Sunday Morning SoundBytes – 10/9/2016

Our message series is Living the Christ-Centered Life through the book of Colossians. Sunday’s message was called The Power of the Cross, taken from Colossians 2:11-15. Here is a brief outline of the message:

I. Freed from sin (11-13a) – by receiving new life in Christ
   A. Symbolized by circumcision (11)
      – Deuteronomy 10:16, 30:6; Jeremiah 4:4; Romans 2:28-29
   B. Symbolized by baptism (12)
      – Romans 6:4-7
   C. Made alive with Christ (13a)
      – 2 Corinthians 5:17; Ephesians 2:1-5

II. Freed from the law (13b-14) – by the forgiveness of your sins
   A. Cancelled your debt (14a)
      – Psalm 32:1-2; Galatians 3:10
   B. Took away the law as a condemning force (14b)
      – Romans 6:14, 7:6, 8:1-2

III. Freed from Satan (15) – by Christ’s defeat of all the spiritual forces of evil
   A. Disarmed the spiritual forces (15a)
      – 1 Corinthians 2:8; Hebrews 2:14
   B. Triumphed over them by the cross (15b)
      – John 12:31

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