Is the Christian life more like a solo or a team sport? In this message, we hear from the often-overlooked ‘final words’ of the letter to the Colossians which gives us insight into what life is like co-labouring in God’s service. Outline Messengers of Encouragement (vv7-9) Fellow workers (vv10-14) Churches of the Word (vv15-18)
How does someone grow as a follower of Jesus? Outline Paul and Colossae (vv 1-2) Faith, Hope, and Love (vv 3-8) Living worthy of the God we know (vv 9-13) Are we growing in Christ?
Jesus’ Radical Direction (9:51-56) Jesus’ Radical Requirements (9:57-62) Jesus’ Radical Priorities (10:1-16) Jesus’ Radical Joy (10:17-24)
Pray for all people (vv1-2) because there is one God and one Mediator (vv3-7) Pray ourselves onto mission Slides
(Note, during this sermon some of our gospel partners were mentioned by name. Their names have been removed from this recording in the interests of security and privacy.) God’s Mission (15:14-22; 16:25-27) which we are partners in by giving (15:23-29) by praying (15:30-33) by working (16:1-23) What’s your part in God’s mission?
The end of Act 1 It is written and must be fulfilled (vv44-49) … to suffer … to rise to preach Preaching to the Nations
The Verdict: Righteous (3:21-23) But how? (3:24-26) Justified Redeemed Propitiated …and God is still just So it’s got nothing to do with us (3:27-31) Trust in Christ!