Faith in the Future is<br />Power in the Present!<br />…a simple look at Paul’s letter <br />to the Colossian Christians…<...
Jesus<br />“I believe that Christ died for me because it is incredible; I believe that He rose from the dead because it is...
Characteristics of Jesus<br />Firstborn<br />How is Christ the “firstborn of all creation?”<br />All things were created t...
Characteristics of Jesus<br />Preeminent<br />How is Christ the “preeminent?”<br />Firstborn of all creation<br />Firstbor...
Characteristics of Jesus<br />Peacemaker<br />How is Christ the “peacemaker?”<br />He reconciles (Colossians 1.20)<br />He...
Characteristics of the Colossians<br />Colossians 1.21-23<br />They were reconciled<br />They were making choices (Colossi...
The Big “if”<br />“…if indeed you continue in the faith, stable and steadfast, not shifting from the hope of the gospel th...
The Big “if”<br />Does the “if” apply to you?<br />How does one “continue in the faith, stable and steadfast, not shifting...
Faith in the Future is<br />Power in the Present!<br />…a simple look at Paul’s letter <br />to the Colossian Christians…<...
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A part of the Bible Class Series on Colossians. This study engages us in a look at Colossians 1:15-23.

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Colossians Bible Class - Jesus

  1. 1. Faith in the Future is<br />Power in the Present!<br />…a simple look at Paul’s letter <br />to the Colossian Christians…<br />
  2. 2. Jesus<br />“I believe that Christ died for me because it is incredible; I believe that He rose from the dead because it is impossible.”<br />—A. W. Tozer<br />Morgan, R. J. (2000). Nelson&apos;s complete book of stories, illustrations, and quotes (electronic ed.) (477). Nashville: Thomas Nelson Publishers.<br />
  3. 3. Characteristics of Jesus<br />Firstborn<br />How is Christ the “firstborn of all creation?”<br />All things were created through him and for him<br />John 1.1-3<br />
  4. 4. Characteristics of Jesus<br />Preeminent<br />How is Christ the “preeminent?”<br />Firstborn of all creation<br />Firstborn from the dead<br />
  5. 5. Characteristics of Jesus<br />Peacemaker<br />How is Christ the “peacemaker?”<br />He reconciles (Colossians 1.20)<br />He made peace with His blood. (Colossians 1.20)<br />
  6. 6. Characteristics of the Colossians<br />Colossians 1.21-23<br />They were reconciled<br />They were making choices (Colossians 1.23)<br />Jump to Colossians 2.6-15<br />
  7. 7. The Big “if”<br />“…if indeed you continue in the faith, stable and steadfast, not shifting from the hope of the gospel that you heard…”<br />(Colossians 1:23; ESV)<br />
  8. 8. The Big “if”<br />Does the “if” apply to you?<br />How does one “continue in the faith, stable and steadfast, not shifting from the hope of the gospel?”<br />
  9. 9. Faith in the Future is<br />Power in the Present!<br />…a simple look at Paul’s letter <br />to the Colossian Christians…<br />
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