Sunday Morning SoundBytes – 9/25/2016

Our message series is Living the Christ-Centered Life through the book of Colossians. Sunday’s message was called Working Hard for the Gospel, taken from Colossians 1:24-2:5. Here is a brief outline of the message:

I. Presenting God’s word in its fullness (1:24-27)
   A. Willing to suffer for the body of Christ (24)
      – 2 Corinthians 11:23-28; Philippians 3:10; Hebrews 10:12-14
   B. Explaining God’s plan (25-26)
      – Acts 20:27; Ephesians 3:3
   C. Christ in you, the hope of glory (27)
      – Romans 8:10-11

II. Proclaiming Christ to each person (1:28-29)
   A. Admonishing and teaching with all wisdom (28a)
   B. No one left behind (28b)
   C. Relying on God’s power (29)
      – 2 Corinthians 4:7-9; Philippians 4:13

III. Protecting God’s people from false teachers (2:1-5)
   A. Promoting unity (1-2a)
   B. Keeping Christ at the center (2b-4)
   C. Staying spiritually connected (5)
      – cf. 1 Corinthians 5:3

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