FREEDOM TO GROW IN CHRIST
Passage: Colossians 2:18–2:19
Truth is revealed and discovered in the Bible
(John 17:17; 1 Timothy 2:2-3; 2 Timothy 3:7,15).
You must spend time in the Bible.
Let the Bible inform and influence you.
1A. PROHIBITIONS (2:16-19)
1B. Let no one judge you, verses 16-17.
2B. Let no one cheat you, verses 18-19.
2A. PREDICTION (2:18)
1B. Their attitudes
1C. False Humility
2C. Fleshly Mind
2B. Their teachings
1C. Worship of Angels
3A. PRESENCE (2:19a)
1B. Holding Fast
2B. Knit Together
4A. PROGRESS (3:19b)
1B. The relationship
2B. The results
These verses are a beautiful illustration of how the Christian grows spiritually.
▪ Your delight in God
▪ Your demonstration to God’s people
We’ve learned what God has done and continues to do for you.
He gives you strength, loves you, and helps you.
Spiritual growth involves your trust in those realities.
Spiritual growth require that you do for others what the Lord has done for you.
May you strengthen, love, and helps others!