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  • Our All Sufficient Christ

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jun 30, 2008
    based on 25 ratings
     | 4,458 views

    Our all sufficient Christ is our security in the midst of life’s uncertainties. Sixteen key atttributes that are worthy of our worship, focus and exploration.

    Our All Sufficient Christ for Our Insufficiencies (Col. 2:1-18) Everything that looks SPIRITUAL is not! You’ve probably heard the expression "red herring." This term was coined from a method of training hunting dogs to follow the scent of their prey. Once the dogs were following the proper ...read more

  • New Meaning For Old Feasts

    Contributed by Scott Coltrain on Oct 2, 2007
    based on 20 ratings
     | 3,763 views

    A look at the prophetic, spiritual meaning behind the three major Feasts of the Mosaic Covenant.

    In Colossians 2:16-17, we have the Apostle Paul telling the brethren that they were to no longer allow some people to tell them that they must - to be good Christians - observe the various ordinances and statutes of the old Mosaic Law. Paul explains that the various parts of the Mosaic Law ...read more

  • Jesus The One And Only - Accept No Substitute Series

    Contributed by K. Edward Skidmore on Jan 10, 2007
    based on 13 ratings
     | 6,795 views

    Colossians 2 explains that Philosophy, Ritualism, Mysticism, and Legalism are counterfeits of the real thing: Jesus Christ

    Colossians Series # 2 Jesus the One and Only Accept No Substitute Scripture Reading: Colossians 2:2-8 INTRODUCTION: Last week we looked at Colossians chapter 1 where Paul talked about the Supremacy of Christ. In Chapter 2, Paul warns the Colossian church about some teachings that are ...read more

  • Are You Loving Others Or Judging Others? Series

    Contributed by Jonathan Mcleod on Oct 20, 2006
    based on 9 ratings
     | 4,159 views

    If we think we can live the Christian life by following rules and forgetting about loving others, we have missed the point. The Christian life can be summed up in one word: love.

    “Therefore do not let anyone judge you by what you eat or drink, or with regard to a religious festival, a New Moon celebration or a Sabbath day. These are a shadow of the things that were to come; the reality, however, is found in Christ” (Col. 2:16-17). Background I. God does not want you ...read more

  • Stop Chasing Shadows! Series

    Contributed by David Dykes on Oct 11, 2006
    based on 7 ratings
     | 5,942 views

    Keeping religious rules and observing religious rituals in order to be close to God are only a shadow of the "real thing," a relationship with Him through Jesus.

    INTRODUCTION In the time of the early church, there were people in the churches who were teaching that once you became a Christian, you still had to obey the Jewish regulations and rituals to be religiously correct. That kind of false teaching still exists in the 21st century. In this series I’m ...read more

  • Keeping First Things First: Resisting Rules Series

    Contributed by David Flowers on May 17, 2006
    based on 10 ratings
     | 2,951 views

    Using Colossians 2:11-17 as a basis, Dave looks into the second of three spiritual dangers, this one being religious legalism.

    Keeping First Things First: Resisting Rules Jesus, Post-Resurrection part 4 Colossians 2:11-17 Wildwind Community Church May 14, 2006 In the first 10 verses of Colossians Paul confronts a danger that would keep believers from standing firm in their faith – that danger is what Paul called ...read more

  • Deciphering The Da Vinci Code

    Contributed by Rodney Buchanan on May 9, 2006
    based on 19 ratings
     | 1,850 views

    The book conflicts with history and Scripture at several important points: 1. The nature of Jesus Christ. 2. The nature of the relationship between Jesus and Mary Magdalene. 3. The nature of Scripture. 4. The nature of the church.

    I received an interesting phone call a few weeks ago. The woman on the other end explained that she presently lived in another state, but she and her husband were planning to move to Mount Vernon. She wanted to know about our church to see if she would feel welcome here. She said, “I am a very ...read more

  • Da Vinci Code: Making Your Faith Foolproof Series

    Contributed by Brian Atwood on Mar 10, 2006
    based on 87 ratings
     | 8,894 views

    Second in expository series on Colossians.

    We’re in the series on Reaching Your Full Potential for God. Last week we covered the pre-requisites to reaching your full potential for God. The Bible laid the groundwork in Colossians chapter one for your advancement in Christ. Reaching your full potential in God is so vitally important ...read more

  • A Life Worth Living Series

    Contributed by Douglas Dudley on Apr 23, 2005
    based on 49 ratings
     | 6,939 views

    Everyone wants to live the abundant life, but do we know how? The Apostle Paul tells the Church at Colossae how to have a life worth living.

    A Life Worth Living Text: Colossians 2:1-23 Introduction. He brushed his teeth twice a day and he went to his doctor religiously—twice a year for a thorough check-up. He wore his galoshes when it rained, and he slept with the window cracked to make sure he got enough fresh air. He ...read more

  • How To Walk In Freedom Series

    Contributed by Keith Walker on May 20, 2004
    based on 44 ratings
     | 7,853 views

    Paul takes on the "Perfection Police" and "Legalistic Lawyers" in this text and shows us how to walk in freedom.

    INTRODUCTION Is there a rule book for Christians to follow? Do we have a codified list of do’s and don’ts by which we are judged. Is God like Santa Claus, “He’s making a list and checking it twice, gonna find out whose naughty or nice.” Once a preacher told his congregation there were 700 sins. ...read more

  • Jesus Is Lord Because Of How He Rules Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Jun 25, 2003
    based on 206 ratings
     | 16,208 views

    Colossians tells us that rules and regulations have no power to make us moral... but does that make sense? Yes, and the reason may amaze you.

    OPEN: He brushed his teeth twice a day and the doctor examined him twice a year. He wore galoshes when it rained, slept with the windows open, stuck to a diet with plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables and got at least 8 hours of sleep every night. He never smoked, drank, or lost his ...read more

  • Pulling The Weeds Of Legalism Series

    Contributed by Brian Bill on Apr 25, 2003
    based on 206 ratings
     | 42,170 views

    Following a list of rules and regulations will never lead to spiritual vitality. Grace demands that we avoid judging others according to our standards.

    Pulling the Weeds of Legalism Almost every state in our nation still has laws on their books that would surprise most people. For instance, In Florida, a woman may be fined for falling asleep under a hair dryer. In Indiana, citizens are not allowed to attend a movie house or ride in a ...read more