The Balance Between Liberality and Legalism Introduction to the Book of Colossians
Colossians 1:1 – 2
Date: 60 – 62 A.D.
Place of Writing: Roman prison
Theme of the Book: To show the supremacy of Christ in light of human philosophies.
Key Verses: Colossians 3:11; 1:27
Colossians 3:11 11 Here there is not Greek and Jew, circumcised and uncircumcised, barbarian, Scythian, slave, free; but Christ is all, and in all.
Colossians 1:27 27 To them God chose to make known how great among the Gentiles are the riches of the glory of this mystery, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory.
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Today’s Message from Colossians 1:1 -2
Key Thought: We are to understand who Christ is, who we are in Him and from that position, live out our lives for Christ’s glory
Questions to Ponder this Week
1. Do you understand the authority that has been given to you because of who you are in Christ?
2. What does ‘living out’ the crucified life look like for you?
3. Are you passionately set apart to be a faithful servant this week for God in whatever situation God places you?
Colossians 3:3 For you have died, and your life is hidden with Christ in God.