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  • Jesus Is Lord Because Of How He Rules Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Jun 25, 2003
    based on 206 ratings
     | 17,595 views

    Colossians tells us that rules and regulations have no power to make us moral... but does that make sense? Yes, and the reason may amaze you.

    OPEN: He brushed his teeth twice a day and the doctor examined him twice a year. He wore galoshes when it rained, slept with the windows open, stuck to a diet with plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables and got at least 8 hours of sleep every night. He never smoked, drank, or lost his ...read more

  • Our Sufficiency In Christ (Part 3) Series

    Contributed by Joseph Rodgers on Jun 14, 2004
    based on 10 ratings
     | 2,355 views

    The 9th message of 13 in an expository series on the book of Colossians.

    The Sufficiency of Christ – Part 3 Colossians 2:16-23 16Therefore do not let anyone judge you by what you eat or drink, or with regard to a religious festival, a New Moon celebration or a Sabbath day. 17These are a shadow of the things that were to come; the reality, however, is found in ...read more

  • Prayer 7- Prayer And Fasting Series

    Contributed by Ewen Huffman on Apr 1, 2003
    based on 55 ratings
     | 2,967 views

    A brief talk given before a prayer meeting on fasting.

    Prayer and fasting (Prayer and Praise 1/4/3) This is not something I¡¦m an expert at. There have been large chunks of years when I haven¡¦t been able (or wanted to!) fast because of - illness - tiredness ATTITUDE And there¡¦s no point in doing it if heart isn¡¦t in it - true, it can PUT ...read more

  • Believer Beware

    Contributed by Mark Perryman on May 11, 2006
    based on 11 ratings
     | 2,709 views

    Paul gave three warnings for us to heed if we are to enjoy our fullness in Jesus Christ

    INTRO: I remember when I was in grade school one of the games I liked to play was baseball. My friend would pitch rocks, and I’d have a big long stick. I would see how far I could hit them. We were told not to do this over and over again, but I did not listen. One day when I was out hitting ...read more

  • Satans Battleplan Series

    Contributed by Brian Menear on Apr 16, 2007
    based on 15 ratings
     | 3,178 views

    Satan wages a war of deception against the Church. How does he do this and how can we stop him?

    Satans Battleplan(NIV) These last few weeks we have been talking about the battle between God and Satan, and the role we play in it. In every war, both sides go into battle with a plan or a strategy. If you dont have a plan you are usually defeated. Satan has a plan against the Church and all ...read more

  • Boasting

    Contributed by Ewen Huffman on Nov 18, 2002
    based on 13 ratings
     | 1,124 views

    3 things from James that help us avoid boasting: 1) Wisdom 2) humility 3) Right ambition

    Boasting Jas 3:13-18, 4:13 KAC CU 18/11/02 The dominant theme of these passages is, really, BOASTING - Jas, no doubt, found it necessary to address as they were just like us! o A) Human: competition is part of the human nature, fabric of life § Not necc bad. But is corrupted by our ‘fallen ...read more

  • No Other Gospel Series

    Contributed by Guy Caley on Apr 14, 2002
    based on 114 ratings
     | 12,231 views

    Any other Gospel doesn’t measure up to the "plumb line" of righteousness. Here are four reasons why.

    Introduction Who can tell me what’s on the screen up there, Or what I’m holding in my hand? It’s a plumb line like the one mentioned in the Isaiah text we just read: So this is what the Sovereign LORD says: "See, I lay a stone in Zion, a tested stone, a precious cornerstone ...read more

  • We Are The Temple Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Mar 3, 2008
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,733 views

    We are God’s Temple in more than one sense, we do what took place at the Temple, and we are participating in building God’s Temple.

    We Are the Temple Part Two in the Temples of the Holy Spirit series (topical) 1. The WWII generation was a special generation, sometimes called "builders." 2. This is the generation that built or purchased our facilities. 3. It began in early 1949, 1954, 1956. 4. After all the ...read more

  • Whats Really Important Series

    Contributed by James Galbraith on Oct 24, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,437 views

    Part of my series in Colossians. Continues the "Jesus is enough" theme started in the previous passage by targetting the specific heresies in Colossae and responding to them with Christ’s complete suffiency.

    What’s really important… By James Galbraith First Baptist Church, Port Alberni October 21, 2007 Text Col 2:16 Therefore do not let anyone judge you by what you eat or drink, or with regard to a religious festival, a New Moon celebration or a Sabbath day. 17 These are a shadow of the ...read more

  • Set Free Through Christ

    Contributed by Nigel Heath on Aug 12, 2009
     | 1,716 views

    The Gospel of Christ sets us free from being condemned, controlled and confused by others.

    9.8.09 SET FREE THROUGH CHRIST - Colossians 2:6-23 INTRO This week judges made the controversial decision to free the notorious train robber Ronnie Biggs. This became the subject of much debate amongst those who had a particular interest in this, especially relatives of victims and members of ...read more

  • "A Big Sigh Of Relief"

    Contributed by Kenneth Sauer on Jul 20, 2010
    based on 6 ratings
     | 1,591 views

    Religion that focuses only on the details of things you’re allowed or not allowed to touch or eat is dealing with worldly and perishable things. God is much bigger than that!

    Colossians 2:6-23 “A Big Sigh of Relief” As Christians, it seems like we are always trying to add more stuff... …rules, regulations, don’t do this, don’t say that… “…you gotta have this, you gotta have that…” But in our ...read more

  • Respect Ii Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Jun 20, 2006
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,073 views

    How can we get a hearing in lost society? How can we influence our world for Christ?

    Respect II (1 Peter 2:13-17) 1. What a week: last week’s sermon three thumbs down. 2. Tribune call: a man was fishing….took photo…shadows looked like Jesus; they called me for my comments. 3. Highland Park Christian (?) Church… a catch 22… We are just Highland Park Church, but if I see ...read more

  • Heaven In The Here And Now Series

    Contributed by Pat Cook on Oct 4, 2004
    based on 15 ratings
     | 1,931 views

    #3 in Romans 8 - What a Way to Live! series. This speaks of having eternal life now, not just later in heaven. What does it mean to live?

    Romans 8:10-11 – Heaven in the Here and Now Let me tell you the life story of a certain man. All he ever really wanted in life was more. He wanted more money, so he invested his inherited wealth into a billion-dollar pile of assets. He wanted more fame, so he broke into the Hollywood scene ...read more

  • The Supremacy Of Christ Is Defended Against Man-Made Rules & Regulations

    Contributed by A. Todd Coget on Oct 19, 2001
    based on 53 ratings
     | 2,154 views

    The sermon gets to the root of why man-made do’s and don’ts are inferior to actually knowing Chirst.

    The Supremacy of Christ is Defended Against Man-Made Rules and Regulations Colossians 2:18-23 October 21, 2001 Intro: A. [Odd Laws Still on the Books, Citation: Robert W. Pelton in The Door. Christian Reader, Vol. 33, no. 5.] Young girls are never allowed to walk a tightrope in Wheeler, ...read more

  • Maxed Out

    Contributed by Mike Rickman on Nov 9, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,153 views

    You can be everything that God has intended by continuing in His power.

    November 10, 2008 Evening Worship Text: Colossians 2:6-23 Subject: Fullness in Christ Title: Maxed Out You know that I am one of those people who believe that you should be what you say you are. When I worked in the trades I was often captivated by the other trades, especially the ...read more