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  • Introduction To Colossians

    Contributed by Johnny Palmer on Mar 30, 2010
    based on 1 rating

    Paul and Timothy discussed

    Intro: 1. “When it was time, in the gracious plan of God, to proclaim the Gospel throughout the world, Paul was the special instrument chosen by God to lead the way in world missions…Paul’s missionary work made his very prominent in the Bible. In fact, outside of Jesus Christ, more

  • Disappointments New Christians Face

    Contributed by David Rigg on Jan 30, 2010
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    Here's a sermon that would be excellent for Super Bowl Sunday. It deals with problems new Christians face that could derail their faith. The true story of Brenda & Kurt Warner serves as the illustration.

    --"DISAPPOINTMENTS NEW CHRISTIANS FACE" Colossians 1: 1-14 1 Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, and Timothy our brother, 2To the saints and faithful brethren in Christ who are in Colosse: Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. 3We give thanks more

  • Do You Have A Life-Changing Faith?

    Contributed by Jeffery Anselmi on Jan 29, 2010

    Is your faith a life-changing faith or are you just getting by?

    INTRODUCTION • SLIDE #1 • When you start to reflect on your faith, there is a very important question we need to always answer. • Do you have a Life-Changing Faith? Or in other words, “Is Jesus making a difference in your life?” • The answer to this question more

  • Colossians 1 - Faithfulness Series

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

    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. more

  • The Significance Of The Gospel Series

    Contributed by Allen Calkins on Nov 24, 2009
    based on 3 ratings

    The gospel transmitted to us is the most significant message ever given to man. It’s ability to transform the lives of those who by faith accept it as true and live in its truth cannot be overstated.

    The Significance of the Gospel Colossians 1:1-8 INTRODUCTION In his book "Growing Strong in the Seasons of Life", Pastor Charles Swindoll tells a story about the 19th Century agnostic Thomas Huxley. Some of you might recognize the name Thomas Huxley as a man who promoted Darwinism and more

  • A Prayer To Grow On Series

    Contributed by Allen Calkins on Nov 24, 2009
    based on 11 ratings

    It is essential that Christians remain committed to growing in the Lord in order to have the impact we are intended to have in the world.

    A Prayer to Grow On Colossians 1:9-14 INTRODUCTION When it comes to matters of faith, how good is good enough for you? What is your goal in the Christian life? Is your goal to be the best believer you can be for the glory of God? Obviously, our Lord’s desire is for us to continue to grow more

  • A Thankful Prayer Series

    Contributed by Allen James on Nov 16, 2009
    based on 3 ratings

    This is the second message the Eucharist series exploring Colossians 1:9-14 as Paul reveals three essentials for a thankful prayer.

    INTRODUCTION: Authentic thanksgiving through prayer is a true REFLECTION of the gratitude in our hearts for GOD’S ACTIVITY (past, present, & future). Transition: Ex. of A.C.T.S. prayer. We must be careful not to reduce thanksgiving in our prayer to a section or checklist in preparation for more

  • Always Thank God For The Gospel's Growing Season

    Contributed by Timm Meyer on Nov 13, 2009
    based on 2 ratings

    Pentecost 8(C) - Believers always thank God for the Gospel’s growing season. God’s gospel takes root in our hearts. God’s gospel bears fruit in our lives.

    ALWAYS THANK GOD FOR THE GOSPEL’S GROWING SEASON (Outline) July 26, 2009 -- PENTECOST 8 -- Colossians 1:1-14 INTRO: Scripture often uses extreme adjectives. The Lord requests believers to live the Christian life “always”, “continually”, “without ceasing”. These are only a few of more

  • One Reason To Be Thankful

    Contributed by Jerry Watts on Nov 9, 2009
    based on 2 ratings

    From Paul’s opening words to Colossi discover one great reason to be thankful.

    One Reason to Be Thankful Colossians 1:3-6 THINGS I’M THANKFUL FOR "... .the mess to clean after a party because it means I have been surrounded by friends. .the taxes I pay because it means that I’m employed. .the clothes that fit a little too snug because it means I have enough to more

  • A Thankful Hope Series

    Contributed by Allen James on Nov 6, 2009
    based on 2 ratings

    A sermon series in Colossians tracing the word "Eucharisteo = to give thanks." This message reveals Paul’s thankfulness for the hope of the Colossians.

    A Thankful Faith • Colossians 1:3-8 SERIES INTRODUCTION: meaning of “eucharist = to give thanks” INTRODUCTION: Often times when we give thanks, we focus upon the blessings we have RECEIVED which are often times TEMPORARY. In this passage, Paul gives thanks for the blessing OF OTHERS which more

  • What Does Lordship Require Pt 2 (Sermon 6) Series

    Contributed by Blake Inscore on Sep 26, 2009
    based on 3 ratings

    Far too many people who call themselves Christians deny that profession by their daily walk.

    Lessons In Lordship Part 6 What Does Lordship Require of Me? (Part 2) Introduction: Last week we resumed our study on the Lordship of Christ and we focused on two practical questions that Lordship demands we answer. Those questions were: 1. What Am I Holding On To? Is there anything that more

  • An Attitude That Transforms Our Actions

    Contributed by Gerald Steffy on Sep 25, 2009
    based on 3 ratings

    The attitude of thankfulness due to God’s grace transforms both our beliefs and our actions.

    AN ATTITUDE THAT TRANSFORMS OUR ACTIONS-Colossians 1:1-8 Proposition: The attitude of thankfulness due to God’s grace transforms both our beliefs and our actions. Objective: My purpose is to challenge God’s people to become more thankful for what God had done for us in our spiritual life as we more

  • Praying That Pleases God

    Contributed by Gerald Steffy on Sep 25, 2009
    based on 5 ratings

    Praying that pleases God leads to living a life that is pleasing to God and brings glory to our God.

    PRAYING THAT PLEASES GOD--Colossians 1:9-14 Proposition: Praying that pleases God leads to living a life that is pleasing to God and brings glory to our God. Objective: My purpose is to challenge God’s people to pray prayers that please God that will lead to living a life that is pleasing to more

  • Christ As Center Series

    Contributed by Dan Cale on Sep 15, 2009
    based on 3 ratings

    Pt 2 deals with finding success when Christ is central to life and we live truyly in the "Kingdom" of God.

    The Secrets to Successful Living Pt 2 – Christ as Center Colossians 1:13-18 We started two weeks ago talking about this idea of success in Christian living. We talked last about redefining the idea of success, beginning to measure success not as the world does but by a new set of measures. In more

  • Paul's Prayer For The Colossians Should Be Our Prayer For One Another

    Contributed by Warner Pidgeon on Sep 13, 2009
    based on 4 ratings

    Paul was writing down details of how he was praying for the young Colossian Church. It is a great guide as to how we should be praying for our fellow believers.

    Welcome to week two of our study of St Paul’s letter to the Colossian Church, probably written between 52 and 56 AD – at least that’s when Paul’s letter was written – not my sermon! Last week we considered the ‘gospel [that] is bearing fruit and growing’ (1:6). Those of us who were here took home a more