Talking about Ourselves…

16. March 2007 Colossians 0
Text: Colossians 4:7-9 Theme: Keeping people informed about ourselves can be a good thing. Key verses: “Tychicus will tell you all the news about me.” (v. 7) “I am sending him to you for the express purpose that you may know about our circumstances and that he may encourage your hearts.” (v. 8) “They will ...

A Life Worth Listening To

13. March 2007 Colossians 0
Text: Colossians 4:5-6 Theme: Our lives are to impact others constantly and wisely. Key verses: “Be wise in the way you act toward outsiders; make the most of every opportunity. Let your conversation be always full of grace, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how to answer everyone.” What God said to me: ...

Still Praying for a Door

02. March 2007 Colossians 0
Text: Colossians 4:2-4 Theme: Paul never ceased to look for more ways to proclaim the Gospel. Key verses: “Devote yourselves to prayer, being watchful and thankful. And pray for us, too, that God may open a door for our message, so that we may proclaim the mystery of Christ…Pray that I may proclaim it clearly, ...

Love Your Family By Loving Your God

28. February 2007 Colossians 0
Text: Colossians 3:18-25 Theme: Our love for Christ will motivate our love for our families, thus serving Christ by serving them. Key verses: “Wives, submit to your husbands, as is fitting in the Lord. Husbands, love your wives and do not be harsh with them. Children, obey your parents in everything, for this pleases the ...

Wear His Name Well

26. February 2007 Colossians 0
Text: Colossians 3:17 Theme: Everything we do should properly represent who Jesus is and what he wants. Key verses: “And whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him.” What God said to me: Wake up, Dwayne. Why ...

As You Sing

23. February 2007 Colossians 0
Text: Colossians 3:15-16 Theme: There are certain prerequisites before we open our mouths to sing. Key verses: “Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts…And be thankful. Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly as you teach and admonish…and as you sing psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs with gratitude in your hearts ...

Get Yourself Dressed

21. February 2007 Colossians 0
Text: Colossians 3:12-14 Theme: Loving God and others is our greatest virtue and responsibility. Key verses: “Therefore, as God’s chosen people, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience. Bear with each other and forgive whatever…Forgive as the Lord forgave you. And over all these virtues put on love, which binds them all together in ...

A Simple Call to Die

20. February 2007 Colossians 0
Text: Colossians 3:5-11 Theme: Because we have His Life, we are to put to death anything of our old nature. Key verses: “Put to death, therefore, whatever belongs to your earthly nature…” (v. 5a) “You used to walk in these ways, in the life you once lived. But now you must rid yourselves of all ...

Hidden, Don’t Seek

14. February 2007 Colossians 0
Text: Colossians 3:1-4 Theme: Because our lives are hidden in Christ, we should stay hidden. Key verses: “Since, then, you have been raised with Christ, set your hearts on things above…” (v. 1) “Set your minds on things above, not on earthly things. For you died and your life is now hidden with Christ in ...