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  • Seek Those Things Above Series

    Contributed by Chris Sparkman on Oct 22, 2001
    based on 115 ratings
     | 16,899 views

    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!

  • Some Benefits Of Rest And Reflection On Things Above

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jun 11, 2001
    based on 16 ratings
     | 1,939 views

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

  • Feet On The Earth - Head In The Sky Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Jun 30, 2003
    based on 194 ratings
     | 23,503 views

    Paul tells the Colossians they need to keep their eyes on things above and kill off the things of this earth in their lives. How does that work?

    OPEN: April 17, 1964 something unique and noteworthy took place in America… That event was the introduction of the Ford Mustang. On that day the following events took place: 1. A Mustang had been chosen as the pace car for a stock car race in Huntsville, Alabama. When it drove onto the track, ...read more

  • How The Holy Spirit Helps Us Cope With Pain Using Spiritual Vision

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 20 ratings
     | 1,301 views

    The Holy Spirit helps us to set our minds on things above rather than on things that bother us. Paul wrote, "Since, then you have been raised with Christ, set your hearts on things above, where Christ is seated at the right hand of God. Set your minds on

    1. The Holy Spirit helps us to set our minds on things above rather than on things that bother us. Paul wrote, "Since, then you have been raised with Christ, set your hearts on things above, where Christ is seated at the right hand of God. Set your minds on things above, not on earthly ...read more

  • What Is Your Mind Set?

    Contributed by Bruce Ferris on Sep 16, 2002
    based on 29 ratings
     | 4,556 views

    Needless to say, there is a war raging inside of the Christian for control of the mind. That is why the Bible says to have the mind in you that is in Christ Jesus. It is why Christians are to seek things above and to crucify the flesh with its passions

    What Is Your Mind Set? Needless to say, there is a war raging inside of the Christian for control of the mind. That is why the Bible says to have the mind in you that is in Christ Jesus. It is why Christians are to seek things above and to crucify the flesh with its passions and lust. The ...read more

  • Be Ye Thankful

    Contributed by Russell Brownworth on Dec 5, 2005
    based on 6 ratings
     | 1,107 views

    On Thanksgiving: I am thankful I am not a Butterball turkey. There is one thing, above all, for which I give thanks, the lift of Jesus! Like the great old hymn says, love lifted me

    Thanksgiving is a time for expressing our thanks for God’s providence and blessing. I am thankful that teenagers do grow up and eventually have teenagers of their own. I am thankful I am not a Butterball turkey. There is one thing, above all, for which I give thanks, the lift of Jesus! Like the ...read more

  • Guarding Our Minds - Mind (Part 1)

    Contributed by Dan Farrell on Jul 10, 2001
    based on 74 ratings
     | 4,929 views

    Allowing the Holy Spirit to help us keep the "right stuff" going into our minds and the "wrong stuff" out.

    INTRODUCTION: There are so many things out there which can effect us AND can effect our minds. You have the different types of media which, if we don’t guard ourselves carefully, can hurt us spiritually and in so many other ways. Music, radio, internet, television, movies, reading ...read more

  • Your Spiritual Game Plan

    Contributed by Mark Engler on Dec 7, 2004
    based on 16 ratings
     | 2,759 views

    We devise all these plans. Plans to win ball games, plans to succeed in life, and for our children to succeed, and plans to live good when we retire. What about a plan that will help us grow spiritually? Do you have a spiritual game plan? What about a

    By: Mark Engler, Mt. Vernon Christian Church, Mt. Vernon, MO This Sermon is part outline and part full-text and adapted from a former sermon of mine. Your Spiritual Game Plan Col. 3:1-4 Prop: You can’t expect growth unless you plan for it. INTRO: Ø Talk about games plans for ...read more

  • Living A Christian Life

    Contributed by Mark Engler on Sep 28, 2002
    based on 83 ratings
     | 5,948 views

    Living a Christian life is a wonderful thing. It doesn’t stop at baptism. That is only the beginning. We can’t turn away from God after baptism or act as if you have it all taken care of now, there are things we need to do. We have been enlisted into

    Theme: Christian Living Text: Col. 3:1-4 Prop: Every Christian needs to maintain Christian living daily. Trans: How do we go about daily Christian living? Intro: Last week and only one other time since I have been here have I preached on the subject of baptism. And the reason I ...read more

  • How To Survive When You Didn't Win Immunity (Part 1 Of 2)

    Contributed by Mike Fogerson on May 24, 2005
    based on 18 ratings
     | 1,217 views

    What we believe has a very definite connection with how we behave.

    How To Survive When You Didn’t Win Immunity (Pt. 1) Col. 3.1-2 May 22, 2005 Chester, Illinois Chester FBC Mike Fogerson, Speaker Introduction: A George Whitefield was witnessing to a man and asked him, "What do you believe?" I believe what my church believes. "What does your church ...read more

  • Don’t Let The Troubles Of Life Cause You To Lose Your Focus

    Contributed by Rodney Johnson Sr., on Feb 4, 2003
    based on 56 ratings
     | 4,024 views

    This message encourages the believer to stay afloat during the most turbulent storms by keeping a Heavenly focus.

    The text;Colossians 3:1-4 If ye then be risen with Christ, seek those things which are above, where Christ sitteth on the right hand of God. Set your affection (mind) on things above, not on things on the earth. For ye are dead (died), and your life is hid with Christ in God. When ...read more

  • How To Live A Christian Life Series

    Contributed by W Pittendreigh on Oct 23, 2001
    based on 209 ratings
     | 33,088 views

    Paul gives three simple steps to how to live the Christian live -- Seek Christ, Think Christ, and Live Christ!

    How does one BE Christian? How do you live the Christian life? Paul offers three very simple steps in the passage we read this morning, and I want us to walk through them today. The first step is very simple -- seek Christ. There is an old Candid Camera episode. You remember that ...read more

  • A Whole New You Series

    Contributed by Joseph Rodgers on Jun 14, 2004
    based on 14 ratings
     | 2,412 views

    The 10th message in an expository series on the book of Colossians.

    A Whole New You Colossians 3:1-4 1Since, then, you have been raised with Christ, set your hearts on things above, where Christ is seated at the right hand of God. 2Set your minds on things above and not on earthly things. 3For you died, and your life is now hidden with Christ in God. 4When ...read more

  • How The Holy Spirit Helps Us Cope With Pain Using Godly Distractions

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 44 ratings
     | 2,174 views

    The Holy Spirit gives us supernatural empowerment to cope with our suffering. Paul wrote, "Rather, as servants of God we commend ourselves in every way: in great endurance; in troubles, hardships and distresses; in beatings, imprisonments and riots; in ha

    1. The Holy Spirit helps us to set our minds on things above rather than on things that bother us. Paul wrote, "Since, then you have been raised with Christ, set your hearts on things above, where Christ is seated at the right hand of God. Set your minds on things above, not on earthly things." ...read more

  • Now That You Know The Truth - What Are You Going To Do

    Contributed by Kelvin Parks on Jun 23, 2004
    based on 47 ratings
     | 6,759 views

    The purpose of the Epistle is to combat errors in the church and to show that believers have everything they need in Christ.

    Now That You Know the Truth - WHAT YOU GONNA DO “What Christians Should Do” Colossians 3:1-11 Introduction The purpose of the Epistle is to combat errors in the church and to show that believers have everything they need in Christ. You see … the church had been infiltrated by religious ...read more