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The Incomparable Christ: Exposition of Colossians

The Lord's Day Morning

June 10, 2007

Colossians 3:16

“Sing As Though Your Life Depended On It”

Dr. Derek W. H. Thomas

Amen. Now turn with me if you would to Paul's Epistle to the Colossians…Colossians, chapter three, and our reading this morning will be in the sixteenth verse. Colossians 3:16. Before we read this verse together, let's look to God in prayer. Let us all pray.

Father,...

The Incomparable Christ: Exposition of Colossians

The Lord's Day Evening November 19, 2006

Colossians 2:16-23 “Reformed Worship: From Babbling to Sweet Harmony”

Dr. Derek W. H. Thomas

Please be seated. Now, if you arrived a little late for this evening's service and you've been wondering how come I'm not preaching so early, that's because we're doing a Reformation Day service reflecting the liturgy of John Calvin in the 1540's in Geneva. If you have...

The Incomparable Christ: Exposition of Colossians

Turn with me in your Bibles to Colossians, chapter four. We've come to the final exposition in this book. In verse 7, Paul begins his final words, his epilogue, his selection of greetings, and final directions, and words of appreciation. Throughout our study, we have noted that the great theme of this book is that believers are complete in Christ. It's very interesting that Paul works that...

The Incomparable Christ: Exposition of Colossians

Please turn in your Bibles to Colossians chapter three, where we continue our study in Paul's great letter. Throughout we have said that believers are complete in Christ, particularly as we look at chapter three, we see Paul applying the principle of the Lordship of Christ, the supremacy of Christ, the rule of Christ in a variety of our relationships: our personal piety and walk with God, our...

The Incomparable Christ: Exposition of Colossians

Please turn in your Bibles to Colossians chapter three. We have said throughout our study of His book, that God reveals in His word, through His book, that believers are complete in Christ. In chapter one, the apostle focuses on the person and the work of Christ, and says that if we will remember who He is and what He has done, much of the Christian life will...

The Incomparable Christ: Exposition of Colossians

Colossians 3:5-17 The Incomparable Christ

Please turn with me in your Bibles to Colossians chapter 3. We’ll begin in verse 5. You’ll remember that Paul has been stressing throughout this book that believers are complete in Christ. In chapter 1 he focuses on the supremacy and the sufficiency of Christ Himself. And he says if the believer will understand who Christ is and what He has done, much...

The Incomparable Christ: Exposition of Colossians

Colossians 3:1-8 Incomparable Christ

Turn with me in your Bibles to Colossians, chapter 3. You remember that all along of our study in this Book, we have said that Paul has focused on the incomparable Christ. He has attempted to teach us that Christ is supreme, in Him is all blessedness, and therefore we are not to seek blessedness outside of Him. He is the all-sufficient Christ. In...

The Incomparable Christ: Exposition of Colossians

Colossians 2:8-15 The Incomparable Christ

Please turn with me in your Bibles to Colossians 2. We will concentrate on verses 8-15, but we will begin reading at verse 6 where we looked at this great book the last time.

Colossians 2:8-15

“Lord, this is Your word and it was a word that You have given to us, not just to the Colossians, but to Your people of all...

The Incomparable Christ: Exposition of Colossians

Colossians 2:6-7 The Incomparable Christ

Please turn with me in your Bibles to Colossians 2, as we continue our study of Paul's letter. You will remember in our previous study, particularly in chapter 1 that we have emphasized Paul's focus on the person and work of Christ. There are people in Colossae who are teaching the Christians there that what they believe about Christ is fine, but if...

The Incomparable Christ: Exposition of Colossians

Colossians 1:29 to 2:5 The Incomparable Christ - Part 8

Please turn with me in your Bibles to the book of Colossians, as we continue our study in this great letter of the Apostle Paul. We looked at verses 24 through 28 last week. As we move into chapter 2, we'll begin again with verse 24 for the sake of getting the context. Hear the word of the...

The Incomparable Christ: Exposition of Colossians

Colossians 1:24-28 The Incomparable Christ - Part 7

Please turn with me in your Bibles to Colossians, chapter one, and verse 24.We have been noting the past several weeks how the Apostle Paul has been setting forth the truth of the sufficiency of Christ; that there is no one and there is nothing outside of Christ that you need in order to have the hope of glory.Paul has...

The Incomparable Christ: Exposition of Colossians

Colossians 1:21 to 23 The Incomparable Christ - Part 6

Please turn with me in your Bibles to Colossians chapter 1. Paul has been writing to a congregation that has had some people come to it and say, ‘Your belief in Christ is fine, your acceptance of the gospel is fine, but if you will add to your belief in Christ, in the gospel, this secret teaching, this...

The Incomparable Christ: Exposition of Colossians

Colossians 1: 15-20 The Incomparable Christ - Part 5

Let us pray.Our Lord, God almighty, Father,Son, and Holy Spirit, we come to You praising You thisday, because You are the Creator and the Sustainer, and through our Lord Jesus Christ, have become the Redeemer of Your people. We confess that You are the onlytrue God,and that we are Your people, brought out of darkness and into Your...

The Incomparable Christ: Exposition of Colossians

Colossians 1:13-20 The Incomparable Christ #4

If you will kindly take your Bibles and turn with me to Colossians chapter 1, we will continue our study of this great book. We began our study by saying that the Apostle Paul was writing to the Colossians, who were being infested with new teachers who brought a new teaching. That teaching did not deny the supremacy of Christ, but by...

The Incomparable Christ: Exposition of Colossians

Colossians 1:9-15 The Incomparable Christ #3

Please turn with me in your Bibles to the book of Colossians, chapter 1. We continue our study in Paul's great Epistle to the Colossians. We will read beginning in verse 9 through verse 15, although we will concentrate on verses 9 through 14. Hear now the Word of God:

(Colossians 1:9-15)

And thus ends this reading of God's holy word, may...

The Incomparable Christ: Exposition of Colossians

Colossians 1:1-2 The Incomparable Christ

Please turn with me in your Bibles to the book of Colossians. Colossians, chapter 1. We begin with a series of expositions of this great epistle of the Apostle Paul. Hear now the word of God.

Colossians 1:1-2

Our Lord and our God, this is Your Word. We ask spiritual insight and we ask for a spiritual posture that we might obediently sit...

The Incomparable Christ: Exposition of Colossians

Colossians 1:3-8 The Incomparable Christ

Please turn with me in your Bibles to Colossians, chapter 1, we will continue the study we began last week. You remember we said as we looked at the first two verses that in this great letter, the Apostle Paul is battling a false teaching. A heresy amongst the church at Colossae. This false teaching does not reject Christ outright, it claims to...

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