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  • Who We Are In Christ Series

    Contributed by Ken Henson on Nov 4, 2012
    based on 4 ratings
     | 17,552 views

    To exist is to relate. No human being stands alone. We are defined by those people and things that we relate and by which we identify ourselves. So who are we in Christ?

    ILLUSTRATION A mother went to wake up her son. She said, "Son, it is time to wake up. It is Monday morning to go to school." The son did not want to get up and did not want to go. The mother insisted that he get up. He said, "I do not want to go to school." She asked, "Why don’t ...read more

  • God's Check List (A) Series

    Contributed by Rick Pendleton on Jan 9, 2013
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,556 views

    In the first chapter of Colossians, Paul, the writer, addressed his remarks "to the saints and faithful brethren,". In verse 2 he went on to describe exactly what it meant to be a faithful brother or sister in Christ. This sermon is Part 1

    God's Check List (A) Colossians 1:1-12 When I was in high school my father had his pilot’s license. We used to fly all over the place and I got to fly the plane most of the time when I was with him. Before we could crank the plane there was a check list that we had to go through checking ...read more

  • Making Big Decisions Series

    Contributed by Chris Appleby on May 13, 2012
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,065 views

    God has given us freedom to make our big decisions but he wants us to make sure that whatever we do it should lead to lives that are worthy of the Lord, fully pleasing to him, bearing fruit in every good work and it should help us to grow in the knowledge

    Making Big Decisions audio (5MB) Col 1:1-14 We’ve all had to do it in the past and we’ll all have to do it again. Every one of us, no matter how old we are or how clever we are will have to make a big decision sooner or later. Most of us will have to make several big decisions in ...read more

  • The People Of God Series

    Contributed by David Taylor on Mar 12, 2015
     | 2,011 views

    The Series of Colossians, entitled "The Supremacy and Sufficiency of Christ" God gives His Church a New Identity. God gives His Church new resources.

    The Supremacy and Sufficiency of Christ, part 1 The People of God Colossians 1:1-2 David Taylor January 25, 2015 We start a new series today in the book of Colossians, I have entitled “The Supremacy and Sufficiency of Christ,” as Paul sees Christ Supreme and Sufficient for the ...read more

  • That I May Know Him Series

    Contributed by Rodney Coe on Feb 12, 2015
     | 5,902 views

    How should the Gospel impact our daily lives?

    That I May Know Him Colossians 1:1-12 We are beginning a sermon series through the book of Colossians on Sunday mornings. The apostle Paul wrote this wonderful book. It is known as a prison Epistle because Paul wrote this under house arrest during his first imprisonment in Rome. Ephesians ...read more

  • Lessons From Paul's Salutations

    Contributed by Stephen Belokur on Nov 18, 2015
     | 2,843 views

    It is most amazing to me how the apostle Paul opens his letters to the churches. This sermon concentrates on the salutation used in the letter to the Colossians and provides insight into how we could or should interact with each other. Praise be to God!

    Colossians 1:1-13 “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 in Christ: Grace and peace to you from God our Father.” “3 We always thank God, the Father of our Lord ...read more

  • Between Two Kingdoms

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Jul 2, 2017
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,738 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 First-Born Over All Creation Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on May 21, 2018
     | 4,729 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

  • The Good News About Jesus Series

    Contributed by Mark Schaeufele on Feb 1, 2018
    based on 1 rating
     | 6,030 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

  • Lesson 1: Salutation Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on Mar 28, 2018
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,298 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

  • Jesus Is Just Another Man Series

    Contributed by Curry Pikkaart on Feb 24, 2015
     | 2,311 views

    Some say 'Jesus is just another man.' How would you respond?

    “Cross Currents: Jesus Is Just Another Man” Col. 1:1-14 Have you ever heard someone say, “Jesus is just another man - a great one, perhaps, but just another man.” Professor Virginia Ramey Mollenkott is a leading teacher of this view – she states “Jesus is ...read more

  • Enough With Jesus Series

    Contributed by Perry Greene on Apr 15, 2016
     | 2,117 views

    We have all we need with Jesus for our walk with God. We don't need works or traditions along with him, just Jesus.

    1. Orange You Glad! ...the truth of the gospel, which has come to you, as it has also in all the world, and is bringing forth fruit. Colossians 1:5-6 As a young man, Anthony Rossi emigrated from Italy. He sailed into New York harbor, but his plans were to move to the South and become a ...read more

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

    Contributed by Rodney Fry on Sep 16, 2018
    based on 4 ratings
     | 4,749 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

  • A Christian Is Blessed Series

    Contributed by Daniel Villa on Jun 29, 2008
    based on 8 ratings
     | 2,978 views

    This message points to seven blessings a Christian has because of Jesus

    A CHRSTIAN IS BLESSED* A CHRISTIAN IS... COLOSSIANS 1:1-8 Christians are the most blessed people in the world because of their relationship with Jesus. One pastor said, "Who we are in Christ is far more important than where we are in life". And here is why? 1. We have an Authoritative ...read more

  • The Power Of The Gospel Series

    Contributed by John Boquist on Jul 25, 2008
    based on 4 ratings
     | 6,597 views

    Our lives, individually and corporately, can display the power of the gospel.

    Text: Colossians 1:1-14 Title: The Power of the Gospel Most of the time, when we’re speaking or writing, we tend to put the most important information at the front end then move on from there. At the beginning of this letter, Paul and his partner Timothy give a warm greeting in the first ...read more