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  • Christ Above All Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on Oct 31, 2011
    based on 14 ratings
     | 14,158 views

    The church was flourishing until some false teachers came and disrupted the growth and confused their theology. The letter was written to encourage the believers to combat errors in the church, the most dangerous being the deprecation of Christ

    COLOSSIANS 1: 1-2 CHRIST ABOVE ALL AN INTRODUCTION & BACKGROUND TO COLOSSIANS [Acts 19:10, 20] For the next 16 weeks, we’re going to focus on one of God’s love letters to us. For some of us, it will be like going back to look at something we’ve read before and maybe forgotten. For others ...read more

  • A Prayer For All Seasons Series

    Contributed by James Galbraith on Oct 23, 2007
    based on 10 ratings
     | 2,017 views

    Part of a series in Colossians, sharing through Paul’s encouraging prayer for the church in Colossae.

    A prayer for all seasons – Colossians 1:9-14 By James Galbraith First Baptist Church, Port Alberni September 16, 2007 Text 9 For this reason, since the day we heard about you, we have not stopped praying for you and asking God to fill you with the knowledge of his will through all spiritual ...read more

  • In Christ You Are Complete Series

    Contributed by Jeff Simms on Jun 8, 2003
    based on 24 ratings
     | 3,310 views

    To look at the three things the church in Colossae was known for: faith, hope and love. Has introduction to book of Colossians

    In Christ You are Complete Colossians 1:3-8 The city of Colossae- Colossae use to sit in the Lycus valley near the Lycus river. It had been a city of great wealth, known for it’s wool and dyeing skills. It was a large city in 5 B.C., but had been eclipsed by the larger town of Hierapolis ...read more

  • Colossians 1 - Faithfulness Series

    Contributed by Ken Kersten on Jan 15, 2010
    based on 3 ratings
     | 3,242 views

    This is the first sermon in a walk through the book of Colossians. It introduces Paul, the city of Colossae, and other important aspects of the Colossian letter.

    The Anatomy of the Church Colossians 1:1-14 JOKE - A man lay sprawled across three entire seats in the movie theater. When the usher came by and noticed this, he whispered to the man, "Sorry, sir, but you're only allowed one seat." The man mumbled but didn't budge. The usher became impatient. ...read more

  • Dressed For Success Series

    Contributed by Douglas Dudley on Jul 25, 2005
    based on 23 ratings
     | 5,734 views

    THE APOSTLE PAUL TELLS THE CHRISTIANS AT COLOSSAE HOW TO DRESS FOR SUCCESS. THERE ARE THINGS TO PUT ON AND THINGS TO TAKE OFF.

    Dress for Success: Things to Take Off and Things to Put On Text: Colossians 3:1-15 Introduction. Clothes are very important to us, and it’s very evident when we look at our economy. If we understand how many billions of dollars are spent each year on making, selling, and buying ...read more

  • The Uniqueness, Supremacy And Sufficiency Of Christ

    Contributed by Nigel Heath on Aug 2, 2009
    based on 2 ratings
     | 2,124 views

    Christians in Colossae were losing sight of the supremacy of Christ as they listened to popular world opinion. Paul’s letter restores their confidence, and ours.

    2.8.09 THE UNIQUENESS, SUPREMACY AND SUFFICIENCY OF CHRIST Colossians 1:15-23 INTRO Have you ever considered how much an adventure is the Christian life? It could be likened in some ways to a good marriage. Whereas once we were on our own, after making covenant vows we begin a life ...read more

  • A Life Worth Living Series

    Contributed by Douglas Dudley on Apr 18, 2005
    based on 49 ratings
     | 7,557 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

  • Christian Passion For Prayer And Conduct Series

    Contributed by Douglas Dudley on Jul 26, 2005
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,603 views

    PAUL TOLD THE CHRISTIANS AT COLOSSAE THAT THEY HAD A SIMILAR PASSION. HE SAID WHEN WE ARE CONVERTED WE DEVELOP A NEW PASSION THAT MAKES LIFE WORTH LIVING!

