Jesus was very clear about the cost of discipleship. If we live for him, we should expect to be treated the same way he was. In this sermon, we look at the Apostle Paul’s example of suffering for the church as he labored to present them all fully mature in Christ.
Each time we experience conflict we need to go to higher ground and consider both God's glory and love for the other.
In Colossians 1, we see the deity of Jesus and the privilege of being reconciled to Him as His body.
The Son is the first born of creation, firstborn from the dead so that in everything he might be first.
Bible Text: Colossians 4:2-6 | Preacher: Marcelo Morbelli | Paul's final exhortation to the church in Colossae urges his readers to participate in God's mission to the world. He focusses on how we can participate in it through prayer and witnessing for Christ.
Bible Text: Colossians 4:2-6 | Preacher: Rob Abboud | Series: Grounded In Christ | How do we work together with God in His work of saving lives through Jesus Christ? By praying for God to give us opportunities to bear witness to Christ and His work in our lives.
Bible Text: Colossians 3:22-4:1 | Preacher: Grant Borg | Work has always been a big part of life for people to provide for themselves and their families, but is there any value beyond the grave? Jesus may have saved our soul, but is there any value in the work we do now that we’ve been saved? The Apostle Paul answers this question as he shows us how Jesus redeems work.
Bible Text: Colossians 3:22-4:1 | Preacher: Ray Galea | Series: Grounded In Christ | It's not what you do but how you do it that matters. This is true in how we work in this age. And how we conduct relationships at work is critical as we glorify God.
Bible Text: Colossians 3:20-21 | Preacher: Grant Borg | After explaining how Jesus reigns in marriage, the Apostle Paul now gives the church a formula for how Fathers are to relate to their kids, and kids to their parents. A well ordered society begins at home, and so does a well-ordered life in Christ.
Bible Text: Colossians 3:20-21 | Preacher: Ray Galea | Series: Grounded In Christ | In this talk we explore what it looks like to have Jesus as Lord as a child, teen and parent. We may not all be parents but we all need to reflect on how our parents impacted us.