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  • Carpe Diem - Seize The Day

    Contributed by J Jeffrey Smead on Jul 18, 2013
    based on 45 ratings
     | 21,973 views

    Faith is the foundation of God's message. Hope is the attitude and the focus,. .But love. Love is the action. When faith and hope are in line, you are free to love completely. And through this, we can truly "Seize the Day."

    Paul shares this hope in Christ to the Colossians ... and to all that call themselves followers of the Christ. Hear Paul's prayer: BIBLE ".... that you will walk in a manner worthy of the Lord, ....to please Him in all respects, .... bearing fruit in every good work ....and increasing in the ...read more

  • Humpty Dumpty

    Contributed by J Jeffrey Smead on Jul 10, 2016
    based on 48 ratings
     | 18,516 views

    Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall; Humpty Dumpty had a great fall; Humpty Dumpty shouted Amen; God can put me together again. Beloved, Carpe Diem, Seize the day.

    Do you remember as a child … listen to … or reading nursery rhymes? Some of them were a little freighting … at least they were to me. Three blind mice. Three blind mice. See how they run. See how they run. They all ran after the farmer's wife Who cut off their tails with a carving ...read more

  • Christ Above All Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on Oct 31, 2011
    based on 14 ratings
     | 14,163 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

  • Holy Living

    Contributed by James Cloud on Jan 12, 2008
    based on 9 ratings
     | 4,326 views

    What does God require of us to be holy?

    Holy Living Colossians 3:1 (NIV) “Since, then, you have been raised with Christ, set your hearts on things above, where Christ is seated at the right hand of God. 2Set your minds on things above, not on earthly things. 3For you died, and your life is now hidden with Christ in God. 4When Christ, ...read more

  • Hope, Help And Haven

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Oct 22, 2007
    based on 91 ratings
     | 30,965 views

    1- Christ is our hope of eternal life 2- Christ is our help in life 3- Christ is our haven of rest

    INTRO.- ILL.- In Peanuts Lucy and Linus were sitting in front of the television set when Lucy said to Linus, "Go get me a glass of water." Linus looked surprised, "Why should I do anything for you? You never do anything for me." "On your 75th birthday," Lucy promised, "I’ll bake you a cake." ...read more

  • The Sufficiency Of Christ Series

    Contributed by Douglas Dudley on Jun 2, 2005
    based on 13 ratings
     | 1,716 views

    THE APOSTLE PAUL’S MESSAGE TO THE CHURCH IN COLOSSAE WAS SIMPLE.SOME PEOPLE WHO SAY THEY ARE RELIGIOUS MIGHT TRY TO TELL YOU THINGS CONTRARY TO THE WORD OF GOD. IF YOU ARE FOLLOWING THE WORD OF GOD, KEEP DOING WHAT YOU ARE DOING.

    The Sufficiency of Christ Text: Colossians 1:1-14 Introduction. A preacher looks out his window one hot summer day and he sees an overturned hay-wagon on the road with a young farmer boy struggling to move the pile of hay out of the road. The boy looked hot and sweaty….and ...read more

  • Do Little Things Great

    Contributed by Revd. Martin Dale on May 27, 2005
    based on 8 ratings
     | 2,286 views

    Introdcution to Colossians

    Wycliffe Hall 2001 Do little things as if they were great, because of the majesty of the Lord Jesus Christ (Blaise Pascal) Background to the Book of Colossians: Colossae is a town in modern-day Turkey on the banks of the river Lycus, not all that far from Ephesus. ...read more

  • A Pastor's Responsibility

    Contributed by Revd. Martin Dale on May 27, 2005
    based on 6 ratings
     | 2,038 views

    Introduction to Colossians with respect to a pastor’s calling

    Wycliffe Hall 2001 Do little things as if they were great, because of the majesty of the Lord Jesus Christ (Blaise Pascal) Background to the Book of Colossians: Colossae is a town in modern-day Turkey on the banks of the river Lycus, not all that far from Ephesus. ...read more

  • The Battle For The Mind Series

    Contributed by Tom Fuller on Apr 27, 2005
    based on 27 ratings
     | 2,843 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

  • Magnificient Jesus

    Contributed by Rev. Matthew Parker on Mar 13, 2005
    based on 10 ratings
     | 1,456 views

    Jesus is astounding. His grace, His sheer beauty, His magnificent love, His power. When we pause to consider in a fresh way the wonder of our Saviour and what it means for us to be His people, we are changed.

    CATM Sermon - March 13, 2005 I feel extremely privileged. On top of being a part of this amazing community of faith and meeting with many of you and working on important projects and sharing life together, I get to stand before you now to talk about my Jesus. Who is your Jesus. Who is ...read more

  • Christianity 'lite'

    Contributed by Paul Cull on Jan 3, 2005
    based on 37 ratings
     | 2,207 views

    The dangers of and antidote to lightweight Christianity

    Colossians 1:1-14 Christianity ’Lite’? As a building surveyor, one of the services that I offer is the preparation of building drawings. Being a thoroughly modern surveyor, I do this on my computer with a computer aided design software package. The industry standard for computer-aided ...read more

  • Roots And Froots

    Contributed by Troy Borst on Oct 21, 2004
    based on 26 ratings
     | 1,157 views

    This church had itself rooted in these strong leaders, but also, most importantly, in Jesus Christ Our Lord. How do I know that the Colossian church had strong roots in Christ? I can tell because of their fruit.

    ROOTS AND FROOTS COLOSSIANS 1:1-8 INTRODUCTION READ COLOSSIANS 1:1-8 I. THE ROOTS OF THE COLOSSIAN CHURCH The roots of the Colossian church are ones that run deep. The letter to them is written by the Apostle Paul who was the founding force of all the Gentile churches. Paul had a ...read more

  • Reputation Series

    Contributed by Shawn Drake on Aug 10, 2004
    based on 34 ratings
     | 4,518 views

    This is the 1st sermon in the series "Church On The Move".

    Series: Church On The Move (Colossians)[#1] REPUTATION Colossians 1:1-8 Introduction: I was watching a T.V. program while on vacation called “Rescue 911”. This program has different scenarios of emergencies that occur and then it tells of the rescue. A particular scene caught my ...read more

  • Our Greatest Hope

    Contributed by Marianne Unger on Jul 19, 2004
    based on 8 ratings
     | 1,425 views

    There are many things in life we can hope for, but only Jesus gives us hope that we can count on.

    Col. 1:1-14 Today’s scripture is packed with words from which to elaborate on. Paul is so thankful for the church at Colossae because he has found faithful people there. In his prayers for the church and the people there, he thanks God always. When I was a student at Lancaster Theological ...read more

  • An Eruption Of Thankfulness Series

    Contributed by Mark Mohler on Jun 26, 2004
    based on 41 ratings
     | 3,246 views

    Paul’s prayer of thankfulness for the Colossian church.

    An Eruption of Thankfulness Colossians 1:1-8 Introduction: When Paul prayed for the church at Colosse, the prayer burst into an overflow of thankfulness and praise. This was because their lives demonstrated that God was at work in the church. When followers of Christ see another who God is ...read more