Monthly Archives: July 2018

Getting In Shape

This Sunday we will continue in our series from Colossians 3:1-10 — “What Not to Wear”. Body builders go through extremely rigorous training in order to present themselves as a perfectly toned specimen. It’s a huge commitment to disciplined eating and exercising. Paul challenged Timothy and his church to take the same approach in building […]

Read More

Heavenly Minded

Last week we looked at Colossians 3:1-4 and learned WHY it’s important to think heavenly thoughts. This week, the message will be about HOW to keep our minds on things above. The mind is a battlefield and we need help to be victorious. “You will keep perfectly peaceful the one whose mind remains focused on […]

Read More

Think About It

This week we will continue to look at Colossians 3 and consider how to develop character traits that please God and mark us as believers. Compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience are wonderful traits that impact those around us. The question is, how do we get them and grow in these areas? Paul started this […]

Read More

Patience is a Virtue

This week we will consider the fifth character trait listed in Colossians 3:12 — patience. The only way to grow in the area of patience is to be put in frustrating situations where waiting is required. That doesn’t sound like much fun. The dictionary defines patience as: the bearing of provocation, annoyance, misfortune, or pain, […]

Read More

Meekness Is Not Weakness

This week we will continue in our summer series on godly character traits. On Sunday we will learn the importance of gentleness. In Colossians 3:12, Paul lists some characteristics with which we are to “clothe” ourselves. So far we’ve talked about compassion, kindness and humility. Why does gentleness make this list? Some versions of the […]

Read More