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Sermon – November 13, 2016

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Col 2:18-23 – Don’t Disqualify Yourself! (mp3) Introduction Paul has written to the Colossians with one goal in mind, that the Colossians might growing in faith and godliness.  He has stated this in… Continue reading

Our Physical Union with Christ

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Our Physical Union with Christ In our community groups at Crossway we are currently reading Kevin DeYoung’s book The Hole in Our Holiness.  I would gladly and wholeheartedly recommend the book to all.… Continue reading

Sermon – November 6, 2016

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Colossians 2:16-17 The OT and the People of God (mp3) Introduction Christianity is correctly understood as the fulfillment of the Jewish religion; its purpose and its rightful end.  Christianity’s connection to Judaism, however, was a… Continue reading

Sermon – October 30, 2016

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Colossians 2:9-15 A Life Fulfilled in Christ (mp3) Introduction Paul has urged the Colossians to “continue in the faith” (1:22), and to not be taken captive by the thoughts and schemes of men (2:4,… Continue reading

Baptism and the New Creation in Christ

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At Crossway, we have recently been working through the book of Colossians.  This epistle, overlooked sometimes in its importance in the canon, includes Paul’s famous adaption of what appears to be an early… Continue reading

Sermon – October 23, 2016

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Colossians 2:11-13 Relating Circumcision and Baptism (mp3) Introduction While not leaving Colossians, the next passage (2:9-15) introduces two major biblical themes, circumcision and baptism, that require a closer look.  Some denominations, based on the… Continue reading

Sermon – October 16, 2016

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Colossians 2:6-8  The Emptiness of the World (mp3) Introduction We are stuck as sojourners and aliens in a foreign land (1 Peter 2:11).  This land, filled with a strange mixture of blessings and… Continue reading