Jesus First: The Book of Colossians

The book of Colossians is a book completely centered on Jesus. In it, the apostle Paul argues that our lives should be centered on Jesus, too. A nine-week early summer 2017 series. 

Watchful Witnesses | Colossians 4:2-6
July 9, 2017 | Pastor Mike

In our last week in Colossians, we take another practical look at what "living the new life" looks like, this time in the context of witnessing to the world.

House Rules | Colossians 3:18-4:1
July 2, 2017 | Pastor Mike

In Colossians 3:18-4:1, we start to get a practical look at what it means to "live the new life" in Jesus Christ. 

Be True to Your New Self, Pt. 2 | Colossians 3:12-17
June 25, 2017 | Pastor Mike

Colossians 3:1-4 reminds us of our true self as Christians, which is "hidden with Christ". Since we've been made new, we should live accordingly. Part two of a two-parter.

Be True to Your New Self, Pt. 1 | Colossians 3:1-11
June 18, 2017 | Pastor Mike

Colossians 3:1-4 reminds us of our true self as Christians, which is "hidden with Christ". Since we've been made new, we should live accordingly. Part one of a two-parter.

A Good Thing or a God Thing? | Colossians 2:16-23
June 4, 2017 | Pastor Mike

We often think of sin as just "bad things". But sin can often be good things that we've made into bad things by worshipping them. Colossians 2 gives us some examples of the dangers of making good things "god things".

Filled to the Max | Colossians 2:6-15
May 28, 2017 | Pastor Mike

Colossians 2 teaches us that only Jesus--nothing else--can make us spiritually "full".

Finding Meaning in Christ | Colossians 1:24-2:5
May 21, 2017 | Pastor Mike

Have you ever thought, "What's the point of this?" Of course you have. You may have even wondered what the point of life itself is. Colossians tells us that the answer to that question is one word: Jesus. And Jesus himself gives meaning to the biggest areas of life.

Jesus the First | Colossians 1:15-23
May 14, 2017 | Pastor Mike

Colossians 1:15-23 is one of the most beautiful passages in all of Scripture, and it reminds us of exactly who--and how powerful--Jesus is.

Grow Up! | Colossians 1:9-14
May 7, 2017 | Pastor Mike

Paul continues to share his prayer for the Colossian church, and in the meantime shows us what it means to be a "grown up" Christian.

The Fruit of the Gospel | Colossians 1:1-8
April 30, 2017 | Pastor Mike

In the opening passage of Colossians, Paul gives thanks for what God is doing in the lives of the Colossian church. It gives us a picture of how God works in our lives through the Good News of Jesus.