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  • "Working On Your Walk” Series

    Contributed by Dave Mcfadden on May 6, 2019
     | 1,556 views

    Paul commends and counsels the Colossians on spiritual maturity.

  • "Five Great Truths About The Christian Life”

    Contributed by Dave Mcfadden on Apr 29, 2019
     | 898 views

    In Paul's greeting to the Colossians, we find a five-fold description of this church, which reminds us of five great truths about the Christian life.

    In reading Paul’s greeting to the Colossian church, we might pass over it thinking it to be simply a common greeting at the start of a letter. However, as is often the case with Paul, there are some profound truths to be found in these words. Paul gives a five-fold description of the believers he ...read more

  • "Five Great Truths About The Christian Life”

    Contributed by Dave Mcfadden on Apr 29, 2019
     | 1,002 views

    In Paul's greeting to the Colossians, we find a five-fold description of this church, which reminds us of five great truths about the Christian life.

  • Gospel Of Life

    Contributed by Matthew Kratz on Apr 26, 2019
     | 804 views

    In Colossians 1:1-8, the Apostle Paul’s shows how the Gospel of Life is 1) Received by Faith (Colossians 1:1–4a), 2) Rests in Hope(Colossians 1:5-8), and 3) Results in Love (Colossians 1:4b).

    Whenever we travel, problems inevitably arise. Situations regarding our own travel we tend to be able to handle. The difficult ones are the ones that happen back home. Perhaps our kids got into a jam, there is a difficulty at work or a friend got into a crisis situation. As much as we want to help, ...read more

  • Thankful In All Things Part 4-" The People In Our Lives" Series

    Contributed by Randy Edwards on Nov 27, 2018
     | 968 views

    part 4 of our thankful series

    “Thankful in all things” Part 4 November 2018 “The people in our lives” Today is the last of our sermons in the short thankful series In the weeks to come we will be studying the Christmas story, it’s components and the significance of the story to our lives But for today we need to focus on ...read more

  • Characteristics Of An Alive Church (Colossians Sermon 1) Series

    Contributed by Rodney Fry on Sep 16, 2018
    based on 2 ratings
     | 2,213 views

    Do you meet the characteristics of an alive, dead or sick church?

    Characteristics of an Alive Church Colossians 1:1–14 Introduction If we read carefully the opening verses of Paul’s letter to the church at Colosse, we can see seven characteristics that mark an alive church even today. Payday Someday A little boy was reading a book. His father walked past the door ...read more

  • Present Perfect

    Contributed by Doug Newton on Aug 24, 2018
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,938 views

    Colossians 1:3-14

    I pulled into a gas station a couple weeks ago and saw something new at the pump. If I wanted, I could push a button to mix a chemical with the gas that would improve my gas mileage. The advertisement explained that the additive would clean the engine valves and boost performance. Is this just ...read more

  • Faithful And Not Forgotten

    Contributed by Brady Boyd on Aug 9, 2018
     | 975 views

    The church in Colossae was not a remarkable church, in fact, most people would have said its best days were gone.

    Colossians 1 Faithful and Not Forgotten August 12, 2018 This letter is full of epic and evocative language and is one of Paul’s shortest. Have you ever felt overlooked? Have you ever felt like you were doing the right thing, but other people seemed to get noticed? Have you ever felt like ...read more

  • The First-Born Over All Creation Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on May 21, 2018
     | 2,609 views

    The chief religions of Paul’s time included Gnosticism, stressing gnosis as essential to salvation, viewing matter as evil, and combining ideas derived from mythology, ancient Greek philosophy, ancient religions, and, eventually, Christianity.

    5/7/18 Tom Lowe Lesson IIA2: THE FIRST-BORN OVER ALL CREATION (Colossians 1:15b-17) • Numbers in brackets [a], correspond to “Special Notes” following each verse. • NIV Bible is used throughout unless noted otherwise. Colossians 1:15b-17 (NIV) (Text) 15b the firstborn over all ...read more

  • Thanksgiving And Prayer Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on Apr 9, 2018
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,263 views

    The thanksgiving in Colossians, addressed to "God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ"—that is, the God whom Jesus Christ has revealed to us as Father—is woven around three short but very important words, which we are given in verse 4.

    3/31/18 Tom Lowe Lesson 1b: Thanksgiving and prayer (Colossians 1:3-14) Scripture: Colossians 1:3-14 (NIV) 3 We always thank God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, when we pray for you, 4 because we have heard of your faith in Christ Jesus and of the love you have for all God’s people— ...read more

  • Lesson 1: Salutation Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on Mar 28, 2018
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,817 views

    “You did not choose me,” said Jesus, “but I chose you” (John 15:16). Here, right at the outset of the letter is the whole doctrine of grace. “A MAN IS NOT WHAT HE HAS MADE HIMSELF, BUT WHAT GOD HAS MADE HIM.”

    1/18/18 Tom Lowe Lesson 1 Salutation (Colossians 1:1-2) Scripture: Colossians 1:1-2 (NIV) 1 Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, and Timothy our brother, 2 To God’s holy people in Colossae, the faithful brothers and sisters{1] in Christ: Grace and peace to you from God ...read more

  • The Good News About Jesus Series

    Contributed by Mark Schaeufele on Feb 1, 2018
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,986 views

    We need to bring the Good News about Jesus to our community.

    THE GOOD NEWS ABOUT CHRIST Text: Col. 1:1-8 Introduction 1. Our world is desperately in need of some good news. Suzanne Jennings wrote this song in 1999: I woke up Monday morning, walked out on the lawn My eyes were barely open, and my mouth began to yawn Picked up the daily paper, ...read more

  • What Faith Is, What Faith Isn't Series

    Contributed by Ken Henson on Sep 20, 2017
     | 2,425 views

    Today, let’s look at the motivation for gratefulness Paul lists: the Colossians’ faith and love, which are both based on their hope in the truth of the Good News. Today, we’ll focus on FAITH

    3 We always thank God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, when we pray for you, 4 because we have heard of your faith in Christ Jesus and of the love you have for all God’s people— 5 the faith and love that spring from the hope stored up for you in heaven and about which you have already heard in ...read more

  • Between Two Kingdoms

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Jul 2, 2017
     | 2,208 views

    Christians live within the tension of being in a fallen, broken world, while trying not to be influenced by it.

    “He has rescued us from the dominion of darkness and brought us into the Kingdom of His beloved Son” (Colossians 1:13). As Christians, living between two kingdoms is what we do every single day, regardless of where we are. We face the challenge of living as Christ’s followers in an unholy, ...read more

  • The Present Fruit Of Heavenly Hope Series

    Contributed by Ron Tuit on Nov 14, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,508 views

    The Letter of Paul to the Colossians has very strong significance for the issues which face the Church today. This "prison letter" is a letter of hope and clear teaching on the deity of Jesus.