Sermons on Colossians
All followers of Jesus need the encouragement to “be a completer.” The Lord Jesus has given us work to do… It’s work Given by the Lord All about the Lord Modelled by the Lord Just like a marathon runner, things can seem tiring, uncomfortable and slow, and so we need each other as reminders that it’s the Lord Christ we’re serving, just…
Followers of Jesus are called to be “On the Go”. Epaphras knew that, and is a great example of a Gospel Gardener. A Gospel Gardener Teaches how to produce abundant spiritual fruit Encourages through news of abundant spiritual fruit Prays for abundant spiritual fruit Epaphras is a model to us, as he follower the example of the Lord Jesus.
These verses give us a gospel GPS to help us get our bearings, and stay on the right track. They remind us of Our Goal – To be made more like Jesus Our Game-Plan – Proclaim Jesus Our Gasoline – Rely on Jesus