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  • Outward, Upward And Inward

    Contributed by Steven Davis on Jul 20, 2010
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,104 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

  • Fruit Bearing Fruit Series

    Contributed by Christopher Lanham on Jul 20, 2010
     | 5,702 views

    What is most necessary for our growth in sanctification?

    Fruit Bearing Fruit Colossians 1:3-23 Cascades Fellowship CRC, JX MI July 18, 2010 Series: Through the Bible in a Year It was about nine years ago that Rachel and I planted some gladiolus bulbs in front of our house – well… really Rachel planted them. I had been gone for some ...read more

  • Living Rich In Christ Series

    Contributed by Dustin T Parker on Aug 1, 2010
    based on 2 ratings
     | 3,463 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

  • How Can I Live A Life That Makes God Smile?

    Contributed by Jim Butcher on Sep 1, 2010
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     | 4,273 views

    This passage not only lets us know that it's possible to live a life that pleases God, it then goes on to share four things present in that kind of life.

    MOVING PAST "I HOPE SO. . .": God has given us the opportunity and means to live a life that makes Him smile. - Colossians 1:10 – “may please Him in every way” - An interesting idea: living to make God smile. - When you ask many people whether they’re going to ...read more

  • Grow Up! (Part Two)

    Contributed by Derrick Tuper on Sep 21, 2010
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,212 views

    How can I tell if I’m spiritually mature?

    GROW UP! (Part Two) Why should I grow? Why is it important for us to focus on spiritual maturity? One reason is so I can know God’s will. Progressing in spiritual maturity will enable me to discern God’s will and it will allow me to approve of God’s will. I will see that ...read more

  • What God Wants Series

    Contributed by Mike Rickman on Sep 24, 2010
    based on 7 ratings
     | 5,154 views

    Do you understand all the things that God wants for your life?

    # #September 26, 2010 Morning Worship Text: Colossians 1:9-14 Subject: God’s Plan for the Church Title: What God Wants There was a movie out not too many years ago with Mel Gibson called, “What Women Want”. In the movie Gibson plays a chauvinistic executive who, ...read more

  • The Big Picture

    Contributed by Mike Hays on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 136 ratings
     | 6,524 views

    God's vision for our lives involves much more than what we can see before us.

    The Big Picture Colossians 1:1-15 Anyone who has any ambitions of accomplishing something truly monumental needs first and foremost to have the "big picture" in clear view. When Michelangelo was commissioned by Pope Julius II in 1507 to paint the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel he didn't just ...read more

  • Portrait Of A Disciple - Part 1

    Contributed by Duke Jeffries on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 14 ratings
     | 1,956 views

    A. REVIEW 1.

    A. REVIEW 1. We were introduced last week to the two understandings of the term "church" as presented in the New Testament: a. the Church U __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __, that great assembly of all the saints who have ever lived, and b. the Church P __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __, the communio ...read more

  • Knowing And Doing God's Will

    Contributed by Dennis Volz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 58 ratings
     | 2,386 views

    I. The basic meaning of the word "church" in the New Testament is found in two Greek words: A.

    I. The basic meaning of the word "church" in the New Testament is found in two Greek words: A. KURIAKON meaning "that which belongs to the Lord." Illustrations: I Corinthians. 11:20, "The Lord's Supper." Romans. 14:8, "We are the Lord's." B. Most common: EKKLESIA (used 111 times in the New ...read more

  • All Things To Himself

    Contributed by Clark Tanner on Nov 9, 2000
    based on 60 ratings
     | 1,943 views

    A devotion to rejoice by

    “GIVING THANKS TO THE FATHER, WHO HAS QUALIFIED US TO SHARE IN THE INHERITANCE OF THE SAINTS IN LIGHT. 13 FOR HE DELIVERED US FROM THE DOMAIN OF DARKNESS, AND TRANSFERRED US TO THE KINGDOM OF HIS BELOVED SON, 14 IN WHOM WE HAVE REDEMPTION, THE FORGIVENESS OF SINS. 15 AND HE IS THE IMAGE OF ...read more

  • Grace: Unmerited Favor.

    Contributed by Ralph Andrus on May 31, 2010
    based on 4 ratings
     | 11,319 views

    Paul gives eight blessing that Grace gives ❶ - v.14 FORGIVENESS ❷ v. 14 - REDEMPTION ❸ v. 13 - TRANSLATION ❹ v. 13 - DELIVERED ❺ v. 12 - PARTAKERS ❻ v. 11 - STRENGTHENED ❼ v. 10 - FRUITFUL/INCREASING &#10

    A conversation on a bus was overheard between a young woman her friend ahead of her. The woman was reading - Scott Peck’s “The Road Less Traveled” (published in 1978. It eventually spent 13 years on the New York Times bestseller list to create a paperback record, sold 10 ...read more

  • Disappointments New Christians Face

    Contributed by David Rigg on Jan 30, 2010
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     | 3,710 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

  • Strong And Prepared

    Contributed by Gaither Bailey on Nov 20, 2010
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,969 views

    Remembering and being thankful for all God has done enables us to be strong and prepared for the return of Christ Jesus.

    Colossians 1: 10 – 20 / Strong and Prepared Intro: One day as a Pastor was walking down a country lane he saw a young farmer struggling with a load of hay that had fallen off his truck. The boy was hot and sweaty and looked very upset. The Pastor stopped and urged the young man to stop ...read more

  • Praise The Lord!

    Contributed by Rick Crandall on Nov 19, 2010
    based on 7 ratings
     | 7,116 views

    5 Great reasons to Praise the Lord

    Praise the Lord! Colossians 1:12-27 Sermon by Rick Crandall McClendon Baptist Church - August 8, 2010 *John Piper once said: “To be supremely loving, God must give us what will be best for us and delight us most; He must give us Himself. But what do we do when we are given or shown ...read more

  • Good News To Share

    Contributed by Gordon Curley on Nov 9, 2010
     | 1,973 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