Faith in Jesus needs no supplement. He is truly enough. In the second chapter of Paul’s letter to the church in Colosse, he exhorts them to be rooted and built up in Christ, and to hold firm in their faith in Jesus. Paul labors that the church will be strong and mature, and protected from false doctrine that threatens it.
Following up on our recent study of Paul’s letter to Philemon, we launched this new sermon series on Paul’s related letter to the church in Colosse. In this letter to the new church of Gentile converts, Paul expresses his thanksgiving for their faith and love, and for the fruit that is being produced in their…
After the death of Moses, God calls Joshua and the people of Israel to be strong and courageous, knowing that God is with them, wherever they go. Today, we likewise, need to trust in God’s faithfulness and provision as we obediently follow his direction and calling in our lives.
The Book of Job
The power of a mother on mission to lovingly raise and disciple her children to know, love, and serve Jesus.
And if Christ has not been raised, our preaching is useless and so is your faith.
– 1 Corinthians 15:14
Be intentional in giving thanks to God.
Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.
– Joshua 1:9
For I am already being poured out like a drink offering, and the time has come for my departure. I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. Now there is in store for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will award to me on that day–and not only to me, but also to all who have longed for his appearing.
– Timothy 4:6-8
A child without a mother is like a door without a knob.
– Jewish Proverb