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Raintree Community Church

Feb 19, 2024

 

Text: Colossians 1:21-23

 

What We Were Before Christ (1:21)

  • The need for reconciliation: We were alienated, hostile in mind, doing evil deeds against God.

 

What We Become in Christ (1:22)

  • The means of reconciliation: We become holy, blameless, and above reproach before God.

 

How We Live Because of...


Feb 11, 2024

Text: Colossians 1:19-20

 

He is Preeminent in Completeness (1:19)

  • Jesus possesses all the fullness of God Himself.
  • Jesus lacks nothing as sovereign and supreme over all things.

 

He is Preeminent in the New Creation (1:20)

  • Jesus brings complete and comprehensive reconciliation to His creation and His people.
  • Jesus...


Feb 4, 2024

Text: Colossians 1:15-18

 

He is Preeminent in Creation (1:15-17)

  • Jesus is the eternal Son of God who is the exact image of God Himself.
  • Jesus is the supreme and sovereign Creator, Sustainer, and focal point of all things.

 

He is Preeminent in the Church (1:18)

  • Jesus is the Founder and Leader of the church.
  • Jesus’...


Jan 29, 2024

Text: Colossians 1:13-14

 

The Work of Redemption Accomplished (1:13)

  • God the Father accomplished His saving work through Christ.
  • This saving work delivered us from darkness and brought us into the kingdom of Christ.

 

The Work of Redemption Applied (1:14)

  • Through Christ’s sacrificial death, we have been set free...


Jan 21, 2024

Text: Colossians 1:9-12

 

Gospel-Centered Prayer Prioritizes God’s Will (1:9)

  • We must seek to be filled with the knowledge of God’s revealed will so that we will live according to His wisdom.

 

Gospel-Centered Prayer Produces Godly Fruit (1:10)

  • Knowing God’s revealed will leads to a life that is pleasing to God...