Keep Christ At The Centre

Colossians 1:1-2:7 ‘In everything’ Christ is ‘pre-eminent’ (18). * In Him, there is salvation - ‘redemption, the forgiveness of sins’ (14) - , sanctification - ‘mature in Christ’ (28) - and service - making Him known (27).Everything is in Christ. * In Him are ‘all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge’ (2:3) - all that …

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Tychicus and Epaphras …

"I’m sending Tychicus to you. He is our dear brother, trustworthy deacon, and partner in the Lord’s work. He will tell you everything that is happening to me. 8 I’m sending him to you so that you may know how we are doing and so that he may encourage you ... Epaphras, a servant of Christ …

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In Christ – salvation, sanctification and service

Journey through the New Testament: Colossians ‘In everything’ Christ is ‘pre-eminent’ (1:18). In Him, there is salvation - ‘redemption, the forgiveness of sins’ (1:14) - , sanctification - ‘mature in Christ’ (1:28) - and service - making Him known (1:27). ‘You have been raised with Christ... You died, and your life is now hidden with Christ in God’ …

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Called and equipped – to become more like Jesus

"12 Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience. 13 Bear with each other and forgive one another if any of you has a grievance against someone. Forgive as the Lord forgave you.14 And over all these virtues put on love, which binds them all together in perfect unity. 15 Let the peace of …

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