Some Things To Talk About
Audio
Delivered By
Phillip Rainwater
Delivered On
July 14, 2019
Central Passage
Colossians 1:1-6
Subject
PM Sermon
Description

JULY 14, 2019 P.M. SERVICE

SOME THINGS TO TALK ABOUT

COLOSSIANS 1:1-6

INTRODUCTION:

A.  Paul’s greeting both typical and unique:

      1.  A letter to children of God in Colossae; Colossians 1:2

      2.  Prayers for the brethren; Colossians 1:3

B.  The faith and love of the brethren; Colossians 1:4

C.  Our text gives us “Some Things to Talk About”

I.  TALK ABOUT THE SPIRITUAL BLESSINGS IN CHRIST: Ephesians 1:3

A.  Paul spoke of faith established in Christ; Colossians 1:4

      1.  Faith based on hearing the word; Colossians 1:5

      2.  The Roman letter tells us; Romans 10:17

B.   Blessings from “The truth of the gospel”; Colossians 1:5-6

C.  Faith had taught the Colossians to love the brethren; Colossians 1:4

II.  CHRISTIANS SHOULD TALK ABOUT THE HOPE OF HEAVEN:

A.  Only the faithful have this hope “laid up for them”; Colossians 1:5

      1.  The Letter to the Hebrews states; Hebrews 6:18-19

      2.  Paul told the Ephesian brethren; Ephesians 4:4

B.  Hope comes through the gospel of truth; Colossians 1:5

III.  ESSENTIALS TO HAVING A HOME IN HEAVEN: Matthew 7:21

A.  Faith and love rightly placed; Colossians 1:4

B.  Grace of God found in the truth of the gospel; Colossians 1:5-6

C.  Hope through Christ; Colossians 1:5

D.  Bearing fruit for the Lord; Colossians 1:6

      1.  The words of Jesus; John 15:2-5

      2.  The “great commission”; Matthew 28:18-20

CONCLUSION:

A.  Hope “in Christ” is offered to all the world; Colossians 1:5

      1.  Song: “The Gospel Is For All”; Romans 1:16

      2.  The call of the Lord; Matthew 11:28-30

B.  Have you answered the Lord’s call?