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

    Contributed by Rodney Fry on Sep 16, 2018
    based on 2 ratings
     | 612 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

  • Carpe Diem - Seize The Day

    Contributed by J Jeffrey Smead on Jul 18, 2013
    based on 45 ratings
     | 21,969 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
     | 18,511 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

  • The First-Born Over All Creation Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on May 21, 2018
     | 1,693 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

  • Lesson 1: Salutation Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on Mar 28, 2018
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,144 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
     | 3,019 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

  • Between Two Kingdoms

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Jul 2, 2017
     | 1,576 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

  • Christ Above All Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on Oct 31, 2011
    based on 14 ratings
     | 14,162 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

  • How To Know The Will Of God Series

    Contributed by Adrian Rogers on Mar 15, 2011
    based on 25 ratings
     | 49,823 views

    A classic sermon from the Adrian Rogers Legacy Collection about determining God's will for your life.

  • Good News To Share

    Contributed by Gordon Curley on Nov 9, 2010
     | 935 views

    Encouraging Christians to share their faith - PowerPoint slides aere available for this sermon on request - email: gcurley@gcurley.info

    Evangelism talk Reading: Colossians chapter 1 verses 1-12. Ill: • Back in 1820 the average person in England wrote only three letters a year. • And with good reason. • Letters in those days were mailed without a cover and could be read by anyone. • But William Mulready had an idea to ...read more

  • Living Rich In Christ Series

    Contributed by Dustin T Parker on Aug 1, 2010
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,426 views

    The final sermon in the Living in Christ sermon series - this one works from the point of our riches found in Christ Jesus.

    Concordia Lutheran Church Pentecost 10, Aug. 1, 2010 Living Rich in…Christ Colossian 3:1-11 ,Ecc. 1 and Luke 13:13-21 † In Jesus Name † My brothers and sisters in Christ, as you set your view, and your life’s direction on things above, may you realize the rich freedom you ...read more

  • Outward, Upward And Inward

    Contributed by Steven Davis on Jul 20, 2010
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,195 views

    Faith directs us to glorify God, to serve others and to build ourselves spiritually - all at the same time.

    Sometimes, when I watch sports at home, Hannah will sit down beside me and watch the game with me for a few minutes. Eventually she'll ask who's playing and who are the good guys and who are the bad guys. Then she'll say something to the effect of “whoever wins – I like!” Now, in ...read more

  • A Model Of Christian Experience Series

    Contributed by Chris Appleby on Jul 5, 2010
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,642 views

    Lead a life worthy of the Lord, fully pleasing to him. Bear fruit in every good work and as you grow in the knowledge of God. Read God’s word so you can get to know God better. Pray that God would give you his power to strengthen you?

    Love is a great thing isn’t it? After all it is St Valentine’s Day. And even if it is the object of American cultural imperialism, even if it is taken over by advertising and media hype, love is what makes the world go ’round. What’s more, it’s at the core, the centre ...read more

  • Introduction To Colossians

    Contributed by Johnny Palmer on Mar 30, 2010
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,052 views

    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, ...read more

  • Disappointments New Christians Face

    Contributed by David Rigg on Jan 30, 2010
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,319 views

    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 ...read more