Sermon Archive

Sermon Archive

Spiritual Relationships

Colossians 3:18-4:1 18 Wives, submit to your husbands, as is fitting in the Lord. 19 Husbands, love your wives, and do not be harsh with them. 20 Children, obey your parents in everything, for this pleases the Lord. 21 Fathers, do not provoke your children, lest they become discouraged. 22 Bondservants, obey in everything those who are your earthly masters, not by way of…

Putting On Christ

Colossians 3:11-17 11 Here there is not Greek and Jew, circumcised and uncircumcised, barbarian, Scythian, slave, free; but Christ is all, and in all. 12 Put on then, as God’s chosen ones, holy and beloved, compassionate hearts, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience, 13 bearing with one another and, if one has a complaint against another, forgiving each…

Set Your Mind on Things Above

Colossians 3:1-10 3 If then you have been raised with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. 2 Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth. 3 For you have died, and your life is hidden with Christ in God. 4 When Christ who is your[a] life appears, then you also will appear with him in glory.…

Wisdom with No True Value

Colossians 2:16-23 16 Therefore let no one pass judgment on you in questions of food and drink, or with regard to a festival or a new moon or a Sabbath. 17 These are a shadow of the things to come, but the substance belongs to Christ.18 Let no one disqualify you, insisting on asceticism and worship of angels, going on in detail about visions, puffed up without reason…

Freedom in Christ

Sermon Notes:   1. I am complete in Christ. 2. I have new life in Christ. 3. I am forgiven in Christ. 4. My enemies are defeated in Christ.     Questions for further thought or discussion. What does it mean to be “filled” in Christ?  What are the implications? What is the “circumcision of Christ”?  How is this related to baptism?…

Rooted and Established

Colossians 2:6-8 Alive in Christ 6 Therefore, as you received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk in him,7 rooted and built up in him and established in the faith, just as you were taught, abounding in thanksgiving. 8 See to it that no one takes you captive by philosophy and empty deceit, according to human tradition, according to the elemental spirits[a] of the world, and not…

The Path to Maturity

Colossians 1:24-2:5 Paul’s Ministry to the Church 24 Now I rejoice in my sufferings for your sake, and in my flesh I am filling up what is lacking in Christ’s afflictions for the sake of his body, that is, the church, 25 of which I became a minister according to the stewardship from God that was given to me for you, to make the word of God fully known, 26 the…

Who Is Jesus?

Sermon Notes:   1. Jesus is Lord of All. a) Jesus is the visible manifestation of God. b) Jesus is Creator, Sustainer, and the source of all life. c) Jesus is preeminent!   2. Jesus Makes Everything Right. a) God reconciled all things to Himself through Jesus Christ. b) Christians must hold firm to the hope of the amazing truth of the Gospel!    …

A Good Beginning

Colossians 1:1-14 Greeting 1 Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, and Timothy our brother, 2 To the saints and faithful brothers[a] in Christ at Colossae: Grace to you and peace from God our Father. Thanksgiving and Prayer 3 We always thank God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, when we pray for you, 4 since we heard of your faith in Christ Jesus and…

A Great Command

Sermon Notes: Matthew 22:34-40 34 But when the Pharisees heard that he had silenced the Sadducees, they gathered together. 35 And one of them, a lawyer, asked him a question to test him. 36 “Teacher, which is the great commandment in the Law?” 37 And he said to him, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind. 38…
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