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  • Christianity 'lite'

    Contributed by Paul Cull on Jan 2, 2005
    based on 37 ratings

    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 design more

  • Roots And Froots

    Contributed by Troy Borst on Oct 20, 2004
    based on 26 ratings

    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 ministry in more

  • Paul's Desire For The Colossians

    Contributed by Jose Cabajar on Nov 5, 2003
    based on 39 ratings

    Important needs of Christians to be prayed for.

    <PRE> Paul was a man of many desires, but his wishes were more of spiritual. Most of his desires were not for his advantage, but for the profit of others and for the glory of God. In the first and last chapter of Paul’s epistle to the Colossians, there was a man mentioned by Paul named more

  • The Sanctification Of The Church Series

    Contributed by James Julian on Jun 7, 2004
    based on 14 ratings

    The church is to be a holy place, filled with holy people, fulfilling a holy task. Paul’s words on the church should be an inspiration to all.

    Colossians 1:1-14 The Sanctification of the Church PLACE OF THE CHURCH (v.1,2) -LOCATION of the building (not important) -DEDICATION of the believer (what God looks at) PEOPLE OF THE CHURCH (v.3-5) -Commended for their faith -commended for their love -commended for their hope PURPOSE more

  • Jesus; Our Hope

    Contributed by Russell Brownworth on May 2, 2004
    based on 28 ratings

    It’s just as important to the Christian faith to know why you believe, as it is to know what you believe.

    THE PASTOR’S POINTS sermon ministry of CEDAR LODGE BAPTIST CHURCH Thomasville, NC --------------- July 5, 1992 --------------- It’s just as important to the Christian faith to know why you believe, as it is to know what you believe. The evangelist George Whitfield was witnessing to a man, "What do more

  • A Complete Salvation Series

    Contributed by Joseph Rodgers on Jun 13, 2004
    based on 10 ratings

    This is the first message in a 13 week expository series on the book of Colossians.

    A Complete Salvation Colossians 1:1-8 1Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, and Timothy our brother, 2To the holy and faithful brothers in Christ at Colosse: Grace and peace to you from God our Father. 3We always thank God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, when we pray for more

  • Prayer: Connections In Ministry Series

    Contributed by Dana Chau on Jun 14, 2004
    based on 44 ratings

    Discover how prayer is absolutely necessary in fruitful ministry.

    We continue our message series on prayer this morning. Someone tells about a new trainee in a large company. To befriend his colleagues, he offered to buy a pizza lunch for everyone in his group. He picked up the phone and called a pizzeria. When the person at the other end answered, the more

  • Our Greatest Hope

    Contributed by Marianne Unger on Jul 18, 2004
    based on 8 ratings

    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 more

  • Going For More In 2004

    Contributed by Dan Cale on Dec 29, 2003
    based on 33 ratings

    This sermon addresses the costs and potential of investing more in the Kingdom for the new year. It is not year specific and addresses basic costs of powerful investment.

    Going For More in 2004 Colossians 1: 1-14 Let me ask you a question. How many of you believe today that Hughesville Friends Church has maxed out. We are just doing everything that can be done to fulfill the great commission of Christ. We have accomplished our mission and vision ¡V and now it¡¦s more

  • Realized Christianity Series

    Contributed by Tim Bond on May 26, 2004
    based on 56 ratings

    With a great sense of urgency, and a deep and abiding faith, the first century church grew and developed quickly. The same resources must be utilized by the contemporary church.

    A friend of mine, Brett Kays, some time back noticed some things that are true of scenes in almost every movie or TV show. If you determined reality according to the way Hollywood defined it, you could be very confused. According to Hollywood: • All grocery shopping bags contain at least one stick more

  • Faith, Love And Hope Series

    Contributed by Keith Walker on May 17, 2004
    based on 19 ratings

    Three important words of the gospel are explored along with corresponding works

    INTRODUCTION Charles Trentham has a chapter in his book on Colossians entitled, “The Three Greatest Words in the Gospel.” What three words do you suppose he means? Let’s guess. Clues: All three words have only one syllable, two of the three words are 4 letter words. The other word has 5 letters. more

  • An Eruption Of Thankfulness Series

    Contributed by Mark Mohler on Jun 25, 2004
    based on 41 ratings

    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 using more

  • The Truth Of The Gospel

    Contributed by Terry Vaughan on Feb 25, 2002
    based on 65 ratings

    Learn about the Resurrection. The Reservation. The Revealing and the Receiving. How will you stand at the judgment seat of Christ?

    WESTSIDE BAPTIST CHURCH PASTOR: TERRY VAUGHAN SERMON TITLE: THE TRUTH OF THE GOSPEL “For God so Loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in Him should not perish but have everlasting life. For God sent not His Son into the world to condemn the world; but that more

  • Faithfulness, Key To Unlocking God's Door

    Contributed by Kamau N'namdi on Jul 18, 2002
    based on 24 ratings

    Faithfulness to God will get us access into God’s heavenly blessings

    “ Faithfulness: The Key To Unlocking God’s Door ” Hebrews 11:1-6 “Now what is faith to each one of us, and what does it make us do? One of our church members offered that it is our hope that we are going to Heaven”, (by the way we are living). Another member offer that faith is “living right”. more

  • If You Can't Say Anthing Nice...

    Contributed by Chris Talton on Mar 16, 2003
    based on 56 ratings

    This message is an introduction to the book of Colossians. It gives the history of its establishment through the eyes of Epaphras. It also deals with using our tongues to uplift others.

    March 16, 2003 Colossians 1:1-8 “If you can’t say anything nice…” INTRODUCTION As parents, one of the first things that we teach our children is the phrase, “If you can’t say anything nice, don’t say anything at all.” It’s a good phrase to live by. This morning, I’m going more