Colossians 1:1-2 – Salvation Is An In-In Situation
In order to combat the lure of false teachers that they need something more than Jesus, Paul reminds the believers in Colossae that they are “in Christ,” and that His Spirit is in them.
Colossians 1:3-8 – Heigh Hope, Heigh Hope, It’s Home To Heaven We Go!
Paul emphasizes the importance of thinking about the hope that is awaiting us when we go home to Heaven
Colossians 1:9-14 – Take A Walk On The Worthy Side
Paul uses one of his favorite illustrations of the Christian life, telling us to “walk” worthy of Jesus
Colossians 1:15-23 – What We Have Here Is The Firstborn To Communicate
Paul uses the word “firstborn” to describe how Jesus reveals the invisible God to us
Colossians 1:24-2:5 – Desperately Seeking Suffering
The apostle Paul rejoiced that he was privileged to continue the sufferings of Jesus for His church
Colossians 2:6-23 – You’ve Been Ordered To Abundant Ship
Paul illustrates your Christian life as if you are on a voyage home in a fully-supplied ship
Colossians 3:1-4 – Hid And Go Seek
Paul reminds us to “seek those things which are above, where Christ is, for [we] died, and [our lives are] hidden with Christ in God.”