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  • Seek Those Things Above Series

    Contributed by Chris Sparkman on Oct 22, 2001
    based on 115 ratings

    Many times it is necessary for us to get back to the basics, we do that here by learning to first of all, seek those things above!

    Basic Principles of the Christian Life Part I Seek Those Things Above Colossians 3:1-4 Throughout Chapter 2 of the book of Colossians, Paul talked about different dangers that threaten to pull us away from Christ. These dangers led to believers only demonstrating an outward more

  • Desiring Things Above

    Contributed by Russell Brownworth on Feb 22, 2009
    based on 1 rating

    A communion meditation

    Speaker: Matthew Youngblood, Children and Youth Director, Bethany United Methodist Church Colossians 3:1 (NRSVA) 1So if you have been raised with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. Would anyone continue a diet when no weight was more

  • Fix Your Minds On Things Above

    Contributed by Timm Meyer on Apr 9, 2007
    based on 3 ratings

    Easter (A) -- Fix your minds on things above and not on earthly things. Believers are raised with Christ and believers are to live like Christ.

    FIX YOUR MINDS ON THNGS ABOVE (Outline) April 8, 2007 - EASTER SUNDAY - Colossians 3:1-4 * * * * * * * * * INTRO: The friends of Jesus looked at the empty cross on Good Friday. They wondered what would happen next. On that first Easter they saw a tomb more

  • Fall In Love--With Things Above

    Contributed by Robert Joseph on Oct 13, 2010
    based on 5 ratings

    If we fill our mind with heavenly things--as Colossians 3:1-2 instructs--we'll gradually become spiritual.

    FALL IN LOVE—WITH THINGS ABOVE By Robert Joseph In January of 1997, astronaut John Blaha returned to earth after spending the previous four months aboard the Russian Space Station, Mir. Besides conducting various experiments, his mission was to help scientists understand the more

  • Setting Our Hearts On Things Above Series

    Contributed by James Galbraith on Nov 1, 2007
    based on 3 ratings

    Continuing my series in Colossians, fleshing out that wonderful phrase, "set your hearts on things above".

    “Setting our hearts on things above” – Colossians 3:1-11 By James Galbraith First Baptist Church, Port Alberni October 28, 2007 Text 3 Since, then, you have been raised with Christ, set your hearts on things above, where Christ is seated at the right hand of God. 2 Set your minds on more

  • Set Our Minds On Things Above!

    Contributed by Gary Taber on Jul 31, 2010
    based on 4 ratings

    As Christians we are in the world but not of the world.

    Colossians 3: 1-11 Pray. Lord let the words of my mouth and the mediation of all our hearts be acceptable to you Lord our rock and salvation. This morning’s sermon is titled; Set you mind on things above. In the second reading from the book of Colossians Apostle Paul was addressing more

  • Set Your Heart On Things Above

    Contributed by William Baeta on Aug 2, 2013
    based on 1 rating

    “If then you were raised with Christ, seek those things which are above, where Christ is, sitting at the right hand of God. Set your mind on things above, not on things on the earth. For you died, and your life is hidden with Christ in God” Col. 3:1-3.

    Theme: Set your hearts on things above Text: Eccl. 2:18-23; Col. 3:1-11; Lk. 12:13-21 The daily routine for the average adult is sleep, eat, work, exercise and relax and occassionally a minute or two when they remember to pray. Is this how God expects us to live? This is the world’s more

  • Some Benefits Of Rest And Reflection On Things Above

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jun 11, 2001
    based on 16 ratings

    True rest comes by starting to reflect on things above rather than on your troubles here below

    The Benefits of Rest and Reflection (Acts 18:18-23) Illustration:There’s no music in a rest, but there is the making of music in it. In our whole life-melody the music is broken off here and there by ’rests,’ and we foolishly think we have come to the end of the tune...not without design does more

  • The New You

    Contributed by Patrick Carvell on Jan 1, 2007

    Seek the things above. Set your mind on the things above. Secure when Jesus comes from above.

    Do you remember as a child the "if" statements your parents made? Or as a parent some of the "ifs" you placed on someone else? The conditions set for you to complete a task. You would ask, May I....... go fishing/Clean room go to friends/Clean house Christmas presents/ if good. Today’s more

  • If You Are Risen With Christ 2

    Contributed by Nnaemeka Durueke on Mar 24, 2018
    based on 2 ratings

    Set your minds on things above, not on earthly things.

    IF YOU ARE RISEN WITH CHRIST 2 TEXT- COLOSSIANS 3:10-25, ROMANS 7:18-24 INTRODUCTION Believer's begin a new life when they are born again by the Spirit. Regeneration places believers on the road of faith whereby they become new creations and enjoy a divine life in Christ. Inspite of that more

  • Set Your Mind On Heavely Things

    Contributed by Roger Roark on Mar 14, 2016

    Keep your focus on Jesus, and things above

  • Heavenly Focus Series

    Contributed by David Welch on Jul 21, 2018

    Message 11 in our study of Colossians dealing with the command to focus on things above.

    Chico Alliance Church “A Heavenly Focus”” Today I want us to spend our time thinking about Paul’s second application of the co-death and co-resurrection with Christ principle found in Chapter 3. Paul said all things all lawful. Christ declared all things clean. The issue now becomes one of more

  • Heavenly Minded Series

    Contributed by C. Philip Green on Mar 16, 2012
    based on 4 ratings

    If you truly want a new life, seek things above, slay things below, and shed things that divide.

    When I was growing up, I used to love watching the old Candid Camera shows, in which the producers set up a hidden camera and caught people doing the goofiest things. In one episode, an actor on a busy sidewalk began looking at the ground. He walked around a bit with his eyes glued to the more

  • Keeping A Heavenly Focus

    Contributed by John Lowe on Apr 11, 2013

    An attitude that pleases God will: FOCUS ON THINGS ABOVE, SHED THE OLD WAYS, and PUT ON THE NEW WAYS.

    Keeping a Heavenly Focus This lesson will help you understand the importance of keeping a clear focus on your ultimate destination, which is heaven. It also will offer practical help along the lines of removing old, ungodly habits and replacing more

  • A New Focus Series

    Contributed by David Welch on Jul 21, 2018

    Message 12 in our study of Colossians continuing a discussion on setting our thinking on things above.

    Chico Alliance Church “What Is Garbage?” Two themes in Colossians Jesus reigns supreme over all creation. Jesus remains sufficient for all creation. After reviewing the wonderful work of God on their behalf, Paul reinforces the truth of our identification with Christ. This truth of more