Colossians

Knowing Jesus: "Know Relationships"

Randy Christian

Colossians 3:18-4:1
If we are to do everything in Jesus’ name, what does that look like in the most important situations in life—in our families, or our life’s work?  Truly Knowing Jesus changes us in every way.

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Knowing Jesus: "Living New"

Randy Christian

Colossians 3:1-17
When we change, it is more than just our behavior.  Our motivation changes as well.  We shift from pleasing ourselves or someone important to us, to doing what we do to be faithful to the Lord.  Decisions are made on a new basis—not just what we want, but what pleases Him.  The more we Know Him, the more our lives are lived for Him. 

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Knowing Jesus: "Living Jesus"

Randy Christian

Colossians 2:6-23
Knowing about Jesus can lead to a change in how we live.  But Knowing Jesus can change who we are.  The first can lead us to changes that may or may not be pleasing to the Lord.  But when he changes who we are, we find ourselves Living Jesus.

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Knowing Jesus: "Faith That Doesn't Move"

Randy Christian

Colossians 2:1-5
Knowing about Jesus can satisfy curiosity—even make us think we have faith.  But when life’s struggles hit, such knowledge doesn’t keep our faith from shifting, causing us to fall.  But Knowing Jesus is different—it can provide strength and stability that allows us to stand, unmoving, in our faith when life’s struggles come.

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Knowing Jesus: "Real Knowledge"

Randy Christian

Colossians 1:1-14
We all know of people who are in the news—people who are known to many others in the world.  We know about them, form opinions about them—but do we really know them?  There is a big difference between knowing about someone, and knowing them.  This difference is especially important in our relationship to Jesus.  Knowing Jesus is not the same as knowing about Him!

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