Summary: A brief outline setting forth the completeness that the Christian has in Christ Jesus
A COMPLETE PACKAGE
“For in Him dwells all the fullness of the Godhead bodily (in bodily form); and you are complete in Him, who is the head of all principality and power (rule and authority).” Colossians 2:9-10.
I. THE RIGHT BEGINNING!
“Jesus answered and said unto him, ‘Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one is born again he cannot see the kingdom of God.” John 3:3.
“Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new.” II Corinthians 5:17.
II. THE RIGHT PREPARATION!
"All Scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness, that the man of God may be complete, thoroughly equipped for every good work." II Timothy 3:16-17.
III. THE RIGHT OCCUPATION!
“For we are God’s fellow workers; you are God’s field, you are God’s building.” I Corinthians 3:9.
"So then, after the Lord had spoken to them, He was received up into heaven, and sat down at the right hand of God. And they went out and preached everywhere, the Lord working with them." Mark 16:19-20.
IV. THE RIGHT CONNECTION!
“Who shall separate us from the love of Christ?…For I am persuaded that neither death nor life, nor angels nor principalities, nor powers, nor things present nor things to come, nor height or depth, nor any other created thing, shall be able to separate us from the love of God which is in Christ Jesus our Lord.” Romans 8: 35, 38-39.
V. THE RIGHT EMPOWERMENT!
“But you shall receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you shall be witnesses to Me in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the world”. Acts 1:8
“And what is the exceeding greatness of His power toward us who believe, according to the working of His mighty power which He worked in Christ when He raised Him from the dead and seated Him at His right hand in the heavenly places.” Ephesians 1:19-20.