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  • Every Church/Ministry Needs An Epaphras

    Contributed by Bright Adeyeye on Mar 13, 2021
    based on 1 rating
     | 544 views

    Epaphras is mentioned three times in the Bible. Yet his life of service is what every minister of God should emulate.

    “12 Epaphras, who is one of you, a bondservant of Christ, greets you, always laboring fervently for you in prayers, that you may stand perfect and complete in all the will of God. 13 For I bear him witness that he has a great zeal for you, and those who are in Laodicea, and those in Hierapolis.” ...read more

  • Wrestling In Prayer

    Contributed by John Gaston on Jul 2, 2020
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,012 views

    There’s more than one kind of prayer; relational prayer, praise prayer, thanksgiving prayer, etc. But there’s also a deeper level of prayer few enter – into the office of intercession for the lives of people, the well-being of the Church, and the destiny of nations!

    WRESTLING IN PRAYER Col. 4:12 INTRODUCTION A. HUMOR - Crazy Kids Prayers 1. One boy was asked to pray for the dinner meal, and after closing his eyes he began: “I pledge allegiance to the flag…” 2. Brett Lutz tells that when he was growing up, his church beside train tracks. The same kid ...read more

  • "Seek God’s Will” Series

    Contributed by Dave Mcfadden on Oct 7, 2019
     | 2,009 views

    Seeking god's will begins with our learning to think as God wants us to think. From Epaphras' prayer for the Colossians we learn how we need to go about renewing our minds in order to stand firm in all the will of God.

    Paul shares with the Colossians that their brother in Christ, who was sent to minister to Paul in prison, Epaphras, was “wrestling in prayer” for them that they might “stand firm in all the will of God.” What did Paul mean by “all the will of God?” He was saying we should seek to be in God’s will ...read more

  • King's Pattern For Teaching Preachers Series

    Contributed by Ron Freeman, Evangelist on Oct 6, 2019
    based on 2 ratings
     | 2,129 views

    To establish that the King’s pattern for teaching preachers is through a hands-on approach; by the mentoring of mature ministers, evangelists and leaderships; in order to develop and equip faithful men, in the mission of evangelism and edification. This lesson will discuss the art of preaching!

    INTRODUCTION Outline. 1. The King’s Method: Hands-on Training 2. The King’s Mentors: Mature Trainers 3. The King’s Mission: Faithful Trainees Remarks. 1. In our lesson today we are going to be discussing the theme: “King’s Pattern for Teaching Preachers.” The book of Colossians, as already ...read more

  • Lord's Pattern In Training Preachers Series

    Contributed by Ron Freeman, Evangelist on Sep 10, 2019
    based on 2 ratings
     | 2,150 views

    To establish that the Lord’s pattern in training preachers is by a hands-on approach; by the mentoring of mature ministers, evangelists and leaderships; in order to develop and equip faithful men, in the mission of evangelism and edification. This lesson discusses the art of preaching!

    INTRODUCTION Outline. 1. The Lord’s Method: Hands-on Training 2. The Lord’s Mentors: Mature Trainers 3. The Lord’s Mission: Faithful Trainees Remarks. 1. In our lesson today we are going to be discussing the theme the: “Lord’s Pattern in Training Preachers.” The book of Colossians as already ...read more

  • "Genuine Christian Fellowship” Series

    Contributed by Dave Mcfadden on Sep 3, 2019
     | 1,632 views

    Paul and his companions give us a great example of genuine Christian fellowship.

    Here are mentioned six persons who sent greetings through Paul to the church in Colossae: Aristarchus, Mark, Justus, Epaphras, Luke, and Demas. In their examples, we learn the characteristics of genuine Christian fellowship. Genuine Christian fellowship . . . 1. Reaches across social ...read more

  • Transforming Friendships

    Contributed by John Lowe on Dec 24, 2017
     | 4,724 views

    The gaining of friends depends upon the ability of a person to demonstrate friendliness toward others. Anyone who is a friend himself will always meet others who are eager to return his kindness and interest.

