Colossians 3:3-14


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Colossians 3:3-14

  1. 1. Clothed in Grace Colossians 3:3-14 David Clayton 2009
  2. 2. For you died, and your life is now hidden with Christ in God. Colossians 3:3 David Clayton 2009
  3. 3. When Christ, who is your life appears, then you also will appear with him in glory. Colossians 3:1-4 David Clayton 2009
  4. 4. Ways of Knowing Empirical Rational
  5. 5. Ways of Knowing Revelation Rational Empirical
  6. 6. 5 Ways We Know that God Exists 6 th Way to know but only people as smart as Aquinas could understand it. David Clayton 2009 Aquinas 1225-1274
  7. 7. This only have I found: 
       God made mankind upright, 
       but men have gone in search of many schemes." Ecclesiastes 7:29 David Clayton 2009
  8. 8. Discipleship David Clayton 2009
  9. 9. Put to death, therefore, whatever belongs to your earthly nature: sexual immorality, impurity, lust, evil desires and greed, which is idolatry. Colossians 3:5-7 David Clayton 2009
  10. 10. Distractions and indifference will characterize the modern man, since these are powerful means of living in immediacy without ultimacy. David Clayton 2009 Pascal 1623-1662
  11. 11. Put to death . . . your earthly nature . . . Because of these, the wrath of God is coming. Colossians 3:5-7 David Clayton 2009
  12. 12. When they had finished eating, Jesus said to Simon Peter, "Simon son of John, do you truly love me more than these?" John 21:15 David Clayton 2009
  13. 13. No temptation has seized you except what is common to man. And God is faithful; he will not let you be tempted beyond what you can bear. But when you are tempted, he will also provide a way out so that you can stand up under it. David Clayton 2009 1 Corinthians 10:13
  14. 14. My dear children, I write this to you so that you will not sin. But if anybody does sin, we have one who speaks to the Father in our defense—Jesus Christ, the Righteous One. 1 John 2:1 David Clayton 2009
  15. 15. Grace Received David Clayton 2009
  16. 16. You used to walk in these ways, in the life you once lived. Colossians 3:7 David Clayton 2009
  17. 17. But now you must rid yourselves of all such things as these: anger, rage, malice, slander, and filthy language from your lips. Colossians 3:8 David Clayton 2009
  18. 18. Do not lie to each other, since you have taken off your old self with its practices and have put on the new self, which is being renewed in knowledge in the image of its Creator. Colossians 3:9-10 David Clayton 2009
  19. 19. Clothed in Grace David Clayton 2009
  20. 20. Therefore, as God's chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience. Colossians 3:12 David Clayton 2009
  21. 21. Bear with each other and forgive whatever grievances you may have against one another. Forgive as the Lord forgave you. Colossians 3:13 David Clayton 2009
  22. 22. And over all these virtues put on love, which binds them all together in perfect unity. Colossians 3:14 David Clayton 2009
  23. 23. A greater confidence in the revelation of God. A growing concern about the erosion of goodness, truth, purity in our culture. An increase desire to free myself from the things that I sometimes love more than Jesus. A growing awareness of my profound need for grace in all things. Treating people with grace, dignity, and possibility. A willingness to forgive others as Christ has forgiven me.