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Sermons on Colossians

Colossians 1:22-23

Last week we wrapped up the section where Paul is addressing the sufficiency of Christ for the task of salvation and redemption by virtue of His deity, His power, His authority, His love, His provision, and His ongoing sustaining work. The focus has been on all that He has done, and continues to do on…

Colossians 1:20

Jesus as Reconciler Over the last few weeks we have listened to Paul make the argument for Christ’s sufficiency…His sufficiency to save and redeem His people and to exercise His sovereignty and rule over a restored universe. In doing so, Paul draws his readers to consider and reflect on Jesus. His deity His power His…

Colossians 1:16,17

Christ, the Sustainer Over the last few weeks we have looked at the nature and character of Jesus and the inheritance that is ours as His servants. We saw that He is our rescuer and redeemer We saw that He blesses and gifts us abundantly… we are the recipients of a rich inheritance. We saw…

Colossians 1:12-13

1. Last week we looked at the nature and content of our inheritance a. We have been brought out of darkness and released from its bondage b. We have been transferred into the kingdom of His son, which: i. Is a place of light… a place of abundance… a place of forgiveness and redemption… a…

Col. 1:12-14 Part 2

Our text for this morning Col 1:12-14 “giving thanks to the Father, who has qualified us  to share in the inheritance of the  saints in Light. For He rescued us from the domain of darkness, and transferred us to the kingdom of  His beloved Son, 14 in whom we have redemption, the forgiveness of sins.”…

Colossians 1:12-14 Part 1

Paul’s reason for writing to the Colossians Encourage their hearts Increase their knowledge and understanding of God and His will Prepare them to withstand and counter ungodly arguments Paul’s flow of thought One thought gives rise to another related thought, typically at a deeper more foundational level. Thankfulness Redemptive hope Concerted prayer Contemplation of the…