May 9 – Give It Your All

May 9 – Give It Your All

The writer of Colossians was able to see people not just as they are now, but as they could be one day. How would your perception of others be different if you saw them as a work in progress or growing in spiritual maturity?

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May 2 – The Wonder of Jesus Christ

May 2 – The Wonder of Jesus Christ

Paul seeks to get our attention with his description of Jesus Christ in Colossians 1. He shows the supremacy of Christ in creation and redemption. Simply put—the result of Christ’s work is reconciliation. Christ is the one who brings restoration, peace and wholeness.

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Apr. 25 – What Do You Pray For

Apr. 25 – What Do You Pray For

Paul expands our understanding of prayer in the opening chapter of Colossians. Here, Paul prays that the Colossians might live a life that’s pleasing to God. In describing certain characteristics that are pleasing to God, Paul provides a framework for understanding God’s will.

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Apr. 18 – The Gospel at Work

Apr. 18 – The Gospel at Work

As Paul begins Colossians, he celebrates the way the gospel is at work. It’s not simply a future reality, it’s a message that is at work even now in the lives of Christ followers. When the gospel is at work—among other things—it fosters faith, hope and love.

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Apr. 11 – Where Do We Go From Here

Apr. 11 – Where Do We Go From Here

Central to this letter, is the challenge found in 2:6-7—a challenge to continue intentionally in pursuing our relationship with Christ. Writing to a church facing particular challenges, Paul encourages them to embrace this moment by being “deeply rooted together.”

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