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  • Who Is Jesus?

    Contributed by Ken Henson on Sep 17, 2012
    based on 4 ratings

    Different people have different ideas of who Jesus is. To some they do not mind including Him as one of the gods and to others He is one of the prophets...but what does the Bible say who Jesus is?

    Illustration: A Sunday school child was busy doing something, while everyone else was paying attention to the teacher. She had a piece of paper and some crayons, and was doing some art work. The Sunday school teacher being observant asked the child, “Sweetheart, what are you more

  • What Do You Do Everyday? Series

    Contributed by Dean Courtier on Aug 6, 2012
    based on 4 ratings

    There are some things that are essential to everyday living and there are some things that are not. We start the day with the best intentions, and then we find it's time for bed and we have not actually spend any time doing what we could have done. We can

    2012 08 05 What do you do everyday? Can you tell me something you do every day? Read the paper/Brush Teeth / Eat / Drink / Breathe There are some things that are essential to everyday living. And there are some things that are not. If I don't read a newspaper everyday it will not effect more

  • Thanksgiving And Prayer Series

    Contributed by Chris Surber on Oct 14, 2012

    Our identity is in Christ. Our spiritual power is as strong as is our understanding of that truth.

    Outline I. Series Introduction a. Background: Who, What, When, Where, Why – v.1-2. II. Introduction III. Transition a. Paul found his identity in Christ. He presses the church and us to likewise find our identity in Christ, as highlighted in the text. IV. CIT/CIS: Finding Identity in Christ more

  • The Supremacy Of Christ Series

    Contributed by Chris Surber on Oct 14, 2012

    Our identity is in Christ, who is supreme in the universe, world, church, and our life.

    Outline I. Introduction II. Transition III. CIT/CIS: Christ is Supreme. IV. Exposition a. Christ is supreme in creation. (vv.15-16) i. His glory is the chief aim of creation. ii. His glory is the chief aim of human history. iii. His glory is the chief aim of redemptive history. more

  • Paul's Prayer Series

    Contributed by Bobby Stults on Oct 16, 2012

    Paul encouraged these believers with His words to begin this letter and then he offers encouragement in his prayer for them as a fellowship

    Colossians 1:9-14 October 03, 2012 Oak Park Baptist Church – Wed Bible Study Series Colossians Bible Study Colossians 1:9-14 [HCSB] 9For this reason also, since the day we heard this, we haven’t stopped praying for you. We are asking that you may be filled with the knowledge of His more

  • Who We Are In Christ Series

    Contributed by Ken Henson on Nov 4, 2012
    based on 5 ratings

    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 more

  • "A Hymn To The Supremacy Of Christ In Redemption” Series

    Contributed by Ron Tuit on Feb 15, 2017

    We examine the second part of a presumed a hymn of the Early Church, glorifying Jesus as preeminent and supreme over Redemption.

    “A Hymn to the Supremacy of Christ In Redemption” Colossians 1:18-20 Last week we looked at the first section of this marvelous Hymn to the Supremacy of Christ found in Colossians 1:15-20 and saw that it declares Christ as the Eternal Creator and Sustainer God, who has the highest rank or more

  • A Hymn To The Supremacy Of Christ- Part 1 Series

    Contributed by Ron Tuit on Jan 9, 2017

    The Church in Colossae was being attacked with doctrines concerning the worship of angels this message includes what is thought to be an early hymn glorifying Christ as the Creator and Supreme over all creation.

    “A Hymn to the Supremacy of Christ” (Part 1) Colossians 1:15-17 It is thought that these verses in Colossians 1 were perhaps sung as an early Christian Hymn. Paul ends with verses 13-14: “He (the Father) has delivered us from the power of darkness and conveyed us into the more

  • God's Purpose For My Life (Living With An Eternal Perspective)

    Contributed by Ed Cheng on Jul 14, 2016
    based on 1 rating

    God has a specific purpose for your life. It is that you come to know Him intimately and enjoy His presence in a relationship that is deeply personal and satisfying. This glorifies Him when you know Him in such a way!

    God’s Purpose for my Life (Gaining an Eternal Perspective) Col. 1:15-16 (NIV) The Son is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn over all creation. For in him all things were created: things in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or powers or rulers or more

  • Can Science Create Life? Series

    Contributed by Coz Von on Jul 12, 2016

    modern science is creating new organs and manipulating DNA. Can Science Create Life?

    Almost exactly two centuries ago, 18-year-old Mary Shelley wrote a story about a German scientist named Victor Frankenstein creating life. In the story, Frankenstein assembled body parts from cadavers—it being considered too difficult to reconstruct them from scratch—which he then more

  • Beautiful Failure

    Contributed by Doug Gorman on Apr 11, 2016

    I am a beautiful failure. All true believers are...

    I have had many times in my life where a mountain of trials that I came upon seemed insurmountable; just too steep to climb. I knew that I could only stand at the base of the mountain for so long before I had to start climbing. Every time I scaled an elevation and was close to reaching the top, I more

  • Do You Want To Be Free

    Contributed by Steve Kinnard on Apr 25, 2017
    based on 1 rating

    Freedom from sin

    Do You Want to be Free -The Chain can be Broken ( Col. 1:13,14 ) Intro : Freedom! What a wonderful word to us. We all value freedom highly. We delight in being free. We long to live in freedom always. One of the most encouraging and recurring themes in the New Testament is that Christians are more

  • The Resurrection Of Humanity

    Contributed by Stephen Belokur on Apr 28, 2017

    Jesus is the First Born from the dead; raised in a glorified body. Every human from Adam onward will also be raised from the dead. What will our bodies be like? What do the Scriptures say?

    Colossians 1:15-23 (please open your Bibles as we read this passage) The entire gospel is based on the fact that Jesus was and is the one and only Son of God who was born of a virgin, lived a sinless life, was crucified, buried and rose again from the dead for our salvation. And, last Sunday was more

  • Humpty Dumpty

    Contributed by J Jeffrey Smead on Jul 10, 2016
    based on 50 ratings

    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 more

  • Between Two Kingdoms

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Jul 2, 2017
    based on 1 rating

    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, more