did, his daddy would find something wrong with it, fly into a rage, and beat him. • When more

  • 5. My Identity In Christ

    Contributed on Jan 22, 2009
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    In Christ, I am free from the authority of Satan, the property of Jesus Christ, and totally forgiven for my sins.

    “My Identity in Christ” Colossians 1:9-14 1. Illus. of elementary school • Classmates assign a “value” to the other kids. This one is the “smart” one, that one is the “plain” one. • Truth is, so often who that child is, is the exact opposite of the lable given to him or her! 2. Who are more

  • 6. The Well Dressed Christian (1)

    Contributed on Jan 22, 2009
    based on 3 ratings

    Christians are to take off 1)Wicked passsions 2)Hot tempers 3) Destructive speech

    THE WELL DRESSED CHRISTIAN (1) COLOSSIANS 3:5-9 1. Illus. of resurrection of Lazarus • Point- when he came out, still had on the grave-clothes. 2. Did you know the same thing is true spiritually? When we come out of spiritual deadness into new life in Christ, we are still wearing the garments more

  • 7. Maturity Myths

    Contributed on Jan 22, 2009
    based on 4 ratings

    Maturity is the goal for every believer, but these common myths may keep us from attaining it!

    Maturity Myths COLOSSIANS 3: 9-14 1. Illus. of game called “Sweetlicks.” • Big console with 15-20 holes. At random times, a cartoon character head would pop us out of the hole for a second or two. Object of the game was to use foam rubber bat to knock them back down again. • Problem was, more