Sermon Series
  • 1. The Battle For The Mind

    Contributed on Apr 27, 2005
    based on 27 ratings
     | 2,198 views

    Which should take precidence - the mind or faith? Are the two mutually exclusive or can they get along together? Such are the questions out of Colossians 1: do you have the mind of man or the mind of Christ?

    In our world today there is a fight going on - which is more important, intellect, or faith? Especially amongst Christians these two ideas fight for preeminence. Some think the two are mutually exclusive - you either have blind faith or you have intellect - but not both. Others say that our ...read more

  • 2. Life As A Stunted Plan

    Contributed on May 2, 2005
    based on 7 ratings
     | 1,059 views

    Do you feel a lack of growth? It could be that you are experiencing the effects of bad doctrine or that you need to re-connect to the root - Jesus Christ.

    The Colossians were Christians - they knew Jesus as their Savior. But what threatened them in the proto-Gnostic heresy was a lack of maturity. They were like plants - plants that hadn’t grown up and were stunted in their maturity. As Christians if we do not grow in our discipleship in Christ ...read more

  • 3. Where's Your Mind Set?

    Contributed on May 2, 2005
    based on 12 ratings
     | 2,019 views

    Often we want to make ourselves better but go about it the wrong way. Paul the Apostle gives us tips in how to put off the old nature and put on Christ’s character.

    In chapter 2, Paul focused on the error of elevating the mind above the knowledge of God, and focusing on taming the physical body as a way to righteousness. He chastises the use of external rules and regulations, especially those around following certain ritual days and abstaining from certain ...read more

  • 4. Becoming Ready To Share The Gospel

    Contributed on May 2, 2005
    based on 3 ratings
     | 790 views

    How should we live our lives in a way that Jesus is evident and the gospel relevant? Paul has some practical advise. Also information on how Gnosticism is rampant today.

    Marriage is when you agree to spend the rest of your life sleeping in a room that’s too warm, beside someone who’s sleeping in a room that’s too cold. I do a fair amount of pre-marital counseling - and though I don’t share that illustration - what I do tell couples that are preparing for ...read more