Sermons on Biblical Studies (Page 2)

Summer Vacation in Colossae: New Relationships

Col. 3:12-17 Aug. 13, 23 This passage is describing transformed relationships within the church Robert Wall Reconciled relationships within the faith community bear witness to God’s triumph over society’s corrupting influence. In this sense, changes within us and between us serve an evangelistic purpose: people become convinced that the gospel is true when they see its fruit in the lives of believers. Robert Wall Col. 3:12-14 Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness…

Summer Vacation in Colossae: Living in New Life

Colossians Aug. 6th Col. 3:1-11 Help ____ know you better Everything was made for Jesus’ pleasure and praise Ps. 65:8 The whole earth is filled with awe at your wonders; where morning dawns, where evening fades, you call forth songs of joy. Don’t stop believing Your past can not disqualify you from a future with God Rooted to overflowing  Col. 3:1-4 Since you have been raised to new life with Christ, set your sights on the realities of heaven, where…

Summer Vacation in Colossae: Freedom from Rules and New Life in Christ

So then, just as you received Christ Jesus as Lord, continue to live your lives in him, rooted and built up in him, strengthened in the faith as you were taught, and overflowing with thankfulness. Rooted Built Up Strengthened  Overflowing See to it that no one takes you captive through hollow and deceptive philosophy, which depends on human tradition and the elemental spiritual forces of this world rather than on Christ. For in Christ all the fullness of the Deity…

Summer Vacation in Colossae: Paul’s Work for the Church

July 23, 2023: Colossians 1:24-2:5 Who was Paul? Your past cannot disqualify you from a future with God Every single thing was created through Jesus and for JesusI was created for Jesus Jesus holds all creation togetherChrist is also the head of the church, which is his body The world is the creation of Christ, the church is the new creation of Christ.  Through him God reconciled everything to himself Paul suffered for this messageColossians 1:24-2:1 I am glad when…

Summer Vacation in Colossae: Reconciliation in Christ

July 16, 2023 Colossians 1:21-23 Col. 1:10 We always pray for you… that you will grow as you learn to know God better and better Col. 1:18-20 Christ is also the head of the church, which is his body. He is the beginning, supreme over all who rise from the dead. So he is first in everything. For God in all his fullness was pleased to live in Christ, and through him God reconciled everything to himself. He made peace…

Summer Vacation in Colossae: Christ is Supreme

Colossians 1:15-20 – July 9, 2023 Col. 1:10 you will grow as you learn to know God better and better “I am trying here to prevent anyone saying the really foolish thing that people often say about Jesus: I’m ready to accept Jesus as a great moral teacher, but I don’t accept his claim to be God. That is the one thing we must not say. A man who was merely a man and said the sort of things Jesus…

Summer Vacation in Colossae: The Good News About Christ

The Good News about Christ 2 Peter 1:20-21 No prophecy in Scripture ever came from the prophet’s own understanding, or from human initiative. No, those prophets were moved by the Holy Spirit, and they spoke from God. Colossians Col 1:1 This letter is from Paul, chosen by the will of God to be an apostle of Christ Jesus, and from our brother Timothy. Col. 1:3-5 We always pray for you, and we give thanks to God, the Father of our…

How to Pray More

Pray More More prayer brings….?   Isaiah 30:18 So the Lord must wait for you to come to him so he can show you his love and compassion. Ps. 116:1-2 I love the Lord because he hears my voice and my prayer for mercy.Because he bends down to listen, I will pray as long as I have breath! A summer where you grow in prayer Go ahead of me  Deuteronomy 31:8 Do not be afraid or discouraged, for the Lord will personally go ahead of you.…