Summary: Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called to peace. And be thankful.
The Qualifications for God’s Kingdom
Text: Colossians 3:15
Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called to peace. And be thankful.
I. Allowing Christ to Live Over You
- It’s need to give up to the control or influence of another person or agent, It should be Christ alone
a. Abandon your life to Him (Psalm 25:1-2)
a. Learning to Be Like Christ (Matthew 11:29)
b. Following Jesus (John 12:26)
II. Walk Worthy in the Lord
- Walking consequently must keep for us to be a good ideal at all times.
a. Walk in a manner worthy of the Lord (Colossians 1:10)
b. Conduct yourselves in a manner worthy of the gospel of Christ."( Phil.1:27)
c. "Walk in a manner worthy of the calling with which you have been called."( Ephesians 4:1)
III. Self-Discipline Oriented
- Its Believers should be intellectually, emotionally, or functionally directed
a. Discipline yourself for the purpose of godliness ( I Tim. 4:7)
b. Make no provision to the flesh in regards to its lust ( Romans 13:14)
c. Exercise self-control in all things ( I Cor. 9:24-27)
- Christianity came from Christ-like and if you don’t possess those attributes of Jesus then you’re not a Christian; going to church is not Christianity.