This week Pastor Glen will begin a new sermon series on Colossians and how the book of Colossians shows us how to rejoice in the good news of Christ. This week we will take a look at Colossians 1:1-14.

Colossians(10) (Part of the Colossians(9) series)
by Glen Osborn(70) on February 6, 2022 (Worship Service(74))

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“Rejoicing in the Good News of Christ”  ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​​​ February 6, 2022

1.​​ Read Colossians 1:1-2 ​​ Who wrote this letter and who did they write it to?

2. What encouraging words are stated to the people? ​​ How does this encourage you?

3. Read Colossians 1:3-5 ​​ What does Paul thank God for? ​​ What is the “confident hope?”

4. Read Colossians 1:6-8 ​​ Paul shares with the Colossian believers that the Good News is going out all over the world and changing lives. ​​ Why does he share this with them?

5. Epaphras is one of their own who came to Christ through Paul and shared the Gospel with them. ​​ What did he tell Paul? ​​ What is the importance of Paul sharing with them about his connection with Epaphras?

6. Read Colossians 1:9-12 ​​ For what does Paul pray for? ​​ How can this guide you in your prayers for Christian brothers and sisters?

7. Read Colossians 1:13-14 ​​ What does it say God has done for us? ​​ How does this encourage you? ​​ How does it influence how you live?

8. Thank God for this letter from Paul and ask God to renew your mind and transform your life in Christ. ​​ Thank God for the Gospel and how it is bearing fruit in your life and others around the world. ​​ Thank God for those who have shared the Gospel with you. ​​ Pray for others in Christ to grow in Him.


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