    The Christian Passion for Prayer and Conduct Text: Colossians 4:1-6 Introduction. In summer baseball, teenage boys play in what is called the “Pony League”—the next step up from “Little League”. A team of players were sitting on the bench in the dugout….getting beat 14-0. During ...read more

  • Hope Uncompromised Series

    Contributed by Samuel Stone on Oct 31, 2007
     | 1,308 views

    Paul was dealing with the Christians in Colossae that had lost their hope because a false teacher there spreading wrong message to them. Paul was trying to correct the chaos created by the false teaching because, being a loving and passionate person, he h

    Scripture Lesson: Colossians 2:6-19 Last night I received an email from a guy named Jim H. He says, “Twice today you sent me back the email containing some cute animal pictures that I sent out a year an a half ago, without explanation. I don’t know who you are and I don’t think I have ever had ...read more

  • Jesus Is Enough Series

    Contributed by James Galbraith on Oct 23, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 6,407 views

    Part of my series in Colossians. Paul begins to counteract the bad teaching in Colossae with a message that Jesus is enough - we don’t need anything that makes Jesus look less than he really is.

    Colossians 2:6-15- “Jesus is enough” By James Galbraith First Baptist Church, Port Alberni October 14, 2007 Text Col 2:6 So then, just as you received Christ Jesus as Lord, continue to live in him, 7 rooted and built up in him, strengthened in the faith as you were taught, and ...read more

  • Whats Really Important Series

    Contributed by James Galbraith on Oct 23, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,487 views

    Part of my series in Colossians. Continues the "Jesus is enough" theme started in the previous passage by targetting the specific heresies in Colossae and responding to them with Christ’s complete suffiency.

    What’s really important… By James Galbraith First Baptist Church, Port Alberni October 21, 2007 Text Col 2:16 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. 17 These are a shadow of the ...read more

  • Seven Mysterious Letters Series

    Contributed by Rajkumar Pulla on May 6, 2010
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,102 views

    There were many other churches at that time that would seem to be more historically significant than the seven that Jesus addressed: the churches at Jerusalem, Rome, Galatia, Corinth, Antioch, Colossae, Iconium, Lystra, Derbe, Miletus, to name a few. Why

    Seven Mysterious Letters Revelation is the only book in the Bible that promises a special blessing to the reader.1 (Many passages tell us to read the Bible in general terms. Only one book has the audacity to say, in effect, Read me; I'm special.) Early in my teens, I encountered a Bible teacher ...read more

  • Thanks For The Memories Series

    Contributed by Roy Mason on Aug 19, 2001
    based on 39 ratings
     | 1,900 views

    The church at Colossae was wrought with problems in theology and philosophy but still Paul heard some good things about them. This morning, listen to Paul as he says, Thanks for the memories …”

    THANKS FOR THE MEMORIES © 2001 Dr. Roy Mason Colossians 1:1-14 This morning we being a short series of messages entitled, NO MATTER THE QUESTION: Jesus is the Answer! We will use the short book of Colossians as our source. This obscure city, located 100 miles east of the Ephesus had ...read more

  • Life Lived In The Shadows Or In The Light Series

    Contributed by Gordon Weatherby on Jul 25, 2017
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,198 views

    At the time Paul had written to the Jewish Christians at Colossae, some of them were going back to Judaism. In this message Paul shows the greatness of life lived in the Light of Jesus Christ.

    LIFE LIVED IN THE SHADOWS OR THE LIGHT Colossians 2:16-23 Greenmount and O’Leary Churches of Christ January 8, 2017 Audio Link: http://chirb.it/b17f2L LIFE LIVED IN THE SHADOWS OR THE LIGHT Colossians 2:16-23 Greenmount and O’Leary Churches of Christ January 8, 2017 January 15, 2017 ...read more

  • Lesson Iia1: The Image Of The Invisible God Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on Apr 23, 2018
     | 745 views

    This is the most important passage (Colossians 1:15-2:7) of the Colossian letter. But what prompted Paul to produce this “great Christology,” as it has been called? It was the heresy[a] in Colossae.

    4/20/18 Tom Lowe Lesson IIA1: The image of the invisible God (Colossians 1:15a) Introduction: This is the most important passage (Colossians 1:15-2:7) of the Colossian letter. But what prompted Paul to produce this “great Christology,” as it has been called? It was the heresy[a] in ...read more