Today we are looking at Matthew chapter 2. It is a story of remarkable faith contrasted with unbelievable treachery on the part of a Jewish king. We will see how some were seeking Jesus to worship him, while others were seeking him for very different reasons.
Alive in Christ
At its heart, the Book of Colossians is about Jesus. It’s a letter from Paul in which Jesus takes centerstage. Especially with Christmas coming at the end of this week, for this last study of Colossians, it seemed that the Christology of Paul’s book would be just the right thing to focus on. It’s a […]
Today we are breaking out the second half of Colossians 4, what is actually the close of Paul’s letter to the Christians in Colossae. One of the big ideas here at the end of Paul’s letter is that when you care about people you want the absolute best for them, and that means wanting God’s […]
Paul’s talking about the relationship between a believer in Jesus, and an unbeliever, the relationship between a found person and a still lost person. It may seem strange to you, but by virtue of you being saved by Jesus, and so being a bearer of the gospel message, the follower of Jesus has inherent power and […]
Emile Moured To grow in my journey, I need to aim for Christ with everything.
Jesus is in all of his followers, and he’s doing this same work in each one of us, so we are becoming more like him. Never perfect on this side of heaven, but a genuine follower is always making progress. We’re continually letting go of our sin and looking increasingly more like Jesus.
This is the chapter where Paul gets serious about warning the new believers in Colossae about false teachers. There are false teachers and teachings assaulting their church, in an attempt to confound the Colossians’ faith, and lead them away from Jesus. Paul warns the Colossians that the false teachings are wrapped in plausible, seemingly reasonable […]
Today we are opening our Bibles to Colossians chapter 2, to the Apostle Paul’s warning to believers in Colossae, not to be fooled by the false teachings promoted by false teachers, false religions that were at odds with the true word of God, the gospel message of salvation through faith in Jesus Christ.