New Life in Jesus Christ

by | Nov 28, 2021 | Colossians Series, Sermon

Practical Christian living is built on the foundation of theological truth. Because we know that Jesus was raised from the dead, our identification with Him becomes real. This should lead us to see things from God’s perspective and to put His priorities for us into the daily practice of putting to death our old life and living a new life in Jesus Christ.

Read v.5. What are some of the ways you can “put to death” that which belongs to your earthly nature?

How is your new self being renewed as a believer in Jesus Christ? What steps are you taking to make this happen?

What do you think about when you hear Paul say, “Here, there is no Gentile or Jew, circumcised or uncircumcised, barbarian, Scythian, slave or free, but Christ is all and is in all?”

Read v.12 and consider how clothing yourself in the virtues listed (compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience) has impacted or would impact, your relationships with others.

How would you define/explain the “perfect unity” Paul mentions in v.14?

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