Posts with the tag “colossians”

New Wine - Day 6
by Sara Gillespie on January 5th, 2024
Please read Colossians 3 today. I won’t do it for you, as it is a bit long. But take some time to read it, as it pertains to what we have discussed this week. Well, I will give you just a peek: Colossians 3:3 : “For you died, and your life is now hidden with Christ in God.”Jesus is a master storyteller. So, it is no surprise that the analogy gives us profound and agitating truths about life. The a...  Read More
Adventure. - Introduction
by Paddy McCoy on November 25th, 2023
It’s the end of October and I’ve just started writing this series guide.  It’s a Christmas series, so naturally, to get myself in the mood, I listened to my first Christmas album.  For some of you, you just rolled your eyes in disgust at the very thought of introducing Christmas to our lives before Thanksgiving.  Others of you, one person in particular, just told me they started listening to Chris...  Read More
Elemental: S2 - Day 5
by David K. Ferguson on August 3rd, 2023
“[Jesus] is before all things, and in Him all things hold together.” Colossians 1:17Every once in a while, I field concerned questions about how much focus a faith community places on Jesus. It usually sounds something like, “They only preach Jesus there, right?” The implication is that too much emphasis on Jesus avoids the meatier subjects. It’s as if we understand that the immature probably need...  Read More
Lovewell: A Theology - Day 30
by Timothy Gillespie on January 31st, 2023
Colossians 3:1212 Since God chose you to be the holy people he loves, you must clothe yourselves with tenderhearted mercy, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience.Humility is the second characteristic of a servant leader. A leader with humility is” not someone who thinks less of himself/herself, rather it is someone who thinks of themselves less”–C.S. Lewis. I love this quote because it makes...  Read More