    11-7-05 Title: Transforming Friendships Text: “Tychicus, a beloved brother, faithful minister, and fellow servant in the Lord, will tell you all the news about me. I am sending him to you for this very purpose, that he may know your circumstances and comfort your hearts,” (Colossians ...read more

  • Standing Together Series

    Contributed by Ken Henson on Sep 23, 2017
     | 3,236 views

    How do you overcome the loneliness of our existential human condition? In Christ there is no Lone Ranger-no Ranger at all. We are all connected, and work much better in teams

    11 Jesus, who is called Justus, also sends greetings. These are the only Jews among my co-workers for the kingdom of God, and they have proved a comfort to me. 12 Epaphras, who is one of you and a servant of Christ Jesus, sends greetings. He is always wrestling in prayer for you, that you may stand ...read more

  • Wrestling With God

    Contributed by Kerry Haynes on Aug 6, 2017
    based on 4 ratings
     | 15,715 views

    There are moments in life that change us forever. Today's story looks at the second of two such moments in Jacob's life, where he wrestled with God in prayer and in pride, and was forever changed.

    Genesis 32:22-31 Wrestling with God Have you ever had a pivotal moment in your life that has forever changed you? For me, one such moment was the day I joined the military. I felt like God wanted me to do something truly significant with my life, and that decision forever changed me. In the ...read more

  • “the Call To Fervent Prayer!” Series

    Contributed by Gerry Cheney on Dec 29, 2015
    based on 1 rating
     | 6,832 views

    Based on the movie "War Room"... we look at the importance of first evaluating our own prayer lives. Are we hot or cold? Before we start praying that God works on another person, we start by asking God to change us. This is where our prayer lives begin.

    Introduction: As you all know… This week we saw another tragic college shooting transpire. This time near ROSEBURG, Ore. Ten people were killed during a shooting at Umpqua Community College Thursday morning. And I think there were nine others who were wounded. What makes this story even a ...read more

  • The Walk Of Maturity Series

    Contributed by Rodney Coe on Feb 16, 2015
     | 6,252 views

    Spiritual maturity will be evident in our prayer lives and our speech.

    The Walk of Maturity Colossians 4:2-13 In this last section of this wonderful book of Colossians we have the Apostle Paul’s final words to this church. This section speaks of the importance of spiritual maturity by giving us the two areas of our lives where spiritual maturity are evident, ...read more

  • Gospel–centered Friendships (Col. 4:7–18) Series

    Contributed by Greg Brown on Jan 19, 2015
     | 6,109 views

    Exposition of Col. 4:7–18

    Gospel–Centered Friendships “Tychicus will tell you all the news about me. He is a dear brother, a faithful minister and fellow servant in the Lord. I am sending him to you for the express purpose that you may know about our circumstances and that he may encourage your hearts. He is ...read more

  • We Serve The Same Grace Series

    Contributed by Bobby Stults on Oct 20, 2014
     | 3,551 views

    The ultimate purpose and focus of our service is to reveal Christ to the world around us. We are called to live lives that reflect and project the grace of God in all we do and say. Paul calls on the believers at Colossae to shine forth God's grace!

  • The Value Of Friendship In Ministry Series

    Contributed by Troy Luttrell on Apr 8, 2014
     | 2,989 views

    God’s church is strengthened by everyday people who use their hands, their presence, and their faithfulness to serve others.

    Background: . • Illustration: On June 1, 1967, the Beatles had another hit on the radio entitled, “With a little help from my friends.” The chorus had these three lines: “I get by with a little help from my friends. I get high….. I’m going to ...read more

  • Paul's Conclution Series

    Contributed by William D. Brown on Mar 30, 2014
     | 2,810 views

    ~ Throughout this epistle Paul's emphasis has been on the believer's union with Christ. --- The Christian who does not pray is demonstrating independence from God. --- He wants His children to ask Him.

    #12~Colo.4:1-18 PAUL'S CONCLUTION 2-9-14 1 Masters, give unto your servants that which is just and equal; knowing that ye also have a Master in heaven. ------- 2 Continue in prayer, and watch in the same with thanksgiving; Paul emphasis's ...read more