Plus Nothing Week One

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From whatever angle we choose to view the age we live in today, the letter that Paul wrote to the Colossians 2,000 years ago is still amazingly relevant. This message focuses on how Paul encouraged the believers at Colossae to keep their faith pure.

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Plus Nothing Week One

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  2. 2. 0 Nothing PLUS He is the head of the church, he is the beginning and the firstborn — so that in everything he might have the supremacy. --- Colossians 1:18
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  7. 7. 0 Nothing PLUS Paul took the disciples with him and had discussions daily in the lecture hall of Tyrannus. This went on for two years, so that all the Jews and Greeks who lived in the province of Asia heard the word of the Lord. --- Acts 19:9-10
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  13. 13. 0 Main Issues THREE
  14. 14. 0 Main Issues THREE --- Legalism
  15. 15. 0 Main Issues THREE --- Mysticism
  16. 16. 0 Main Issues THREE --- Gnosticism
  17. 17. 0 Main Issues THREE --- Gnosticism - The material world was inherently evil and therefore in opposition to God. - God is unapproachable by anything in the material world. - Only a few people could acquire special knowledge.
  18. 18. 0 Teaches SCRIPTURE
  19. 19. 0 Teaches SCRIPTURE --- God came near us in Christ. - For in Christ all the fullness of deity lives in bodily form, and you have been given fullness in Christ --- Colossians 2:9 God made everything good –
  20. 20. 0 Teaches SCRIPTURE --- God made everything good — - Although things can be used for evil.
  21. 21. 0 Teaches SCRIPTURE --- Christ has completely delivered us from the power of darkness. - Christ is all sufficient. - Christ is all and is in all. --- Colossians 3:11
  22. 22. 0 Nothing PLUS For this reason, since the day we heard about you, we have not stopped praying for you and asking God to fill you with the knowledge of his will through all spiritual wisdom and understanding.
  23. 23. 0 Nothing PLUS And we pray this in order that you may live a life worthy of the Lord and may please him in every way:
  24. 24. 0 Nothing PLUS bearing fruit in every good work, growing in the knowledge of God, being strengthened with all power according to his glorious might so that you may have great endurance and patience,
  25. 25. 0 Nothing PLUS and joyfully giving thanks to the Father, who has qualified you to share in the inheritance of the saints in the kingdom of light. --- Colossians 1:9-12
  26. 26. 0 Nothing PLUS --- Spiritual Intelligence
  27. 27. 0 Nothing PLUS --- Spiritual Intelligence - SQ (defined): Growing in the will of God, by knowing the Word of God.
  28. 28. 0 Nothing PLUS --- Spiritual Intelligence --- Practical Obedience
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  30. 30. 0 Nothing PLUS --- Spiritual Intelligence --- Practical Obedience
  31. 31. 0 Nothing PLUS --- Spiritual Intelligence --- Practical Obedience --- Develop Character
  32. 32. 0 Nothing PLUS Christ is all and in all. (--- Colossians 3:11) In Him are hidden all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge. (--- Colossians 2:3) In Him we have been made complete. (--- Colossians 2:9)
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